NASA Resources for Camps

Learn more about ACA's educational alliance with NASA

Schedule a Visit by an Astronaut to Your Camp

Interested in having an astronaut take part in your activities. Schedule a visit.

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN)!

Look UP on September 6, 2014. Find how to put your location on a world map, tips for viewing the moon, offering hands on activites, understanding asteroids and comets. and more. Learn more.

NASA Weather Activities

Rainfall. Clouds. Climate. Weather stations. Awesome weather activities, vocabulary, measurements, and more. Learn more.

NASA Wavelength 

Resources for earth and space science education with specific activities for camps and outdoor learning centers.

NASA's "Space Place"

The "Space Place" is your go-to resource for activities that help your campers EXPLORE, DO, and PLAY.  The EXPLORE section provides fun facts, videos, and pictures.  The DO section gives you activities, books, and coloring resources.  The PLAY section shares games, puzzles, and quizzes. 

NASA's Climate Kids Page

Many activities to help youth learn about climate change and think about their role in environmental sustainability. The "Make Stuff" section provides activities perfect for camp, from constructing a solar oven for s'mores to creating paper from recycled paper.    

NASA's Cosmic Classroom

Open a door into the fantastic world of infrared and multiwavelength astronomy. Learn about astronomical topics and let NASA's astronomers answer your questions. 

NASA's SciJinks

Learn about weather and earth science.  Many activities and project ideas.  Learn more.

NASA's Solar System Ambassadors

NASA's nationwide network of specially trained volunteers (Solar System Ambassadors) are available to give talks or host events centering around NASA’s space exploration efforts. Access over 500 Ambassadors in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam.  Find a listing of Ambassadors by location or name.

NASA's Solar System Educators

96 master-teacher volunteers from all 50 states and Puerto Rico who host workshops to train formal and informal educators in the use of NASA's STEM educational products.  Attend or arrange an SSEP workshop.

More Professional Development Opportunities through NASA

Find out more from our friends at NASA.