Challenger Summer Academies
Camps subject to change or cancel due to changing COVID-19 updates.
- AK & Bermuda
- CLCA Camps
Challenger Virtual Summer Academy!
2020 Registration is Closed
Please contact us if you have any questions.
July 21st – 22nd
Things that MOVE Camp
A Virtual STEM Camp as we explore things that MOVE!
There will be two Live ZOOM Sessions each day from 8am-9am and 12pm-1pm with our instructor. Between calls students will be working on their projects to present.
To the Moon and Beyond Camp
Age 4th-5th Grade
A Virtual STEM Camp as we explore the science behind man’s return to the Moon, and journey on to Mars and Beyond!
There will be two Live ZOOM Sessions each day from 9am-10am and 1pm-2pm with our instructor. Between calls students will be working on their projects to present.
The technical requirements are an internet connection, ZOOM app, and the Goosechase app and account. Other than that, bring your enthusiasm for space and STEM and join us!
Sign up soon as we spots are limited! Additional information coming soon!
Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
Virtual STEM Academy
Since 2019, Challenger Learning Center of Alaska has enjoyed working with the Bermuda Ministry of Education to conduct multiple summer STEM Academies. In previous years Challenger has gone to Bermuda to deliver the camp to middle school students. This program allows Challenger the opportunity to expand our mission to include other cultures in educating the workforce of tomorrow through stimulating, hands on, STEM curriculum.
The potential for this program is continually developing for the future, with a cultural exchange aspect that integrates Alaska and Bermuda students. The collaboration would not only allow Bermuda and Alaskan students an opportunity to build on each other ideas but to share cultural and environmental experiences. Project topics range from navigation and stability, motion and energy, cultural comparisons, coding, space, astronomy, meteorology and more!
Please pay attention to the deadline to enter.
A committee will review the entries and make selections within two days after the deadline.
Accepted applicants will be notified by phone and email.
This years STEM camp will be offered twice:
Deadline to enter: July 22nd, 2020
July 13th – 17th 2020 -Closed
August 3rd – 7th 2020- Closed
Both camps run from 8am-12pm(AKST) / 1pm-5pm(Bermuda Time)
This years 2020 Bermuda STEM camp will be Virtual, including students from Bermuda and Alaska! Explore the wonders of physics, navigation, engineering and astronomy right from your homes! There are multiple camp opportunities that will be held throughout July and August. During these camps, students will work together via ZOOM with a Challenger Flight Director. Camps will be 5 days long with classes 4 hours each day, including instructor time, team project time, and presentations. The curriculum theme will focus on what it means to explore a return to the moon and what will be needed for humans to live there. All materials needed to make the assignments will be provided by your corresponding organization. This exciting new program is for Alaska students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grade this fall and Bermuda students in M1, M2 and M3.
Through the Bermuda Ministry of Education Bermuda students receive a full scholarship to attend.
Alaskan students: $100 includes materials and shipping if needed.
Students will submit a video introducing themselves and explaining their interest in the camp. They must articulate in a creative, passionate way, why they should be chosen to attend the camp, their desire to participate and their commitment to completing the work. Videos should be kept to two minutes and students must clearly state their name and if they are from Alaska or Bermuda in the beginning of their video. Videos can be shot with a phone, tablet, computer or camera. Entries need to be uploaded with the link provided in the application form below.
Camps have limited space and approvals are based on a Video submission entry. Fill Out a registration form for each child you wish to enter into the camp. You will be asked to specify the date you prefer in your application below. A detailed packet will be emailed to you regarding confirmation, instructions and camp details. **By filling out this form it is not guaranteeing your child a spot in the camp. Camp space is limited and we may ask applicants to switch camp dates but every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred camp date.
Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
Ministry of Bermuda
Attn: Jeane Nikolai or Patricia Deshields
In-Person Camps Canceled- Please check out our Virtual Camps!
Challenger Learning Center Summer STEM Academy!
BUILD, BUST, AND BURN -ENTERING 4TH - 6TH GRADE (JULY 6TH -10TH)
We experience materials all day, everyday but do we know anything about them? Campers will learn about the four main classes of materials. What better way to test materials than to build them, burn them, AND bust them (all with adult supervision, of course), as well as other fun building projects!