NEWS RELEASE – January 23, 2013
NASTAR Camp Summer 2013 Dates Available for Registration
Southampton, PA, USA. – 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.
About NASTAR Center:The National AeroSpace Training And Research (NASTAR®) Center is a unit of Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC®) (www.etcusa.com). The NASTAR Center is a state-of-the-art aerospace training, research, and educational facility dedicated to improving the health and safety of humans in extreme conditions. NASTAR Center serves military aviation (fixed and rotary wing), civil aviation (fixed and rotary wing), space travel (government and private), and provides research support for component and human factors testing. For more information about NASTAR Center, visit www.nastarcenter.comor contact Brienna Henwood at Tel: 215-355-9100 x1504 or email email@example.com.
About ETC: ETC (OTCQB: ETCC) designs, manufactures and sells software driven products and services used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans and equipment and to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental conditions. These products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical, tactical combat and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers (steam and gas), environmental testing products and hyperbaric chambers and other products and services that involve similar manufacturing techniques and engineering technologies. ETC’s unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. ETC is headquartered in Southampton, Pa. For more information about ETC, visit www.etcusa.com or contact CFO Bob Laurent at Tel: 215-355-9100 ext. 1550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PRESS CONTACT FOR NASTAR CENTER:
215-355-9100 ext. 1504
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