Coming Soon: 2017-2018 Winter Camps!

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 2017-2018 Winter 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.

1-Day Camps

$75 ($50 for Members) + tax

SPY Games

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 26 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 29 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • Description: Campers will learn about surveillance, how to break a code and tailing techniques!

Robotics

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 26, Jan. 2, & Jan. 3 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 27, Jan. 2, & Jan. 3(Grades 4 - 6)
  • 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.

Advanced Robotics

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 28 & Jan. 4 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 29 & Jan. 5 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • 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!

Got Game?

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 27 & Jan. 4 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 26 & Jan. 5 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • Description: A coding camp where campers build their own video game. Campers will also unleash their creativity by devising a board or card game.

OH SNAP! Circuitry

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 28 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 27 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • 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.

Build It

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan. 3 (Grades 1 - 3) / Jan. 2 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • Description: This introduction to engineering camp is filled with fun, hands-on activities. Campers will test and build various projects.

Build It Bigger

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan. 3 (Grades 1 - 3) / Jan. 2 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • Description: Our next step up from BUILD IT CAMP is to BUILD IT BIGGER! This engineering camp is full of twists and turns as campers use their experience in structural engineering challenges.

Above & Beyond

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 29 (Grades 1 - 3) / Dec. 28 (Grades 4 - 6)
  • Description: Time will fly by for campers with a mix of aviation and space activities. Includes a ride in our flight simulators!

4-Day Camp Combos

$300 ($200 for Members) + tax

Camp Combo No. 1, Grades 1 - 3 (SPY Games / Got Game? / OH SNAP! Circuitry / Above & Beyond)

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 26 - 29

Camp Combo No. 2, Grades 4 - 6 (Got Game? / OH SNAP! Circuitry / Above & Beyond / SPY Games)

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Dec. 26 - 29

Camp Combo No. 3, Grades 1 - 3 (Robotics / Build It / Advanced Robotics / Build It Bigger)

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan. 2 - 5

Camp Combo No. 4, Grades 4 - 6 (Build It / Robotics / Build It Bigger / Advanced Robotics)

  • Time:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan. 2 - 5

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.