Photograph Mosquito Babies and Map Mosquito Habitats at Camp
Fri, 07/09/2021 - 15:32
Mosquitoes are the world’s most dangerous animal, but monitoring efforts can bring early warning of potential disease outbreaks. Campers in your programs can help! Take photos of...
NASA eClips™ Provides Engaging and Flexible Resources for Camps
Mon, 07/05/2021 - 08:33
Captivating and interactive NASA eClipsTM resources use best practices to inspire youth through STEM experiences in nonformal and formal settings. Because of their on demand...
Connecting Camps to NASA Communities
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:49
Looking for someone to bring telescopes to an evening camp program, or to give your campers a presentation about the InSight mission landing on Mars this fall? NASA has communities of volunteers across the United States that can help.
NASA STEM Resources for Camps
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:04
The NASA Wavelength site has a list of activities specifically selected for camps! Camp is the perfect environment to investigate the science of nature — to make extended...
Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:36
Camps are a great place to check out the sky, including the sun! Campers are invited to celebrate Solar Week March 19–23, with games and hands-on activities about the sun for ages...
Multicultural Eclipse Stories from the Lunar and Planetary Institute
Preparing for this summer’s solar eclipse, and looking for ways to engage your campers? Consider playing the free online multicultural eclipse stories, researched and recorded by...
Creating Craters and Chasing Comets — Three Days of Science and Fun
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 08:48
Nestled on the banks of the Guadalupe River, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, is Mo-Ranch. A summer camp, conference center, and oasis of beauty. I imagine we could all...
Smashing Graham Crackers and Launching Rockets to Space: Opportunities Provided by ACA
The University of Utah, like many universities across the country, takes an active interest in promoting STEM fields to K–12 students. With the explosion of STEM learning programs...
Native American Night Sky Storytelling
Explore the mysteries of our Universe with Sky Tellers! Ten Native American myths and legends investigate the reason for day and Night, why we have seasons, the origin of the stars and other wondrous phenomena of our night sky. Each narrative is accompanied by the story that scientists tell today. SkyTellers is a collaborative project between the Lunar and Planetary Institute and Ms. Lynn Moroney, and was funded by the National Science Foundation. The stories are told by Native American Master Storytellers and a Native American Astronaut. You will need to login to download the audio files. Listen to one of the stories.
Marvelous Moon: Hands-on NASA Activities to Bring the Moon's Life Story to Camp Audiences
Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:55
For the past five years, an armada of spacecraft has been orbiting the Moon, changing the way scientists view the Moon’s history. Explore: Marvel Moon: Hands-on NASA Activities to...