2023 Summer Camps
Junior Space Camps
Ages 6-8 and 9-11
One day Junior Space Camps include numerous hands-on activities both indoor and outdoor including some special time in the Pierce College Science Dome.
Each day has one of three themes:
- Solar System
- Stars and Nebulae
Come once for your favorite theme or three times to experience them all! Activities designed to engage learning through observation, reasoning, and hands-on experience.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Participants can be dropped off any time between 8:30 and 9 a.m., and picked up any time between 4:30 and 5 p.m., with supervised care at those times.
$60 per child, snacks provided. Please pack a lunch and bring a water bottle. Some scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship or nominate a child for a scholarship please fill out the Junior Space Camp scholarship application.
August 15 - 19, 11:30 to 4 p.m.
All space enthusiasts entering grades 6-12
Space Camp is a 5-day adventure including numerous hands-on activities, both indoor and outdoor, including some special time in the Pierce College Science Dome.
- Take real pictures of space with robotically controlled telescopes
- Collaborate and compete with fellow campers on challenges and quests
- Learn how to navigate the nighttime sky, discover the mysteries of the Solar System, plan a space mission, see the beauty in the life and death of stars and find your place among the galaxies of the universe!
- Lunch provided
Free! Space Camp is supported by the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium, the Pierce College Science Dome, and Pierce College EDI CARES.