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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change, Explore Brevard is doing its best to keep up with events that have been cancelled or rescheduled.
Currently, events occurring before July are the most affected.  For now, we can assume that any events beyond that time are still scheduled to occur unless noted otherwise.

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June 28 - August 6

(A good precursor to – Camp Above & Beyond) Our space camp, ‘Operation NEBULA’ is a simulated space mission that teaches leadership, teamwork, and STEM principles while exposing campers to fun and creative experiences. The camp is an exciting, immersive journey amidst our historic campus which played a critical role in the space race. We will explore a mission to Mars and to a mystery exoplanet.
CLASSROOM – OPERATION NEBULA CAMP OBJECTIVES:
Learn the critical components of a space mission
Explore factors ranging from science objectives and physical requirements of a spacecraft to human health and safety, as well as the political and social implications of long-term missions
Form teams to be responsible for one facet of a complex mission and coordinate with other teams to ensure that all teams are working to form a cohesive, successful plan
Present findings and recommendations while advocating for your team’s plans to the larger group
Get hands-on experience with the tools that researchers use to study space
OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM:
Confidence Building & Leadership Development – outdoor team participation events
Celestial Viewing – participate in exploring the night sky through the use of ‘research capable’ optical telescopes
Recreational and Fun Activities – exploring the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge mountains. May include day trips, such as hiking and picnicking, visits to waterfalls and swimming, tubing (with professional outfitters), introduction to rock climbing & rappelling (safety always paramount), activities with other local camps, visits to special places and events, and entertainment by musicians and artists.
SCHEDULE:

FIRST SESSION – Operation Nebula Mission to Mars:
Two-week session – weeks 6/28 – 7/9/2020
Three-week session – weeks 6/28 – 6/16/2020

SECOND SESSION – Operation Nebula Mission to an Exoplanet:
Two-week session – weeks 7/19 – 7/30/2020
Three-week session – weeks 7/9 – 8/6/2020

Venue

1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772
1 PARI Drive, Rosman, NC 28772 United States + Google Map

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change, Explore Brevard is doing its best to keep up with events that have been cancelled or rescheduled.
Currently, events occurring before July are the most affected.  For now, we can assume that any events beyond that time are still scheduled to occur unless noted otherwise.