Want to know how amazing
fireworks are made?
Want to use high powered explosives
to blast your way into a steel structure?
Want to find out how you can make
industrial diamonds using explosives?
Want to learn the history of explosives
and their importance in everyday life?
Then come on out to
and find all the answers you're looking for.
It's going to be a real blast!
2013 Schedule of Events
Arrival at NMTech in Socorro, NM. Check into dorms. Evening picnic. Meet and greet students.
The Safety, Evolution and History of Explosives. Videos, tour of NMTech and pizza party.
Physics of Explosives and Pyrotechnics. Safety class. The safety and setup of fireworks. Field trip to EMRTC's Torres Lab for practical experiments.
Safety class. Demonstration of blast effects on civil structures.
Explosives Science and Application. Safety class. Chemical testing of explosives with laboratory instruments. Evening barbecue.
Field trip to Lee Ranch Coal Mine in Grants, NM. for a tour and blast demonstrations. Pool party.
End of camp lunch.