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Summer 2012From the "always clear" skies in our world-class planetarium to the launching pad of a rocket, amazing adventures await boys and girls ages 3 - 14.

Campers will also experience live wildlife encounters, interactive games, and many more hands-on activities during our space and rocketry camps.

Professional, year-round staff heads up the teaching. Children are grouped by age. Summer camps run June - August each year. Program information for the upcoming season can be found here.

Summer 2012



For information call 440-871-2900.



Family Rocket Nights
Date: Friday, July 3 OR Saturday, July 25 Time/Duration: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
  For individuals or groups of all ages (one adult must be present for each child 8 years and younger) Fee: Fee per program: $12/adult; $6/child ages 5+; each rocket $25

Things are looking up for the family with this fun night together. We've got dinner covered - pizza to fuel you up as you learn about aerodynamics with some cool demos. Work together to build and then launch your own rocket. After launch, we'll bring out the telescopes (weather permitting) and observe the night sky.

One adult must be present for each child 8 years and younger.

Pre-registration required.

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Rocket Camp: Beginners
Date: Fridays, June 12 OR August 14 Time/Duration: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  For children who have completed grades 2 - 12 Fee: $45/child

Find out how and why rockets fly as you construct a real rocket! Learn the basics of the aerodynamics of flight with cool hands-on activities and demos including a test of these principles with your own glider. Build and safely launch your own rocket. 

Those in grades 2 - 3 will build a different rocket than those in grades 4+.

Bring a packed lunch. Family members are encouraged to attend the launching at 3 p.m. Bring a camera!

Pre-registration required.

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