Challenger Learning Center

Thank you so much for your support. 270 tickets were purchased for the 10th annual CLC FunnyRaiser held Friday, February 23. The event raised a record total of over $16,500 for the Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College. 

We hope you enjoyed an evening full of laughs! Special thanks to our emcee Joe Strupek and our outstanding line-up of amateur comedians: Justin Boyd, Frank Hoffman, Mark Peterson, Rick Pearce, Jim Sikes and Amanda Wycoff. Congratulations to Judges' Choice winner, Jusin Boyd and to Crowd Favorite winner, Amanda Wycoff! 


Click here to see how the CLC inspired former Heartland student, Ben Sweet. Click here to ensure that future generations of students have the same opportunity.

Inspire, Explore, Learn... It's Our Mission

Explore missions and programs available to you.

Experience a Space Mission

Develop skills and gain new experiences with a simulated space mission. We offer programs for K-4th, 5th-8th, 9-12th, and colleges/universities.  We can even customize a mission for your group, organization, or business.

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Develop Professional Skills

Improve your interpersonal and communication skills while working through a team building exercise for your business or organization.  Earn CEUs and gain content knowledge to use in your classroom.

Explore Your Options

Learn Something New

Engage in dynamic, hands-on exploration and discovery opportunities through one of our many program offerings.  Enroll in a public program, reserve a birthday party, or schedule a tour, presentation or scout workshop.

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Register for Upcoming Events

Date Time Event
3/26-27/2018 8:30am-4:30pm Get Your Game On
3/28-29/2018 8:30am-4:30pm Escape to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
4/7/2018 and 4/14/2018 8am-1pm Drone Knowledge Test Prep
5/5/2018 9am-12pm Parent & Child Space Fun

Learn About Our Partners

The Challenger Learning Center partners with a variety of organizations to provide STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) based missions and programs.


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