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Booking Policies

Tips for a Successful School Program

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Booking Policies

Tips for a Successful School Program

Support and Scholarship Fund Applications
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Fees & Booking

IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

SCIENCE CENTRE ADMISSION FEE

$225 per class

Includes admission fee for up to 30 students and 6 adults. Lunch area and coat storage is available.

HYBRID PROGRAM

$150 per class

45 min pre-recorded session, 45 minute in-person program. Must be booked along with Science Centre admission fee.

45 minute IN-PERSON PROGRAM

$100 per class

Must be booked along with Science Centre admission fee.

90 minute IN-PERSON PROGRAM

$150 per class

Must be booked along with Science Centre admission fee.

ZEIDLER DOME SHOW

$4.00 per student and chaperone

Must be booked along with Science Centre admission fee.

IMAX

$6.25 per student and chaperone

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

LIVE VIRTUAL PROGRAM

$100 per class

Virtual Programs are 45 minutes in length.

ADDITIONAL CLASSROOM FOR A LIVE VIRTUAL PROGRAM

$75 per class

Up to 3 classes can be combined in one virtual program session.

ELECTRIC CAR GARAGE PRE-RECORDED TUTORIAL

$225 per class

Includes 20 car kits. Additional car kits are $7.50 each.

Strap on your seat belts! Students will be led through the basics of electricity and simple circuit. Students will construct their own electric car.

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COME FLY WITH ME PRE-RECORDED TUTORIAL

$150 per class

Includes 20 plane kits. Additional plane kits are $3.50 each.

Students explore flight. Construct an airplane and test roll, pitch, and yaw.

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SPECIAL PROGRAMS

WEATHER WATCH WITH JOSH CLASSEN (IN-PERSON)

$250 per class

Includes up to 30 students and 6 adults

An exclusive opportunity to learn about weather from CTV’s Chief Meteorologist, Josh Classen!

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FEES & PAYMENT

  • Prices are per class. Each program is designed for 25 to 30 students with minor exceptions. Additional fees will apply to two-class bookings and groups larger than 30 students.
  • Some programs cannot accommodate more than 30 students. In this case a second workshop will be required.
  • Theatre fees are per person.
  • The amount owing is shown on your booking confirmation.
  • Full payment is required within 5 business days of receiving your booking confirmation.
  • Payment can be made by cheque, Visa, MasterCard, or direct deposit.
  • Cheques made payable to: Edmonton Space & Science Foundation. Please write your booking confirmation number on your cheques.
  • Visa or MasterCard payments can be phoned in to our Bookings Office at 780-451-3344. Contact our Bookings Team for direct deposit information.
  • Program fees are as published and are subject to change without notice.
  • Memberships, promotions, discounts, offers or coupons are not accepted with school group bookings, as school rates are significantly discounted. .
  • Final student and chaperone numbers must be confirmed by email one week prior to the field trip date. No further changes can be made to your booking with less notice. All items on your booking are still the responsibility of that school including day of absence.

CANCELLATION & RESCHEDULING POLICY

  • A booking is only cancelled with the teacher’s written request by email to bookings@twose.ca
  • Bookings cancelled with 4 weeks’ notice or more will be refunded in full, less a $10.00 administration fee per program, show or film.
  • Bookings cancelled with less than 4 weeks’ notice will forfeit the full payment.

If a school must cancel due to unforeseen circumstances (i.e., COVID-19 outbreak, school closure), your fieldtrip booking can be rescheduled for a future date during the current school year.

If the booking is not rescheduled, the booking will be refunded in full, less $10.00 administration fee.

Booking Information FAQ

Find answers to your frequently asked questions about booking a School Program.

1. Do you offer virtual programs?

Yes, we offer standalone virtual programs, taught by our skilled educators remotely to your class. In our Program Guide, look for any program that is labelled “Virtual”.

2. Do you offer in-person programs?

Yes, we will offer in-person and hybrid programs. In our Program Guide, these programs are labelled as "IN-PERSON" and "IN-PERSON & PRE-RECORDED".

3. What is a hybrid program?

Some of our programs have two sessions: one (1) virtual OR pre-recorded and one (1) in-person. The virtual component kick starts your students’ learning in the classroom, along with extension activities that will prime them for their field trip to the Science Centre. They will experience hands-on exploration in person! In our Program Guide, these programs are labelled as "IN-PERSON & PRE-RECORDED".

4. How far in advance do I need to book a School Program?

School Programs (virtual or in-person) need to be booked four (4) weeks in advance. Fees & Booking Info page.

5. How much do your school programs cost?

Please see our Fees & Booking Info page.

6. What is your cancellation policy?

Bookings can be cancelled, rebooked, or transferred to a new date if you give us more than four (4) weeks’ notice, minus a $10 admin fee for each program or show on your booking. If you cancel with less than four (4) weeks’ notice, a refund will not be issued. A secured booking is only cancelled with the teacher’s written request by email to bookings@twose.ca.

If a school must cancel due to unforeseen circumstances (i.e., COVID-19 outbreak, school closure):

  • Bookings can be rescheduled to a future date during the school year.
  • If the booking is not rescheduled, the booking will be refunded in full, less the $10.00 administration fee.

Please refer to our Booking Policies for more information.

7. When do I have to pay?

Full payment is required within 5 business days of receiving your booking confirmation.

8. When do I need to confirm my final numbers?

Final student and chaperone numbers must be confirmed by email one week prior to the field trip date. No further changes can be made to your booking with less notice. All items on your booking are still the responsibility of that school including day of absence.

9. What is the maximum number of students per program (in-person vs. virtual, etc.)?

In-Person Programs

  • Maximum is 30 students per program.

Virtual Programs

  • Maximum is 30 students per class; however, more than one (1) class can book into a virtual program simultaneously. See Fees & Booking Info page.

10. How many chaperones can we bring for our in-person field trip?

For students K-6, our recommended chaperone ratio is 1 chaperone for every 5 students.

For Grade 7-12, our recommended chaperone ratio is 1 chaperone for every 10 students.

Any chaperones over the recommended ratio will be charged general admission and show admission at student rates.

11. Do you have storage for coats and backpacks?

We have storage for coats and some limited storage for bagged lunches, but not backpacks. Please do not bring backpacks or excess winter gear.

12. Where do we eat lunch?

When you book, you will have the opportunity to book a lunch time. A space will be assigned when you arrive.

13. Will my class be the only class in the virtual program?

You can choose to add another class from the same school to a virtual program for a discounted rate. The programs will be booked together and both teachers must agree to be in the same program. Your class will not be combined with other classes without your knowledge and approval.

14. Do you have options for homeschoolers?

Yes, check out our homeschool options.

15. Do you offer scholarships or financial supports?

Yes, please review our list of financial supports and scholarship options.

16. I still have questions after reviewing this FAQ and your Booking Policies. Who do I contact?

Please reach out to our Bookings Office at 780.451.3344 or via email at bookings@twose.ca.

Bookings Office hours: Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.

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