European Space Camp

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Who: Year 13 Student
Where: Norway
When: 6 - 13 Aug, 2017
Award: Up to 70% of travel and registration costs
Deadline: 15 March 2017


What: An incredible week of activities and adventures for students interested in space science and exploration.

The camp is held at the Andøya Space Centre (ASC) in Norway, and is a collaboration between European Space Camp (ESC) and the Norwegian Centre for Space-Related Education (NAROM).

Students who apply for this opportunity must be obtaining excellent grades in math and science and have very good written oral communication skills.  Students really do need to be passionate and wanting to pursue study in this area of science in the future.

During the space camp, students go through every aspect of a rocket campaign, including building an internal circuitry for a rocket, telemetry, and launching a full-fledged sounding rocket at the end of the week. Participants attend lectures from some of Europe’s top scientists and researchers on topics as diverse as the LHC at CERN to the physics behind the Northern Lights. At the end of an unforgettable week, a multitude of social activities await the participants, including a sea safari, mountain hiking and swimming under the midnight sun. For mature Year 13 students only.

Apply: http://royalsociety.org.nz/teaching-learning/international-science-opportunities-for-students-offered-by-the-royal-society-of-new-zealand-in-2017/