Welcome to Space Club!

Space Club is a STEM program used by K-8 educators in classrooms, libraries, and camps around the world! Join today for free!

Engineering Design

Developed by a team of engineers and educators, including NASA experts, Space Club includes hands-on engineering design challenges that are adaptable for elementary and middle school students. Instructional videos and career chats connect each activity to real-world professionals, science concepts, and exciting current events.


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21st Century Skills

Space Club is focused on teamwork, critical thinking, communication, problem-solving, leadership, and other critical skills for all students. Students will work in teams to complete challenges with options for in-person and virtual learning. A final project includes designing a colony in space!



Low-Prep STEM Units

Space Club includes 2 low-prep, semester-long space units that are flexible for all STEM classrooms and programs! Current participants are using Space Club in science, PLTW, engineering, and STEM classes as well as in libraries, afterschool and summer camps, homeschooling, and more. Activities are aligned to NGSS.


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Free Space STEM Lesson

Get a preview of Space Club's Mission to Moon! Sign-up to download the Welcome Tower Engineering Challenge including lesson plan, instructional slides, and student handouts. 

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Your students will love this space engineering challenge!

Space Club Lead Organizations

Space Club programming and curriculum development is managed by Vivify STEM, LLC in partnership with the Cosmic Leap Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity.

"Space Club curriculum is very well laid out & easy to use! WOW, there is so much wonderful information for the students to refer to & learn from! I absolutely plan to do Space Club again next year!!"

Chimacum Elementary (WA)

"Space Club was the most well put together program I have ever used! It was really amazing to see how engaged students were and how much they learned. It also exposed them to careers they never knew existed."

Bloom Carroll Middle (OH)

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Click below to receive everything you need to bring Space Club programming to your school. 

  • Self-paced training with CPE certificate

  • Mission to Moon and Mission to Mars curriculum units with full teacher guide and instructional videos

  • Editable student handouts

  • Access to a private educator support group

  • Career Chats with amazing STEM professionals

The Space Club membership site is accessible year-round with ongoing updates and new missions added!

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Space Club School Partners

Check out our over 500 school and program partners running Space Club around the world!

Space Club Partners

The following organizations have supported Space Club through providing mentors, judges, and grants to our school partners.

Space Club Supply Kits

Through a partnership with Pitsco Education, Space Club supply kits are now available for Mission to Moon and Mission to Mars units! Everything is included for a low-prep solution to easily bring STEM activities to your classroom!

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The teacher training portal includes everything you need to successfully launch Space Club with your students! 

Currently available are 2 semester-long units: Mission to Moon and Mission to Mars.

The portal also includes 4-hour training modules and curriculum.  Participants will receive a certificate of completion and 4 CPE hours from Vivify STEM, a Texas Education Agency approved provider. 

Curriculum includes:

  • Mission to Moon and Mars teacher guide
  • Launchpad: A K-3 version of Space Club to support younger students
  • Editable digital and printed student handouts on Google Slides
  • Mission Introduction videos
  • STEM Instructional videos for each design challenge with science and real-world connections

Training modules include: 

  • Basics of STEM Education
  • Planning of STEM sessions
  • Explanation of every activity with student example
  • Insight from past Space Club teachers
  • Setting up and using digital tools including Google Slides, and Kahoot!
  • Access to Space Club Educator group 

Space Club is a flexible STEM curriculum that works great for an enrichment program or integrated into a science course or STEM elective. Space Club curriculum is intended for grades 4th - 8th. Training includes access to Launchpad a new version of Space Club for K - 3rd graders! 

Space Club was launched in 2014 by Natasha Wilkerson, STEM Director of Communities In Schools of San Antonio. She left a career in aerospace engineering to engage at-risk youth in STEM pathways. Space Club began as an afterschool STEM program that inspires youth with hands-on engineering design and space exploration activities.

Today, over 400 schools across the world have implemented Space Club curriculum through afterschool or classroom activities.  

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