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Family Space Camp
The funds raised from this event will also go towards supporting family trips to Space Camp in Huntsville, AL. Each student will travel with his/her parent to train like an astronaut. We believe the sky is the limit for our students! Students and parents engage in science experiments and simulations of real space missions. For many participants, including the parents, it is their first time in a different city and traveling by plane. Parents are also able to witness the high value S.T.E.A.M. education and exposure has for their child.
Once a year, we bring students from our partner schools together for a Holiday Celebration. It is an opportunity to provide students with a "Winter Wonderland" complete with holiday decorations. Students receive gifts provided by partners/sponsors and take a picture with Santa. They are treated to a warm holiday meal with all the trimmings and abundant holiday themed activities. Funds raised through the "Bags for Kids" Cornhole Tournament will be used to provide a Holiday Celebration to over 1500 students on December 14th. For many students, this may be their only holiday meal and gift.
2017 First Annual Tournament Fundraiser
Art Norman, a special contributor to NBC 5 News, will be making an appearance at the "Bags for Kids" Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser. His "Making a Difference" segments air weekly on NBC 5 News at 5 p.m. These stories feature extraordinary people making a difference in their communities across the Chicago area. Art is also a frequent NBC 5 News ambassador making appearances at many community events .
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