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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

Scobee Planetarium Public Friday Programs for March & April 2017

Each Friday evening, the doors open at 6:00pm with ticket sales in the Lackey & Camp Casper Ticket Booth 30 minutes prior to each presentation. We can support credit card, cash & check sales. Sorry, no debit card sales.

Tickets: $5/adult $4/child, seniors & military with ID, $2/Alamo Colleges personnel and students with current ID

6:30pm The Perfect Little Planet Family presentation with no children age restrictions

7:30pm The Sky Tonight Live Presentation Children must be 6yrs or older to attend

9:00pm DOUBLE FEATURE Extreme Planets & Dynamic Earth Children must be 6yrs or older to attend

The Scalan Observatory telescope is only available following the last planetarium program of the evening if weather and staffing permits.  The planetarium programs will run as scheduled with doors opening at 6:00pm for the first program.  The observatory telescope decision may be made as the evening progresses.  There is no fee for this service.  The first Friday of each month, weather permitting, the San Antonio Astronomical Association (SAAA) sets up  telescopes on the front terrace areas of our center for free viewing of the heavens.  This group's participation may  replace the Scalan observatory viewing on these nights.


 Summer Camps Registration Launched

There are four summer camp programs offered at the Scobee Education Center for the summer of 2017.  

The Astronauts in Training camp being held June 12-16 is already close to capacity, while there are still spots available in the Cosmic Kids Camp (3-5th Grades) June 26-30, Explorers Camp (6-8 Grades)  July 10-14 and Camp Challenger for Girls (6-8 Grade) July 24-28.
Go to this San Antonio College link for these camps and others offered at SAC this summer:


Watch this page and the Scobee Facebook page for information on the 2017 Scobee Girls STEM Summit planned for July 28th for girls 6-12 grades.


Fiesta de La Tierra Challenger Earth Day Mission

Friday, April 21 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   Tickets:

On Friday, April 21st, you can experience the excitement of a simulated space mission at the Scobee Education Center's Challenger Learning Center as we honor the upcoming celebration of National Earth Day on April 22nd, and join in on San Antonio’s annual Fiesta traditions! 

Mexican botanas (snacks) and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. 

All crew members will receive the limited edition 2017 Scobee Education Center fiesta medal. Third in the collectible series, the 2017 fiesta medal commemorates the Challenger STS-51L crew, showcases the 3 Challenger Learning Center missions launching at the Scobee, and highlights the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades, this August! 

Fiesta de la Tierra tickets are only $20 per person and will include a limited edition Scobee Ed. Ctr. 2017 Fiesta Medal. 

Two lucky participants will be named Scobee Education Center Fiesta King & Queen for 2017. 

YOU could be Scobee Royalty! 

Children must be reading at a 6th grade level or higher and be accompanied by a parent to participate in the adventure. 

Optional 9 p.m. showing of the "Dynamic Earth" planetarium program available to all crew. 

Contact with questions:  Scobee Education Center at 210-486-0100


Micronauts at Camp

Contact Information

For more information or to make a field trip reservation, contact:  

Gina Gutierrez, Secretary
Phone: not available at this time
Email:   not available at this time    

Rick Varner, Center Director/Reservations
Phone:  210-486-0402

For information regarding sponsorship of events, programs or exhibits,  contact:

Natasha Sobers, Coordinator of Program Development

Phone:  210-486-0956


For more information about the Scobee Planetarium, contact:

Michelle Risse, Planétarium Coordinator 
Phone: 210-486-0101


For more information about Challenger Learning Center missions and education programs, contact:

Jennifer Becerra,
Lead Flight Director/Academic Program Coordinator
Phone:  210-486-0955


Celina Terrones, Academic Program Specialist
Phone: 210-486-0095

Location:  (Campus mailing address - not physical location)

1819 N. Main Ave.
San Antonio, Tx 78212

Physically located approximately 1 block east of the intersection of San Pedro Ave. and West Park Street. Parking in non-reserved spaces in Lot 21 and Lot 29.  Look for the large blue Charlie Cheever Jr Star Tower.