WHAT DO WE DO?

TEWS develops and puts on various projects and events that build science literacy and promotes responsibility and understanding of science, technology and the environment and their impact on society—and societies’ impact on them!

The premier project is TEWS four week residential international science camp held each summer for 12-16 year olds. Past camps have been held at many different locations, including Dartmouth College, Colorado School of Mines, Choate Rosemary Hall, Camp Algonquin and Talladega College. At the camp students search for solutions to current global dilemmas.

TEWS camp curriculum is complemented by other self-contained activities. Through these “mini-achievements” the students experience multiple accomplishments throughout the camp. These activities include a cultural program where students share stories, news, dances, sports from the country or city, physical fitness and sports, Night Sky, computer training, Radio TEWS, Guest Teacher Visits and Field Trips.

This year TEWS 2004 will be held at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

In an effort to reach even more people, TEWS has developed a week-long non-residential event in partnership with museums and universities around the country. Also, connecting more students than ever before, “Earth On-Line X 24” is an International Internet Youth Conference allowing kids from around the world to share their hopes for science and technology in the future.