Earth To Sky Park Summer Camps

Space Camp: A Week of Adventure (15 Hours) Ages 7-15.
In this camp, Jr Astronauts will craft upcycled rocket filed jet packs, cardboard space shuttles and space helmets and explore the solar system in the Arthur Planetarium & ESP Classroom. Jr Astronauts will watch kid friendly STEAM programming in the dome and learn about space travel, the moon, planets, and the cosmos. Finally, Jr. Astronauts will participate in “astronaut training” by learning to garden in an “extra-terrestrial styled environment” and eat astronaut ice cream!

7/25/22–7/29/22, MTWThF, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$175                                     Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP                                    828.682.7315


Come “Camp Out” Under the Stars in the Arthur Planetarium (2 Hours) Ages 6-12.
Learn the art of campfire star storytelling. Bring your sleeping bag, and your sense of adventure.

8/2/22, T, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25        Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP     828.682.7315


Stellar Color (2 Hours) Ages 9-14.
Learn about light and color in space! Ever wonder why we see color in space images but not in a telescope? In this session join us in exploring prisms and how we perceive color.

7/11/22, M, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25                 Instructor: Silvers
Yancey/ESP         828.682.7315


Water-Water Everywhere (2 Hours) Ages 10-15.
In this session, we learn about what’s in the water! Learn about the microorganisms living in 3 types of water at the Earth to a Sky Park. Learn to use a microscope in this hands-on lab-based activity!

7/13/22, W, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25               Instructor: Silvers
Yancey/ESP       828.682.7315


Houston—We’re Ready to Launch (2.5 Hours) Ages 7-15.
Jr astronauts learn to assemble a rocket. Then learn all about rocket launches inside the Arthur Planetarium. Learn how organizations like SPACEX and NASA are progressing space flight. End the afternoon with an epic launch party at the Earth to Sky Park lawn.

7/12/22, T, 1:00–3:30 p.m.
$40                   Instructor: Hardy
Yancey/ESP         828.682.7315


Nature Walk and Talk (2 Hours) Ages 7-15.
Learn about the minerals in our ground such as mica and quartz, spot the difference between types of trees, identify mushrooms, and possibly meet some forest creatures along the way! In this session we learn about the natural world around us and how we can identify objects found in the forest. Come home with your own nature journal and new knowledge of the woods.

7/14/22, Th, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25                    Instructor: Lanning
Yancey/ESP              828.682.7315


Seatbelts Everyone! Ms. Frizzle’s Guide to the Galaxy! (2 Hours) Ages 6-15.
In this session we will paint a styrofoam solar system mobile, learn about the planets and then take a trip through the galaxy with Ms Frizzle & the magic school bus in the Arthur Planetarium.

8/1/22, M, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
$25               Instructor: Belt-Clark
Yancey/ESP           828.682.7315


Time Travelers Unite! A History of Space Exploration (1 Hour) Ages 8-15.
In this session learn about time traveling theory, a few famous time travelers throughout history, and about some of our own famous humans who were ahead of their “time”.

7/12/22, T, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
$20                    Instructor: Hardy
Yancey/ESP          828.682.7315


Super Charged Mad Science (2 Hours) Ages 8-15.
In this session we explore life as a scientist! Learn to create crazy concoctions and why mixing some ingredients lead to chemical explosions!

7/13/22, W, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
$25                  Instructor: Lanning
Yancey/ESP            828.682.7315