|April 4, 2002||
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DOT to co-sponsor aviation camp
Iowa - The Iowa Department of Transportation's Office of Aviation, in
cooperation with the Iowa Aviation Promotion Group, is sponsoring a youth summer
camp June 9 - 12 at the 4-H Education and Natural Resource Center near Madrid.
focus of the overnight camp will be "Travel Your Universe: Rockets, Robots,
Airplanes, Stars and DNA!" The children involved in the camp will gain both
classroom and hands-on experience with science and aerospace activities. In the
evening the Ames Astronomy Club will set up telescopes for viewing.
camp is available to youth ages 9 to 12 years, with a maximum of 50 children.
The cost is $110 if registered prior to May 20 and $140 if registered after May
20. Registration includes all meals. The camp is completely supervised by adults
trained in first aid. The registration form is available at www.iawings.com on
the calendar of events or at www.extension.iastate.edu/4hcenter.