Spend an incredible night exploring, discovering and dreaming at a one-of-a-kind Overnight Adventures program, designed specifically for student/youth groups grades 5-9. Choose from two thrilling locations – Space Shuttle Atlantis® or the Apollo/Saturn V Center.
Overnight Adventures Atlantis immerses participants in a night of space and science while space shuttle Atlantis floats overhead. It includes interactive exhibits and an Astronaut Encounter with a veteran NASA astronaut.
Tuition: $125 plus tax per student
Overnight Adventures Atlantis flier
Or, you can sleep underneath a 363-foot-long Saturn V moon rocket. Overnight Adventures Apollo/Saturn V Center 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.
Tuition: $99 plus tax per student
Overnight Adventures Apollo/Saturn V Center flier
2018 Overnight Schedule (more coming soon)
Space Shuttle Atlantis:
- January - 4, 13, 14, 19
- February - 1, 3, 15, 20, 24
- March - 8, 10, 22, 24
- April - 9, 12, 21, 23
- May - 2, 5, 10
- June 28 (Family Overnight Adventure)
- September - 8, 22, 29
- October - 6, 27
- November 10 (Family Overnight Adventure)
- December - 1, 8
Apollo/Saturn V Center:
- January - 2, 20
- February - 7
- March - 8, 21
- April - 19, 25
- May - 16, 26
- September 15
- October 13
2019 Overnight Schedule (more coming soon)
Space Shuttle Atlantis:
- January - 31
- February - 7
- March - 1, 22, 30
- April - 3
- May - 3, 9, 11
Apollo Saturn V Center
- January - 5
- March - 16, 28
- April - 8
- March - 28
- May - 2
Family Overnight Adventures
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex welcomes families to join the journey and sleep under space shuttle Atlantis. Otherwise only open to youth groups, families are welcome to stay overnight at the visitor complex, resting while space shuttle Atlantis floats overhead.
2018 Family Overnight Adventure Dates:
• November 10 (Atlantis)
Please note: Program check-in begins at 4:15 PM the day of the Overnight Adventures. Any youth or adults arriving after 5:00 PM will unfortunately not be permitted into the visitor complex, and your program will be forfeited. This is due to security protocols on NASA property.
Call 1.855.433.4210 to book Overnight Adventures. If you do not see a date that fits your schedule, inquire about a private experience for your group.
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 $99 per person, plus tax (Apollo/Saturn V Center). All chaperones must be at least 21 years old.
You will need to carry your luggage from your parked vehicle, through Security, to our luggage transport. Bring no more than you can easily carry. There is space for each guest to stow one (1) piece of carry-on sized luggage (10”x 16”x 24”) and one plastic bag with a pillow and sleeping bag inside. All stowed items must be clearly labeled with your name. Please note: all luggage will be stowed together – there are no private lockers, so please do not pack valuables. If you bring additional items (such as a purse or backpack), you will need to carry them with you during the program.
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.
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.
Cancellation 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).