Education: Science Island

At 13, Jeffrey Lukens of South Orange, N.J. got so fascinated with biology that he ordered a frozen cat by mail and dissected it at home. The outraged family housekeeper called the A.S.P.C.A., which promptly called the boy's father. Industrial Consultant David L. Lukens, who fired the housekeeper. Then Lukens started investigating science opportunities for his son. Last week Lukens' three-year search resulted in the year's most unusual science-for-youth project.

What Lukens wanted was a topnotch summer science camp for his boy. Finding none good enough, he thought of starting his own. The...

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