Together we are strengthening workforce development in Alaska by delivering practical, high-fidelity activities to Alaskans and inspiring students to pursue higher education and careers within STEM fields.

How The Mission Continues

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska (CLCA) is a stand-alone 501(c)(3) non-profit.  Currently we receive NO funding from federal, state, borough, or city sources for operational costs; this is to include allocated school district funds.  Operations are funded by earned revenue from facility rentals, educational and community programs, and donor support; both corporate and individual.  Earned revenues from CSET training programs goes to direct support of Challenger educational programs.

Challenger actively pursues competitive grants and welcomes the opportunity to partner with like-minded organizations in the pursuit of projects designed to further our mission of inspiring youth in the pursuit of higher education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

What non-profit is complete without at least one annual fundraiser?  Here at the Challenger even fundraising is connected to hands-on learning and our infamous Geocache Rally was developed to showcase what we do and a chance to experience a small portion of how we work with students and trainees.  More about the Geocache Rally —>

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BP supports the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska’s STEM Education Mission with $30,000

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska Receives Donation of $25,000 from Tesoro Alaska Company for Student Missions for the 8th year in a row

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