Lift off to fun and exciting learning through creative problem solving, innovation, and discovery! Join our rocket design team in our rocket and robotics labs as we: • Investigate basic aerodynamics, engineering, and programming concepts • Explore the scientific principles of projectile motion, center of gravity, and initial velocity • Design, build, and launch straw rockets at the ThinkIt! “spaceport” • Work in collaborative teams through a variety of engaging design challenges using Lego Mindstorms® Education EV3 Base Set Software Campers share a supervised lunch period together. Bring a snack, a sack lunch, and a water bottle each day—and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes. Denise Dixson has been a full-time STEM educator since 2000; she currently teaches grades 4-12 at Southwest Secondary Learning Center where she runs the school’s Smart Lab, a 21st-century learning lab that focuses on the exploration of STEM, digital-media arts, and other academic topics through the application of advanced technologies. Ms. Dixson holds a bachelor of science from New Mexico State University.