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Summer Camps for Rising 5th-8th Grades

 Download the 2023 info flier HERE.


The Dyer Observers Space Science Camps support middle-school students in their exploration of the worlds of science, math, engineering, and technology, and open up their minds to future career possibilities in these fields.

The highlight of the week is a Journey to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville for a day-long adventure. Other activities may include:

  • Interact with cutting-edge research astronomers
  • Learn how telescopes work, and build your own
  • Safely view the dynamic surface of the Sun through a solar telescope and attend a nighttime telescope viewing
  • Learn about basic electronics, and use the knowledge to build working projects
  • Construct a functioning model Hubble Space Telescope
  • Make your own realistic models of comets, and learn how craters are formed
  • Design and launch bottle rockets as an introduction to rocketry

EMAIL Alex. Rockafellar at with general camp questions.