Parent Info

    Crew Trainers:

  • Have a minimum of 30 hours of college;
  • Are at least 20 years old;
  • Have experience working with young people;
  • Pass background and drug tests;
  • Complete extensive training in simulator safety, program fundamentals and age characteristics.

    Safety and Security:

  • Uniformed security guards on premises 24/7 and on-site in Habitat during nights and evenings.
  • Simulators are safety-checked daily by a professional technician.


  • RN-licensed medical staff on-site 24/7 when weeklong camps are in session and during museum hours.
  • Medical questions may be directed to 256.721.7162.

    Special Accommodations:

  • Every effort is made to accommodate trainees with special needs, including hearing or visually-impaired , those with special dietary requirements or trainees in wheelchairs.
  • Advanced notice is required for special accommodations.


  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided daily in the Space Camp Crew Galley.
  • Meals are all-you-can eat, and we offer a non-repeating menu of foods.
  • We are experienced in accommodating trainees with special dietary needs. Please call 256.721.7174 or email (Four-week advanced notification for special dietary requests.)


  • Trainees are housed in Space Habitat bays of seven beds, or larger Habitat bays of 20 – 40 beds.
  • Blankets, sheets and pillowcases are provided for our weeklong trainees.
  • Towels and washcloths are not provided.
  • Lockers are in each room; trainees must provide their own padlock.

    Payment Options:

  • Choose from one of four payment plans. Please call 1.800.637.7223 for information on payment plans and availability.

    Cancellation Policy:

  • We realize that situations may arise that require cancellation.
  • Please visit or call 1.800.637.7223 for our full policy.

    Registration and Confirmation:

  • You may register online at or by calling 1.800.637.7223.
  • After registration, you will receive an email confirmation with necessary information.
  • Health and transportation forms will be required in order to attend camp. These forms may be filled out via our website; details will be in the email confirmation.


  • Space Camp® and Aviation Challenge® are located approximately 10 miles from the Huntsville International Airport.
  • Transportation to and from the Huntsville International Airport (HSV) is available for trainees for $25 round-trip;
  • Trainees are greeted at their gate by a uniformed staff member and transported directly to Space Camp;
  • Early arrival and late departure options are available for trainees whose travel schedule requires them to arrive a day early or depart a day later; please call 1.800.637.7223 for details.

    Other Programs:

  • Space Camp for Visually-Impaired Students – Contact Dan Oates at 304.851.5680
  • Space Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Contact Amy Newland at 202.651.5031 (voice) or 202.651.5636 (TTY/VP).