Enroll your child in space camp with Janet's Planet and her JP Space Crew! This week-long camp will challenge, inspire, and help campers blast off with a love for science. They will rocket to the top of our Observatory, zoom through the solar system, create their own mission patches, building their own spacecraft, and more! 

The camp closing will include an "Astronaut in Training" Graduation, to be held on Friday at August 2, 2019 to celebrate every camper who attends. Parents will be invited to attend.

Cost: $250 (includes snacks, water bottle, and a bag for each child)
Ages: 8 - 13
Dates: July 29 – August 2 | Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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What will my child learn from this experience?

Campers will rocketing to the top of the Observatory and go on an out of this world adventure! They will keep an astronaut training journal, determine their mission, zoom through the solar system, celebrate Apollo, ceate their own mission patches, build their own spacecraft, create a martian habitat, and more. 

Will my child be outside during the day?

Yes, campers will participate in various activities outside during the day as well as travel between various campus buildings. Alternative activities will be provided in the event of extreme temperatures or rain. Please dress your child accordingly and provide any prescribed EpiPens or Inhalers.

Will you take any field trips?

No. We are fortunate to offer campers many unique experiences right here on the College campus.

What should I pack for my child?

  • Lunch, if you have not selected a lunch plan
  • A lunch is available for an additional fee of $70 or you may pack your own
  • Clothing that is comfortable, cool, and can withstand outdoor activities
  • Sneakers or other closed toed shoes (please no flip flops or sandals)
  • Books and sketch pads for quiet moments
  • Prescribed Epipens and inhalers (College employees are not permitted to administer medication or first aid)
  • Your creativity and sense of adventure!

Do NOT bring:

  • Electronics (phones, ipads, gaming devices)
  • Valuables (jewelry, toys)

What time can I drop my child off? Do you have a late pickup policy?

Drop off is 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Please do not bring your child earlier than 8:30 a.m. as supervision will not be provided.

Arrangements should be made for children to be picked up promptly at 5:00 p.m. A late fee will be assessed in 30 minute increments thereafter.

What is the camper-to-teacher ratio?

Campers will be divided into groups of about 12-13 children.  With our 5-6 group leaders, our ratio is about 1:8.

What qualifications do your teacher possess?

Our camp leaders are experienced teachers and practicing artists, all having received or are working through degrees in their chosen art fields. Janet Ivey is committed to enriching the lives of children through education and programming. With over 17 years in the media, Ivey has captivated Nashville and beyond with her work and she has received 12 Regional Emmy®s and 5 Gracie Allen awards for her work. MCCC’s Iain Campbell has many years of experience working in the entertainment industry and is the Program Coordinator for Montgomery County Community College’s Lively Arts Series. He has experience running summer theater camps in Lansdale.  All adults participating in the camp experience are in possession of current background clearances.