Applications open for 2019 STARS Program on Hawaii Island


Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls
Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls

Applications are now open for the 2019 Women’s STARS (STEM Aerospace Research Scholars) Program presented by the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES). This summer camp takes participating students on a week-long adventure through the exciting world of space exploration, science, engineering and other STEM disciplines. Our goal is to inspire more young women in Hawaii to pursue studies and careers in STEM, and to give them valuable tools and resources to succeed. 

  • Dates: June 24 – 29, 2019
  • Location: Hawaii Island
  • Cost: Free (includes meals, accommodations and on-island transportation)
  • Eligibility: Must be a high school girl living in State of Hawaii Age 14 or older Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Planned Activities:  More than 20 interactive presentations Workshops in robotics, rocketry and engineering Tours and presentations at Maunakea observatories Tour and overnight stay at HI-SEAS habitat on Mauna Loa Tours and hands-on activities at NELHA’s Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park Tour and hike at USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Maunakea summit visit & more.

For more information and application instructions, visit

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17, 2019

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