This July we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first people to walk on the moon. Join us for a special event or just explore the MESS Hall as a family.

July 4 – closed for Independence Day

All Summer – Summer Camps – Register Today

July 8 – 12 – Space Explorers Summer Camp
Make it your mission to explore the universe. Design space travel guides, train like an astronaut (hands-on activities), program a rover. 
Dates: July 8 – 12 | Grades 1-3 9AM – Noon | Grades 4-7 1PM – 4PM

July 15 – Nature Ramble Summer Camp
Explore the world of living things during this week. It’s a blast of biology whether on land or in the sea. 
Dates: July 15 – 19 | Grades 1-3 9AM – Noon | Grades 4-7 1PM – 4PM

July 16 – Global Rocket Launch – 11 AM – 3 PM
Join the worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by launching your own rocket! We will launch multiple rocket types throughout the day. Launches will occur between 11 AM and 3 PM. For ages 6+, included with admission.

July 16 – Apollo 11 night at Perfect Plain – 6 PM to 9 PM
Join us at Perfect Plain Brewery to celebrate the anniversary. Launch your inner astronaut as you explore outer space, including themed cocktails, activities, and more. Event is open to the public – drink purchases support the MESS Hall

July 25 – Shipwreck Science – 2 PM
Special guest, Mike Thomin of Florida Public Archaeology Network, presenting underwater archaeology, boat building, and shipwreck science! Included with admission.