International Astronomical Youth Camp

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Feb 22, 2009, 6:06:24 PM2/22/09
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Having been to 3 of these camps I can only offer my most enthusiastic
recommendation! If you are

aged 16-24, interested in astronomy and have some free time in the
summer do check out!

From the website:

The International Astronomical Youth Camp (iayc) is a three-week long
summer camp aiming to promote

knowledge on astronomy and related sciences in an unique international
atmosphere. Every year the

iayc takes place somewhere in Europe. About seventy people from many
different countries live

together for three weeks. They are between 16 and 24 years old and
share a common interest:


The iayc is different from most astronomical camps for two reasons:
the international character and

the fact that you carry out your own small research project. You will
not just accept facts, but you

will discover them yourself, or together with people with whom you
will work together. The iayc is

therefore not like staying in a hotel and following a summer school or
an astronomy course.

Every participant, with his or her own cultural background, forms an
important piece in the complex

puzzle of the iayc camp life. As a participant, the success of the
camp depends on your


More on or!

Hope to see you on the mountain!
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