• 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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    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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  • I Arrived at Camp 25 Years Late


    "The wishful part of my latent youth brought me to this camp, but I left with roaring inspiration. These campers, staff, counselors, and instructors are truly remarkable pioneers, forging ahead, discovering knowledge, innovating technology, creating connections, and changing the world."


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  • Sci-Tech Israel in the Desert


    On Sunday the teens visited the Orcam labs in Jerusalem, where they got to test out their next generation product. Orcam develops cameras that attach to glasses in subtle and sleek way in order to help people with visual impairments read, recognize faces, and tell time.


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  • Sci-Tech Israel Has Arrived


    On Thursday, when the group landed in Israel and came out of baggage claim they were greeted by the counselors holding banners and signs welcoming them to Israel. They were also greeted by welcome songs sung to them by their staff


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  • Breaking Down Borders and Welcoming the Stranger through Medicine


    What was eye opening to all of us was how even though Israel and Syria do not get along with each other, this Israeli hospital has taken it upon themselves to care for Syrian civilians. It just goes to show how even with physical barriers separating countries, Israel is breaking down those borders to help people.


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  • Derech Eretz: Bringing our Jewish Values to Innovation


    On Shabbat, Sci-Tech Israel heard from their first entrepreneur of the trip, Giel Matz, the Managing Director of the hardware department of Keter Plastics. Look around Israel, have you ever sat in a white plastic chair? If so you’ve most likely sat in a Keter chair.


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  • Balak: Using our Words Wisely


    We have so many words to use, why waste them with curses and negativity? On this trip, you have a lot of opportunities to interact with peers, Israeli teens, entrepreneurs, and scientists. Use your words wisely. Be kind to everyone you meet. When someone shares their story, listen.


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  • A Perfect Match: Finding Sci-Tech Through Camp America


    I decided to apply to Camp America because I was totally uninterested in the thought of another dull summer at home working and had heard about how awesome camp experiences in the United States are from a flatmate at University. I was also really excited about the idea of roaming around the U.S. after my camp placement ended! I went a recruitment fair and was placed at URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy.


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