COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 26, 2018) -- The Space Foundation invites children, ages 8-11 to spend Spring Break at the Discovery Center, with hands-on, immersive activities and experiences, based on space, science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) during this Explore Space Spring Break Experience.
The four-day Spring Break Experience will help children explore different space-themed activities from driving robots on “Mars,” to piloting underwater drones in the oceans of Jupiter’s moon, Europa. They will also engage in themed art activities, design challenges and create astronaut tools using 3D printers.
Explore Space Spring Break will be offered Monday, March 26 – Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. This daytime experience begins at 9:00 a.m. each day and concludes at 4:00 p.m. Advance registration is required for all participants, and is $295 per child for the four days.
Required paperwork and Parent Guide can be found here.
About the Discovery Center
Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the Pikes Peak region's only public space, science and technology center. Military discounts are available. For hours, pricing and other information, please visit www.discoverspace.org.
About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®, and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites - www.SpaceFoundation.org and DiscoverSpace.org – and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
*Please note, this program has been cancelled. For more information on Discovery Center programs, please visit www.DiscoverSpace.org.
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Space Foundation Contact:
Colleen Parith, Coordinator – Social Media & Public Relations