Rocket Explorer Experience

MAY 29 through AUGUST 11, 2017

Ages 5**- 7
Ages 8 - 10


  • Take part in interactive lab activities led by our education department
  • Experiment with International Space Station science projects
  • Learn rocketry principles by building and launching rockets
  • Gain an understanding of a day in the life of an astronaut
  • Draw and design a mission patch
  • Explore museum activities, including museum exhibits and simulators like the Mars Climbing Wall and Space Shot
  • Learn how Huntsville took man to the moon
  • Enjoy water activities during your weeklong adventure (weather permitting)


  • Gain an understanding of the principles of flight
  • Fly an F-18 cockpit simulator
  • Learn basic survival skills
  • Train in water-survival scenarios
  • Practice hands-on training in fire and shelter construction
  • Construct a model balsa wood glider
  • Explore design principles of aviation with our 12 on-site aircraft
  • Enjoy outdoor activities, including simulators and swimming (weather permitting)


  • Work in teams to design and build robots
  • Explore basic computer programming
  • Sharpen communication and team-building skills
  • Complete engineering and design projects
  • Participate in critical thinking and logic-building activities
  • Design a rover
  • Learn principles of digital design and modeling
  • Compete in end-of-the-week team robotics challenge
  • Enjoy water activities during your weeklong adventure (weather permitting)


Full payment due at the time of booking.

  • One week: $275 per week
  • Two to four weeks: $250 per week
  • Five or more weeks: $225 per week

All programs are held in Huntsville, Alabama.

Programs are subject to change without notice.
**Must have completed kindergarten
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