(Grades: 1 – 8)

Surveyor™ is a great way for larger groups to experience the excitement of spaceflight! Surveyor is a one-night, structured educational adventure that allows students, educators, scouts and chaperones the opportunity to explore the U.S. Space & Rocket Center®.

Trainees in the Surveyor program will train like an astronaut, build and launch Action-Reaction rockets and have a science briefing correlated to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) national education standards.


  • Science Presentation
  • Action-Reaction Rocket Activity
  • Astronaut Training Simulators
  • Gift Shop
  • IMAX® or Digital Movie
  • On-site meals

Arrival window: 1:30 p.m.
Departure: Approximately 2 p.m.

Spring/Summer start dates: Friday or Saturday only.
Fall/Winter start dates: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
*Adult chaperones participate in Surveyor.

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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

Nuts and nut-containing items are NOT allowed in any Space Camp trainee areas of the Space Camp Crew Galley (dining area). Any nut products brought in will be confiscated and disposed of immediately and without reimbursement.

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.

Click here to view the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Payment/Refund/Cancellation Policy and Terms of Service for Group Camp programs. Please note, your $150 registration fee is non-refundable.

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