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July 12, 2018 | All Day
Multi-day event from July 9, 2018 to July 20, 2018
Category: K-12 Academic Program
Location: Wayne State Planetarium Old Main (Lower Level) #0209
Cost: $375

The Planetarium at Wayne State University is excited to announce our eighth Astronomy Summer Camp, Camp Cosmos!

Camp Cosmos is a two-week long astronomy and physics camp designed for students aged 12-15 (suggested grades 7-10). 

Summer camp dates are weekdays from July 9-20th. Base camp for this summer program is located in the WSU Planetarium! 

Students will investigate the night sky and learn about telescopes, as well as explore many of the most interesting aspects of space science such as the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and our vast Universe. Topics include the Big Bang, stellar evolution, supernovas, neutron stars, black holes, galaxies, cosmology, and current mysteries like dark matter and dark energy.

Students will also enjoy many hands-on activities and special experiences such as visits to the WSU Recreation and Fitness Center and to local area museums in the nearby Midtown Cultural Center.

WSU Camp Cosmos is a cosmic experience!

Camp hours: 9am-4pm (except for Friday, July 20th which is 9am-1pm)

Early drop-off or late pick-up arranged at no additional cost.

Cost: $375.00 (Lunch, Snacks, and Field Trips included)

Sponsors: WSU Department of Physics & Astronomy

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For more information about this event, please contact Ben Coughenour at 313-577-2107 or