NASA summer camp open to grades 9-12

Infinity and Beyond flier for 2018 Summer Camp at OHS, shows photos of rockets and person in space suit and information about three summer campsDo you know students who love science, want to learn about NASA and could benefit from a FREE opportunity to earn .5 lab science credit this summer? Refer them to the “To Infinity and Beyond” 2018 Summer Camp!

This is an amazing opportunity for students to earn a .5 High School Lab Science Credit* through Summer School. The camp is open to all students entering grades 9-12.

Olympia High School teachers have received a grant to work in collaboration with the Northwest Earth and Space Science Pipeline to host three NASA Summer Camps at Olympia High School during the month of July. Each NASA Camp is a four-day experience that provides students the opportunity to start exploring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers through experiments, hands-on activities and interactive exploration of science and technology.

The camps are FREE to attend, provide a light lunch, and can offer transportation assistance if necessary. The grant is targeted to reach students that are underrepresented in STEM fields, but applications are open to all students.

Camp Dates:

  • Camp 1: July 16-19 (Rockets and Exploration of the Solar System)
  • Camp 2: July 26 (Environmental Sciences and Remote Sensing)
  • Camp 3: July 30-Aug 3 (Robotics and Surface Exploration)

Camp Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ages: 14-18
Location: Olympia High School, 1302 North St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501

More info is available at the Olympia High counseling center office or on a NASA camp page on the Olympia High website.  Registrations can be turned in online or at the counseling center office.

* The class will be labeled on transcripts “Principles of Technology” and will be a .17 science credit per week (.51 if student attends all 3 weeks) lab science credit. The camps and credits are FREE of charge.