Aviation Day Camp
Air and Space
Explore Space Travel!
Entering Grades K-5
Full Day Only
Program Dates 2021:
*4-Day session. No camp Monday, July 5.
Explore the final frontier in a hands-on adventure in astronomy and space travel!
Each session of Air & Space offers campers the opportunity to explore our solar system and the universe beyond, experimenting daily with the technologies used to fly through space.
Throughout the week campers investigate some of the amazing destinations available through rocket propulsion and space travel. They build a model of our solar system, observe the surface of our nearest star, use and take home a working refractor telescope, identify constellations in the Museum’s planetarium, command a space shuttle training aircraft in the flight simulators, collect and examine real meteorites and much more in this exciting exploration of the universe!
Air and Space Camp Includes:
- Water Rocket Construction and Launch
- Rocket Car Demonstration
- Space Shuttle Landing Flight Simulation
- Refracting Telescopes
- Solar Glasses and Sunspot Observations
- Solar Powered Mars Rovers
- Flying Space Shuttle Gliders
- Glowing Star Charts
- Starlab Constellation Identification
- Meteorites and Tektites
- And Much, Much More!
Elementary Topics (K-5)
All camps are located at the Hiller Aviation Museum at the San Carlos Airport.