illustration of planets and stars in the night sky

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:

  • Rockets
  • 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.

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Space Camp

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.

Register for Space Camp