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Sirius Contribution to
the Jamboree 2017, Algerian Kashafa

at Zemmouri El-Bahri, Wilaya of Boumerdes

July 3-9, 2017
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy

Sirius participated to the Jamboree, the first time such a Jamboree is taking place in Algeria.
Twelve members of Sirius were there to coach the various Scout groups. All those groups had to get basic Astronomy training...
It consisted of the following set of topics:

1- Know the Universe: It was done through a guided visit to the "Cosmic Symphony", a large Astronomy exhibit especially brought from Constantine to the camp for the Jamboree.
2- Basic astronomical orientation skills
3- Confection of a mobile Skymap.


kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy

Some Pictures....

kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
They came from all over the country... The opening day at the camp.

The local authorities visiting the Sirius Astronomy Association stand.

The Race to Space 2016 winners all members of Sirius, sharing experiences and talking about their astronaut training at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

Discovering young talents...

The camp was organized in villages, each with its specific topic: The Science and Development village, the Art village...

There was every day a nightime gathering with special activities for the whole camp. Among them, short talks by Prof. J.Mimouni on topics ranging trom: Know your Corner of our Universe, The Space Adventure, Free floating in Orbit, Least we forget Gaza...

kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Vivid presentations by the Sirius members to the various Scout groups. Yasser and Salah doing the talking.

kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy 2017
Here Moukhliss in action...
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
The "Cosmic Symphony" exhibit used for pedagogical purposes. Here a partial view of the exhibit with its 45 panels next to the Sirius tent.
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Were also present the Race to Space 2016 winners which helped coach the various scout groups. Standing up among them Moukliss, and seated is Acil.
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Here chatting with the scout leaders, sharing their experience in being trained as astronauts in August 2016 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center à Huntsville, Alabama
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
The Science village within the camp where the Sirius tent and exhibit were located..
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Salah presenting the Universe...
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Here the R2S team part of the Sirius team with a group of young scouts (Salaheddine, Chamseddine, Houssem and Yahya). Motivating the youth and preparing them for tomorrow's World.
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
Under the Sirius tent, Kheiro and Moukliss at left, and Salah at right. All in all, 12 members of Sirius were present some for the whole week and others for a period of time
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
It was non stop sessions day after day, so that at the end of the week, all the group have gotten a hefty astronomical dose

kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri AstronomyKheiro and Salah during a workshop


Part of the Sirius team

Dedicated talks on the Space training program...
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
No scout camp without camp fire
Sunset kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy Sunset kashafa Sirius Scout Camp Zemmouri Astronomy
A gorgeous sunset at Zemmouri beach, few hundred meters from the camp... and a glorious sunset on the return trip.

 
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