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To apply: 

Campers, please have ready brief but thoughtful responses to the following questions. Responses must be at least 10 sentences.

  • Why are you interested in attending the Ohio State Philosophy and Critical Thinking Summer Camp?
  • Briefly describe a learning experience from the past few years that was important to you. 

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us at PACT@osu.edu for more information.


In-Person Sessions

Session I ~ Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence: June 10-14, 2024 from 9:00am-4:00pm (additional after-camp programming available until 6:30pm)

Session II ~ Science, Faith and Reality:  June 24-28, 2024 from 9:00am to 4:00pm, 9:00am-4:00pm (additional after-camp programming available until 6:30pm)

Please note that each one-week long session presents different content. You can indicate your preferred session on your application. And you can attend both!


Deadlines and Payment

Applications are considered on a rolling basis after February 1, 2024. 

Learn more about when tuition is due and how to pay for tuition here.


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What to Expect