Get ready for a weekend of non-stop activities! Together, you and your family will explore the past, present and future of space flight. Space Camp Family Program is designed to give you an overview of space exploration, while experiencing very real space simulations. It’s a weekend for your family to train like astronauts becoming partners in learning.5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and lift off! Watch the rockets you build soar. Share the pride while maneuvering the orbiter through space. What better way to build a lasting relationship than through the Space Camp Family Program?
Space Camp Trainees engage in simulated astronaut training to learn leadership, teamwork, problem-solving and decision – making. Trainees experience living and working space using simulators like the 1/6th gravity chair, participate in hand-on activities such as building and launching rockets or designing robots in the lab, and conduct science experiments on the International Space Station. Space Camp trainees put all this knowledge to the test as the take command of their own simulated space shuttle missions…are you ready for liftoff.
Aviation Challenge is a realistic military combat experience where young people learn teamwork, leadership and life skills. Using hands –on learning activities and instruction from military and civilian pilots, trainees gain and understanding or the basics of aerodynamics, flight physiology and wilderness survival. Aviation trainees spend an exciting and educational week in the great outdoors and in high – performance jet simulators training like military fighter pilots…are you up to the challenge?
Thanks to the US Space and Rocket Center for their gracious sponsorship of a family camp certificate. This certificate will entitle one lucky winner to the following: