Virtual Summer Camp from the Challenger Learning Center of St. Louis | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Virtual Summer Camp from the Challenger Learning Center of St. Louis


*The event has already taken place on this date: Fri, 08/06/2021
In this week-long experience, campers will take on the roles of scientists and engineers working together from around the world to launch robotic probes that explore our solar system. Each day, the small crew will gather (remotely) with Challenger Learning Center staff for one hour to complete team building, learn about space exploration, and advance their mission. Then, on their own time, crew members must use creative problem solving to complete challenges using only the materials they have at home.

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Ground Control Camp

Working remotely is nothing new for NASA… and neither is creatively using the materials you have at hand! In this week-long experience, campers will take on the roles of scientists and engineers working together from around the world to launch robotic probes that explore our solar system. Each day, the small crew will gather (remotely) with Challenger Learning Center staff for one hour to complete team building, learn about space exploration, and advance their mission. Then, on their own time, crew members must use creative problem solving to complete challenges using only the materials they have at home.

Ages 6-7

  • Moon Session 1: June 7-11,  9:00 – 10:00 AM CDT
  • Mars Session 1: July 12-16,  9:00 – 10:00 AM CDT

Ages 8-9

  • Moon Session 1: June 7-11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
  • Moon Session 2: June 21-25,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
  • Mars Session 1: July 12-16,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
  • Mars Session 2: July 19-23,  9:00 – 10:00 AM CDT

Ages 10-12

  • Moon Session 1: June 21-25,  9:00 – 10:00 AM CDT
  • Mars Session 1; July 19-23,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

Ages 12 and up
Robots, Drones and Maker Camps

Kids ages 12 and up can participate in our Virtual Robotics, Drones and Maker Camps, where they will get to create and/or program their own drones, robots, or gadgets. Camps include the cost of the materials/kits and and camp t-shirt.

Drone Camp
June 7-11
July 12-16

1:00-3:00 PM CDT

Campers will receive an education drone kit valued at over $100. During the week of camp, Challenger staff will meet with campers virtually to coach them in drone assembly and coding. Campers will practice with drone simulation software and work together to complete drone missions. Each camper should have access to a device with the ability to download a free iOS or Android app.

Robot Camps
June 14-18 (CompBot)
June 21-25 (AstroBot)
July 19-23 (CompBot)
July 26-30 (AstroBot)
1:00-3:00 PM CDT

Campers will receive an educational robotics kit valued at over $100.  During the week of camp, Challenger staff will meet with the campers online for 2 hours a day to provide building strategies and offer troubleshooting as they work through assembly.  Campers will then be guided through the basics of coding to program their robots and use these skills to make the robot complete more complex tasks each day.  Each camper should have access to a device with the ability to download a free iOS or Android app.

Maker Camp
June 28 – July 2
August 2-6
1:00-3:00 PM CDT

Creativity and technology collide in this camp for young innovators. Campers will learn to use a variety of tools, materials, and skills to complete fun maker projects. Activities will include DIY rockets, circuits, DIY musical instruments, robots, and much much more. Each camper will receive a kit of supplies to complete all activities.

Financial Support & Scholarships

If cost will prohibit your child from participating in a summer camp experience, you may qualify for financial aid. Priority is given to students in the Ferguson/North County area. Please contact us at info@clcstlouis.org for more information.

 


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Ages

6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers