Space Camp® launched in 1982 to inspire and motivate young people from around the country to join the ranks of space pioneers who persevere to push the boundaries of human exploration. Today, with attendees from all 50 states, territories and more than 60 foreign countries, the immersive program continues to challenge young people to dream of a future in space. With the U.S. Space & Rocket Center® as home base, trainees have an unparalleled environment to spur imagination.

The Space Camp Alumni Association (SCAA) represents all Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® and Robotics Camp STEM education program alumni. The SCAA serves to harness the knowledge, abilities, and resources of camp program trainee and staff alumni for the advancement of programs, projects, and initiatives benefiting Space Camp, Aviation Challenge, and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as a whole, while also inspiring both current and future alumni to action.

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The Space Camp Alumni Advancement Board will be participating in a pre-launch dinner Wednesday, December 3rd beginning at 6:00PM at El Leoncito in Titusville, FL (El Leoncito – 4280 S. Washington Ave (US#1); Titusville, FL 32780 http://elleoncito.com/ )  This dinner is being hosted by a combination of Space Camp Alumni and NASA Social Alumni and with participation from not only these groups, but also the space enthusiast community at-large.

As a part of the evening’s events,  John Ramsey – AAB Chair, along with other members of the board will be presenting an update on Space Camp and the AAB’s plans for 2015 and beyond.

You won’t want to miss this evening with a great group of alumni and all-around space enthusiasts as we celebrate Human Spaceflight, Space Camp, STEM Education, and the first step in the ‘Next Giant Leap’.

We encourage you to wear your flight suits, jackets, hats, or any other camp memorabilia for the evening’s events – and come prepared to tell YOUR Space Camp story for our roving video cameras on how it inspired you and affected your life.

Please RSVP here by Thursday, November 20th if you plan to attend.

Look forward to seeing you there!


Space Camp and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will be hosting live and online events leading up to- and during- NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 Mission. As part of these activities the USSRC and Space Camp Alumni are seeking alumni stories and testimonials to be included in media opportunities including digital, web and social media. This also includes a possible opportunity for you to be part of a live television interview during the launch coverage event with Space Camp.

Please follow the link <http://goo.gl/forms/998GDCvQN4> and complete the short questionnaire to submit YOUR Space Camp story for consideration.
Question? You can email us at: info@spacecampalumni.com

Attention Alums!  There are some great opportunities for you to volunteer and assist Space Camp and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.  If you’re interested in volunteering for any of the opportunities below, please send an email to volunteers@spacecampalumni.com.

Thanks in advance!


Girl Scout 2014 National Council / 53rd Convention

Salt Lake City, UT (Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center)
Thursday, October 16th – Saturday October 18th

Exhibiting Hours:

  • Thursday, October 16: 1:30PM – 6:30PM
  • Friday, October 17: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday, October 18th: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Volunteers Needed: 2-3 (preferably female, preferably a Girl Scout alumna)

Type of Work: Helping at exhibit booth, including speaking with Girl Scouts and troop leaders about Space Camp and our programs, handing out materials, getting troop leaders to sign-up for more information.


Scoutfest Boy Scout Event

Point Mallard Park, Decatur, AL
Saturday, November 8th 7:00AM – 7:00PM

Volunteers Needed: Requesting 4 or 5 volunteers (could be split into a couple shifts) for the day

Type of Work: Staffing the sales booth and talking with visitors about camp experience and programs, getting them to opt-in for email updates or sign up for alumni newsletter, etc.  Expecting 8,000-9,000 scouts.


Rocket City Marathon

Huntsville, AL (for course segment at U.S. Space & Rocket Center)
Saturday, December 12th 9:30AM – 2:00PM

Volunteers Needed: 5 to 6 people to help

Type of Work: Race Marshalls – people who can direct racers & museum guests through Rocket Park during the race.

Meet The Team

Ben Chandler
John Ratnaswamy
Christopher Key
Board Member
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger
Board Member
Maj. Phillip A. “Ritz” Smith
Space Camp Hall of Fame Representative
Board Member
Dr Andrea Hanson
Katie Anderson
Board Member - USSRC Representative
Kate Schulz
Board Member
Beth Mitchell Gencel
Board Member
Kristy Ingram
Board Member
Dr Danielle Maack
Board Member
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