AstroCamp Lights and Lasers
17
Jun

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...
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How to Improve Your Improv
07
Jul

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...
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Take Summer Camp Home with You
02
Aug

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...
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Technology vs. Technology!
26
Jul

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...
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Cooking Up Life Skills
12
Jul

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...
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Art and Creativity at Camp
05
Jul

Art and Creativity at Camp

Art is subjective, it is different and unique to each and every person and comes in different forms and mediums! We believe there is no right or...
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Experiencing Nature Hikes at AstroCamp
21
Jun

Experiencing Nature Hikes at AstroCamp

When campers come to AstroCamp, the cool classes and challenge of the ropes course are just part of the benefits. With our camp located right next...
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Building Character at Camp
19
Jun

Building Character at Camp

Summer at AstroCamp means throwing out preexisting ideas of what people think of you and finding yourself instead. It is a place to build upon you...
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Facing Your Fears
12
Jun

Facing Your Fears

Going to camp for the first time can be nerve wracking for some kids; they’re in a new place, away from their family, and facing all new...
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Innovative Arts & Crafts
03
Aug

Innovative Arts & Crafts

Arts & crafts instructor Rayah prepares dyes for a camper project. There’s no place like summer camp for letting your creative side shine!...
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Adventure Lessons
20
Jul

Adventure Lessons

To most natives of Southern California, AstroCamp’s hometown of Idyllwild is a quaint tourist destination. Some are drawn to this mile-high...
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The Real Life Skills of Fantasy!
29
Jun

The Real Life Skills of Fantasy!

Elves, dwarves, hobbits, spaceships, lasers, dragons, knights, princesses and more! Science fiction and fantasy have been huge in the popular...
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The Coolest Thing About Gemini
16
Jun

The Coolest Thing About Gemini

June 14, 2016, Cerro Tololo We started the day by visiting AURA Recinto to listen to presentations from staff in different scientific areas that...
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A Haven for Stargazing
15
Jun

A Haven for Stargazing

June 12, 2016, Observatorio Astronómico Andino Today’s highlight was visiting our first of many observatories, the Observatorio Astronómico Andino...
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Kids And Their Robots
13
Jun

Kids And Their Robots

Rough terrain. Unsurpassable obstacles. Navigating the rocky unknown with little help from home. These are the challenges space robots face as...
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You Are Here! It’s Earth Day!
22
Apr

You Are Here! It’s Earth Day!

We live in a tiny place in the middle of a vast emptiness. Our rocky planet orbits an average-sized home star at an almost unimaginable distance...
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Human Foosball it’s WERK!
30
Mar

Human Foosball it’s WERK!

Sometime AstroCamp Foosball can be WERK! Don’t miss out on all the fun this summer sign up today!!! Summer Camp 2016 AstroCamp Summer •...
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Blacksmithing: Forging Skills For Life
16
Jul

Blacksmithing: Forging Skills For Life

Where can you heat metal to over 1000 degrees and bend it to your will? Astrocamp, of course! Summer camp is the perfect place to develop and hone...
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Just Dance & Be You
08
Jul

Just Dance & Be You

I would never have become the person I am without camp. Growing up I was shy, easily embarrassed, and lacked confidence. Forget about dancing in...
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Archery, Skill, & Imagination
22
Jun

Archery, Skill, & Imagination

Take a moment out of your crazy day, close your eyes, clear your mind, and picture yourself or your child at our archery range. What are the first...
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Why Summer Camp?
12
Jun

Why Summer Camp?

We live in an era of growing consumption of technology. Even children under the age of two spend an average of an hour per day plugged in.  This...
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How Do You Pack for Camp?
28
Apr

How Do You Pack for Camp?

We hope you enjoyed our silly video on how we at the Guided Discoveries office pack for camp. Now, we need your help!!!We want you to put together...
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How Many Stars are Out There?
20
Apr

How Many Stars are Out There?

The numbers used in Astronomy are truly staggering. For starters, the Earth is about 25,000 miles around. The nearest star to us...
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Lasers and Fiber Optics
15
Apr

Lasers and Fiber Optics

Lasers are awesome! We use them for medicine, science, and even entertainment.  But one of the most practical uses for a laser is the transmission...
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24
Feb

The Power of Air!

  How did the can get crushed? You could see in the video it wasn’t pushed in by the tongs, so what did it!? This very simple experiment...
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19
Feb

Future of CDs and DVDs

CDs are dying.  It’s an unfortunate but inescapable fact as the world transitions to digital downloading.  But while the end may be in site for...
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Gear Up for Summer Giveaway
16
Feb

Gear Up for Summer Giveaway

We are excited to announce the Gear Up for Summer Giveaway! Check out what you can win. AstroCamp Gear Up for Summer Giveaway prize includes an...
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04
Feb

Observing the Opposition of Jupiter

  Jupiter is one of the marvels in our solar system. Appropriately named after Zeus, it has a tremendous mass. In fact, it  outweighs the...
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13
Jan

Space Rocks!

Space is a place of extremes.  We have extremely large objects like stars and extremely small objects like dust particles in a stellar nebula...
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Happy Thanksgiving
27
Nov

Happy Thanksgiving

Today at Guided Discoveries we are thankful for so many things. Thank you to Ross and Kristi Turner who started it all over 35 years ago. Please...
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23
Aug

Blacksmithing – You Bend Metal

“We’re going to take hot metal, and we’re going to bend it to our will!” That is the motto for the Blacksmith class at AstroCamp summer mission...
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5 Step DIY Tie Dye T-Shirts
21
Aug

5 Step DIY Tie Dye T-Shirts

DIY Tie Dye shirts are very popular here at AstroCamp especially during summer camp.  We want to take you through the process of making one of...
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