Camp Kennedy Space Center for Spring Break 2013 is now taking reservations. The dates are March 25 - 29 and the times are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is an option for early drop-off, as well.
The camp is designed for children entering grades 2 through 9, ages 8 to 14. During their week, campers will have a hands-on learning experience unavailable in the classroom. They will have the opportunity to imagine, plan, and participate in space shuttle mission simulations. Activities are geared to foster learning to work as a team.
During Camp Kennedy Space Center's Day Camp, children will:
- Feel the thrill of spaceflight through actual motion-based simulators.
- Work in teams to investigate space travel in the new millennium.
- Design space exploration vehicles and habitats.
- Meet and talk with an astronaut.
- Perform an actual space shuttle mission simulation.
- Strap into the Shuttle Launch Experience.
Camp Kennedy Space Center is located at the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame’s® Educational Facilities, just off U.S. 1 near the west entrance to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
- Hours: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- Early drop-off is available at 7:30 a.m.
- Tuition: $295 per week, paid in advance.
- Instructors: Camp Kennedy Space Center's Day Camp is led by specially trained and certified teachers and educators.
- Students with Disabilities: Camp KSC is for all kids interested in space exploration. Please contact them about your child’s special needs.
- 2013 Spring Camp March 25 - 29
- To make a reservation for Camp call KSC 877.436.9620.
2013 Summer Camp
The same day camp is available during the summer:
- Week 1: June 10 - 14
- Week 2: June 17 - 21
- Week 3: June 24 - 28 *Transportation available from Holland Elementary.
- Week 4: Juy 1 - 5
- Week 5: July 8 - 12 *Transportation available from Max K. Rhodes Park
- Week 6: July 15 - 19
- Week 7: July 22 - 26
- Week 8: July 29 - Aug 2
- Week 9: Aug 5 - 9
Reservations for summer may be made at the same number as above. This writer enrolled her daughter in this camp and 20 years later, she still bubbles over with enthusiasm when asked about it.