Edge on Science
Galileo's Workshop, Summer Rocket Camp, Bridge Building Camp, Catapult Camp
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July 11-15 $483
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Galileo's Workshop- Go back in time to the renaissance and get to know Galileo Galilei, father of experimental science. Reveal the wonders of light and optics while assembling your own take-home refractor telescope tube assembly. Galileo's notable contributions to astronomy and physics are also explored. Outdoor games, challenges and stories add to the fun!
July 18-22 $483
Summer Rocket Camp - Discover how rockets fly! Design, build, test and fly your own model rocket. Use rocket simulation software to predict how your rocket will perform. You also make and fly water rockets, all for a week of flying fun
July 25-29 $483
Bridge Building Camp - Explore basic structural shapes. Design, build and load test your own model truss bridge made of balsa and basswood sticks. Teams also build a truss bridge outdoors. Have fun competing against other teams to solve engineering challenges.
Aug 1-5 $483
Catapult Camp - Siege the day and make your own take-home tabletop catapult. Outdoors, teams build a trebuchet (a hurling machine) out of precut timbers and then engage each other in medieval challenges. Field games like Castle are also played.
Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Day camps for children ages 10 to 14, with case by case exceptions for 9 year olds.
Enrollment is limited to between 8 and 14 campers.
Your camp leader is John Aviste, a professional engineer, accompanied by a trained assistant
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