Explorer Camps for ages 6-7

Our Explorer Camp experiences educate campers in an immersive way while also maintaining health and safety. In addition to immersive educational activities, campers tour inspiring Space Center Houston exhibits, watch live presentations and films, and go behind the scenes at NASA Johnson Space Center. Browse the summer Explorer Camps for ages 6-7 below and register today!

Build rockets

Design space habitats

Program robots

Parents must review the parent guide, which includes changes to the camp policies and procedures. Parent Guide

Journey to Mars

June 14-18, July 12-16, Aug. 9-13 | $289.95 5-day Explorer Camp

While demonstrating best safety practices, campers are immersed in activities that ignite their interest in science along with their sense of adventure. These young engineers learn the basics of rocketry, discover coding, and explore hands-on science activities.


Engineering Basics

June 7-11, July 5-9, Aug. 2-6 | $289.95 5-day Explorer Camp

Campers discover what it takes to solve problems related to space exploration in Engineering Basics. Taking LEGO® bricks "out of the box” and to new and exciting places, this weeklong camp gets your little builders using LEGO bricks like never before. These engineers-in-training will be immersed in innovative problem-solving, building simple machines, art projects, and robotics. Watch your camper come away inspired and ready to create!


Journey to Space

June 28-July 2, July 26-30 | $289.95 5-day Explorer Camp

How do astronauts work in space? Why is Venus so hot? Will people ever go to Mars? How do robots work? What do engineers do? All these questions and more are answered as campers explore space through art, science, robotics, and engineering activities. This camp leaves all inquiring minds inspired to continue their journey.


Robotics Basics

June 21-25, July 19-23 | $289.95 5-day Explorer Camp

Campers head into the labs to design and build robots to explore beyond Earth. Robotics Basics is a camp designed to introduce young scientists and engineers to the world of robotics and coding. Campers have the opportunity to experience a multitude of robotics platforms in order to complete their space exploration missions. Whether it is building a robot, programming a robot, or solving problems through code, your camper will have a blast learning the basics of robotics.


Exploration and Discovery

June 1-4 | $229.95 4-day Explorer Camp

Campers discover what it takes to launch a rocket in order to send people, supplies and spacecraft beyond Earth’s atmosphere. During this four-day adventure, campers will understand how to design and build rockets to reach their space travel destinations.


Parents must review the parent guide, which includes changes to the camp policies and procedures. Parent Guide

Note: LEGO® is not a partner, sponsor, donor or investor supporting Explorer Camps and is in no way affiliated with Space Center Houston.

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