National Park Service regulations currently require masks in all federal buildings regardless of vaccination status.

2021 Applications are Available 

Be a part of this unique, week-long camp designed for aspiring scientists like you! The Sci-Q Project will be held from June 27-July 3, 2021 at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Students will interact with local college professors, hand-picked for their fun, approachable nature, as they showcase their research in a variety of fascinating fields. They'll also share their personal stories about the challenges and rewards of becoming scientists.

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will give you a definite edge in this exciting career path. The program is limited to just 20 talented students who will be entering grades 8-10 in the fall of 2021.  

The 2021 Sci-Q Project is funded by grants and donations. Each student who is accepted is asked to pay only a nominal fee ($75.00) to participate in the program, while the balance of the tuition, room, and board will be covered.

Sci-Q is generously funded by:




Topics to be Explored

  • Engineering
  • Thermodynamics
  • Geology
  • Chemistry
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Entomology
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science








Participants will conduct fieldwork on an ongoing scientific research project during the week. 

2021 Sci-Q Application

Sci-Q COVID Safety Protocols

2021 Sci-Q Project Timeline 

  • April 30 - Applications due to PEEC
  • May 10 - Notification of Participants
  • May 31 - Payment of $75 fee to PEEC with acceptance verification
  • June 27 - Arrival at PEEC 2:00-2:30 pm
  • June 27 - July 3 - SCI-Q PROJECT
  • July 3 - Departure from PEEC 11:00am 


To see videos from previous Sci-Q camps, check PEEC's YouTube Video Page.  Applications are competitive! Please complete the application and submit to PEEC. Applications can be scanned and emailed with the subject line: Sci-Q Project to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to PEEC, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328.                                                                                                                                                                                    

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