S.C.O.R.E. camps are fast approaching. Final registration is Monday, June 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Chase County Schools.
At that time, parents/grandparents will pick up their children’s t-shirts, water bottle, lunch cooler and camp program/schedule.
The 1-2 grade camp is full. said Director Marla Smith. Names are being taken by registration chairman, Linda Lakey, in the order she receives them. If there are cancellations, parents will be contacted.
The 3-4 grade and 5-6 grade camps are still open.
Parents may register their children online at www.scorecamp.com or by brochure. Brochures are located in area businesses, the school or contact Smith at
. Parents may also come to the school on June 3 and register their children.
S.C.O.R.E. camp depends on having volunteers to help with participants, visiting guest scientists and instructors, camp preparations and clean-up.
If you would like to volunteer, contact Chelsea Zuege, volunteer chairman, or visit with her on final registration day, June 3. She can also be reached at
Anyone who would like to volunteer to help with snacks or meals for guests and campers, may contact Charlesa Kline at
. If you like to fish and would be willing to assist children learning to fish, please contact Tom Elder, 882-5119.
Here are some program details:
Monday, June 10—Students will rotate to seven different stations presented by staff from the Strategic Air and Space Museum from Ashland, NE. Ken Schroeder, Deputy Director, is coordinating the activities centered on many exhibits they are bringing to SCORE.
Sessions include a Planetarium show, the giant Earth Balloon, multi-axis motion machine, robotics, the Giant (37’) Space Shuttle Slide, Astronaut training 101 and rocketry.
Schroeder also plans to bring a new addition…the 1200 lb. giant shuttle bouncy house.
Open house Monday, June 10
A spectacular balloon launch will occur in front of the school at 5 p.m. on June 10. This balloon launch was the halftime entertainment at a Husker game and other exciting events. It will launched into near space, and tracked by GPS. People will be able to track the balloon via a TV monitor. Approximately 30 minutes later it will be retrieved.
Following the launch, the public can observe the exhibits brought to SCORE from the Strategic Air and Space Museum listed above. They will be located in the Shorthorn and Longhorn gyms, cafeteria and lobby area. In addition, there will be several laser shows presented by Jack Dunn, Planetarium Director of the UNL State Museum, located in the auditorium.
The evening is free and represents the CCS Education Foundation’s appreciation to all who are supporting S.C.O.R.E. in any way.
A second Outreach Program will be Wednesday, June 12, from 5 to 6 p.m. when HAWKQUEST of Parker, Colo., will present “Birds of Prey.”
One does not often get to observe an eagle, hawk, owl or falcon up close….this is your chance to experience these birds and learn more about them.
The program will be held in the CCS auditorium.