Overnight Adventures

Spend an overnight at the museum exploring SCI after-hours!  We welcome scouts, families, teachers, teams, retreats, small groups or large groups of 100+ for private overnights. Experience science behind the scenes for an evening of education and fun!

All Overnight Adventures include:

  • One private live science program suited to your group
  • One Star Theater planetarium show
  • One IMAX documentary film
  • Light snack in the evening
  • Time to explore SCI after dark
  • Continental breakfast in the morning
  • Free passes to stay the next day and explore SCI

*Pizza dinner can be purchased for an additional cost but must be eaten before 6:15 pm.

Overnight Options:

Standard Overnight Adventure
Free exploration time
Adult: $15; Child: $36

Badge or Curriculum Overnight Adventure
Specifically-designed curriculum for your group to meet badge/belt requirements.
Adult: $15; Child: $38


Currently Scheduled Overnight Adventures

  • January 24-25: Cub Scouts STEM / Nova Award "Tech Talk" Module (open to Mid-Iowa Counsel only) – Badge Overnight
  • March 28-29: Cub Scouts STEM / Nova Award "Science Everywhere" Module (open to Mid-Iowa Counsel only) – Badge Overnight
  • April 25-26: Girl Scouts Overnight (Registrations still being accepted)

2014 Available Dates

  • February 28 - March 1
  • May 16-17
  • May 23-24

Overnight Adventures can be booked and developed by request. Call 515-274-6868 ext. 222 for details!



Ready to book? Download a registration packet

Note: Children must be 6 years old to register for an Overnight Adventure.

Questions? Email us