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Explore the Universe

  • Entering 6-9 Grade
  • 6 Days / 5 Overnights 
  • Price: $599*  

Merits of Space combines the best of Cosmosphere camp and Scouting. Boy and girl campers that are Boy Scouts will earn six badges per session with this special camp. Even non-scouters can participate and learn about a variety of topics not found in any other camp. Each session will focus on six specific Merit Badges and offer astronaut training like only the Cosmosphere can.

Badges for Group One include:

  1. Astronomy
  2. Aviation
  3. Engineering
  4. Nuclear Science
  5. Robotics
  6. Space Exploration 

Badges for Group Two include:

  1. Digital Technology
  2. Electricity
  3. Electronics
  4. Energy
  5. Geocaching
  6. Inventing

Additional Activities:

  • Complete a mission to establish life on a new planet using both the Cosmosphere’s Mission Control Center and featuring the NEW Astralis capsule-based simulator modeled after the NASA Orion capsule
  • Train like an astronaut on Cosmosphere equipment like the 4-G Centrifuge, the Multi-Axis Trainer (MAT) and a Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Simulator
  • Program robots and fly drones to complete specific tasks
  • Experience the Liquid Galaxy digital 3D mapping system
  • Dive into exciting worlds using virtual reality technology
  • Build team communication and problem solving skills on Cosmosphere’s Low Ropes Course

Available Dates:

  • June 14-19, 2020 (Session covers Group One Badges) This session has been removed
  • July 18-23, 2020 (Session covers Group One Badges)
  • July 19-24, 2020 (Session covers Group Two Badges) - SOLD OUT

REGISTER NOW! You can register for this camp by SIGNING UP for a free profile on this portal or LOGGING IN to the portal if you already have a profile. If you have any questions, you can CONTACT US and we'll help you out!

* A $50 registration fee will be added to each camp at checkout.

"Push hard in all things technical, there’s more really cool stuff out there to do or learn about than any single human can comprehend. The more you know, the more amazing and interesting everything is."
- Jason Clark, Cosmosphere Camps Alumnus and Principal Engineer at SpaceX