Ramapo Parks
Questions? call: 845.357.6100

Scout Missions

Let Your Scouts Experience The Thrill Of Being An Astronaut! Our Center offers a truly unique simulated space flight adventure, and a variety of activities to fulfill badge requirements for your scouts. We have programs for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Brownies! Call Today and Reserve An Out-Of-This-World Experience For Your Scout Troop.

  • Choose any of our three scenarios (Moon, Mars, or Comet) for your program's mission.
  • Choose from a variety of badge requirement activities for your program.
  • Choose a planetarium presentation for an additional fee.
  • Max number of participants for Girl/Boy scout programs is 32.
  • Max number of participants for Brownie/Cub scout programs is 40.

To reserve one of our scout programs, a non-refundable deposit of $50.00 made payable to the “Town of Ramapo” is required to secure the date of the mission. Balance is due by cash, check or credit card on the day of the mission.

Uploaded Image: /uploads/images/CH gs pics.jpgNew Girl Scout Badge Activities

Daisy Program

Time: 1-hour mission in our NASA-designed spacecraft simulator, and one hour of Space Science badge requirement activities. or 1-hour Robotics Badge requirement activities.

Cost: $350 (24 or fewer Daisies)
$450 (over 24 Daisies)

Brownie Program

Time: 1-hour mission in our NASA-designed spacecraft simulator, and one hour of Space Science badge requirement activities or 1-hour of Robotics Badge requirement activities.

Cost: $350 (24 or fewer Brownies)
$450 (over 24 Brownies)

Girl Scout Junior/Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Programs

Program 1

Time: 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulators. No badge requirement activities.

Cost: $350

Program 2

Time: 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulators, and 2 hours of  Space Science badge requirement activities, or 2-hours of Robotics Badge requirement activities.

Cost: $500

Program 3 - Overnight

Time: 5:00pm - 10:00am the following morning. Includes a 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulators; space movies and games; and 2 hours of Space Science badge requirement activities, or a 2-hour Robotics Badge requirement activities.

Cost: $995

For the overnight, Scout troops are responsible for their own dinner and breakfast.

For troops with scouts in a mix of different levels consider doing the Fun Badge activities in lieu of a specific Space Science or Robotics level badge.

Consider adding a Planetarium Show to your Girls Scout Program!

Contact the Challenger Center for more information (845) 357-3416

Cub Scout Programs

Program 1

Time: 1-hour mission in our NASA-designed spacecraft simulator, and 1 hour of engaging  badge requirement activities.

Cost: $350 (24 or fewer Cub Scouts)
$450 (over 24 Cub Scouts)

Program 2

Time: 1-hour mission in our NASA-designed spacecraft simulator, and 2 hours of engaging  badge requirement activities

Cost: $500 (24 or fewer Cub Scouts)
$600 (over 24 Cub Scouts)

Program 3 - Overnight

Time: 5:00pm - 10:00am the following morning. 1-hour mission in our NASA-designed spacecraft simulator, space movies and games, and 2 hours of engaging badge requirement activities

Cost: $995

For the overnight, Scout packs are responsible for their own dinner and breakfast. Boy Scout Programs

Boy Scout Programs

Program 1

Time: 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulators. No badge requirement activities.

Cost: $350

Program 2

Time: 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulator, and 2 hours of
badge requirement activities. (Choose to work toward the Space Exploration Merit Badge or the Astronomy Merit Badge).

Cost: $500

Program 3 - Overnight

Time: 5:00pm - 10:00am the following morning. Includes a 2.5-hour mission in our NASA-designed mission control and spacecraft simulators; space movies and games; and 2 hours of badge requirement activities. (Choose to work toward the Space Exploration Merit Badge or the Astronomy Merit Badge).

Cost: $995

For the overnight, Scout Troops are responsible for their own dinner and breakfast

Experience Our Planetarium!

Celebrate with the wonders of the Universe! Travel to the planets and moons of our Solar System, and learn the ancient myths about the constellations in the sky in our portable planetarium. For an additional fee, consider adding one of our planetarium shows to your program.

Photo Release Form

On occasion, we feature groups in our promotional material. If you would like your group featured in our newletter, press release, website, etc., please download this form, complete it, and return it to our center. This form is in a PDF format and will require a free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader.