Join us from July 21–27, 2019
Explore the intersection of the environment, economics and social equity. Team up to collaboratively design a resilient community, discover how business can drive a sustainable future and learn how to build a grassroots movement. Hike an old growth forest, work in our university garden, examine PA's largest university solar array and visit the Rodale Institute to learn about the organic movement. Grow and go green with us!
High school students entering grades 10-12 are invited to register.
- Collaboratively design a resilient community
- Hike in an old growth forest
- Explore the largest on-site university owned solar array in PA
- Visit the Rodale Institute to learn about the organic movement
- Discover how businesses can drive a sustainable future
- Get your hands dirty while growing food
- Learn how to build a grassroots movement
- Explore the intersection of environment, economics, and social equity
Comprehensive fees include room, meals and all program materials.
- After May 8: $1,025
Scholarships are available based on financial need and academic performance. No full-tuition scholarships are available.
A letter from your guidance counselor, indicating your eligibility for free/reduced lunch or other measure(s) of financial need, is required for scholarship consideration.
All registrations must be submitted no later than July 6.
A non-refundable $250 deposit is due at registration. Balance is due 14 days prior to starting camp.
All supporting documentation must be received prior to your arrival on campus.
Derek Martin is Susquehanna University's sustainability coordinator. Martin manages Susquehanna's sustainability initiatives to make campus as environmentally friendly as possible. He coordinates hands-on experiences across campus to raise awareness of climate change and other environmental challenges. Martin has earned master's degrees in sustainable systems and accounting and has experience growing organic fruit and vegetables and building aquaponics systems.
Kathy Straub, Ph.D., is professor and chair in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the director of Susquehanna's Center for Environmental Education and Research (CEER). Kathy oversees all of Susquehanna's environmental majors and sustainability initiatives as well as the Freshwater Research Initiative (FRI). Her background is in atmospheric science and she teaches courses on weather, climate change, and environmental science.