Assessing the influence of one astronomy camp over 50 years

  title={Assessing the influence of one astronomy camp over 50 years},
  author={Hannah S. Dalgleish and Josh Veitch-Michaelis},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
The International Astronomical Youth Camp has benefited thousands of lives during its 50-year history. We explore the pedagogy behind this success, review a survey taken by more than 300 previous participants, and discuss some of the challenges the camp faces in the future. 
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