Spring Ages 6-8

Save your place now for a fun spring camp!

Individual day camps are $55 per day and weeklong day camps range from $225 to $350 each. Space Center Houston Members and NASA employees receive 10 percent off year-round by entering their special discount code. Stay informed about upcoming events and special offers by signing up for our newsletter.


Weeklong camps


Discovery Science Series Level II – New for 2016

March 14-18

The all new Discovery Science Series combines our best age-appropriate single-day camps into one amazing weeklong adventure. The only spring camp experience designed to grow with your camper each year. This weeklong camp includes Astronaut Training II, Facing Mars, Ooier Gooier Gross & Slimier, Rocket Combustion and Science Fiction Meets Space Realities.

Campers will get even messier as they continue their journeys with chemistry. They will learn the fun science behind lightsabers as they survive laser battles. They will learn what it takes to be an astronaut while planning and executing a mission to Mars just like NASA. They also will discover how rocket engines work and see some cool, yet safe, explosions!

Discover a new world.

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Junior Robotics

March 14-18

Are engineering techniques too complicated for your young campers? Not at Space Center Houston, where our exciting spring camp is Junior Robotics. This new offering introduces the fascinating world of next-gen robotic design including concepts of gear use, pulleys and inclined planes. Campers will be challenged to use their imaginations while working as a team to complete an assigned mission.

Prepare to be amazed!

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Individual camps


Astronaut Training II

March 14

How do astronauts train to go to space? Discover the physical health requirements for astronauts and tackle the “Advanced Astronaut Training” obstacle course designed especially for older cadets. This experience is designed to challenge campers who will conduct experiments, practice flying as well as landing the space shuttle in preparation for their first flight into space.

Initiate training.

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Rocket Combustion

March 15

Campers will discover how rocket engines work and see some cool explosions! Explore the science of rocket propulsion and discover how NASA is testing various systems for future space vehicles. Campers will even build and be able to take home their own spaceship.

Prepare to launch.

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Ooier, Gooier, Grosser and Slimier

March 16

Even more mad science awaits campers in the Space Center laboratory. Come explore the even weirder and more wonderful world of chemical science. Using the power of electricity, campers will amaze their friends and gross out their families with Oobleck and more in this grosser and messier camp.

Get answers here.

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Facing Mars

March 17

Want to know what the red planet is all about? Ready to learn what it takes to land a rover safely on the surface of an unknown terrain? What are “extremophiles” and why do they make scientists believe that there may be life on Mars? In “Facing Mars,” campers will investigate the science and engineering needed to plan and execute a mission to Mars, just like NASA.

Next stop the Red Planet.

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Science Fiction Meets Space Realities I

March 18

Your camper will experience worlds from a galaxy far, far away as they explore the fun science behind lightsabers, energy fields and other exciting magical movie concepts. Discover how NASA takes ideas from the big screen and makes them outer space reality.

Use the force now!

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Contact Reservations at 281-283-4755 or reservations@spacecenter.org for more information.