Youth Programs

Rocket Girls (ages 10-11 girls only) must have completed 4th grade and turn 10 by June 1st

Other Dates
Dates:July 9-13, 2018
Meets:8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 5 sessions
Location:Modular Building 1021
Instructor:Kathy Ibbotson
Fee: $295.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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Description

Have you heard of the Rocket Girls who helped chart the course to space for the United States? As our first "computers" these women helping engineer the way to space! Propel your engineering skills to new heights as you explore aerospace engineering in our rocketry camp! Launch rockets to specific targets, engineer a multi-stage rocket, and transport payloads as high as possible. Determine the best materials for the very important thermal protection system on rockets. You'll all be 'rocket girls' by the end of the week!

Activities: Make your own light up LED rocket, Create your own "re-entry" system for your rocket, and explore algorithms and how GPS works

Highlight: Learn about NASA's Hidden Figures and Modern Figures in Aerospace Engineering

Cancellation policy:
50% refunds (based on the program's total tuition cost) will be given 8-4 weeks prior to start date of camp (50% cancellation fee).
25% processing fee for any cancellations made prior to 8 weeks before start date of camp.
$25 processing fee for any changes in dates.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing or by phone with a confirmation e-mail.

We strongly encourage you to purchase travelers or summer camp insurance to protect your investment.