School Programs

School Visits

  • Meet curriculum goals during your visit!
  • Extend your experience with a standards-based “Outer Space Academy” hands-on activity.
  • Visit on one of our “Special Days” and engage in additional activities at no extra charge.

Space After Dark

  • Designed especially for the out-of-town guests
  • Engage in exciting standards-based mission activities, take a private tram tour, enjoy dinner, and more!


  • Distance Learning takes electronic learning to a new level with hands-on, active sessions from multiple locations on the museum floor.
  • Orbital Outreach brings the excitement of Space Center Houston directly to you!

Public Programs

Scout Camp-Ins

  • Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts camp-in at Space Center Houston!
  • Engage in exciting, hands-on activities aligned with specific badge requirements.

Day Camps

  • Campers ages 4-14 will have a blast with our hands on adventures.
  • Camps offered Spring Break, Winter Holiday Break and throughout the Summer.

Space University

  • High school students from around the globe compete in this one of a kind week-long engineering challenge.
  • Design a multi-stage rocket and robotic rover, scuba dive, and talk with Johnson Space Center engineers!

Teacher Programs

Space Exploration Educator Conference (SEEC)

  • Earn up to 24 professional development hours during this three day immersion in space exploration.
  • Appropriate for Grades K-12 – and not just for science teachers!
  • Educators attend sessions presented by Scientists, Engineers, Educators, and Astronauts.
  • Engage in classroom-tested, hands-on, interactive activities that will bring space to life for your students.

Educator Resource Center

  • Looking for STEM support materials with a space twist? Check us out! Materials in our Educator Resource Center are filled with innovative, unique and stimulating lessons covering a wide range of classroom subjects.

Space Center Houston Educational Programs