Guide & Scout Programs

With a wide range of courses for Guide and Scout Programs, we emphasize hands-on learning that makes science and technology fun!

ASTRONOMY BADGE

Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Look way up!  Explore the Solar System in this two-hour program that meets the astronomy requirements for certain badges (Brownie Space Badge, Guide Astronomy Badge, Cub Astronomer Badge, etc.).  Learn how to identify stars and constellations in a live presentation on the night sky in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre; visit Space Place and participate in a special space science presentation on our Science Stage. A visit to our Observatory may occur, when weather permits, to look at objects in our night sky through telescopes.  Please have your group dress warmly as the Observatory is an outdoor facility.  Please note that the program may run a little longer if the Observatory is used.

Dates & Times: 
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am (excluding statutory holidays)

Fee: 
$12.75 + GST per participant, with all group leaders being free of charge.

Programs available from September 16, 2013 to June 28, 2014.

Minimum attendance: 20
Maximum attendance: 90

Note:  Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance of the program date.

SLEEPOVERS

Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Junior Forest Wardens, School Groups

It's the best slumber party ever!  In this special Sleepover package we will take you on an experience that you and your group will never forget.  

A Sleepover package may include:  

  • An IMAX® film (excludes feature length films)
  • Experience the marvel of a full-dome show in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre
  • Learn about the night sky
  • Visit the Observatory (weather permitting)
  • Participate in fabulous science demonstrations
  • Visit our exhibit galleries - And finally...
  • Sleep under the stars in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre

Dates: Friday or Saturday evenings available until June 28, 2014.  

Time: 6:30 pm to noon the following day.  Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance of the date of visit.  

Cost: $59.95 + GST/participant

Please note that a separate fee may be required should your group wish to view our feature travelling exhibits which are not included with general admission or this program.

Minimum attendance: 20 Maximum attendance: 90

Details to Plan Your Sleepover:

  • Participants must supply their own sleeping bag, twin-sized air mattress or foam underlay, pillow and personal hygiene materials. No cots please.
  • 1 adult chaperone required for every 5 children.  Chaperones are responsible for and must supervise and stay with their group during the entire visit.
  • Evening pizza break and a morning breakfast are included in cost.
  • Please note that some exhibit galleries will be under renovation during this period of time.  Please inquiry at the time of booking which exhibit galleries will be available during your visit.
  • An added fee may be required for certain travelling exhibits.   

SELF DIRECTED EXPLORATION 

Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts 

Come in and experience TELUS World of Science! 

Spend some time in the Exhibit Galleries; see a Full-Dome show in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre and so much more. Pre-book your group for a visit during our regular hours of operation and receive a discount. 

Dates: Monday to Sunday, October 2013 - June 2014

Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm  (Hours subject to change)

Fee: 10% discount for groups of 20 - 50 people.  20% discount for groups of 51+ people 

Please visit our website for admission fees and show schedules. Prices, schedules and program elements subject to change without notice.

BOOKING INFORMATION

HOW TO REGISTER BY PHONE: 780-451-3344
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

IN PERSON AT THE BOX OFFICE: (Excluding Sleepovers)
Sunday to Thursday and Holidays - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday and Saturday - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

SCHEDULES
Programs are size limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Schedules and projram elements are subject to change without notice. Minimum registration may apply. 

PAYMENT
Payment accepted by cash, Interac, VISA, MasterCard or money order payable to: Edmonton Space & Science Foundation 

REGISTRATION DEPOSIT
A $50 non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit is required at the time of registration with final payment due upon arrival. 

For Sleepover Bookings, a deposit of $100 is required at time of booking, with final payment due upon arrival.

One adult chaperone is required for every five children for Sleepovers. 

CANCELLATION POLICY
The $50/$100 deposit will not be refunded in the event of cancellation.