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Explore Space Experience at the Space Foundation Discovery Center

Give Your Kids Plenty of Space This Summer!
Launch your future explorers, scientists and engineers into a memorable summer adventure at the Space Foundation Discovery Center.
Explore Space Experience was created to inspire and engage children, ages 9 - 14, and to provide an educational, memorable experience. Your future explorers will enjoy a variety of hands-on, immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

Registration opens March 1

Four week-long themes, June 12 - July 20, 2017

Event Admission
$295 per session
(Multiple session discounts!)

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Explore Space Experience at the Space Foundation Discovery Center

  1. 1. GIVE YOUR KIDS PLENTY OF SPACE THIS SUMMER! SPACE For Inspiration To Explore To Learn To Have Fun Give Them an Explore Space Experience! Explore Space Experience was created to inspire and engage children, ages 9 - 12 and to provide a memorable educational experience. Your future explorers will enjoy a variety of hands-on,immersive activities and experiences based on space and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Explore Space Experience is designed and led by certified master teachers, with over 50 years combined teaching experience. Four sessions are scheduled so children can enjoy some or all of our unique space and science-related topics. Full and half day options are available. The sessions are all held on site and indoors at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, just off of Garden of the Gods Road, in Colorado Springs. The program does not include lunch or snacks. Summer just got a whole lot more interesting… RESERVE SPACE TODAY and Expand Their Universe! Sign up now for all four sessions, or for individual sessions. A discount is available with early registration. Limited Spots Available www.SpaceFoundation.org/explorespace Contact sfdcreservations@spacefoundation.org 719.576.8000 or +1.800.691.4000 RATES Per Session Register early and save! FULL DAY Early Registration by April 8, 2016 $275 Regular Rate $295 HALF DAY Early Registration by April 8, 2016 $165 Regular Rate $185
  2. 2. Launch your future explorers, scientists and engineers into a memorable summer adventure at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. www.SpaceFoundation.org/explorespace Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719.576.8000 or +1.800.691.4000 sfdcreservations@spacefoundation.org Rocketry Future engineers will embark on an intriguing journey to learn all about rocketry. Through a focus on aerodynamic and rocketry principles, they will enjoy hands-on projects, such as designing rockets, observing rocket simulations and learning about rocket history. Ages 9 - 12 FULL DAY: M-Th June 13 - 16 9:00 a.m. - 4 :00 p.m. HALF DAY: M-F June 13 - 17 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Train Like an Astronaut An out-of-this-world experience – aspiring astronauts will explore what it’s like to train like an astronaut and why an astronaut’s physical well-being is critical for mission success. They will learn about the effects of microgravity on the circulatory, muscular, skeletal and digestive systems and develop product prototypes necessary for safe space travel. Ages 9 - 12 FULL DAY: M-Th June 20 - 23 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. HALF DAY: M-F June 20 – 24 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Astronomy Explorers will learn about stars, planets and our vast universe – enjoying hands-on activities incorporating science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM), including creating scale models of the Solar System, exoplanets, possible alien life, constellations and more. Ages 9 - 12 FULL DAY: M-Th June 27 - 30 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. HALF DAY: M-F June 27 - July 1 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Space Technology Young designers will embark on a creative journey to learn about 21st century technol- ogies used in space. They will compete in design challenges and create simulations, learning skills that will be needed for careers of the future. Participants will engage in activities that will highlight robotics, 3D printing, coding and much more. Ages 9 - 12 FULL DAY: M-Th July 11 - 14 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. HALF DAY: M-F July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

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