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Wisconsin Space Academy

2012 Summer Camp

Wisconsin Space Academy

Wisconsin Astronomy Academy

Wisconsin Earth Adventure

Program Information

Each camp session lasts 3 hours per day for one week (Monday through Friday).

Sessions are taught by enthusiastic, fully-trained instructors.

Age/grade is approximate

Thursday night of each week is Family Night with activities and refreshments.

Barlow Planetarium/Weis Earth Science Museum reserve the right to cancel a session that does not
attain minimum enrollment. A full refund will be given if a session is cancelled.

A supervised lunch period is provided for children spending an entire day.

Registration Information

Barlow Fees: $125.00 plus supply fee.
Weis Fees: $125.00.

Sign up for more than one camp (siblings included) and save 10% on class fee.

Fees include all classroom materials, a daily snack, and certificate.

2012 Summer Programs Guide & Registration Form

Barlow Planetarium

(920) 832-2848

Weis Earth Science Museum

(920) 832-2925

Refund Policy

After payment is processed, $25 fee.

Within 2 weeks of session, 50%.

No refund once session starts.

Camp Info & Fee

Level I–Blast Off (Completed Grades 3 – 5)

  • Build, customize, and launch a model rocket
  • Each participant will receive a complete rocket launch kit valued at $50!

Supply Fee: $35

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Level II-Lift Payloads (Completed Grades 4 – 6)

  • Build, customize, and launch a model rocket that launches and returns a raw egg
  • Each participant will receive a complete payload rocket valued at $50!

Supply Fee: $35

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Level III-Fly Higher (Completed Grades 5 - 8)

  • Build, customize, and launch a model rocket that uses two engines
  • Each participant will receive a complete multi-stage rocket valued at $50.

Supply Fee: $35

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Wisconsin Astronomy Academy

Camp Info & Fee

Level I–Constellations (Completed Grades 3 – 5)

  • Learn how to use stars to find your way on Earth and in the sky.
  • Each participant will receive a set of binoculars valued at $30.

Supply Fee: $20

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Level II–Solar System (Completed Grades 4 – 6)

  • Discover what makes each of the planets fascinating and unique.
  • Each participant will receive a fully-functional replica of Galileo’s refracting telescope valued at $40.

Supply Fee: $30

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Level III–Deep Space (Completed Grades 5 – 8)

  • Discover distant celestial objects that only a telescope can see.
  • Each participant will receive a fully-functional tabletop reflecting telescope valued at $120.

Supply Fee: $100

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Wisconsin Earth Adventure

The following sessions will be held back-to-back the weeks of June 18 and July 9. Sessions can be taken in any order. Camps are geared to children who are entering Grades 3-7.

For children that are entering Grades 3-7.

Camp Info & Fee

Session I – Ice, Explosions, Crystals & More

Dates (two dates to choose from)

  • June 18-22, 2012, Time: 9 am - 12 pm
  • July 9-13, 2012, Time:  1 pm- 4 pm

Class Fee

$125.00/$112.50/$100.00

Activities

  • Build a glacier and eat it.
  • Grow sparkling crystals.
  • Create a cave-in-a-cup.
  • Erupt an enormous volcano.
  • Make your own fossil.

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Session I – Dinosaurs, Meteorites, Treasures & More

Dates (two dates to choose from)

  • Date:  June 18-22, 2012, Time: 1 pm- 4 pm
  • Date:  July 9-13, 2012, Time: 9 am - 12 pm

Class Fee

$125.00/$112.50/$100.00

Activities

  • Discover details about dinosaurs.
  • Identify meteorites & their impact.
  • Explore the rocks & minerals we eat and use.
  • Invent your own toothpaste.
  • Learn about landfills.

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