Events

Star Wars Reads Day at the Museum- FREE

Saturday, October 19th, 2:00pm

Join us for our 8th annual Star Wars Reads Day in which we partner with the Sparta Free Library for an afternoon of Star Wars fun! Take part in the costume contest, make unique crafts, solve the scavenger hunt, and eat special Star Wars themed treats! This event is recommended for school age children but all are welcome!

Mr. Science- free

Thursday, November 7, 6:30pm

Enjoy amazing science demonstrations by Larry Scheckel and Oakley Moser. Fun for all ages.

Junior Space Camp- 3rd & 4th grades at the Museum

Monday, June 22- Friday, June 26, 2020, in the afternoons from 1:00pm- 5:00pm. 

During this week-long afternoon camp students will have fun with hands on science and learn about Sparta’s hometown astronaut– Deke Slayton! Our Junior Space campers will build rockets, do science experiments, work together in teams, participate in hands-on STEM activities, visit the planetarium, talk with pilots and learn about airplanes and so much more! They even get their very own space camp t-shirt with their name on it! We end the camp on Friday night with a celebratory ice cream social for students and their families at the museum! For more information look on our website under “Junior Space Camp”, with only 20 spots available it is first come, first serve!

Deke Slayton Space Camp- 5th-8th grades at the Museum

Monday, July 27- Friday, July 31, 2020, 8:00am- 5:00pm

This is our 5th annual Deke Slayton Space Camp! During this week-long camp students will talk with NASA experts, view presentations by science professionals at the top of their fields, and meet retired Wisconsin astronaut Mark Lee! This amazing week long camp is a once in a lifetime experience and includes hands-on STEM activities, team building and leadership experiences, robotics training, and rocket building! We also visit the Sparta airport, conduct zero gravity experiments at the pool, and see a program at the planetarium. We end the week with a special graduation ceremony and dinner for the students and their families Friday evening. For more information look on our website under “Deke Slayton Space Camp”, with only 20 spots available it is first come, first serve!