Weekly Club Meetings
Students will join their mission crew for a new astronomical adventure through hands-on projects, collaborative exploration, and expert instruction. To keep them learning at the speed of light, each month features a new educational theme. Throughout the year, they'll go deep on rocket science, space exploration, constellations, and more.
Bonus Clubhouse Activities
The fun doesn’t stop when the week’s mission is over. As a club member, your explorer will have access to fun online and offline activities through our online After School Clubhouse. The Clubhouse has videos, quizzes, fun downloadable experiences—everything they need to deepen their understanding of astronomy, physics, and so much more.
Cosmic Adventure StarCourses
What better way to learn about outer space than from veteran astronauts or renowned astronomers? Your space camper will be invited to all our upcoming live Cosmic Adventure StarCourses where they’ll see the cosmos through the eyes of our camp guest stars.
Students will explore the night sky as they learn to spot constellations and map planets, break down the life cycles of stars, and visit distant galaxies and cosmic phenomena.
October: Amateur Astrophysics
Students will explore the vastness of space and time as they cover the origins of the universe and our solar system, visit black holes and supernovae, and break down the concepts of space-time, gravity, and relativity.
November: Rocket Science 101
Students will get hands-on with the principles that send rockets to space, learning about Newton’s Laws, the Rocket Equation, and the experience of a rocket launch, all through the power of hands-on projects.
December: Earth, The Moon, and Beyond
Students will explore their own world from a cosmic perspective, learning about Earth as a planet, considering the important role the moon plays in making the Earth the only known home of life, and visiting the many asteroids and pieces of “space junk” that orbit and land on earth every day.
January: The Solar System
Students will explore their cosmic neighborhood as they visit the sun, planets, moons, and asteroid and Kuiper belts that make up our solar system.
February: Space Exploration
Students will explore the great history of space exploration, learning about the missions that paved the way for the moon landing and International Space Station, visiting the telescopes, probes, and rovers that have mapped the universe for us, and getting hands-on with the technologies and decisions that have made human space exploration possible.
March: The Future of Space Travel
Oh the places you’ll go! Students will explore the cosmic breakthroughs that their generation will take part in, from moon and Mars bases to civilian space travel to the search for extraterrestrial life. They’ll learn what’s planned and what’s possible, then push those limits as they chart the course for the future they’ll help create.
April: Mission to Mars
The next frontier for human space exploration is Mars, so this month we’ll make sure the next generation of astronauts is ready! Students will dissect learnings from Perseverance and the rovers that preceded it, explore the topography and terrain of the Red Planet, and map out what’s necessary for humans to visit and live on Mars in the near future.
May: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life
One of the great questions in the universe is “are there aliens?” This month, students will break down the arguments for and against, imagine the various forms that life could take in other areas of the universe, and examine the most likely locations (hint: it might not be planets) where we’re looking for signs of life.
Cosmic Adventure Club
• About 9 students per club.
• Weekly 1-hour sessions + bonus activities.
• Special content from featured guest stars.