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Summer is on its way and that means there's more time to experience Columbia, SC through a line-up of seasonal events, concerts, exhibits and more! Keep reading for a roundup of things to ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Lee Snelgrove with One Columbia for Arts and History
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Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Abby Naas with the Columbia Fireflies
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Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Chef Mike Davis with Terra
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Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Rita Patel with Hotel Trundle
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Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Trae Judy with Music Farm
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What's Hot This May
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Between the weather, sports, concerts and festivals, there's no reason not to be out and about in the streets of Columbia, SC this May. Read on for a roundup of things to do below, then ...
What's Hot This April
Posted on March 23, 2017 at 1:32PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Welcome to Columbia SC - The Real Southern Hot Spot! This month is packed with events showcasing our food, culture, scenery and more. Keep reading for a roundup of things to do below, ...

Challenger Learning Center

  • 2600-A Barhamville Road
  • Columbia, SC 29204
  • Phone: 803-929-3951
  • Fax: 803-929-3959
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4 pm
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The Challenger Learning Center for Space Science Education in Richland County School District One offers a variety of programs for K-12 students.  Please visit our website for details about:

  • Missions:  Students work in Mission Control and a simulated Space Station to either Rendezvous with Comet Halley, Voyage to Mars, or Return to the Moon.  Currently, we have programs aligned to elementary science standards and middle level science standards.  We will be expanding our mission offerings to include a high school mission in the future.
  • Program Tours:  Students visit Mission Control and the Space Station, enjoy a mini-planetarium show, and fly a plane on a flight simulator in our Aerospace Education Lab.
  • Aerospace Education Lab:  Students learn science through the study of aeronautics and learn basic aviation using flight simulators.
  • e-Planetarium:  We offer several planetarium shows appropriate for different ages.
  • Hands-On Science Explorations:  Extend your visit to the Challenger Learning Center to a day-long event.  Have your students learn science by doing science. 

During the school year, we offer programming to groups of ten or more.  (Groups can be affiliated with schools, child care centers, scouts, homeschool groups, etc.)  During the summer, we offer a variety of summer camp options.  Please visit our website (www.thechallengercenter.net) for more details.

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