Highland Road Park Observatory

STARGAZERS CAMP

Monday 23 July to 27 July
8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Theme: Mars♂.
For ages eleven to thirteen.
$120.00 per EBR Parish Stargazer.
$144.00 per other-parish Stargazer.

DESCRIPTION
The HRPO summer camp sessions for the oldest age group are the challenging sessions, only for those kids who are up to the task. Cleverly created mind-building activities, special access to certain demonstrations, electronic experiments and unique field trips put this session head-and-shoulders above the others. During the week there are door prize drawings for special items, and accomplishing certain tasks give each camper the opportunity to earn more tickets. There’s so much “advanced” that we hesitate to call it “camp!”

PARTIAL SCHEDULE (subject to change)
MONDAY: hydrogen-alpha solar viewing / live ISS news conference / paper boat challenge / catapults / finding asteroids
TUESDAY: Amateur Radio Service / astronomical art / solar ovens
WEDNESDAY: science of reflections / E2X rocket construction / wooden star art / chemistry demonstration
THURSDAY: field trip to LIGO / field trip to LSU
FRIDAY: rover walk challenge / mission patch design / gemstone Moons / E2X rocket launch

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Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Thursday, June 21, 2018, 11:05 AM.