Middle School STEAM - Aerospace Edition

Farley Macdonald, Greg Sesny
Rising 5th – Rising 8th Graders
June 17 – 21 • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring a healthy snack and filled water bottle from home each day.
Do you often wonder how and why things work? Do you like to design and build stuff? Then this camp is for you. In Middle School STEAM camp, we will design a pneumatic rocket launcher, create a scale model and then build our final product. Throughout the week, campers will discuss the design process, from brainstorming to building within a budget. We will also look at the physics of how the launcher works and learn the skills of teamwork, communication, organization and problem-solving.
Farley Macdonald is a Collegiate Middle School science teacher and has always had an interest in the sciences. He loves when students ask questions and enjoys figuring out how to build things and make them work. Greg Sesny is a physics teacher in Collegiate’s Upper School. He has worked with the U.S. FIRST Robotics Program and he previously founded a FIRST Robotics Team and served as a lead mentor.
For more information, contact Farley Macdonald at farley_macdonald@collegiate-va.org.