With the measures taken by Space Camp Turkey after COVID-19, its daily and accommodation programs continue. The first of the two 6-Day Galactic Summer Camp programs planned for this summer was held between 9-15 August 2020.
The program, attended by 9 students aged 15-29 and two teachers from İzmir and Şırnak, was completed with fun and educational activities. Science and Technology Teacher Sema Aktaş, accompanying 8 students from the Uludere district of Şırnak with the scholarship program of Space Camp Turkey, said, "Our students participate in very special events and they are very happy to be here.
Every day they learn new things, they accumulate memories that they will remember for the rest of their lives. “We would like to thank everyone who gave us this opportunity,” he said.
About Space Camp
Space Camp Turkey; It is the world's second, Turkey's first and only space camp. Space Camp Turkey, a space and science center, is focused on motivating young people to pursue careers in science, mathematics and technology. In programs supported by STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) learning approaches; by increasing the participants' interest in science through practical training; it is aimed to be a guide in establishing dialogue, questioning and critical thinking. Both children and adults, in a dynamic and fun environment where interactive simulations about space are used; They also receive training in communication, teamwork and leadership.
Space Camp Turkey programs use simulators that give participants the feeling of living and working in space. It takes 8,5 minutes to go into space, but preparations for a real flight mission take years. These mission trainings, which lasted for years, are at Space Camp Turkey; It is offered in 1.5, 2, 3, 5 and 6-day programs.
Space Camp Turkey, the education and entertainment center opened on June 12, 2000, has been visited by more than 60 thousand young people and adults from over 260 countries. Our facility, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, offers an ideal environment where young people from different nationalities can come together and establish long-term friendships and understand other cultures.
Space Camp Turkey; It is operated by ESBAŞ in the Aegean Free Zone, a contemporary industrial center in Izmir. Space Camp Turkey is the second in the world; It is the only space camp located in Turkey, the Middle East, Southeast Europe and West/Central Asia. Space Camp Turkey is 15 minutes from the city center and 10 minutes from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport.
Providing scientific education, Space Camp Turkey, headquartered in Hunstville Alabama, has the American Space Sciences Exhibition Commission License and is a member of the Turkish Camps Association.