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U.S. Space & Rocket Center to start 'Community Day Camp' Sept. 7th

Students would work from their individual school system and grade requirements on their own electronic devices.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is now offering 'Community Day Camp' for kids in grades 1 through 6. It will be a five week program starting September 7th.

The space center will accept just over two hundred kids. Students will focus on their individual course work in four, one hour learning blocks.

The camp hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m for $249 per week. Optional after-program care is 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., at an additional $50.

Masks and social distancing will be required for students and staff, as well as daily temperature checks and symptom screenings.

Leaders say this program will help families balance virtual school and work.

"This will be a great way for the children to be able to interact with each other. Kind of gain from a learning experience. We know we're not trying to target a particular school system here, nor are we trying to replace anything that the teachers are doing in the virtual learning experience. We're here just to supplement that learning experience," says Pat Ammons.

For more information and to register, click here.

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