Spend the night exploring, discovering and dreaming at a one-of-a-kind overnight program, designed specifically for student/youth groups and scout troops, ages 7 to 14. Choose from two thrilling locations – the Space Shuttle Atlantis® attraction or the Apollo/Saturn V Center. Overnight Adventures include a buffet dinner, a late night snack and a continental breakfast. Following the conclusion of the Overnight Adventure, guests are invited to tour Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex attractions and exhibits.

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis Overnight Adventure involves a night of space and science while a real space shuttle floats overhead! Includes a special Astronaut Encounter program and mission briefing from a veteran NASA astronaut.
  • Apollo/Saturn V Overnight Adventure promises to excite and inspire with hands-on challenges, a 3D movie in the IMAX® theater, a scavenger hunt and a question and answer session with a veteran NASA astronaut - not to mention sleeping underneath the 363-foot-long Saturn V moon rocket!

Information

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis tuition: $125 plus tax per student and $105 plus tax per chaperone.
  • Apollo/Saturn V Center tuition: $99 plus tax per student and $79 plus tax per chaperone.
  • Groups are required to have one chaperone for every five students; for every five students attending, one chaperone will receive the discounted rate.

  • Additional chaperones will be charged $125 per person plus tax for Space Shuttle Atlantis or $99 per person, plus tax for Apollo/Saturn V Center.

  • All chaperones must be at least 21 years old.

  • Check-in for each Overnight Adventure begins at 4:15 pm in parking lot 4 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

  • The program runs from 4:30 pm to 9 am the following morning.

  • Overnight Adventure is designed for youth groups, scout troops and school groups grades 5 - 9.

  • We reserve right to deny program participation to any youth not in the age range.

  • A minimum of 10 students is required to book and keep your reservation.

  • Overnight Adventure participants must park their vehicles in lot 4.

  • All vehicles parked overnight must have a parking placard in their windshield.

  • Parking placards will be distributed at 4:15 pm on the day of the program by the Overnight Adventure staff.

 Space Shuttle Atlantis Overnight Adventure includes:

  • Special Astronaut Encounter program and mission briefing from a veteran NASA astronaut. 
  • Guided tour of Space Shuttle Atlantis, including a ride on Shuttle Launch Experience® (children must be at least 44̎̎" to ride) and astronaut training simulators.
  • Educational activities and demonstrations, including the Amazing Space Challenge beneath Atlantis. 
  • One day general admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (valid for use within six days of the program). 
  • A delicious buffet dinner, late night snack and continental breakfast. 
  • 10% discount at The Space Shop  Overnight Adventure ticket. 

 Apollo/Saturn V Center Overnight Adventure includes:

  • Special Astronaut Encounter program and mission briefing from a veteran NASA astronaut. 
  • Abbreviated bus tour of Kennedy Space Center, including a drive past the Vehicle Assembly Building, and a guided tour of the Apollo/Saturn V Center, including the Firing Room Theater and Lunar Theater shows. 
  • Educational activities and demonstrations, including the Great Rocket Scavenger Hunt and launching air rockets. 
  • One day general admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex valid for use within six days of the program. 
  • A delicious buffet dinner, late night snack and continental breakfast. 
  • 10% discount at The Space Shop with Overnight Adventure ticket. 

View our schedule of 2016-2017 Overnight Adventures below. For large groups seeking an alternate date or a more exclusive event, private Overnight Adventures may be booked with a minimum of 90 Atlantis participants and a minimum of 125 Apollo/Saturn V Center participants.

To make a reservation, call 1.855.433.4210 daily from 8 am - 6 pm EST.  

2017 Overnight Adventure Schedule 

Atlantis Overnight Dates 

  • January - 9, 13, 21
  • February - 2, 4, 9, 10, 15, 24
  • March - 2, 4, 16, 18, 23, 25
  • April - 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 29
  • May - 3, 5, 10, 26
  • September - 8, 14, 22, 23, 29
  • October - 5, 6, 13, 19, 27, 28
  • November - 2, 4

Apollo/Saturn V Overnight Dates: 

  • January - 14
  • February - 25
  • March - 8, 22
  • May - 4, 15
  • October - 21
  • November - 9
  • November - 10

2017 Boy Scout Overnight Dates (Atlantis): 

  • February - 18 - Boy Scout Atlantis Overnight
  • September - 16 - Boy Scout OA Atlantis 

2017 Girl Scout Overnight Dates (Atlantis): 

  • February - 11 - Girl Scout Atlantis Overnight
  • September - 9 - Girl Scout OA Atlantis 

2017 Homeschool Overnight Dates (Atlantis): 

  • March - 11 - Homeschool Atlantis Overnight 

*Overnight Adventure for Scouts

** Salute to Home Schools 

To make a reservation, call 1.855.433.4210 daily from 8 am - 6 pm EST.

Tax-Exempt Groups 

Tax-exempt groups must fax a copy of their tax-exempt certificate to the Reservations Department at 321.449.4480. A $250 nonrefundable deposit is required at the time of booking. Final numbers and payment of the reservation must be received through the Reservation Department four weeks prior to the Overnight Adventure. 

Note to Educators 

Activities within this program meet many Florida Sunshine State Standards and national standards. Educator Activity Guides are complimentary for all groups.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made at least four weeks prior to the event. The Visitor Complex reserves the right to cancel an Overnight Adventure date if there are less than 100 participants for all groups combined. 

For questions regarding the Overnight Adventure program, please contact the Education Department at 321.455.7036 or kscovernightadventure@delawarenorth.com 

Kennedy Space Center is a working space launch facility and programs are subject to change.  

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