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Make the Memories of a Lifetime at Overnight Adventure



You’ve heard of sleeping under the stars. But how about sleeping under a spacecraft that has traveled in space? Or a rocket that was designed to fly to the moon?

At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, spend an incredible night exploring, discovering – and literally, dreaming – at our one-of-a-kind Overnight Adventure program, designed specifically for student/youth groups and scout troops , ages 7 to 14.

Choose from two thrilling locations – the Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction or the Apollo/Saturn V Center – and enjoy guided tours, simulators and shows, educational activities and demonstrations, as well as a special presentation and “mission briefing” from a veteran NASA astronaut!

Savor a delicious buffet dinner and a late night snack before unrolling your sleeping bag to drift off to sleep beneath the majestic Atlantis orbiter or the massive Saturn V moon rocket! The next morning, enjoy a continental breakfast before setting off to explore more of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Space Shuttle Atlantis Overnight Adventure
Apollo/Saturn V Center
Tuition: $125 plus tax per student, $105 per chaperone*, which includes:
Tuition: $99 plus tax per student*, $79 per chaperone*, which includes:
  • Special Astronaut Encounter program and a “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 more than 60 interactive simulators and activities.
  • 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 (must present Overnight Adventure ticket).
  • Special Astronaut Encounter program and a “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 (must present Overnight Adventure ticket).

 

View our schedule of 2015-2016 Overnight Adventures

Call 877.278.9959 to book your Overnight Adventure today! Agents are available daily from 8 am – 6 pm. Please note: a minimum of 10 students is required to book an Overnight Adventure.

* Chaperones
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 (Space Shuttle Atlantis) or $79 per person, plus tax (Apollo/Saturn V Center). All chaperones must be at least 21 years old.

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 payment of the reservation must be received through the Reservation Department three 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.

Call 877.278.9959 to book your Overnight Adventure now! Agents are available daily from 8 am - 6 pm

2015 Overnight Adventure Schedule

Space Shuttle Atlantis Apollo/Saturn V Center
  
September: 4, 19**, 26
October: 1, 15, 17
November: 5, 7*, 12, 14*, 19
October: 24
November: 21

2016 Overnight Adventure Schedule

Space Shuttle Atlantis Apollo/Saturn V Center
January: 9, 15, 23
February: 4, 6,12, 20, 26
March: 3, 5, 17, 19

April: 2, 14, 15, 16, 21

September 17**, 23, 24

October 6, 14, 15*, 28, 29

November 3, 19

February: 27
March: 18*, 23
April: 28, 30

October: 22

November: 5, 18

*Overnight Adventure for Scouts
** Salute to HomeSchool

For large groups seeking an alternate date or a more exclusive event, private Overnight Adventures may be booked with a minimum of 100 participants.

Call 877.278.9959 to book your Overnight Adventure now! Agents are available daily from 8 am - 6 pm


Additional Information

Program Hours
Check-in for each Overnight Adventure begins at  4:15 pm at parking lot 4 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The program runs from 4:30 pm - 9 am the following morning.

Age/Group Size Requirements
Overnight Adventure is designed for youth groups, scout troops and school groups ages 7 - 14. 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.

Cancellation
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 (all groups combined).

Parking and Security
For security reasons, all 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.

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

Please Note: Kennedy Space Center is a working space launch facility and programs are subject to change. Annual passes or Educator Study Passes are not valid for this event. 


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