Joel Rosenbaum — The Reporter

Youth create rockets, planets at Space Adventure Camp in Vacaville

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Going to space has been on a lot of people’s minds recently, likely due to the SpaceX launch.

Not everyone is willing to undergo the extensive training to be sent into orbit, though, so the next best thing? Looking to Vacaville’s center of imagination: Imagine That!

The interactive science and art center is in the midst of its Space Adventure Camp, where youngsters have been putting their creative skills to use by creating spaceships, planets and alien blasters, all while learning lessons about the Milky Way and the planets therein.

The three-day class began Wednesday.

Kheleb Hocog, the camp’s instructor, said that with kids being stuck at home all summer due to the coronavirus, Imagine That! was looking at ways to bring them out of their homes in a socially distant environment where they can learn scientific and artistic lessons.

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