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Camp-Ins and Almost Overnights

Have your own private adventure in the Science Center after everyone else has gone home. Your group can stay all night or just enjoy an evening full of fun science activities.

Almost Overnights
Create you own private adventure with an Almost Overnight events. Almost Overnights are four-hour adventures and include the same events as our general Camp-Ins. Your group may explore the Center, enjoy a presentation, eat a pizza dinner and participate in a special hands-on activity.

Program Fees:
30 - 60 Students: $25 Per Student
61 - 120 Students: $20 Per Student

One adult with every 5 children is FREE and required.
Each additional adult is $5

Almost Overnights are for 30 or more students, and appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Adult supervision is required.

A $50 non-refundable deposit will hold your date with a minimum program price of $450. 

All information subject to change without notice.


Experience the ultimate exploration of science with an all night camp-in. Your overnight experience includes a science presentation of your choice, a hands-on activity, a planetarium show, and time to adventure around the center. Pizza dinner and a light breakfast are included.

Decide on one science presentation and one hands-on activity for your group and we get it ready!


Choose one Science Presentation and one Hands-On Activity:

Science Presentation Options:

Movie Set Science: Lights, Energy, Reactions!
Explore the science behind exposions, light illusions and spooky sounds used in movies old and new. Electricity, sound, chemical reactions and light energy demonstrations will have your students on the edge of their seats.

Living in Space

Discover how living in space differs from living on Earth. Learn how astronauts work, eat, sleep, wash up, and (the number one most often asked question about living in space) how they go to the bathroom!

Hands-On Activities Options:

Eggstronaut Splashdown (ages 8+)

Work as a team and build an escape pod that gets your Eggstronaut safely back to Earth.

Marble Roller Coasters (ages 8+)

Teams can create and build the ultimate marble roller coaster with loops, turns, and drops.

Program Fees:

One adult per five students is required and admitted free.

Classic Schedule

30 - 60 Students         $35 per student

61 - 120 Students       $30 per student

Additional adults beyond those required         $15 each

Overnights are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Your group may arrive between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Departure time is 8:30 a.m. the next morning. Camp-ins require a minimum of 30 participants or a fee equal to 30 participants.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold the chosen date and must be submitted with the registration form.


Reservations: (615) 862-5177

All information subject to change without notice.