February 1-3, 2019

AstroCamp is a hands-on physical science program with an emphasis on astronomy and space exploration.

AstroCamp Information Packet

AstroCamp Packing List

AstroCamp Info (English)
AstroCamp Info (Spanish)

8th Grade Trip

About
AstroCamp is located in the San Jacinto Mountains near the town of Idyllwild, two hours east of Los Angeles, California. This beautiful 80-acre campus is found on the edge of a mountain meadow surrounded by pine, oak, and manzanita. Our facilities and labs offer state of the art equipment for exploring science and the natural world. Students and chaperones are housed in comfortable dorms and meals are served in our lodge-style dining hall.

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Norovirus Info Sheet
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Fees

AstroCamp
$300

Includes
Transportation, Food & Lodging


Payments

AstroCamp - Full Payment
300.00
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AstroCamp - 1/2 Payment
150.00
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How to sign up for JAMS Science Magnet's 8th Grade AstroCamp Trip messages:

To receive messages via text, text @jams-astro to (714) 656-3130.

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ASTROCAMP PACKING LIST

Bring the following items:  Some items may depend on the weather conditions. (All gear should be packed in a single duffle bag or other suitable luggage)

Pillow                  
Rain gear              
Shirts                   
Sleeping bag    
Sleepwear              
Soap  

Bath towel
Flashlight (optional)
Gloves        
Jacket                     
Jeans or pants        
Large towel   

Warm hat        
Warm socks           
Washcloth           
Water bottle
Waterproof boots  

Sweatshirt/sweater
Thermals
Toothbrush            
Toothpaste          
Underwear      
Walking shoes  


Do not bring the following items:

Alcohol                                  
Assault rifles            
Bazookas
Cell phones                                 
 

Chewing gum      
Fire crackers                          
Illegal drugs
iPods                
    

Knives of any kind   
Nukes                    
Silly string                              
Sling shots
 

Smallpox virus
Sunflower seeds
Tablets
Video games                          
Weapons of any kind 

Or anything else that will cause a disruption

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Details

 

PURPOSE
Astrocamp is an outdoor science program which includes both academic activities as well as team-building physical activities. The academic program will emphasize physics/space science concepts, which will reinforce the eighth grade curriculum in Science Magnet. All students are expected to participate in this program.  A valid written excuse is needed if your child cannot attend.

INSTRUCTORS
The instructors are energetic people with backgrounds in science, and camp counseling.  They are also trained in first-aid.  The class size ratio will be 15:1

REMINDERS

  • Turn in a 2-Liter cleaned soda bottle one week before the trip.

  • Bring a sack lunch and a bottle of water or refillable bottle of water for the first day.

  • Bring money for souvenirs at the student store. (Not mandatory)

  • Do not bring any electronic devices such as phones and MP3 players, including iPods.


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