GALACTIC SUMMER CAMP

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June, July, August
9-15  years old
Check in: Sunday 1-4 pm
Check out: Saturday after 10:30 Graduation 

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  • Prices are subject to change.
  • Tuition includes: meals, accommodation, T-shirt, hat, and educational program materials.
  • Program costs are only applicable for regularly scheduled dates shown below.
  • Participation certificate will be given at the end of the program.

Space Camp Turkey was an amazing, once-in-a lifetime opportunity. I got to meet new people, try new foods, and expand my knowledge about space. There were many hands-on activities and simulators that taught us more about space and we did many team building exercises. I would recommend this camp to anybody, even if you don’t have an interest in space, because by the end of the week, you will.
Hannah Van Cise | Student, 11 years old | USA

 Activities 


The Galactic Summer Camp is a 6 day program which includes educational and social activities. The Galactic Summer Camp program is taught in English and Turkish for native and non-native speaking participants.

  • Use of all the astronaut simulators (*)
  • Virtual Reality Adventure with the Hurricane 360 VR Simulator
  • 3 dimension space adventure with the Riot 3D Ride Simulator
  • Construct and launch a single-stage model rocket
  • Mars colony design and presentation
  • Explore the solar system with 360 degree viewing experience through Magic Planet
  • Compete as a team during our “Astronaut Challenge” activity
  • The introduction of space suits
  • Observe planets, stars and other objects in the night sky with a 12-inch telescope
  • Studying constellations and their positions in the sky with our Planetarium
  • Virtual Mars Simulator “Mars Explorers”
  • Activities that are aimed at improving problem solving, time management, and teamwork skills

(*)Campers must be at least 4 feet (120 cm) tall and weigh no more than 210 pounds (95 kg) to ride the simulators.

Space Station Mission


This activity is the highlight of the program! 

  • During our simulated space station missions, campers are assigned special positions (such as Commander on the Space Shuttle Discovery, Flight Director inside Mission Control, or Flight Engineer in our Space Station).
  • Each member of the team is integral to the success of the mission. If a team member neglects a vital duty or assignment, it may have an adverse effect on the outcome of the flight.
  • Participants learn how to effectively communicate with one another, solve problems together, and work as a team to ensure overall success of the mission.

Global Friendship Social Activities 

Students participating in the Galactic Summer Camp have the opportunity to share their culture and make new friends from different countries. Not only will international students receive an educational experience, they also engage in the following social activities:

  • Special Events Night *
  • Pool activities
  • Outdoor barbeque/dance night
  • Astronaut Challenge

Special Guests

The Galactic Summer Camp program scheduled for June 24-30 will be presented under the theme of "Asteroid Week". Ege University Science Faculty, Astronomy and Space Science Department Head, Professor Serdar Evren will do a presentation on "Celestial Bodies Threatening Our World". Click here to view the other activities.

* During Special Events Night, students share their country’s traditions and cultures. Students dress in traditional outfits, taste international foods, and demonstrate their country’s dances and music.