Atmosphere and Gases Hands-on Exploration of Science
Atmosphere and Gases Hands-on Exploration of Science

Atmosphere and Gases is one of our most popular activities we offer at AstroCamp! Gases (including the atmosphere around us) can serve as a great vehicle to explore a variety of scientific concepts in exciting and novel ways. This activity is full of science supplies that create an experience you can’t find in most school

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Microgravity at AstroCamp in the Summer
Microgravity at AstroCamp in the Summer

How do astronauts train for the microgravity of space when they’re on Earth? One well-used method is clever, effective, and simple: they use a pool! A water environment simulates the feeling of near weightlessness, or microgravity. It makes the perfect space to engineer, build, and get comfortable moving around in space-like conditions. NASA astronauts use

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AstroCamp Lights and Lasers
AstroCamp Lights and Lasers

Ever stepped foot in our Lights and Lasers classroom? There are so many cool activities inside that it might be overwhelming. From ultraviolet lights to lasers criss-crossing the room, this classroom offers tons of opportunities for hands-on learning. Light comes in many forms, but even the visible spectrum is made up of many different energies.

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How to Improve Your Improv
How to Improve Your Improv

“Improv. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. But when it does, it’s like open-field running.” -Robin Williams Improv is one of the many classes that we offer here at AstroCamp during the summer. To an outsider it might just look like a bunch of silly games, but improvisational theatre is a unique art form that

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Take Summer Camp Home with You
Take Summer Camp Home with You

The time has come for summer camp to end. It’s been full of adventures, silliness, and memories. But that doesn’t  mean that it has to be gone from your hearts forever. Here are a few ways to keep living the camp life style even as the new school year comes rolling on in. Sing and

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Technology vs. Technology!
Technology vs. Technology!

Technology is practically inescapable in today’s day and age. Everyone has a smart phone, computer, tablet, gaming system, or some combination. It is used every single day for communication, entertainment, or as a tool. Here at camp we highly encourage all of our students to put away their electronics and focus on the experience at

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Cooking Up Life Skills
Cooking Up Life Skills

No matter your age, knowing how to cook for yourself is an invaluable skill, and the earlier you start, the easier it is in adulthood. Whenever campers show up on arrival day, they can grab some lemonade or a snack at AstroCantina, but many will return for a cooking class later in the week. This

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