Starts from

$499 per person

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Pathfinder® provides an exciting introduction to Space Camp® in a three-day, two-night program for groups.

Groups programs available year-round. Click "Request Availability" to check date availability for your group Build a model rocket, train like an astronaut and work in mission control or launch as part of the flight crew on a simulated space mission. Minimum of 16 including adults 

Build a model rocket, train like an astronaut and work in mission control or launch as part of the flight crew on a simulated space mission.

  • Simulated Space Mission
  • Five Degrees of Freedom Chair
  • Multi-Axis Trainer
  • Public Museum Simulators
  • Gift Shop
  • Movie in the National Geographic Theater or Show in the INTUITIVE® Planetarium (based on availability)
  • On-site meals

Program activities are led by Camp staff. Adult chaperones participate in the program.

Groups have the option to attend:

Fall/Winter/Spring-- Starts on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday Summer—Friday to Sunday sessions

    Pathfinder Program Includes: T-shirt, Team Photo, Program Completion Certificates.

    Packing List:

    • Hand sanitizer
    • Closed-toed shoes
    • Water bottle
    • Backpack or day pack
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug Spray
    • Cameras and video cameras are encouraged
    • Change or $1 bills for vending machines
    • Bed linens (twin sheets, pillowcase, blanket and/of sleeping bag)
    • Pillow
    • Towels and washcloths
    • Padlock for your locker
    • Toiletries: soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.
    • Appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions
    • Calling card/Cell phone (Cell phone usage by trainees is not permitted during the program activities.)
    • Shower shoes

    Snacks containing nuts/peanuts, may contain nuts, or processed in a facility with nuts are not allowed and will be immediately discarded without reimbursement. While we make every effort to ensure that camp areas such as our Habitats and Camp Galley are a nut-free environment, we cannot guarantee the total absence of nut products on our premises. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items. *On-site lodging is included in the program price. One discounted adult at $199 for every 15 students you bring. All registrations are subject to a non-refundable $200 group registration fee. 


    Click here to view the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Payment/Refund/Cancellation Policy and Terms of Service for Group Camp programs. Please note, your $200 registration fee is non-refundable.


    Mission Control

    Your connection to the Space Camp experience! Your online dashboard provides the login to your account, transportation options, packing lists, roommate requests, and more! Everything you need to manage your mission is all in one place and can be accessed at any time.

    Visit Mission Control



    Pathfinder Schedule:

    • Arrival window: 1:30-2:30 pm
    • Day 1: 3pm -8pm
    • Day 2: 7am-8pm
    • Day 3: 7am-11am

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    Please note, we typically reply within two business days. If you require immediate assistance please call.

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