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Space Camp® launched in 1982 to inspire and motivate young people from around the country to join the ranks of space pioneers who persevere to push the boundaries of human exploration. Today, with attendees from all 50 states, territories and more than 60 foreign countries, the immersive program continues to challenge young people to dream of a future in space. With the U.S. Space & Rocket Center® as home base, trainees have an unparalleled environment to spur imagination.

The Space Camp Alumni Association (SCAA) represents all Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® and Robotics Camp STEM education program alumni. The SCAA serves to harness the knowledge, abilities, and resources of camp program trainee and staff alumni for the advancement of programs, projects, and initiatives benefiting Space Camp, Aviation Challenge, and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as a whole, while also inspiring both current and future alumni to action.

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Space Camp has attracted more than 750,000 trainees since its inception.

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After registering, you can enter your last name and your birthday to pull up your camp attendance records from 1989 – 2015! Armed with the programs and dates you attended, head over to our Space Camp Alumni Facebook Group where you can share your memories of camp and connect with your teammates!

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Do you live near or in New York City?

Come celebrate the induction into the Space Camp Hall of Fame for Susanna Phillips at The Juilliard School in New York City, Thursday, June 18 at 4 p.m.

Susanna is a Space Camp alumna and American opera singer who has sung leading lyric soprano roles at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera as well as internationally.

Dr. Deborah Barnhart, CEO & Executive Director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, will lead and preside over the induction ceremony at the Juilliard School, Susanna’s alma mater. Due to a performance, Susanna will not be able to attend the July 25 induction ceremony at the 2015 Alumni Festival weekend & induction ceremony in Huntsville, AL.  Video of her induction will be a part of the ceremony on July 25th.

All Space Camp alumni, Space Camp Hall of Fame members and space enthusiasts are invited to attend the ceremony. Please R.S.V.P to: info@spacecampalumni.com with the subject line ‘NYC Event RSVP’. Please include the full names of all attendees in the email.

More details on the 2015 Alumni Festival weekend can be found here: spacecamp.com/AlumniFestival

The Spring Edition of our quarterly Space Camp Alumni Newsletter is now available! We hope you’ll take a moment to review some of the exciting things happening at Camp and in the Alumni community.

This is an especially excting issue as we announce the details of the inaugural Space Camp Alumni Festival Weekend! Find out how to get your tickets for all of the events.

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ATTENTION ALL SPACE CAMP ALUMNI IN THE FLORIDA SPACE COAST REGION AND/OR THOSE ATTENDING THE ORION EFT-1 LAUNCH:

The Space Camp Alumni Advancement Board will be participating in a pre-launch dinner Wednesday, December 3rd beginning at 6:00PM at El Leoncito in Titusville, FL (El Leoncito – 4280 S. Washington Ave (US#1); Titusville, FL 32780 http://elleoncito.com/ )  This dinner is being hosted by a combination of Space Camp Alumni and NASA Social Alumni and with participation from not only these groups, but also the space enthusiast community at-large.

As a part of the evening’s events,  John Ramsey – AAB Chair, along with other members of the board will be presenting an update on Space Camp and the AAB’s plans for 2015 and beyond.

You won’t want to miss this evening with a great group of alumni and all-around space enthusiasts as we celebrate Human Spaceflight, Space Camp, STEM Education, and the first step in the ‘Next Giant Leap’.

We encourage you to wear your flight suits, jackets, hats, or any other camp memorabilia for the evening’s events – and come prepared to tell YOUR Space Camp story for our roving video cameras on how it inspired you and affected your life.

Please RSVP here by Thursday, November 20th if you plan to attend.

Look forward to seeing you there!


Meet The Team

Ben Chandler
Chair
John Ratnaswamy
Secretary
Christopher Key
Board Member
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger
Board Member
Maj. Phillip A. “Ritz” Smith
Space Camp Hall of Fame Representative
Dr. Gretchen E. Green
Board Member
Dr Andrea Hanson
Co-Chair
Jason Lanier
Board Member - USSRC Representative
Kate Schulz
Board Member
Beth Mitchell Gencel
Board Member
Kristy Ingram
Board Member
Dr Danielle Maack
Board Member
  • “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.”

    Wernher von Braun




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