Mars Survival Guide

Summer Camp

For Giga Kids

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Mars Survival Guide Camp will be two weeks of inspirational and challenging summer camp activities designed to immerse campers in an exciting STEAM experience. It's becoming clear that the future human experience will include daring interplanetary travel, space exploration and settlement. Using our imaginations—and STEAM skills— to blast off to Mars, campers will help solve some of the most exciting problems facing space pioneers.

In the spirit of the current NASA Mars Mission, Giga Kids will be adding Perseverance to the 4 Skyrock Ps: Passion, Projects, Peers and Play! Campers will design and build machines that explore and collect samples on their new home planet!

What we will do:

  • Grow space crystals to see the chemistry behind different states of matter
  • Build a mechanical orrery with cogs, gears, and levers to model the movement of the planets and moons
  • Build a spectrometer to identify different chemical compounds using the diffraction of light
  • Build a Mars Rover where students will use Python to program functions for sample collection
  • Use animation techniques and green screen special effects to create a short film of the Perseverance NASA Rover making its entry, descent, and landing on Mars.
  • Experiment with filtration techniques to understand the different ways astronauts recycle toilet waste into fresh drinking water and predict systems that will be integrated into Mars colonization
  • Use electromagnetic radiation to broadcast to possible Aliens, and build a radio receiver with an Arduino to hear what Alien contact might sound like.

What we will learn:

  • States of matter and their properties
  • How to grow crystals
  • How we clean water with different filtration technologies
  • How to use cogs and gears to make circular motion
  • How to identify different chemical compounds using the diffraction of light.
  • How to use conditional logic with Python
  • How to add special effects to video
  • How to use electromagnetic signals to communicate over distances

Schedule:

Daily schedule:

09:00am Student drop off

09:00-10:00am Activity time

10:00-11:15am Class

11:15-11:30am Snack Break

11:30-12:30pm Class

12:30-14:00pm Lunch and break time activity

14:00-15:15pm Class

15:15-15:30pm Break

15:30-16:30pm Class

16:30pm Student pick up

Pricing:

What's included:

  • Science class & projects
  • Technology class & projects
  • Engineering class & projects
  • Art class & projects
  • Math class & projects
  • Inventors class & projects
  • Unique workbooks
  • A field trip
  • Final Competition

Not included:

  • Lunch & snacks—meal plans can be requested and purchased separately
Pre-Sale

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Early-Bird

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General

Full Day | 2-Weeks

NT 38,888

Available till sold out

Camp dates & payment options:

Dates: Campus locations not showing dates are either sold out, or have no camps available at this time.

Deposits are non-refundable & full tuition must be paid in 21 days or your reservation will be removed.

If you're not seeing any dates for your preferred campus, we may be booked. Please contact us to get on a waiting list.

Dazhi

Daan Park

Hsinchu

Tianmu

Xinye Anhe

Linkou

Chat with admissions:

We're now pre-enrolling new kids for camps. Our admissions team can help you understand the process and get your child enrolled today.

Build a custom camp schedule:

If you would like to create a customized summer camp with the location, theme, and dates of your choice, contact admissions using the pre-enroll chat buttons above. Custom camp bookings will only to those who book before May 1st.

FAQs:

How do I sign up?

First choose a summer camp theme of interest, then choose their grade group. (choose the grade they will enter after summer) Scroll down to the booking section and choose the weeks and location that best fit your schedule, and click the "book now" button. This will take you to a booking page where you can enroll, and pay. If you have questions that aren't answered on the camp pages, you can always use the chat buttons above to contact our admissions team for help.

When does early-bird pricing end?

Early-bird pricing is available until April 30 or until all classes are full. We recommend booking early as possible to ensure availability.

Why is Skyrock doing themes this year instead of focusing on specific subjects?

We want kids to have an unforgettable summer. So we designed totally new, super exciting STEAM experiences that go above and beyond our already amazing courses by adding extra layers of imagination and fun. It's been shown that students provided with narrative-driven learning experiences are more engaged, more enthusiastic, and have more fun. Our summer STEAM theme camps promise to be the most exciting learning experience available.

Which grade group should I choose—current or after summer?

Choose the grade group they will enter after summer.

How many students will be in a class?

During camps, the maximum class size is 8 kids for one teacher.

Are camps in English & Chinese?

Classes are predominantly taught in English. When stated otherwise or specifically requested, class will be taught by a bilingual coach or by an English-speaking coach with a Chinese-speaking teaching assistant.

Are camps for both girls and boys?

Yes, all Skyrock camps and courses are suitable for both boys and girls.

What are camp hours?

The daily schedule for most of our summer camps is from 9:30am - 4:30pm ( Drop off time is 9-9:30am Pick up time is 4:30 - 5:00pm ) Exceptions to this schedule are made for half day Nano Kids camps and custom booked camps. For either of these options use the chat buttons above to discuss with admissions.

What does a typical camp day look like?

Each day of camp students will cover one subject of STEAM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math ) To view details such as what kids will do and learn during camp, as well as a weekly schedule of activities, see camp schedule available on every camp page by grade group.

What should kids bring to camp?

We recommend Kids bring a water bottle and snacks if necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes that are ok for wear and tear.

Is there an option available for lunch?

Skyrock can provide lunch for an additional cost of NT$180 per day - the weekly lunch fee should be paid in cash on the first morning of camp. Please speak to a member of the admissions team for more information or to order a healthy lunch option for your child.

What locations will have summer camps?

Summer camps will be available at all Skyrock campuses including: Daan, Tree House, Tianmu, Dazhi, and Hsinchu. To see if a camp will be available at a location near you, visit the camp grade group page, and scroll down to the bookings list.

What time is drop off and collection?

Drop off is between 09:00 and 09:30 and collection is between 16:30 and 17:00. We have added an additional hour of activity to camp which will take place after lunch between 13:00 and 14:00. These activities will be a mixture of fun and education.

What is the minimum / maximum I can sign up for?

Most camps this year are 2-weeks long, which mean you must sign up for at least one two week period. However you can sign up for multiple camps while there is availability. Our summer camps usually sell-out, so signing up early is important. Speak with our admissions team about booking custom scheduled camps.

3-week multi-theme camps are also available for Nano Kids this year as well as a half-day booking option for Nano Kids. You can book these directly using the booking buttons found on each theme grade group pages, or contact our admissions team for help.

What payment methods do you accept?

Cash, credit card, and ATM transfer. If you have any questions on payment please chat with our admissions team using the chat buttons above.