Explorer Camps for ages 8-9

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 8-9 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

Mars Exploration

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

This five-day Martian adventure will challenge junior scientists to seek solutions to the obstacles of deep space travel. Participants engage in engineering design challenges, use robotic platforms, and delve into topics such as geology, radiation, and rocketry.

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Robotics Exploration

June 7-11, July 5-9, Aug. 2-6 | $350 5-day Explorer Camp

Campers head into the labs to design and build robots to explore beyond Earth. Robotics Exploration allows campers to experience a wide variety of cutting-edge robotic platforms all in one camp. Through project-based robotic challenges, campers use their skills in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding in order to solve simulated anomalies that arise in space exploration. Campers gain confidence as they learn how to successfully code and program through these engaging robotic challenges.

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Space Exploration

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

Campers head into the labs to discover what it takes to solve problems related to space exploration. During this weeklong camp, participants imagine how to get to new places in our solar system, explore how astronauts live and work in space, learn rocketry basics, and plan for future missions. Everything from programming robots and launching hand-made rockets will inspire your camper to keep exploring.

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Junior Robotics

June 28-July 2, July 26-30 | $350 5-day Explorer Camp

Junior Robotics is designed for young robotics enthusiasts. Using LEGO robotic platforms, campers engage in immersive robotics challenges tied to space exploration. Through project-based robotic challenges, campers hone their skills in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding to successfully complete their exploration mission.

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Junior Exploration

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

During this four-day adventure camp, junior scientists are immersed in STEM learning experiences as they seek solutions to space exploration challenges. Campers engage in engineering design challenges, use various robotic platforms, and learn the basics of rocketry.

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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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