Kennedy Space Center Launches Virtual "Space After School" Program for Kids


Kennedy Space Center Launches Virtual "Space After School" Program for Kids

Kennedy Space Center has just announced a new program known as Space After School.

This program will be a 5-day online after school program, which will be offered at three times each day. Each session will last about an hour and a half and will be offered at either 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. ET. each weekday.

Campers will connect in real-time via zoom video conference to a member of space the center’s education staff. In the program campers will get to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities, Kennedy Space Center says it id perfect for elementary school age students.

This camp can be done all from the comfort of your home… and it is right around the corner... the first camp launches from October 19th-23rd.

Each of the five sessions will be centered on NASA-based science and engineering and themed per day as follows:

·Monday: Rocketry – Forward to the Moon Campers complete hands-on missions based on the Apollo and Artemis programs

·Tuesday: To the Moon and Back By building an interactive, campers learn more about the Apollo program

·Wednesday: Space Shuttle Program Campers learn about the Space Shuttle Program in hands-on activities

·Thursday: International Space Station Mission challenges inspired by the International Space Station

·Friday: Life on Mars Campers travel virtually to Mars, where they practice skills needed to live on another planet

A kit containing camp supplies for the activities will be mailed to each camper approximately a week prior to the program.

What does it cost, for the Virtual Camp at Kennedy Space Center – Space After School: $65 (plus tax) Additional Camp Kits: $25 (plus tax)

If you want to learn more on Space After School or get your kids registered…

Simply go to this link:

https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/camps-and-education/virtual-camp-kennedy-space-center