Blog: Camp Galileo Themes

Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Nebulas (Pre K - K) explore patterns as they create handles for one-of-a-kind bubble wands.


Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Stars (1st - 2nd) wire basic circuits to power spectacular spin art machines that turns simple-looking drawings into eye-opening optical iillusions.


Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Supernovas (3rd - 5th) toy with line, shape and color as they craft kaleidoscopes from mirrors, tubes and their own abstract artwork. Then, campers head outside to test their creations.


Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Stars (1st - 2nd) practice paper-crafting techniques as they construct custom 3-D fantasy vehicles.


Camp Galileo: Galileo Makers - Toys

Nebulas (Pre K - K) tee up some serious fun in science. Using their knowledge of friction and stable structures, campers construct portable mini golf courses and clubs.


Camp Galileo: Space Explorers

Nebulas (Pre K - K) take to the outdoors, collaborating in two-camper teams to steer hula hoop spacecrafts according to the instructions of their space commander.


Camp Galileo: Space Explorers

Supernovas (3rd - 5th) break out the needle and thread as they design, sew, and stuff custom extraterrestrials.


Camp Galileo: Space Explorers

Stars (1st - 2nd) share their knowledge of stability and suspension to build lightweight moon buggies designed for high performance in low gravity.


Camp Galileo: National Parks Adventure

The camp day kicks off with opening ceremonies, featuring the latest installment in the saga of Flora and her friends, finding their way home with lots of innovative assistance after getting lost in a National Park.


Camp Galileo: National Parks Adventure

Supernovas (3rd - 5th) explore prepare for adventure as they build full-sized backpacks, then consider stability and functionality as they reinforce the packs and design the straps, buckles and pockets.