Science bootcamp is an immersive CSIRO science experience for secondary school students. CSIRO Education and Outreach host science bootcamp in various capital cities throughout the year.

The two-day program exposes secondary school-aged students to authentic scientific research in contemporary research facilities and gives the students the chance to meet and talk with CSIRO researchers. Students visit working laboratories and see the research currently being performed by scientists, researchers and technicians.

student looking through a microscope.

Science Bootcamp exposes secondary school students to real scientific research.

Participant Feedback 

"It showed me how science is applied in reality and how people make a living for themselves."

"I got to learn about different sciences and areas of research that I'd never heard of."

"Engaging behind the scenes view of current CSIRO projects."

During the two day Bootcamp students will undertake various investigations and activities using scientific apparatus and technology.

Check individual Bootcamp pages for the specific details of local Bootcamp content.

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Bootcamps are run in the school holidays on occasion. Check back later or sign up to our mailing list below to stay informed.

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