Tel: (623) 322-2001

17835 N 44th Street,  Phoenix, AZ 85032 US

Space Exploration
In this class, campers will learn about the history of planetary exploration and the current missions that are happening right now. Focus will be on critical thinking and problem solving.

Does your camper wonder how telescopes work? Or if there are other solar systems out there with planets like Earth? In this exploration, your camper will learn the basics of astronomy as well as about the cosmos!

Mercury 2022 Themes

Life in Space
 Campers will be exploring what it takes to live in space, set up a colony on the Moon or even on another planet!

Rates & Hours

Challenger Space Center doors open at 8:45am for camp check in.
A $5 for every 5 minutes late fee will be charged for each child not picked up by 12:05pm (for half-day camp) or 4:05pm. 

Mercury campers can attend either the morning or afternoon session or can combine both for a full-day camp experience.

Each session includes age-appropriate hands-on activities and fun projects.

Full-day campers must bring a sack lunch.

Maximum enrollment: 20 children per session. 


Entering Grade 2 or 3


$125 per half-day session (5 days), per child
$250 per full-day session (5 days), per child 

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Registration now available!

Students will learn the basics of engineering and the scientific method by exploring how to design and build a spacecraft that can travel to and explore a distant object in the solar system.