Registration is now open for our 2017 Summer Camps!

See each camp description for registration link. Questions? Call our Education staff at 402.944.3100 ext. 204, or by e-mail at educoordinator@sacmuseum.org.

The SAC Aerospace Museum is excited to announce its 2017 Summer Camp Schedule!

All camps are facilitated by our qualified Museum Education Staff. Please register early to ensure camp t-shirt availability.

1-Day Camps

$75 ($50 for Members) + tax

SPY Games

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 7 / June 28 / July 19
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 21 / July 12 / August 3
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Campers will learn about surveillance, how to break a code and tailing techniques!

Register here!

Robotics

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 29 / July 20
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 22 / July 13
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Experience multiple robotic hands-on activities with a variety of lower and higher tech equipment, such as Spheros, Cubelets, and Lego Robotics designed to teach problem solving skills in a fun and engaging way.

Register here!

Advanced Robotics

  • Grades 1 - 3: July 27
  • Grades 4 - 6: July 28
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Explore multiple robotic hands-on activities with a variety of lower and higher tech equipment, such as Spheros, Cubelets, and Lego Robotics designed to teach problem solving skills in a fun and engaging way. Campers will build a robot, program it, and complete challenges to see which robot can accomplish more tasks effectively!

Register here!

Military Adventure Camp (MAC) at the SAC

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 27 / July 27
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 20 / July 28
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Get a taste of boot camp and learn survival skills from camp set-up to communications, fire safety, first aid, and how to navigate an obstacle course.

Register here!

OH SNAP! Circuitry

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 5 / June 26 / July 17
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 19 / July 10 / August 4
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Learn about electricity by completing multiple activities pertaining to circuits. Build a Steady Hand game of your own to take home. Campers will be thrilled with a ZAP IT electrical demonstration.

Register here!

Kids That Code

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 9 / July 18 / August 4
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 12 / July 11 / August 3
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Campers are introduced to computer programming while building their own game and characters on an app that they can download from home.

Register here!

Forces of Flight

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 30 / July 21
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 23 / July 14
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Campers learn about the four forces of flight, build rockets, gliders, test their flight skills in our simulator and even get to get inside an historic aircraft.

Register here!

3-Day Camps

$200 ($150 for Members) + tax

Extreme Robotics

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 5 - 7 / July 24 - 26
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 19 - 21 / July 31 - August 2
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Explore all types of robotics. This is Robotics on steroids with Lego robotic challenges. Programmer’s skills will be put to the test as they design, build, test, and evaluate their robot in a series of more complex challenges.

Register here!

Ready for Take Off

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 12 - 14 / July 24 - 26
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 26 - 28 / July 31 - August 2
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Campers will learn all about flight. They experience computer flight simulation in the classroom and in our flight simulators. They will develop a flight plan and aerial navigation.

Register here!

Out of This World

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 14 - 16  /  July 5 - 7
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Create your own alien world complete with your own alien environment and language. Campers will have a variety of space-themed activities including Black Hole exploration and exploring the galaxy in our Planetarium.

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Astronaut Adventure

  • Grades 4 - 6: June 14 - 16 / July 5 - 7
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: An introduction to life in space, campers learn about the solar system and how astronauts get to space and survive there. Campers will build and fly their own rocket, and learn how astronauts perform tasks in a weightless environment.

Register here!

Drone Challenge

  • Grades 4 - 6: July 11 - 13
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Perfect for students interested in exploring occupational applications of drones. Campers will get the chance to learn firsthand from experts in the field, learn to fly a drone, and operate a drone to complete missions. This camp requires use of a quadcopter drone; students may bring their own or pay an additional $55.00 (tax included) to have one from the Museum to keep!

Register here!

5-Day Camp Combos

$325 ($250 for Members) + tax

Camp Combo #1 (OH SNAP! Circuitry / MAC at the SAC (Military Adventure Camp) / SPY Games / Robotics / Forces of Flight

  • Grades 1 - 3: June 26 - 30
  • Grades 4 - 6: June 19 - 23
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

     

    Register here!

Camp Combo #2 (OH SNAP! Circuitry / Kids That Code / SPY Games / Robotics / Forces of Flight

  • Grades 1 - 3: July 17 - 21
  • Grades 4 - 6: July 10 - 14
  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
     

    Register here!

Additional Information

  • Meals / Snacks: Campers are welcome to bring a lunch or you may purchase a box lunch for $6.00. Box lunch will include turkey & cheese sandwich, bag of chips, and Capri Sun. For multiple-day lunches, contact our Education Coordinator at 402.944.3100 ext. 204 for options. Snacks will be provided by the Museum.
  • Before / After Care: Before Camp Care will be from 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. and After Camp Care will be from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Any pick-up after 5:30 p.m. will be subject to additional monetary charges.
  • Medications: All medications must be checked in to the camp counselor and the counselor will ensure medications are taken as needed. Medications must be in original prescription bottle. We cannot accept meds in a Ziploc bag.
  • Refund / Cancellation Policy: Payment is due upon registration, and all sales are final, as this money is used to purchase resources necessary for camp. In order to provide the best experience possible for our campers, space is limited in each camp.
  • Flight Simulators: Any camp with flight simulator rides included have a minimum height requirement of 42" with an educator, and 48" without. If your camper does not meet the minimum height requirements, they will not be able to participate in that activity.