Blog: Camp Galileo
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.
Jul 8th, 2016
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.