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Orlando Science Center Earns ACA-Accredited Camp Status

ACA Accreditation is Highest Recognition Bestowed Upon a Camp Operation

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2014) — The American Camp Association announced today that Orlando Science Center has received ACA-Accredited Camp status for summer 2015. Of approximately 12,000 camps nationwide, only one in five is ACA-accredited, according to the organization.

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JoAnn Newman (President & CEO of Orlando Science Center) and Sara Brady (President & CEO of Sara Brady Public Relations) hosted a private, social gathering for Women of the World on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at the Science Center.

The ladies mixed-and-mingled in Bats: Myths & Mysteries while engaging in live science demos.

Thanks to all the women who attended!


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Bats are in trouble and they need your help! But don't take our word for it.

Rob Mies, executive director of the Organization For Bat Conservation (The Bat Zone) and curator of our traveling exhibit Bats: Myths & Mysteries, and Ben Affleck, star of the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, tells us why North American bats are on the verge of extinction and how you can help save them.

Learn more at www.savebats.org.


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It was so much fun that it was scary at the 11th annual Spooktacular event!

Member families came dressed in their best costumes for a safe Halloween adventure that included trick-or-treating, face painting, spooky science demos and hands-on activities.


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8th Annual Gala Event

Saturday, November 1, 2013, 7:00 - 10:30 p.m.

Step into the Past as we support the future at the Orlando Science Center’s Neanderthal Ball! Set amongst the prehistoric setting of “DinoDigs” and the Ice Age theme of “Our Planet, Our Universe” exhibit. Enjoy delectable food and wine choices under under the star lit sky on the beautiful SunTrust Terrace.

Chisel out your mark at the silent auction. Dress code is cocktail fun with an accent on “cavemen couture”, with an animal print necktie or leopard pattern cocktail dress!


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It's been said that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders. They're also tomorrow's innovators and inventors, and the ones who can help create new opportunities for our local economies to prosper and flourish.

To inspire our local youth to develop new ideas that can change the world, Bright House Networks is proud to present "Bright Ideas STEM from Today’s Youth" — a multi-state competition where high school students show how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) can bring their idea to life!

Want to get your students' inner geniuses going? We've put together a few ideas and a list of resources that can help you focus your students on using STEM to solve some of today’s challenges.

Whether big or small, your students’ Bright Ideas can change the world!

Download the Bright Ideas Institute Kit to get the tools and instructions you need to participate. This kit includes:

  • The Bright Ideas 60-second promotional video
  • A list of programming networks with STEM-related content
  • Some suggested activities for generating Bright Ideas entries

For more information or to enter the competition, visit www.brighthouse.com/brightideas.

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Rob Mies is the executive director for the Organization for Bat Conservation and curator of the Science Center’s newest traveling exhibit, Bats: Myths & Mysteries. WUCF-TV, Central Florida’s PBS station, spotlighted Rob and the exhibit in a segment for their Emmy Award-winning magazine show, ONE.

Get to know Rob — or as many like to call him “Batman” — and prepare to be fascinated by the flying mammal. And don’t be surprised if, by the end, Rob’s enthusiasm for bats rubs off on you!


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