Access Space Camp 2015: Pakistan Youth Exchange Program

In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Meridian implemented a program for 24 Pakistani Access Program participants to attend NASA’s Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. The students also traveled to Washington, DC, through the Southeastern U.S., before returning home. Students were accompanied by 2 teacher chaperones throughout the program, who attended professional meetings with local teachers, school administrators, and educational organizations, while experiencing U.S. culture, while students attended Space Camp.

Goals and Objectives

  • Strengthen ties between the United States and Pakistan by increasing understanding through education exchanges and English language instruction through activities that share information, experiences, and expertise;
  • Develop English language, social, and analytical skills of participants through first-hand experiences in science and technology;
  • Provide participants with a better understanding of the United States, its people, and democratic values.



U.S. Department of State

Project summary

Access Space Camp 2015: Pakistan Youth Exchange Program | August 2015
Number of Visitors: 24
Regions: South and Central Asia
Countries: Pakistan
Impact Areas: Education, Public Diplomacy
Program Areas: Global Leadership
Partners: Diplomatic Corps