Challenge Island - STEAM Across the Universe© ~ Space Camp

STEAM Across the Universe© ~ Space Camp  

3…2…1 Blastoff! You and a STEAM Team of astronaut friends will create your own Mission Control Station and soar through the universe. You’ll learn the spectacular science of space while taking on a galaxy of cosmically cool challenges - from Rocket Launch Day to Moon Day to Intergalactic Day to Alien Day. Don’t miss out on this out of this world Challenge Island camp! 


Camp Time!  We are going back to a 4-hour camp.  We found we really need that extra half hour of fun! 

Drop off/check in is between 9:00 am - 9:20 am.  We cannot check anyone in earlier than 9 am. Pickup/check out is between 12:40-1:00 pm.  



·       Our one-of-a-kind award-winning S.T.E.A.M. curriculum in the outdoors and related to environment.

·       Opportunity for your child to develop their socio-emotional skills and 21st Century Skills in communication, collaboration, critical and creative thinking, flexibility, sociability, teamwork, initiative, leadership, grit, and perseverance. 

·       Hands-on STEAM Activities & Challenges EVERY day to grow and stretch our minds (fighting the summer slide).

·       Most of the challenges during camp will be team builds.  Some of the challenges will be individual builds that campers can then take home.  

·       Outdoor Games, Songs, & Open Play EVERY day

·       Campers bring a snack/lunch & water bottle and in addition, Healthy Snacks (fruit) will also be available.

·       A Challenge Island T-Shirt.

·       A Challenge Island Drawstring Bag – During the week, campers use their bag to bring needed items back and forth to camp and keep the bag at the end of the week.





- Camp is open to kids who have COMPLETED Kindergarten - 5th grade. REGISTER your camper BY their CURRENT GRADE in the 2023-24 school year. Campers are placed in same/similar grade groups.  


- Camp will be held outdoors on the property of the Grand Traverse Area Children’s Garden nestled between the Traverse Area District Library and Hull Park.


Experienced Teachers who are First Aid/CPR/AED certified, background checked, & CI Trained. 


- If your child is a Girl Scout or Boy Scout, indicate this and scout level (Brownie, Junior, Bear, Wolf, etc.) on the registration.  They will receive a list of completed badge(s) requirements at the end of camp.


- A Camp Welcome email will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the start of camp with camp details.  If you have questions prior to receiving it, contact Renee Allen at or 231-633-4955. 


TO REGISTER, a $50 non-refundable deposit is required for each week of camp.  Deposits are part of the total cost of camp.  Payment in full is due no later than 4 weeks before the start date of camp. 


Cancellation Policy:  For cancellations made earlier than 4 weeks before the start of camp, a full refund minus the deposit will be given.  For cancellations made, within 4 weeks of the start of camp, a 50% refund will be given. 


If you have questions, contact Renee Allen at or 231-633-4955.  





STEAM Across the Universe© ~ Space Camp

Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden

610 Woodmere Ave.
Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Grade:  K - 5

Mon, July 8, 2024
Fri, July 12, 2024
Time :
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


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