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Canceled-EYE Con

At the EYE Con Summer Science Institute, high school students have a unique opportunity to work side-by-side in the outdoors with conservation professionals while earning college credit. Experience your Environment through Conservation (EYE Con) is a 4-day science institute facilitated by Ohiopyle State Park, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and Westminster College. It is open to high school students entering 9th grade through those graduating 12th grade. The field study portion will occur on the 4 following days: April 9th and June 22 - 24 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM at Ohiopyle State Park. 

Students participating in this course study a local environmental issue of interest. The approach is inquiry-based and includes field work, lab work, library research, and/or other data collection methods, performed with guidance by the faculty members and collaborating environmental professionals. Student also learn the broader context of the environmental issue of interest including scientific, societal, political and economic factors. The project culminates in a public presentation of the environmental inquiry given by the students and a written reflection on the experience.

ES 122 01 Intro Environmental Inq-Ohiopyle

Program Fee: $227.50 (includes 2 college credits)

Location: Ohiopyle State Park
Times: 9:00am-4:30pm
Dates: Sat. Apr. 9, (Required Program Orientation Day)
Wed. June 22-Fri. Jun 24

Please follow the link below to register for this course:



If students need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, parents should contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks: 888-PA-PARKS (voice), (717) 558-2710 (local or international voice), 711 (AT&T Relay Services). With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.

Friday, June 24 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main St, Ohiopyle, PA 15470-0105


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