8717 Wolf Valley Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80924

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. MT

Saturday - by appointment

Sunday - closed

Summer Camp

2023 Camps

We're excited to offer space-themed, in-person, STEM summer camp sessions for students entering grades 1 - 8 (SY '23-'24), during the months of June and July.

Summer camp registration will open on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 8:00am.

Campers should be registered for the grade they will be entering in the fall of 2023.

  • AstroAgents (Grades 1 - 2)
    AstroAgents (Grades 1 - 2)

    Calling all AstroAgents: Your job? To protect the galaxy! 

    You're on an epic mission to rescue a wandering alien friend! Agent campers will explore planetary neighbors while encountering robotic engineering challenges, space related crafts and super stellar snacks!

    •4 Full-Day Sessions - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    •Early Bird Discount: $295 (March 1st - May 1st)

    •Regular Pricing: $310 (after May 1st)

  • Lunar Trek (Grades 3 -4)
    Lunar Trek (Grades 3 -4)

    In Lunar Trek, you'll get the chance to build your own moonbase!
    Learn what it takes to be lunar explorers during this astronaut training session. Using Sphero and Dash robots, campers will test their skills as they cruise to the moon using robots, engineer solutions to out-of-this world problems and build a moonbase in the process.

    •4 Full-Day Sessions - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    •Early Bird Discount: $295 (March 1st - May 1st)

    •Regular Pricing: $310 (after May 1st)

  • Rocketry (Grades 4 - 6)
    Rocketry (Grades 4 - 6)

    4 solid days of rockets - minus the solid rocket booster propellant!

    Students in grades 4 -6 are invited to join us as we investigate the physics behind these ships that fight gravity, cut through the atmosphere and sail into the darkness of space.  Each day will progress to more advanced concepts and skills and a new rocket! 

    •4 Full-Day Sessions - Monday - Thursday - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    •ONLY at Bear Creek Elementary - June 5 - 8

    •Early Bird Discount: $295 (March 1st - May 1st)

    •Regular Pricing: $310 (after May 1st)

  • Destination Mars (Grades 5 - 7)
    Destination Mars (Grades 5 - 7)

    Design, build, and program future missions using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 robotic kits and the LEGO® SPACE CHALLENGE SET. Campers will discover what it takes to plan and launch future space missions allowing humans to reach one of our future space destinations…Mars! And, returning for 2023 is an Expedition Mars mission in our simulators at Challenger Colorado. This session is an optional, but exciting opportunity for Destination Mars campers!

    •4 Full-Day Sessions - Monday - Thursday - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    •1 Half-Day - Friday of each week from 8:30 am - 11:00 am at Challenger Colorado (8717 Wolf Valley Drive)

    •Early Bird Discount: $295 (March 1st - May 1st)

    •Regular Pricing: $310 (after May 1st)

  • Arduino (Grades 7 - 8)
    Arduino (Grades 7 - 8)

    This camp will have students practice problem solving skills as they learn coding and engineering with Arduino! Arduino is a miniature computer that can be programmed for a variety of tasks, from simple sensors to advanced robotics. Absolutely NO prior programming or engineering experience is required, and all materials are provided.

    •Campers will leave with their own SparkFun kit.

    •5 Half Days - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    •Early Bird Discount: $295 (March 1st - May 1st)

    •Regular Pricing: $310 (after May 1st)

2023 Summer Schedule

  • June 5th-8th, Broadmoor Elementary School - AstroAgents, Lunar Trek, Destination Mars*
  • June 5th-8th, Bear Creek Elementary School - Rocketry
  • June 12th-15th, Legacy Peak Elementary School
  • June 26th-29th, Legacy Peak Elementary School
  • June 26th-30th, Challenger Learning Center Colorado - Arduino Camp
  • July 10th-13th, Legacy Peak Elementary School 

*Returning for 2023 Students registered for the Destination Mars camps will have the option to take part in an Expedition Mars mission on the Friday morning of their camp week. The mission will run from 8:30 am - 11:00 pm and will be the final event for this camp. There is NO extra charge for this optional activity.

(*Register your child for the grade level they will be entering in the fall of 2023.)

Camps will run from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm each day. 


(Click a link to be taken to a map of each location.)

Legacy Peak Elementary School

Bear Creek Elementary School

Broadmoor Elementary School

Challenger Learning Center Colorado


Campers can be moved between weeks of the same camp, if room is available. Contact registration@challengercolorado.org for assistance.

Cancellations made at least 14 days prior to the start of a camp session will be refunded, less a $50/week/child Administration Fee.

Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the start of a camp session are non-refundable; however, a credit (less a $50/week/child Administration Fee) can be applied to camp programs in 2024.

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  • Daniels Fund
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  • Lockheed Martin
  • King Soopers
  • Moniker Foundation
  • Parsons
  • Norwood
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Pikes Peak Community Foundation
  • Edson Foundation
  • Nunn Construction
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  • USAA
  • Lost Friend Brewing
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