Gravity the hit movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney is about a disaster stranding a medical engineer and a veteran Astronaut in space when their shuttle is destroyed. If you are intrigued by Space travel you will be happy to find that it may be closer than you think. The Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock is one of the sites created by the family members of the Challenger Crew to create a living memorial.
the world’s first interactive space science education center where teachers and their students use state-of-the-art technology and space-life simulators to explore space themselves.
The center provides a number of programs available to the community. Some of the more popular programs are Family Science Night, Battle Bots, Family Space Mission, Model Rocketry, and Messy Science as well as private parties for all ages child through adult. For more information on any of these programs, Birthday Parties, Camps, Corporate Missions and School Missions see http://www.challengerillinois.org/fun-family-science-nights/ Affordable, fun and educational the Challenger Learning Center is a great resource right on the Metra Train Line. The center is located just down from the Woodstock Metra Station.
Challenger Learning Center
222 E Church Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-7722 ext. 10
Lead Flight Director
815-338-7722 ext. 11