Summer of Discovery 2014

Enjoy a summer of discovery at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Image Source: Space Foundation

Enjoy a summer of discovery at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Image Source: Space Foundation

Colorado Springs, Colorado. June 4, 2014 – This summer, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is bringing space, science and technology down to Earth for people of all ages to enjoy.

Beginning June 10, Summer of Discovery 2014 launches with a full 10 weeks of space-related educational activities. Each two-week theme will culminate in an action-packed Saturday of special activities.

Summer of Discovery 2014 continues through August 16 with the following themes:

  • Oceans, June 10 – 21
  • Astronomy, June 24 – July 3
  • Mars, Rovers and Robots, July 8 – 19
  • Rocketry, July 22 – Aug. 2
  • A Taste of Space Technology, Aug. 5 – 16
  • The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s only space, science and technology attraction, and is located at 4425 Arrowswest Drive in Colorado Springs, just off of Garden of the Gods Road. The Discovery Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and until 8:00 p.m. one Thursday evening monthly.

    Discovery Center daily admission fees are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 65+), $7 for college students with I.D., $3 for children ages 4-17. Military fees are $4.50 for adults with I.D., and $1.50 for children ages 4-17. Children age three years and younger are admitted free.

    Group rates are available and reserving in advance is recommended. For more information, including holiday and other closures, call 719.576.8000 or visit www.spacefoundation.org/museum.

    Summer of Discovery Sponsors

    Wells Fargo is the Saturday Sponsor for Oceans on June 14 and 21. Other sponsors for Summer of Discovery 2014 include: Ent Federal Credit Union, Astronomy theme sponsor; BKD, July 19 Saturday sponsor for Mars, Rovers and Robots; Allegra, printing co-sponsor; ATK, printing co-sponsor; MIDO Printing Company, Inc., printing co-sponsor; OneTouchPoint, printing co-sponsor; SpaceUnited, activity co-sponsor; and Wendy’s, activity co-sponsor.

    Sponsorship opportunities for Summer of Discovery 2014 are still available for businesses, organizations and individuals.