• 3 At Home Boker Big Bang Experiments


    One of our favorite parts of summer is starting every morning with a Boker Big Bang! We’re preparing our experiments for the summer and wanted to share some safe experiments you can practice at home.


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  • From Fireflies to Faders: My Journey to “Professional Camper”


    My Jewish journey began during my first summer camp session in 2000, and I cannot tell you all how elated I am that, nearly 20 years later, I get to return to the camping world as the Assistant Director of URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy East, and help facilitate the kind of summer camp experience with a unique blend of STEM education and classic camp vibes that a younger Harrison would have loved, and that an older Harrison is proud to be a part of.


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  • Can Minecraft = Havdalah


    IF Camp = the Shabbat of the year, THEN Minecraft Meet-up = Havdalah Let me explain…


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  • Pi Day 2019


    Pi Day is foremost a celebration of mathematics and a recognition of the importance of STEM studies in today's world. But it is more than just math. Did you know that within the digits of Pi are a history of the Jewish people? It’s true! As part of our Pi Day celebration, donate to our Sci-Tech scholarship fund.


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  • What’s Our Part This Tu BiShvat?


    There is after all, a kelp forest off the coast in Carmel, and Tu BiShvat compels us to value trees.


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  • Planting Seeds with Savlanut (Patience) on Tu BiShvat


    Tu BiShvat is also a holiday about Savlanut (patience), one of our core Sci-Tech values. When you plant an apple tree you don’t immediately have apples in your backyard and when spring comes our gardens aren’t immediately filled with blossoming flowers.


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  • The first image beamed to Earth from the Mars Insight robot

    The Wonder of Mars Insight and Other Space Questions

    The words “Touchdown Confirmed!” caused an eruption of cheers, hugs and high fives today, and it wasn’t from the NFL, but rather the words of the announcer from the command center at the NASA/JPL Laboratories in Pasadena, California as the Insight probe landed on Mars. As I watched the landing unfold live on NASA TV, you could see the nervous excitement of each person in the command center over the course of the 7 minutes from the time the probe descended through the atmosphere to the time it landed on Martian soil. It was nothing less than mesmerizing!


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  • My Mother’s Secret Camp Nickname


    On my first trip back home after my first summer working at 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy I uncovered my mother’s secret identity: Cherub. Cherub was my mother’s camp name from a summer camp she worked at for 9 years.


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  • Register now and save!

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    This fall we have promotional pricing for our programs in Israel, Massachusetts, and California!


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  • Take a Tour of Sci-Tech East – Nov 18th


    Interested in taking a look at Sci-Tech for future summers? Come visit us during on of our open houses at the Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA. Meet the directors and tour our campus with other prospective Sci-Tech families.


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