Guide & Scout Programs
With a wide range of courses for Guide and Scout Programs, we emphasize hands-on learning that makes science and technology fun! Registration is now open.
ASTRONOMY BADGE*: Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts
Look way up! Explore the Solar System in this two-hour program that meets the astronomy requirements for certain badges (Brownie Space Badge, Guide Astronomy Badge, Cub Astronomer Badge, etc.).
Learn how to identify stars and constellations during a live presentation about the night sky; visit Space Place and participate in a special space science presentation on our Science Demo Stage.
Weather permitting, visit to our Observatory to explore our night sky through telescopes. Please dress warmly, as the Observatory is an outdoor facility. Please note: the program may run long if the Observatory is used.
Dates & Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays & Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (excluding statutory holidays)
Fee: $12.75 + GST per participant, with all group leaders being free of charge.
Minimum attendance: 20
Maximum attendance: 90
Note: Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance of the program date.
SELF DIRECTED EXPLORATION*: Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts
Spend some time in the Exhibit Galleries; see a planetarium show and much more. Pre-book your group for a visit during our regular hours of operation and receive a discount.
Dates: Monday to Sunday, October 2015 - June 2016
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Hours subject to change)
Fee: 10% discount for groups of 20 - 50 people. 20% discount for groups of 51+ people
*Note: beginning January 2017 the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre will be unavailable, as it undergoes refurbishment. All planetarium shows will take place inside TWOSE's Mobile Planetarium.
REGISTER BY PHONE: Call 780-451-3344, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
REGISTER AT THE BOX OFFICE: Sunday to Thursday and Holidays from 10:00 aam. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
SCHEDULES: Programs are limited to capacity. Book early to avoid disappointment. Schedules and projram elements are subject to change without notice. Minimum registration may apply.
PAYMENT: Cash, Interac, VISA, MasterCard or money order payable to: Edmonton Space & Science Foundation.
REGISTRATION DEPOSIT FOR SLEEPOVER: A deposit of $500 is required at time of booking, with final payment due within 30 days of booking and final payment is due 2 weeks prior to program. One adult chaperone is required for every five children for Sleepovers.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The $50 deposit will not be refunded in the event of cancellation.