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Galaxy Explorers Summer Camps

Welcome to Moon Base One!

In 2004, all Federation of Galaxy Explorers summer camps will adopt the theme of establishing the first permanent Moon Base.  We call this program "Moon Base One".  Camp participants will use their knowledge of Earth Science, space science, rocketry, engineering and space citizenship to:

Derive mission objectives
Conduct public relations
Plan launch activities
Design Moon Habitat
Manage launch operations
Document Moon Colony Construction
Report on life in the Moon Colony

Join is for the adventure of a lifetime.  The Moon Base One summer camps promise to our most exciting yet.  Following in the path of NASA's new direction; our campers will explore all the dimensions of being the first to establish a permanent outpost off our home planet.  

Galaxy Explorer 2004 summer camps will be held in the following locations:

Fairfax County, Virginia
Liberty Middle School
July 26 - 30, 8:30 - 4:00 daily, Grades 4-8
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FAIRFAX County, Virginia
CANSAT Summer Camp, grades 9-12
July 26 - August 2, Westfields High School
This camp is an intense eight day rocket and satellite building program.
Therefore, only 20 participants can be accepted.  
Registration Form
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Prince George's County, Maryland.  Begins August 9 and 16th, Grades 4-8
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Visitor Center
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771
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Colorado Springs, Colorado,  July, Grades 3-6
July 12 -17, Audubon Elementary School
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Pennsylvania, State College School District,
Grades 3-5, August 2-6, Mount Nittany Middle School
Grades 6-8, July 16-30, Mount Nittany Middle School
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Galaxy Explorers began pilot program operations in 2002 with a 10-day learning summer camp in Prince William County, Virginia (see photos).  In 2003, we hosted 5 summer camps for 500 kids.  Galaxy Explorers shared the excitement of space exploration and development through a variety of fun, hands-on activities.  Camp participants built and launched rockets, learned the history of space exploration, global navigation, and remote sensing.  Members also observed through telescopes and conducted scientific experiments.