Camp Kennedy Space Center®
Camp KSC 2020 is currently sold out.
Camp KSC® is a weeklong day camp experience with lifelong impact, launching kids into a galaxy of fun and learning! Kennedy Space Center, NASA's launch headquarters, specializes in STEM learning at its best, offering a week full of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities for students ages 7 through 16. The program centers on NASA-based science and engineering and will challenge campers with curriculum comprised of exciting and educational adventures that are catered to fit each age group.
Campers are divided into teams based on their age at the time of camp attendance.
- Pathfinder (ages 7-8)
- Spirit (ages 9-10)
- Opportunity (ages 11-12)
- Curiosity (ages 13-14)
- InSight (ages 15-16)
Camp KSC activities take place throughout Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, including the Astronaut Training Experience (ATX)®, Mars Base 1, Apollo/Saturn V Center, Space Shuttle Atlantis® and more. Each team participates in a variety of hands-on STEM challenges, labs and astronaut-training simulations designed specifically for their age group. Future space explorers will learn what it is like to live and work in space and will also have an opportunity to meet a veteran astronaut.
At the visitor complex, campers will dive into missions such as:
- Mars habitation operations to solve possible emergencies
- Spacewalk microgravity simulator, learning to work in a frictionless environment
- Simulated spaceflight from Kennedy Space Center to Mars
- Mars surface exploration using virtual reality
- Botany Lab vegetable growth and harvesting, sending data to real NASA scientists
- Mars rover robotics to optimize power for the Base
- Engineering builds, themed to each age group
- Hands-on STEM challenges
- Team building, communication and collaboration
Camp KSC Tuition
Tuition: $350 (plus tax)
Camp KSC Dates
2020 summer sessions run Monday-Friday. Weeks include:
- June 1 - 5, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- June 8 - 12, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- June 15 - 19, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- June 22 - 26, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- June 29 - July 3, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- July 6 - 10, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- July 13 - 17, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- July 20 - 24, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- July 27 - 31, 2020 - SOLD OUT
- August 3 - 7, 2020 - SOLD OUT
Please note, for Camp KSC 2020, after care will not be offered.
Transportation Locations and Dates
*Bus Transportation will be available during these weeks for additional cost (limited availability, advance reservation required):
|June 8-12||Publix Shopping Center, 12231 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL - SOLD OUT|
|June 15-19||Holland Elementary, 50 Holland Ct, Satellite Beach, FL|
|June 22-26||Viera Regional Community Center, 2300 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL|
|June 29-July 3||Merritt Square Mall, 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, FL 32952 (east side of lot; near JC Penney & Outback)|
|July 6-10||Publix Shopping Center, 12231 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL - SOLD OUT|
|July 13-17||Holland Elementary, 50 Holland Ct, Satellite Beach, FL - SOLD OUT|
|July 20-24||Viera Regional Community Center, 2300 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL|
|July 27-31||Merritt Square Mall, 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, FL 32952 (east side of lot; near JC Penney & Outback)|
Reserve Camp KSC:
Due to the instructional and participatory nature of Camp KSC, English fluency is a mandatory requirement to participate. For international groups, please see Camp KSC International programs.
Camp KSC - A Summer to Remember
February 6, 2019 | BY DEE