COMO Maalifushi to host space camp with Citizen Astronaut Sara Sabry

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COMO Hotels and Resorts has announced a Space Summer Camp series for children and teenagers, led by veteran NASA astronaut Nicole Stott and Citizen Astronaut Sara Sabry.

Young explorers are invited to become Island Astronauts in a series of Space Camps at the brand’s island resorts in Thailand, Bali and the Maldives. 

The camps will provide aspiring young astronauts with the opportunity to discover a host of activities that promise adventure while learning about the universe. Kids from ages 8 to 16 will learn about space through art, food and movement with astronauts Nicole Stott and Sara Sabry.

Guests can join in at any point while the camp is running, to enjoy a fun-filled itinerary of space-themed experiences which include:  

  • Moon Rock Scavenger Hunt 
  • Blast Off! – make a rocket from baking soda 
  • Food in Space 
  • Space Games and more

From 28 July to 6 August, the immersive camp at COMO Maalifushi will be led by Citizen Astronaut Sara Sabry, the first Arab woman in space. Sabry was selected as the world’s second Citizen Astronaut, in a program by Space for Humanity where all civilians have the opportunity to apply to become a trained astronaut. 

Following the resort’s exclusive two-week Island Warriors: Earth Camp, guests can participate a fun-filled itinerary of space-themed activities that include Spacesuit Design, a beach clean-up, and a session for creating food for astronauts. Other activities exclusive to the resort include star gazing with Sara Sabry, and a ‘Movie Under the Stars’ evening. 

Participation in the Space Summer Camp will be offered on a complimentary basis during the  astronauts’ residency.