NASTAR Camp Summer 2013 Dates Available for Registration
Southampton, PA, USA. January 23, 2013 – The NASTAR Center©, the premier commercial space training and research center in the world, will once again host its popular NASTAR Camp summer program for students. In response to requests from parents, NASTAR Camp 2013 will include BRAND NEW sessions for grades 2 through 3 and 9 through 12. NASTAR Camp is a one week program that runs Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. The NASTAR Camp curriculum is structured to be fun while reinforcing the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science and Technology and Engineering Education. All curricula and activities are age- and grade-appropriate.
The emphasis of NASTAR Camp is on hands-on activities and projects that engage students and help them understand science and technology. Camp participants will construct balloon powered cars to learn about Newton’s Laws of Motion, build and launch small gliders to learn about the forces of flight, create simple weather instruments, pilot an aircraft simulator and engage in other activities that foster inquiry-based learning. The 2013 sessions will include brand new activities on robotics, computer control systems, solar energy and the solar system.
William F. Mitchell, President and Chairman of ETC, stated “We are pleased to open the NASTAR Center to students for this program. This nation is facing future shortages of skilled engineers and scientists. We hope NASTAR Camp will inspire some of these young people to pursue technical careers.”
NASTAR Camp will include new sessions for grades 2 to 3 and 9 through 12. The schedule for 2013 is as follows:
July 8 – 12: NASTAR Camp Grades 7 – 8
July 15 – 19: NASTAR Camp Grades 4 – 6
July 22 – 26: NASTAR Camp Grades 7 – 8
July 29 – Aug 2: NASTAR Camp Grades 4 – 6
July 29 – Aug 2: NASTAR Camp Grades 9 – 12 NEW!
Aug 5 – 9: NASTAR Camp Grades 4 – 6
Aug 5 – 9: NASTAR Camp Jr. Grades 2 – 3 NEW!
The cost for NASTAR Camp is $250 per week per child. For NASTAR Camp enrollment information, contact Greg Kennedy at (215) 355-9100, X 1512, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Camp registration forms, permission slips and camp policies may also be downloaded from the NASTAR Center website: www.nastarcenter.com/education/nastar-camp.
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