Field Trips

We have many exciting field trip options with interactive content for every grade level. Your students will get the chance to explore our exhibits, Project Create maker space, telescopes, and view a planetarium show. In addition, we offer hands-on, standards-based workshops and simulated space missions in our Challenger Learning Center (CLC).

We offer three field trips packages: Museum Visit, Workshop Package, Challenger Mission. All trips take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from September 27, 2018 to May 31, 2019, excluding holidays. A typical day lasts from 9:30-1:45 PM. Date and time exceptions are indicated below.

Reservation Process

1. Review the FAQ.
2. Choose one of the three package options below.
3. For workshops and Challenger Missions, review available dates. Contact our School Programs Coordinator if you need a date that is not listed.
4. Complete the on-line reservation form.

Our School Programs Coordinator will contact you in the following weeks to confirm your reservation. If you have any questions, please contact (510) 336-7381 or SchoolVisit@ChabotSpace.org.

Museum Visit (Exhibits+Show)

A Museum Visit includes admission to all of our self-guided exhibits and on-floor activities, including telescopes, Project Create, and one planetarium show.

Cost
$300 (up to 30 students & 11 adults, including teacher)

Dates & Details

  • Only available Wednesday-Friday from September 27, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
  • Please list each class separately by their teacher’s name on the form.
  • Extra students cost $10 each. Extra chaperones cost $15 each.

Workshop Package (+ Exhibits+Show)

A Workshop Package includes all Museum Visit components, plus a 60 minute hands-on science workshop of your choice.

Cost
$450 (up to 32 students max per class & 11 adults, including teacher)

Dates & Details

  • Only available Wednesday-Friday from October 10, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
  • Workshops are offered from 9:45-10:45 AM, 11-12 PM or 12:45-1:45 PM based on availability.
  • Workshops can accommodate up to 32 students max per class.
  • Extra students require advanced approval and cost $15 each if approval is granted. Extra chaperones cost $15 each.
  • Click here to see the list of workshops. Choose based your student’s grade level.
  • Click here for current available dates.

Challenger Mission (+Exhibits+Show)

The Challenger Mission includes all Museum Visit components and a 2 1/2 hour Challenger Learning Center Mission (CLC).

Cost
$750 (up to 32 students max per class & 11 adults, including teacher)

Dates & Details

  • Only available Thursday and Friday to Grades 5-12 from September 27, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
  • Missions take place at two times 8:45 AM-1:45 PM (morning) or 9:30 AM-2:45 PM (afternoon).
  • Missions can accommodate up to 32 students max per class.
  • Extra students require advanced approval and cost $25 each if approval is granted. Extra chaperones cost $15 each.
  • Mission Materials will be provided and must be completed prior to your visit.
  • Click here for current available dates. Look under Voyage to Mars.