After Hours Adventures!

Science Sleepovers

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nights (September – May)

Experience the ultimate exploration of science with an all-night sleepover. Your overnight experience is from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 a.m. and includes a science presentation of your choice, a hands-on activity, and time to adventure around the Center. Each Sleepover includes a light breakfast.

Science Sleepovers are for 40-120 students, and appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult supervision is required. A $100 non-refundable deposit submitted with registration form will hold your date. Call (615) 862-5177 for more information or to register.

Exclusive Sleepovers: Larger schools or organizations can use this option if they would like to be the only participants at that particular After Hours Adventure. The minimum required attendance for this type of Sleepover is 100 participants. Otherwise, the Adventure Science Center may book multiple groups for any After Hours Adventure.

Program Fees

Basic Sleepover
(includes a science presentation, hands-on activity, exploration time, sleeping among the exhibits and a light breakfast)
$32 per student
Deluxe Sleepover
Basic Sleepover plus your choice of a show in the Sudekum Planetarium)
$36 per student
Add A Subway® sandwich and a drink to either Science Sleepover Program
$5 per student
One Adult with every five children is FREE and required.
Each additional adult is $15.

Science Presentation Options (choose one)

  • Energy Transformations

    Explore the science of heat, light and sound energy. Large lightning-like sparks, glowing plasma, and UV light demonstrations will have your students on the edge of their seats!

  • Extreme Weather

    How does the Sun’s massive size and incredible heat energy drive weather on Earth, creating powerful and extreme changes in the atmosphere? Explore the conditions and science behind dangerous weather.

Hands-On Activities Options (choose one)

  • Clean Planet (ages 8+)

    Work in teams to try your hand at filtering daily pollutants out of water to keep our planet and bodies clean.

  • Eggstronaut Splashdown (ages 8+)

    Work as a team and build an escape pod that gets your Eggstronaut safely back to Earth.

  • Marble Roller Coasters (ages 8+)

    Teams can create and build the ultimate marble roller coaster with loops, turns, and drops.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold the chosen date and must be submitted with the registration form. Sleepovers are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Your group may arrive between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Departure time is 8:30 a.m. the next morning. Sleepovers require a minimum of 40 participants or a fee equal to 40 participants.

Almost Overnights

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights (September – May)

Create your own private adventure with an Almost Overnight event. Almost Overnights are from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and include a hands-on activity and exploration time.

Almost Overnights are for 40-120 students, and appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult supervision is required. A $100 non-refundable deposit submitted with registration form will hold your date. Call (615) 862-5177 for more information or to register.

Program Fees

Basic Almost Overnight
(includes a science presentation, hands-on activity, exploration time, sleeping among the exhibits and a light breakfast)
$22 per student
Deluxe Almost Overnight
Basic Almost Overnight plus your choice of a show in the Sudekum Planetarium)
$26 per student
Add A Subway® sandwich and a drink to either Almost Overnight Program
$5 per student
One Adult with every five children is FREE and required.
Each additional adult is $10.

Hands-On Activities Options (choose one)

  • Clean Planet (ages 8+)

    Work in teams to try your hand and filtering daily pollutants out of water to keep our planet and our bodies clean.

  • Eggstronaut Splashdown (ages 8+)

    Work as a team and build an escape pod that gets your Eggstronaut safely back to Earth.

  • Marble Roller Coasters (ages 8+)

    Teams can create and build the ultimate marble roller coaster with loops, turns, and drops.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold the chosen date and must be submitted with the registration form. Almost Overnights are available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. Almost Overnights require a minimum of 40 participants or a fee equal to 40 participants.