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.
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
- May 17-18: Cub Scouts STEM / Nova Award "Tech Talk" Module (open to all cub scouts, register through SCI as a pack, den or as an individual with a chaperone) – Badge Overnight – Spend the night at SCI and complete the Tech Talk module of the STEM / Nova Award. Enjoy the standard overnight offerings plus explore how technology affects your everyday life.
- October 18-19: Private Camp Fire group
- November 22-23: Cub Scouts STEM / Nova Award "Science Everywhere" Module (open to Mid-Iowa Counsel only) – Badge Overnight
- September 20-21
- September 27-28
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