Two Aurora Public Schools students are having a blast this summer, as they prepare for Space Camp 2010. Autumn Page-Tinsley and Dominic Wenger attend Columbia Middle School. They are the only students from Colorado attending the camp, sponsored by Northrop Grumman.
The corporation is sending 48 students to Space Camp 2010. Autumn and Dominic were selected through an essay competition held at the school. Northrop Grumman covers all the costs of the week-long camp, which takes place in July at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
The mission of Space Camp 2010 is to be the premier provider of authentic, inspiring, and entertaining educational experiences in space science and aviation. The goal for the student component of Space Camp is to inspire and motivate the next generation of explorers, scientists, teachers, and engineers. The Northrop Grumman sponsorship will provide life-changing experiences to students who have the unlocked potential to excel with the right support - inspiring them to dream big and to work to make those dreams a reality. All activities correlate to national science, math and technology standards.
Autumn Page-Tinsley and Dominic Wenger