Anticipated 2019 Activities
Learn from curret and retired astronauts about their various space travel endeavors! (confirmation pending)
Robotics lab- build robots with a fellow team member!
Rocket build- construct a rocket
Rocket launch- fire off the rocket you built at the end of the camp
Zero Gravity Experiments at the Sparta pool, using water to simulate zero gravity
Visit to the Sparta airport to explore the planes and learn about navigation
Trip to the Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Teambuilding activities throughout the week, each student will be a team leader for a day and learn what it’s like to be a mission commander!
STEM Challenges throughout the week, each student will work with a partner to build, create, and solve the various tasks put before them!
History of the space program- from the first astronauts of the Mercury program to those training for the mission to Mars.
Training & exercise routine- learn about the fitness standards astronauts are expected to achieve
Guest speakers and presentations on: sustainable environments in space, evolution of communication, exploration of other planets, health in space, and so much more!
Graduation & Party- Friday evening there will be a small graduation ceremony followed by a party afterward for the students and their families, the space camp instructors, donors of the space camp, and anyone else who has made a contribution to this great Space Camp!
*List of activities is subject to change without notice.