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Challenger Learning Center

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

Important Coronavirus Updates

All grade school and corporate missions held at the Challenger Learning Center are postponed until campus facilities reopen. If your school or corporation had a spring mission scheduled, our team will work with you to get it rescheduled.

The Eyes on Earth Community Engagement Day scheduled for Saturday, April 4 will be postponed to a TBD date in the fall. 

Upcoming Missions, Programs & Workshops

  • Teacher Training Workshop

    Attend this workshop to experience a mission and receive instruction on how to best prepare your students for a Rendezvous with a Comet or Expedition Mars mission.  There is no fee. 

    Workshops for Fall 2020:

    • Wednesday, 8/26

    Click here to register.

  • Girl Scouts

    Future Scientist Fun Patch 

    Calling all future scientists!  Join us for a day of STEM-tastic activities and experience the many ways science touches our lives.  Experiment with colors and learn about Saturn’s rings. Build and program robots, and analyze Newton’s Laws and simple machines. Have fun with chemicals like sodium polyacrylate!  Come away at the end of the day with your very own Future Scientist Fun Patch.

    • Saturday, 4/25
    • 10AM-12PM: Daisies & Brownies
    • 1-3PM: Juniors & Cadettes
    • $15 (per scout)
    • Register
  • Summer Learning Adventures

  •  The Parent & Child Launch Through Space on Saturday, May 2 has been canceled. 

Contact Us

Challenger Learning Center
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8700
Fax: 309-268-7984

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