Author Archives: Tasmyn

Challenger Learning Center’s Response to COVID-19

As the list of schools, attractions, and businesses continues to grow, we wanted to make you aware of how the Challenger Learning Center is handling the COVID-19 Virus.   As mentioned in earlier communications, the Challenger Learning Center follows the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s lead in closing for weather or other safety-related issues. The District, along with […]

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Boeing Awards $80,000 Grant to Challenger Learning Center for Student STEM Experiences

November 11, 2019 The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has received an $80,000 grant from The Boeing Company for its STEM Igniter program. The program will serve over 1,300 underserved elementary and middle school students in the St. Louis region and will include simulated space missions, engineering design challenge workshops, planetarium programs, classroom activities, and professional […]

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It Takes a Community

We are so fortunate to be located in Ferguson where are are surrounded by several prominent companies and foundations that are invested in our community and our future generation of innovators. The heart of the Challenger Learning Center’s programs are simulated space missions, which enable children to take on the roles of scientists, astronauts, and […]

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Challenger Learning Center Receives Boeing Grant for STEM Programs

October 6, 2017 – The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has received a grant from The Boeing Company for its new “STEM Igniter” program. The program will serve over 1,300 underserved elementary and middle school students in the St. Louis region and will include simulated space missions, engineering design challenge workshops, planetarium programs, classroom activities, and […]

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Space: Not Just “Fun for Boys”

For the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis, March has been a big month for summer camp fairs. As we tell parents about camp options, our spiel usually goes something like this: “For the younger kids, we have Astronaut Training Camps, where campers complete simulated space missions, design space suits and lunar colonies, and do all sorts of fun […]

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Challenger Learning Center Receives Grant from Monsanto Fund for ‘Sprouting Astronaut’ Program

FERGUSON, Mo. – The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has been awarded a grant of $65,600 from the Monsanto Fund to continue the “Monsanto Sprouting Astronauts Program.” The program, which is in its fourth year, provides professional development, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-based activities and a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center […]

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