PEEC Winter Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm

2020 Applications are Available

Due to recent school closings, the Sci-Q deadline has been extended to April 30, 2020.

Generously Funded by a grant from

Be a part of this unique, week-long camp designed for aspiring scientists like you! The Sci-Q Project will be held from July 5-11, 2020 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 2020.  

The 2020 Sci-Q Project is funded by Sanofi. 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.


Topics to be Explored

  • Genetic Engineering
  • Geology and Paleontology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Organic Chemistry Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Entomology
  • Neuroscience
  • Environmental Science Education








Participants will conduct fieldwork on an ongoing scientific research project during the week. Field trips are also planned for the week.

2020 Sci-Q Application

Project Timeline - Deadline Extended

  • March 31, 2020 April 30, 2020 - Applications due to PEEC
  • April 10, 2020 May 15, 2020 - Notification of Participants
  • April 30, 2020 May 31, 2020 - Payment of $75 fee to PEEC with acceptance verification
  • July 5, 2020 - Arrival at PEEC 2:00-3:00 pm
  • July 5-11, 2020 - SCI-Q PROJECT
  • July 11, 2020 - 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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