Ramapo Parks
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Party Missions

Challenger Center Party MissionsCelebrate That Special Occasion With A Space Flight Adventure!

Mission: Choose one of our 3 mission scenarios

Nova Party Program  (Ages 6 to 9 - requires a 1st grade reading level.)

Time: 2.5 hours - includes a 1-hour simulated space flight adventure mission in our spacecraft simulator, one hour of activities, and 1/2 hour in our party room.

Fees: $350 (up to 24 participants) $15 per person over 24
$25 reduction in price if Town of Ramapo resident.

Activities: Hands-on space-science projects that may include viewing the sun through solar solar glasses; designing a space mission patch; producing a “tornado“ in a bottle; creating a bracelet with “magic” beads; building space vehicles with LEGO and more.

Galaxy Party Program  (Ages 10 and up - requires a 5th grade reading level.)

Time: 3 hours - includes briefing and team assignments, a 2.5-hour simulated space flight adventure mission, and 1/2 hour in our party room.

Fees: $350
$25 reduction in price if Town of Ramapo resident.

For both our Nova and Galaxy Party Programs, the maximum number of participants is 32.

To reserve one of our party programs, a deposit of $100 made payable to the Town of Ramapo is required to secure the date of the mission. Balance is due by cash or credit card on the day of the mission.

Checks can be mailed to:

Town of Ramapo Challenger Center
225 Route 59, Airmont, NY 10901.

Party Information
To Help Create A Super Celebration Flight, Please Keep In Mind the Following Information:

  • For your convenience, we have a large activity room for your use during the duration of the party as well as a refrigerator for a celebration cake or any other items that require refrigeration.
  • You may arrange to have pizza delivered to the Center or continue your celebration at Applebee's Restaurant located next to our Center. We have made arrangements with Applebee's to provide a selection of entrees for a reduced price.
  • We request that you have your guests arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time. Food and drink must be contained to our activity room. Please allow a maximum of 30 minutes for pizza and/or cake.
  • Due to the capacity of our simulators, we ask that chaperones be limited to 8, unless participating guests have special needs and prior arrangements have been made.

Experience Our Planetarium!

Celebrate with the wonders of the Universe! Travel to the planets and moons of our Solar System, and learn the ancient myths about the constellations in the sky in our portable planetarium. For an additional fee, consider adding one of our planetarium shows to your program.

Gift Shop

To help plan your party celebration, we have many unique and fun space items from our center's gift shop that make terrific goody bag gifts for your guests. You may come in and shop before your party or while your kids are on their mission simulation. There is a 20% discount for items bought in bulk (5 or more of the same item).

Photo Release Form
On occasion, we feature groups in our promotional material. If you would like your group featured in our newletter, press release, website, etc., please download this form, complete it, and return it to our center. This form is in a PDF format and will require a free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader.