Blog: Camp Galileo
Jun 21st, 2018
There’s a lot that goes on during the camp day, and coaxing the details out of your camper isn’t always easy. Between digging into projects and piecing together the names of staffers, words like “Chickenopoly” and “Red Supergiant” can seem like total question marks. That’s why we compiled this handy list of often-used phrases and unique-to-Galileo acronyms.
At camp, we
Oct 18th, 2017
Galileo Founder & CEO, Glen Tripp
At Galileo, we know that physical space is a key component of cultivating creativity—we go to great lengths every summer to transform traditional school classrooms into buzzing hives of innovation. One thing you can do to help bring out your child’s inner artist is make a special spot in your home just for creating. It can be in the garage, in the kitchen, in a
Aug 10th, 2016
Nebulas (Pre K - K) explore patterns as they create handles for one-of-a-kind bubble wands.
Stars (1st - 2nd) wire basic circuits to power spectacular spin art machines that turns simple-looking drawings into eye-opening optical iillusions.
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.
Stars (1st - 2nd) practice paper-crafting techniques as they construct custom 3-D fantasy vehicles.
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.
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.
Supernovas (3rd - 5th) break out the needle and thread as they design, sew, and stuff custom extraterrestrials.
Stars (1st - 2nd) share their knowledge of stability and suspension to build lightweight moon buggies designed for high performance in low gravity.