NYCCSSE offers multi-day camps in the summer for students in Grades 4-7 and over some school breaks for middle school students. Summer camp dates and registration forms are posted in March. Break camp information is posted approximately two months in advance of the school break.
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.
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 NXT 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. NYC Summer Space Camp is open to students currently in 4th-7th grade. Camp sessions are one week from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. The cost for the week is $450 with scholarships available for students who qualify for federal free or reduced price lunch. Specific dates are posted and registration opens in March.