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Airfield 4-H Educational Center Presents...

4-H Space Camp
February 24-26, 2017

The 4-H Space Camp is an earth science adventure weekend for youth ages 9 to 13.  Included in the weekend experience will be activities such as:

  • Model rocket construction and launching
  • Bottle rocket construction and launching
  • Workshops on astronomy, botany, chemistry, and wildlife
  • Experienced facilitators teaching earth science topics
  • Telescopic examinations of the sky during the day and night
  • Study and hands-on interaction with numerous plant and animal specimens
  • Cool chemistry experiments
  • Opportunities to make new friends with others interested in science

To register for the event, complete the attached registration form and mail it along with the $110.00 fee to (make check payable to Airfield 4-H Center:

4-H Space Camp
c/o Silvia Brooks
Airfield 4-H Center
15189 Airfield Road
Wakefield, VA  23888

Registration deadline is February 8, 2017.  The registration fee is non-refundable after February 15, 2017.

There is a limited number of openings.  Space will be filled on a first-com, first-served basis.  Registration fee includes meals, snacks, lodging, and program materials.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Trevor Saunders Program Director Airfield 4-H Educational Center at 757-899-4901 (phone number/TDD*) during business hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5;00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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