Mars Spring Camp 2021
A Spring Camp about Planet Mars and the UAE’s historical mission the Hope Probe. We have exciting, fun, and highly educational programs designed for your kids!
Blast-off on a 10-day journey of discovering the Red Planet! From learning how to be an astronaut to building a habitat on Mars. This camp is a one-of-a-kind unforgettable experience for young aspiring scientists!
DAG Member/Sibling/Friend discount available*
- Ages: 6 – 15
- AED 2500/- per student
- AED 2000/- for DAG Members
Day 1: Intro to Mars
- Introduction Ball Name Game
- Why Mars? Lecture
- Tour of Al Thuraya Center
- Planetarium Show
- Telescope Observation
Day 2: Mission to Mars
- How to Reach Mars? (The race to reach Mars) & Mars Missions
- Mission Design (Plan your mission)
- Build/Design your Mars Probe (Orbiter, Lander, Rover)
- Metal Models
Day 3: Astronauts
- How to be An Astronaut? Lecture
- Astronaut Training
- How to Make Space food?
- Kerbal Space Program
- VR International Space Station/Docking Game
Day 4: Rockets
- How Do We Launch Things Into Space? Lecture (Rocket Science)
- Launching Air/Water Rockets
- Straw Rockets
- Paper Models (Build A Rocket)
- Satellites Engineering Basics
Day 5: The Journey and Landing
- Journey to Mars Lecture
- Landing on Mars
- Land a Drone On The Target Activity
- Xbox Mars Landing Game
- Design a Parachute
Day 6: Living on Mars
- Challenges On Mars Lecture
- Build a Habitat on Mars
- Mapping/Exploring Mars and It’s Surface
- 3D Printing on Mars
Day 7: Energy on Mars
- Solar Observation
- How to Create Energy on Mars? Lecture
- Solar Robotics (Solar rover)
- Creating Sundial
Day 8: Geology on Mars
- Meteorite Course
- Meteorite Hunting
- Martian Geology (Volcanos)
- Agriculture on Mars (How to Grow Food on Mars)
Day 9: Robots on Mars?
- AI and The Future of Technology
- Robotics Course (Robotic Arm)
- Terraforming Mars
- Looking for Life Experiments
Day 10: The Future
- Are We Alone? Life on Mars
- The Future of Space Colonization
- Design Your Alien
- Trivia and Contests
- Awards Ceremony
- Please show your camp ticket at the park gate for free entrance.
- Masks are MANDATORY!
- Food/snacks won’t be provided by us so please make sure to pack some snacks with the students.
- Social distancing must be practiced at all times.
- Tickets for this camp are limited!
- Please bring the hard copy or soft copy of the event ticket email to ensure a smooth and fast check-in.
- Dubai Astronomy Group paid members are requested to bring their membership ID card to be presented upon request.