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Guide To Summer Camps

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE

What we're all about...

Located in the heart of New York's Finger Lakes region, on Seneca Lake, the Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges provides exceptional opportunities to explore the scientific, social, and humanistic perspectives of environmental issues.The Institute offers a two-week, college-level interdisciplinary program for talented high-school students entering their junior and senior years. The program is designed as an introduction to a variety of environmental issues and perspectives on nature and our environment. You will conduct research with faculty members in a variety of locations: on the HWS William F. Scandling (a 65-foot vessel on Seneca Lake), in streams, quaking bogs, the Adirondack Mountains, and the Colleges science laboratories. Working in the field, in laboratories, in classrooms, and on a four-day camping trip, you will explore a range of topics in environmental policy, economics, and ethics, and come to seethe natural world through the eyes of artists, historians, philosophers, and scientists.

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE

Contact us

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Professor Jim MaKinster, Institute Director

(315) 781-4401

(315) 781-3843

Fax:

Our camp address

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SUMMER YOUTH INSTITUTE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva

NY

14456-3397

Founded:

Type:

Overnight

Age Range:

Campers:

Coed

Lodging:

Residence hall at college

Capacity:

34 - 38

Accreditation

What we offer...

Activities

Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Computers, Hiking, Outdoor Skills, Photography, Team Building, Wilderness Camping,

Cost & Sessions

Contact us for rates & dates.

Camp Q&A

How do we screen staff?

Ratio of campers to staff?

What are our safety & security policies?

How do we handle disciplinary issues?

What medical resources are available?

What's our typical daily schedule?

How do we help campers with homesickness?

What percentage of campers return to camp?

What kind of food is served?

Can parents visit camp?

How do campers communicate with parents?

Are references available?

What's our policy regarding phones and digital devices?

Is tuition assistance available?