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Engineering and Space Exploration Merit Badge Workshop at Colorado Adventure Point!
Submitted by Andi Salinas
Did you know that the largest water reservoir ever discovered was in space? Pretty amazing, right? If you’d like to learn crazy fun facts like these, and anything else related to engineering or space exploration, join us at Colorado Adventure Point for our Engineering and Space Exploration Merit Badge Workshop! And no, you don’t have to be a Girl Scout to take this class. It’s open to girls and boys, ages 11-17.
This two-day course is taught by a team of AIAA educators trained in Colorado Adventure Point educational methods. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. The AIAA is the leading publisher of cutting-edge aerospace articles and books, and has over 30,000 members. Many of the members teaching this CAP workshop are active or retired engineers from Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, and other local aerospace companies. They will introduce our participants to the exciting world of engineering and space exploration through discussion topics, experiments, and creative projects. Some of the topics include satellite and transfer orbits, satellite communications, reverse engineering and current space missions, ending in an out of this world space cook-off!
The class is January 16th and 17th, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The price is $45 per participant and everyone that completes the course will receive physical merit badges to recognize their work! Sign up at www.coloradoadventurepoint.org. The class will be held at our facility at 10455 W 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80215.
Colorado Adventure Point is Denver’s newest indoor adventure facility, featuring over 20,000 square feet of adventure! We teach everything from rock climbing and archery to robotics and life skills using our proprietary theory of Adventure Education, which combines adventure activities, rigorous academics, and intentional character development into incredible learning experiences. Come check us out today!
If you have any questions, contact us at 720-266-2179 or visit our website at www.coloradoadventurepoint.org!
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