Education Department FAQ’s

  • How do I sign up for a field trip?

There are two ways to register for a field trip at the museum. You can visit our School Field Trips webpage at http://www.sasmuseum.com/education/school-field-trips/ and click on the Field Trip Registration button to register online or call the Education Administrative Assistant at 402-944-3100 ext. 209 to register over the phone.

  • What field trip experiences do you offer?

Please visit our School Field Trips page at http://www.sasmuseum.com/education/school-field-trips/ to see package options and curriculum currently in place for field trips. Field trip options change throughout the year based off of traveling exhibits, special summer programming, and Nebraska state standards. For more information regarding field trip programming, contact the Education Coordinator at 402-944-3100 ext. 211.

  • What overnight opportunities to do you offer for scouts?

We offer Boy Scout merit badges in Robotics, Aviation, Astronomy, Space Exploration, and Engineering as well as programs for Cubscouts and Girl Scouts. Please visit our Overnights webpage at http://www.sasmuseum.com/experiences/overnights/ to see a list of dates for our scouting overnights and to register online at the Scouting Programs page http://www.sasmuseum.com/education/scouting-programs/ for information about what to expect during each overnight experience. You can also register over the phone by contacting the Education Administrative Assistant at 402-944-3100 ext. 209.

  • Can my group spend the night at the museum if we are not affiliated with a scouting program?

Yes, the Strategic Air & Space Museum can hold an overnight for your group on any day of the week that the museum is free. You must meet a base of $1,500.00 to rent out the museum. For more information, please contact the Education Administrative Assistant at 402-944-3100 ext. 209 for more details.

  • What summer camps do you offer?

We offer six summer day camps: Robotics 101 (Session 1 and 2), Robotics 201 (Session 1 and 2), Robotics 301, Mad Scientist and three overnight camps: Astronaut Academy, Sky’s the Limit, and a travel camp to the Johnson Space Center. Please visit our Summer Camps page at http://www.sasmuseum.com/summer-camps/ for information on dates, programming, and pricing for each camp.

  • How do I sign up for a summer camp?

There are two ways to register for a summer camp at the museum. You can visit our Summer Camps webpage at http://www.sasmuseum.com/summer-camps/ and fill in the registration form online or call the Education Administrative Assistant at 402-944-3100 ext. 209 to register over the phone.

  • Do you offer scholarships for summer camps?

Yes, the Strategic Air & Space Museum is fortunate that we have received a generous donation from Sid Dillon Chevrolet and Boeing to sponsor eight summer campers for the Summer 2014. Please visit our Summer Camps page at http://www.sasmuseum.com/summer-camps/ and look for the Scholarship Application box. These scholarships are primarily intended for campers who would otherwise not be able to attend camp due to monetary restrictions.

  • Who leads educational activities?

Education programs are taught by trained staff with a multitude of backgrounds including certified teachers, college students, full-time informal educators, and school volunteers.

  • What is the Science Zone?

The Science Zone is a family oriented, hands-on area located behind the Admissions desk at the Strategic Air & Space Museum. The Science Zone is free with admission and activities change monthly. For information regarding this month’s Science Zone activities, please contact the Education Coordinator at 402-944-3100 ext. 211.

  • Do you have special programming for homeschool families?

This year we are offering a number of homeschool specific programming. Homeschool families are encouraged to call and register. Visit our website at http://www.sasmuseum.com/2014-homeschool-days/ or for a complete listing of dates, times, cost and programming.