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. Parents may select a camp at the level they feel their campers can handle. The Museum recommends camps for youth entering their next grade.

1-Day Camps

$75 ($50 for Members) + tax

SPY Games

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description: Campers will learn about surveillance, how to break a code and tailing techniques!

Register here!

  • Closed Dates: June 7 / June 21 / June 28 / July 12 / July 19 / August 3

Robotics

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: June 14 / June 15 / June 22 / June 29 / July 13 / July 20

Advanced Robotics

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: July 27 / June 28

Military Adventure Camp (MAC) at the SAC

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: June 20 / June 27 / July 27 / June 28

OH SNAP! Circuitry
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!

Closed Dates: June 5 / June 19 / June 26 / July 10 / July 17

Kids That Code

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: June 9 / June 12 / July 11 / July 18 / August 3 / August 4

Forces of Flight

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: June 23 / June 30 / July 14 / July 21

3-Day Camps

$200 ($150 for Members) + tax

Extreme Robotics

  • 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!

Closed Dates: June 5 - 7 / June 19 - 21 / July 24 - 26 / July 31 - August 2

Ready for Take Off

  • 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, aerial navigation, and take a field trip to Millard Airport to tour and get inside 3 - 4 aircraft. Brought to you by Oracle Aviation.

Register here!

  • Closed Dates:  June 26 - 28 / July 31 - August 2

Out of This World

  • 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.

Register here!

Closed Dates: June 14 - 16 / July 5 - 7

Astronaut Adventure

  • 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!

  • Closed Dates: July 5 - 7

Drone Challenge

  • 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! Brought to you by Creighton RadLab.

Registration has closed due to maximum capacity.

  • Closed Dates: July 11 - 13

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

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Closed Dates: June 19 - 23 / June 26 - 30

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

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Closed Dates: July 10 - 14 / July 17 - 21

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.