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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. 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 Session One include:

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

Badges for Session 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 One)
  • July 19-24, 2020 (Session Two)

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