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Stargirls STEM Camp

Date: 25/01/2022


On January 25th- 28th 2022 ICRAR will be hosting the first Girls Astronomy Camp.

This camp is a FREE event, open to all high school girls in year 9-12. If you are interested in an Astronomy or Data Science career, this is an opportunity to practice some real-world astronomy and talk to leading women in the field.

Throughout the three day event there will be the opportunity to:

  • Access and use research-grade telescopes
  • Complete some astronomical calculations
  • Talk with leading women in the Astronomy field
  • Visit Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to learn about data intensive astronomy
  • Participate in a night time stargazing event
  • Complete a host of other astronomy related activities

Please note: This is a day camp, which would require transport to and from site each day.

Itinerary:

25th January – Stargirls STEM Camp at Ken and Julie Michael Building, 7 Fairway, Crawley
26th January – Australia Day Public Holiday NO CAMP
27th January – Pawsey Supercomputing Centre visit, 1 Bryce Avenue, Kensington
28th January – Stargirls STEM Camp at Ken and Julie Michael Building, 7 Fairway, Crawley. A night time stargazing event on the Matilda Bay foreshore. Parents and family members are invited to attend the stargazing event, starting at 5.30pm.

Food will be provided throughout the event.

If you are interested in Astronomy, and would like to attend the camp then fill out the form below. Spots are limited so please apply as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact SPIRIT Coordinator Melissa Van Dam at melissa.vandam@icrar.org

APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSING AT 11.59PM DECEMBER 12TH. PLEASE GET YOUR APPLICATIONS IN BEFORE THEN.

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Location

Address: UWA, Stirling Highway, Crawley WA, Australia