Camp Programs


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NYCCSSE offers multi-day camps in the summer and over some school breaks for NYC public school students in upper elementary and middle school. For more information, email SpaceCenter@schools.nyc.gov.

Spring Break Space Camp

Students in Grades 5 through 8 train as pilots using flight simulators in a NASA Aerospace Education Lab.  Activities include building and programming Mars rovers with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots; designing, constructing, and launching rockets; participating in activities that simulate astronaut training and learning about the history of space exploration. These activities are all done in preparation for the campers’ ultimate mission: a simulated space adventure.  

NYC Summer Space Camp

In a week packed with hands-on excitement, campers train as pilots using flight simulators in our NASA Aerospace Education Lab; build and program Mars rovers with EV3 LEGO robots; design, construct, and launch rockets; participate in activities that simulate astronaut training and learn about the history of space exploration. These activities are all done in preparation for their ultimate mission: a simulated space adventure. Camp sessions are one week from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Students may only participate in one week of camp.