Challenger Learning Center

Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020

You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.

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Gateway to the Stars for National Kids to Parks Day

From noon to 4 p.m. in the Museum at the Gateway Arch, visitors can earn a unique "Night Skies" patch with a National Park Service Ranger, take a selfie in the star-studded photo booth, and explore the constellations with the flight crew from the Challenger Learning Center! Nature Cat will also be at the park to celebrate National Kids to Parks Day. 

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Challenger Learning Center Summer Space Adventures

Aspiring astronauts, scientists and engineers ages 8-18 will have a "blast" at the award-winning Challenger Learning Center where they can explore space, science, art, and technology through simulated space missions and other out-of-this-world activities. 

Space adventurers can travel to the Moon or Mars, explore Comets, or train in an underwater environment in SCUBA gear. 

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Challenger Learning Center's 15-Year Anniversary Community Celebration

Join the Challenger Learning Center in celebration of its 15-year anniversary! This celebration is a community event for all ages, and includes simulated space missions, drone demonstrations, hands-on activities for kids and a screening of the film Earthrise. Admission also includes lunch! Visitors will also see the winners and entries of the Center's logo design competition and rocket design competition. 

 

 

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Challenger Learning Center to Mark 15th Year with Community Celebration, Logo Contest

On Saturday, November 3, the Challenger Learning Center will celebrate 15 years of bringing the wonders of space and STEM to local kids with a free community event. But before lift-off this fall, the Center is hosting a special logo competition that will give one young artist the chance to put their stamp on history.

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Roller Coaster Engineering for Kids
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Kids will learn how roller coasters work as they loop their own tracks for some speedy marble fun. Roller Coaster Engineering is for kids ages 8-12 and is a free workshop held at the St. Louis County Library. Registration is required.

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Sensory Story Time
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Sensory Story Time is geared to families with children ages 3-9 who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs. Children of all abilities are welcome.

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