Pathfinder

(Grades: 4 – 8)

Pathfinder® provides an exciting introduction to Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® Camp or Space Camp Robotics in three-day, two-night programs for groups.

Space Program Activities:
Build a model rocket, train like an astronaut and work in mission control or launch as part of the flight crew on a simulated space mission!

  • Simulated Space Mission
  • Five Degrees of Freedom Chair
  • Multi-Axis Trainer
  • Public Museum Simulators
  • Gift Shop
  • IMAX® or National Geographic Movie
  • On-site meals

Aviation Program Activities:
Learn land survival techniques, fly air-to-air simulated missions and compete in a Top Gun competition!

  • Centrifuge
  • Flight Physiology
  • Flight Simulators
  • Introduction to Land Survival
  • Introduction to Principles of Flight
  • Gift Shop
  • IMAX® or National Geographic Movie
  • On-site meals

Robotics Program Activities:
Learn how to design, engineer and program aerial, land and underwater robots to compete in a timed robotics challenge!

  • Learn to program with LEGO® MINDSTORM® EV3 software
  • Design, build and modify robots
  • Operate aerial and underwater remotely operated vehicles
  • Compete in a specially designed challenge


Check-In: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Graduation: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

*Groups have the option to attend Monday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Friday, or Friday to Sunday sessions.
*Adult chaperones participate in this program.

Request availability

Packing List
  • Padlock for your locker
  • Toiletries: soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Sleeping bag or twin size sheets, blanket and pillowcase (pillow provided)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions
  • Close-toe shoes (required for some simulators)
  • Calling card/Cell phone*
    • Cell phone usage by trainees is not permitted during program activities
  • Shower shoes
  • Change or $1 bills for vending machines
  • Cameras and Video Cameras are encouraged
The following dates are not available for registration:
  • September 24 - 29, 2017


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