'ESO Astronomy Camp 2015' Image credit: ESO/Sterrenlab

‘ESO Astronomy Camp 2015’      Image credit: ESO/Sterrenlab

European Southern Observatory (ESO) and its Science Outreach Network are collaborating with Sterrenlab to host the third ESO Astronomy Camp on the topic of the Solar System and Extrasolar Planets from 26 December 2015 to 1 January 2016 at the Astronomical Observatory of the Aosta Valley, located in Saint-Barthelemy, Nus, Italy. The camp will explore the theme of the Solar System and exoplanets through lectures, hands-on activities, and nighttime observations with the telescopes and instruments at the Observatory, alongside various social activities, winter sports, and excursions.

The camp is open to maximum 56 secondary school students aged 16-18 from the ESO Member States and ESO Science Outreach Network Countries (ESON). The applicant with the best entry will win a free trip sponsored by ESO. Deadline to apply 4 October 2015.

More information at: http://www.eso.org/public/announcements/ann15038/