NASA Campout 2018

Coordinator: Jeff Sundstrom

Date: September 22-23, 2018

Cost: $50 per Scout/$60 per Adult

Location: Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058 USA

Ranks: Wolves (2nd Grade), Bears (3rd Grade), Webelos (4th Grade) and Arrow of Light (5th Grade)

Restrictions: Space is limited, so we ask that only Scouts and parent(s) register (no siblings, etc.)

During this camp-in Scouts will participate in activities designed to meet most of the requirements for STEM NOVA “Out of the World” Award.

  • Inspiration: Watch a documentary about NASA and space exploration in our large screen theater.
  • Robotics challenge roving on Mars: Program a rover and transport materials across the Martian surface to supply an outpost.
  • Star gazing: Look at the stars, moon and planets through telescopes and take home your own pinhole planetarium.
  • Build and launch a model rocket: Each Scout will build a rocket to take home. Space Center Houston will conduct a rocket launch at the end of the night.
  • Explore a science learning center: Your second day will include a private tram tour of NASA Johnson Space Center and general admission to Space Center Houston.