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NOTICE: Due to uncertainty in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel Travel Experience: Texas. While the trip to historic Houston is special, we hope you will choose one of our other local camps to attend this summer!


Travel Experience: Texas
Experience Space City

  • Age 14 - 18  Camper must be 14 years old by the start date of camp
  • 6 Days / 5 Overnights
  • Price: $1,299*  Note: a 50% deposit is required within seven (7) days of registration.

You will spend a day at the Cosmosphere, meeting your fellow travelers and building a team bond on Cosmosphere's Low Ropes Course, getting briefed about your upcoming trip and experiencing a mission in Astralis, the new capsule-based simulator modeled after the NASA Orion capsuleThen you travel by bus to Houston, Texas to visit exclusive, behind the scenes areas that only the Cosmosphere can provide, meet past Cosmosphere Camp Alumni that work in the aerospace industry and hear from people that are shaping the future. 

On the guided tour of NASA Johnson Space Center, explore where and how astronauts train, learn how NASA Mission Control Center communicates with the International Space Station and discover the past, present and future of space exploration. Visit iconic locations such as Apollo Mission Control Center and Orion Mission Control room. Tour current Mission Control and explore Rocket Park, home to the massive Saturn V rocket, the most powerful rocket ever flown. Walk the floor of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Building 9 where astronauts train and scientists and engineers develop the next generation of space exploration vehicles.

Tenative Locations Include:

Note: Locations are tentative until confirmed in Spring 2020 and are subject to change.

Available Dates:

  • June 8-13, 2020  This session has been removed.
  • June 22-27, 2020  This session has been removed.
  • July 20-25, 2020  This session has been removed.

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.

"Cosmosphere Camps introduced me to a career path I had not really considered before attending camp. I had never thought about becoming an engineer, mostly because I didn't know what an engineer was."
- Molly Martens, Cosmosphere Camp Alumna and Flight Reliability Engineer at SpaceX