Thursday, 28 April 2022 11:41

Roller Coaster Summer Camp for Kids in Saratoga Springs This Summer

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Innovation Center at Saratoga, Inc. is kicking off its this summer’s programming with two one-week sessions of a Roller Coaster Camp in association with Clarkson University. 

Camp will be held July 5-8 and July 12-15 at the F. Donald Myers Center in Saratoga Springs. 

The camp offers rising 7th and 8th graders the opportunity to experience the creation of a roller coaster and theme park while working in small teams. Students will learn the science behind roller coasters; use Roblox to create their dream coaster as part of a theme park and visit the Great Escape to see a theme park in action.

Camp registration includes: 3 days of in-class exploration of physics, math, and computers; Incorporation of artistic components as students learn to theme their parks and coasters; 1 day at the Great Escape with lunch and refillable drink mug.

This camp is based on the very successful Roller Coaster camp developed by the Physics and Math departments at Clarkson University. The Innovation Center educational team will be trained by the Clarkson University faculty who run this camp annually on their Potsdam campus. 

For more information, go to: innovationcentersaratoga.org/summer-camp. 

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