Astronaut Training Camp – A big hit!

WRITTEN by Selena, Unlikely Lady of Leisure

One of the activities was a constellation track, which Asher really enjoyed. He had to guide his friends through a constellation of stars according to a pre-determined path, much like how mission control guides a team remotely. It’s fun for the kids, but really tests their ability to observe, translate from 2D to 3D, and communicate their instructions clearly to others.

The kids probably didn’t realise how much they were learning. It’s a case of more-than-meets-the-eye. For some of the activities, I can’t put my finger on it, on how it works, but it’s almost like it’s a process the kids have to go through in order to unlock something inside. Then something clicks, and they have it.

Not only is it a fun camp for the kids with many interesting activities, the camp equips them with skills that are transferable to other areas of their lives.

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