Space Camp and Museum Adventure
Available for 26 Middle School Students 6th - 8th grade
Download the forms at the bottom of this page
President’s Day Weekend Feb 16th-20th, 2012
This program will be offered on a bi-annual basis. The next time we will offer this program will be during the 2013-2014 school year. The last date for registration is October 27th
The registration form can be downloaded from your school’s home webpage. Cost of the trip is $530.00 + $80.00 for food while traveling. Down payment of $239.00 must accompany the registration form. The first 26 students with complete registrations will participate in the trip. A wait list will be created. Down payment money will be returned to parent/guardians of students who are wait-listed and do not participate in the trip.
Thurs., Feb 16th Bus leaves Mpls, visit St. Louis Arch, overnight near St. Louis
Fri., Feb. 17th Drive to Huntsville. Space Camp begins at noon.
Sat. Feb 18th, Space Camp
Sun. Feb 19th, Space Camp graduation. Drive to Chicago, overnight near Chicago.
Mon. Feb 20th Visit The Field Museum and The Shedd Aquarium. Drive to Mpls.
The Space Camp Pathfinder program is composed of non-stop activities exploring the history, present and future of manned space flight. Participants are immersed in hands-on training for a space shuttle mission, experiencing both shuttle and space station simulators. Highlights of the trip… http://www.spacecamp.com/
The mission is the highlight of the time at camp. During a mission, the trainees take on the role of a member of mission control or a member of a shuttle flight crew.
The trainees find out how it would feel to walk on the moon, where there is only one sixth of the Earth’s gravity, in this simulator inspired by the Apollo program.
· MULTI-AXIS TRAINER
is a monument to westward expansion in the USA.
The Field Museum of Natural History http://fieldmuseum.org/containsSue the most complete and best preservedTyrannosaurus rexfossil yet discovered. See the Mammals of Asia and Africa, the Hall of Gems, Ancient Egypt, Dioramas, Ancient Americas, and the Evolving Planets among other exhibits.
The Shedd Aquarium http://www.sheddaquarium.org/contains 1500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects.