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Programs

Science Sleepovers!

2019 Sleepovers

Bring your family or Scout troop for a night at the Science Center!  There’s a terrific variety of themes to choose from.

Cost: $39 per person. Call 412.237.3400 to register.

*Some Sleepovers have an extra fee. See description for details.

4/1/2018 to 10/27/2018

Spooky Science Sleepover

Fri., Oct. 26

A frightfully fun evening guaranteed to make your hair stand on end. . . literally! It’s a deliciously gross, ghastly good time to be had by all young witches, wizards, and monsters. Costumes encouraged!


4/1/2018 to 11/17/2018

Light Up Night Sleepover *Sold Out*


4/1/2018 to 12/8/2018

Elf: The Sleepover

Sat., Dec. 8

Grab a buddy and discover your inner elf at our fun-filled holiday sleepover! See Elf in The Rangos Giant Cinema, carry out festive science experiments, and create a delicious hot chocolate concoction!


Engineering with Da Vinci Sleepover

Fri., Feb. 22

Put on your thinking cap as you design, build, and test out feats of engineering genius inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Defy gravity with a da Vinci bridge, test out catapults and trebuchets, and make a flying ornithopter.

*Cost: $47 – includes admission into Da Vinci The Exhibition

 

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*Camp-In Sleepover: Boys’ Night!

Sat., March 2

Leave the bug spray at home, and bring your campout indoors for the night. Sharpen your outdoor skills as you learn different ways to make a flashlight and filter water. Plus, explore navigation using the Sun and stars!

*Note: While this event is “boys’ only,” female chaperones are welcome.

 

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Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


Awesome Astronomy Sleepover

Fri., March 22

Explore the wonders of the cosmos at this star-studded sleepover adventure. Identify celestial bodies in Buhl Planetarium, experiment with launch angles and propulsion methods, and see if you have what it takes to become an astronaut!  

 

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Game Night Sleepover

Fri., March 29

It’s a night of nonstop gaming fun! From giant Jenga to virtual reality mini-golf, explore games both old and new. Take part in a mini escape room, and play Mario Kart 8 on our GIANT screen!

 

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Robot Roundup Sleepover

Fri., April 5

Calling all robot enthusiasts! Visit our Robot Hall of Fame and play air-hockey against a robot. Explore the science behind robotics as you experiment with Cubelets, navigate Sphero through obstacle courses, and carry out space missions with LEGO® Mindstorms EV3’s.

 

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


*Camp-In Sleepover: Girls’ Night!

Fri., April 26

Leave the bug spray at home and bring your campout indoors for the night. Sharpen your outdoor skills as you learn different ways to make a flashlight and filter water. Plus, explore navigation using the Sun and stars!

*Note: While this event is “girls’ only,” male chaperones are welcome.

 

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


How to Train Your Dragon Sleepover

Sat., May 11

Experience the movie that launched the trilogy on our GIANT screen in The Rangos Giant Cinema, and explore the science behind dragons and Viking culture! Make a model dragon fly, investigate dragon eggs, write your name in runes, and race Viking ships.

*Cost: $44 – includes the full-length feature film How to Train Your Dragon in The Rangos Giant Cinema

 

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


Summer Solstice Sleepover

Fri., June 21

Conclude the longest day of the year with a night full of spectacular science activities. Investigate the Sun and other stars in Buhl Planetarium & Observatory, harness the power of the Sun to make s’mores, and explore the colors of sunrises and sunsets.

 

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
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Peter Pan Sleepover

Sat., July 20

Take the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning! See the matinee performance of Peter Pan at the Benedum Center, then head to the Science Center for a night of sleepover fun. Evening activities begin at 6 pm, and include experiments on flight, astronomy, and even some pirate science! It will be an awfully big adventure!

To register, call Pittsburgh CLO at 412.325.1582

*Cost: $62 (includes show and sleepover)


All Science Center sleepovers include:

  • A Movie in The Rangos Giant Cinema
  • Themed activities
  • Planetarium or laser show
  • Theater show demos
  • Sleeping among our exciting exhibits
  • Official Science Center patch
  • Late-night snack
  • Continental breakfast
  • Free admission for the day following the sleepover, including Highmark SportsWorks® and USS Requin

Fees

Groups need to provide one adult chaperone for every eight children. Families or those not part of a group must also have a parent or guardian present.

Schedule

Check-in begins at 6 pm the evening of your sleepover, where you will receive a detailed schedule of the night's happenings. The overnight experience will begin with a brief orientation, after which participants will enjoy a night of themed activities. Lights-out is at midnight. All sleepover gear must be removed from the building by 9:00 am, but you are welcome to stay the day after and explore even more with your general admission, included in your sleepover cost!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question regarding Sleepovers? Click here to view a list of FAQs. Didn’t find your answer? Please call 412.237.3400 for more information.

T-shirts

A Sleepover T-shirt is the best souvenir to remember your special night at the Science Center. They will be on sale in the XPLOR Store the morning after your overnight experience.



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