Ages 6-8 Summer

Now Registering for Summer. Early bird special 10% off!

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Space Center Houston Members and NASA Civil Servants register here for ‘Member’ pricing. Visit here to learn all the benefits of Membership and how to become one.

Wait List Available for all Full Camps.

Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Price:  $55 per day for individual camps, $200 for weeklong camps

Registration includes snack, lunch, and materials

For more information click here or call 281-283-4755, or email reservations@spacecenter.org.

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ASTRONAUT TRAINING II

How do astronauts train to go to space? Discover the physical health requirements for astronauts and tackle our “Astronaut Training” obstacle course. Train even more to take your first flight into space.  Conduct experiments, practice flying and landing the shuttle.
June 9, 24, July 1, 14, 29, August 4, 12


CIRCUS LABORATORY

Journey into the science behind some of the world’s greatest acrobatic feats; experience the best of both worlds– science and imagination. Discover how circus performers are able to walk a tight rope and swing through the air with the greatest of ease! Start clowning around in this fun and silly camp!
June 11, July 1, 22, August 13


FACING MARS

Want to know what the Red Planet is all about? Learn what it takes to land a rover safely on a surface of unknown terrain? What are “extremophiles” and why do they make us think that there may be life on Mars? In “Facing Mars”, campers will investigate the science and engineering needed to plan and execute their mission to Mars just like NASA!
June 18, 30, July 9, 23, 30, August 6, 20


OOIER GOOIER GROSSER AND SLIMIER

Behold young mad scientists: your Space Center Laboratory awaits you.  Get even messier as you continue your journey through the wonderful world of chemical science.  Use the power of electricity to amaze your friends, and gross out your family with Oobleck and more in this grosser and messier camp.
June 10, July 2, 7, 15, 28, August 5, 11, 19


MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU

Experience a world from “a long long time ago in a galaxy far far away” as you explore the fun science behind light sabers, the force, and all the exciting movie magic.  Discover how NASA takes large screen ideas and makes them outer space reality.
June 12, 16, 26, 30, July 10, 18, August 1, 7, 15, 21


ROCKET COMBUSTION

Discover how rocket engines work and see some cool explosions! Explore the science of rocket engines and discover how they are used in NASA’s various space vehicles. Take your own spaceship home.
June 13, 17, 23 July 3, 16, 21 August 8, 18


STOP! DROP! & PAINT!

Get ready to have the time of your life as you use your hands and creative eye to make unbelievable artwork! Make 3-D art, dot art, printmaking and more! Dive into this cool camp, where it’s okay to get messy! This camp is a portion of the week-long camp.
June 25, July 2


Weeklong Camps

DESIGN ZONE

Learn concrete steps to the design process in Design Zone! Campers will need to use their imaginations to design and build everything from a Space Shuttle that can be programmed to move up as if it is ready for takeoff, to building a Transport Belt that allows campers to move objects from one place to another. Campers will also create various animal projects such as, Coqui Frogs that can be programmed to make lifelike sounds and Hippity Hop Rabbit that is programmed to hop on its own. Whether designing solutions for global challenges or manned space flight to Mars, you will be equipped with the key elements of design and innovation.
June 16-20; July 21-25


HOUDINI’S SCIENCE

Houdini magic! Hocus Pocus you say? We say science!  Engage in a new world of mystery and excitement! Learn the science behind AMAZING magic and mind reading secrets involving everyday objects. Campers will learn some of the “tricks of the trade”, as well as gain exposure to some of the history of magic.
July 28-August 1


THE SHOW MUST GO ON

Curtains up! Know your lines and get ready to have some fun as we join the world of theater.  Encounter the different parts of theater such as acting, directing, costumes, and more. Realize your talents, break out of your shell and belt one out to the back row in our superb theater camp!
July 14-18


STOP! DROP! & PAINT!

Get ready to have the time of your life as you use your hands and creative eye to make unbelievable artwork! Make 3-D art, dot art, printmaking and more! Dive into this cool camp, where it’s okay to get messy!
June 9-13; July 7-11; August 4-8


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For more information, please call 281-283-4755. You can also send an email to: reservations@spacecenter.org.

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