March 14 is often celebrated as pi day (March 14th being 3.14, of course!). Pi is often thought of as a quirky concept that is only interesting to scientists. Most of the uses of π are in geometry and trigonometry, but advanced math concepts like statistics, complex numbers, and probability all rely on concepts […]
How would you define a year? To many people, it’s the time from birthday to birthday, or it might be the days from January 1 to December 31. This is known as a calendar year. A year might also be defined as the time it takes for the earth to orbit the sun. This […]
This summer we launched hundreds of rockets, engineered thousands of robotic dinosaurs, traveled millions of miles into space, and wielded countless super powers as our newest crop of campers discovered the amazing power of science!
February 16, 2015: We are humbled to announce that Destination Science was profiled in an Associated Press article detailing the impact of STEM-focused summer science programs. The article is featured on ABC News and was picked up in markets across the country, including New York, Washington, California, and more!
Westchester, NY February 4, 2013: Westchester County is rapidly becoming the “science hub” of New York, with 20% of all the state’s biotech jobs based in this region. The County will soon become the launch pad for future scientists as well. This summer, Destination Science, the premier science camp for kids, will be opening its […]
Every December, snow falls around the country and fireplaces get their pits filled with logs and embers. Winter is the coldest time of the year, bringing us closer together with holidays (and presents), but also plays the largest part in keeping us in our houses. From rain and sleet to storms and slush, the outdoors takes a turn for the frigid three months out of the year, if not longer!
So what makes Winter the coolest season of the year? Science, of course!