Experience the authenticity of simulated space missions so you can teach with authority and inspiration!
Advanced Space Academy® Elite, a culminating Space Camp program for trainees ages 17 to 18, is by invitation only. Registration is not available online.
NEW guidelines for 2022!
Three days, Two nights
Always wanted to be an astronaut, but were too old for Space Camp? We have a camp for you! Adult Space Academy is an adventurous, weekend experience allowing campers to assume roles in hands-on, interactive space missions and learn what it takes to be an astronaut.
This camp is designed to be an experience for adults ages 18 and up.
3-Day Adult Space Academy includes:
Suit up for a mission to the International Space Station or train for a landing on the moon! Space Camp® is the ultimate educational experience that illuminates real-world applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Space Academy® trainees experience firsthand the future of space travel and train to solve technically challenging anomalies in order to complete their space mission.
Trainees practice clear communication through aquatic team-building activities and leadership training at Space Camp Challenge Course and put engineering skills to the test as they construct an ablative shield during the Thermal Design Challenge.
Advanced Space Academy® explores college and career preparation through an immersive experience in science, engineering, technology and math.
Trainees experience a variety of astronaut training exercises, engineering challenges and team-building activities all culminating in an extended-duration simulated space mission.
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
Always wanted to be an astronaut but thought you were too old for Space Camp? Adult Space Academy® is a 6-day/5-night adventure with hands-on, interactive space missions and other activities to show you what it takes to be an astronaut.
An adventure the whole family can enjoy! Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles are all invited to bring your future astronaut, engineer or scientist and explore everything Space Camp has to offer!
Thank you for your interest in the Alabama Space Academy for Educators program, our programs are full for 2023 and the application is closed. Please check back this fall for the 2024 application.
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® has received funding from the Alabama Legislature to bring teachers from across the state to a special Space Academy® for Educators.