Accessibility camps

Register now for an amazing accessible educational camp experience designed for exceptional science and space explorers and their caregivers!

In addition to engaging educational activities, campers and their caregivers travel to NASA Johnson Space Center for a model rocket launch and tour inspiring Space Center Houston exhibits such as Mission Mars.

Accessible camps

Camp for Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Dec. 8 | $64.95*
Learn what it takes to explore new places and discover our solar system. In this camp, you and your camper will learn all about the planet Mars. This camp has been specially designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities of any age, tailored to inspire creativity and adventure within each camper, and celebrating everyone’s abilities. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn the skills needed to be the next great explorer!
*Note: price includes one camper and one adult legal guardian/caregiver.
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Camp for Low Vision or Blindness
Dec. 15 | $64.95*
Learn what it takes to explore new places and discover the wonders of space. This camp has been specially designed for individuals with blindness or visual impairments and will use space and science learning to inspire curiosity, creativity and adventure. Activities are designed for upper-elementary through high-school campers, but campers of any age 7 or older are welcome. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn the skills needed to be the next great explorer!
*Note: price includes one camper and one adult legal guardian/caregiver.
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General camp information

  • Each camper is required to attend with an adult legal guardian/caregiver
  • Wait lists are available for sold-out camps. Contact our Reservations Department at +1 281-283-4755 or reservations@spacecenter.org to be added to the waitlist.
  • Check-in is 9 a.m.
  • Checkout is 3 p.m.
  • Lunch
    • Lunch is included in the price of the camp.
    • Campers may bring their own lunches as well.
    • A microwave is not available to campers.
  • Mandatory forms
    • The medical information form MUST be received five business days prior to the first day of camp.
    • Camp registrants will receive an email to electronically sign the forms prior to the camp. If you do not receive the electronic forms, please contact our day camp educators at accessibility@spacecenter.org.
  • Accommodations
    • Once you have registered, a Space Center Houston accessibility representative will contact you to discuss any specific accommodation needs.
  • Cancellations
    • Cancellations must be emailed to reservations@spacecenter.org and received no later than 14 business days before the first day of camp in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations made after the 14-business-day deadline will not be refunded. If Space Center Houston cancels a camp, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.

Frequently asked questions

No, before- and after-care are not offered for one-day camps.
• The doors to Space Center Houston open for camp check-in at approximately 9 a.m.
• Campers are dismissed at 3 p.m.
• Closed-toed shoes should be worn to camp each day.
• Any medications and medical or accessibility equipment your camper needs during a six-hour time period including sound-cancelling headphones, sunglasses, Irlen glasses, etc.”
• Campers and caregivers will enter Space Center Houston at the main entrance, through a designated camper check-in door.
• Campers and caregivers will need to sign-in at their designated camp table.
• Participants or parents/guardians of special needs campers should indicate the special needs on the Medical Information Form, which is due to Space Center Houston five (5) business days prior to the day of camp.
• Once we have that information that the camper has a disability, impairment, or condition, a representative from the Space Center Houston education staff will contact the parent to discuss.
• Lunch is included in the price of the camp, but campers may bring their own lunch if they choose.
• No glass containers are allowed.
• There is NOT a microwave available to campers.
• Campers with food allergies will be required to sit at a special table to avoid food contamination.
• A medical form will be sent to the email on file two (2) weeks prior to the camp even start date.
• Forms need to be completed five (5) days before the camp event begins.

Contact Reservations at +1 281-283-4755 or reservations@spacecenter.org or Accessibility & Inclusion at +1 281-244-2147 or accessibility@spacecenter.org for more information.

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