The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska has 7 spaces available to rent. Accommodating meetings and events for up to 200! All rental proceeds also go directly to support Challenger’s STEM educational programs, creating a pipeline of STEM-inspired students within our community and improving our ability to compete in a global 21st-century workforce!

Features a commercial kitchen, modern lobby, amazing space dorms for overnight groups, and audio/visual needs.  One of a kind add-on’s like corporate and community team-building and retreats, custom birthday parties, StarLab, simulated space missions, and much, much more!

Call 855-477-7926 and create a package just right for you!


Facility Rentals

Great Space to Rent

Accommodating meetings and events up to 200 people.  Features a commercial kitchen, a modern lobby, amazing space dorms for overnight groups, audio/visual needs, zoom capabilities, corporate and community team-building and retreats, custom birthday parties, and much, much more!

Download the Rates sheet below to see all of the rental room options, equipment, and add-ons.

Looking to have alcohol at your event? Here are some helpful links,
CLCA Floor Plan

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Rental Prices
Call us for Availability! 855-477-7926
Email Facility Coordinator, john.espy@akchallenger.org

Overnight Accommodations

Great Option for Teams & School Groups!

Don’t stay at a normal hotel, bring your group to stay overnight in our beautiful, budget friendly, space dorms! 

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Two separate dorms, featuring 19 bunks per side, can accommodate boys, girls, and/or co-ed groups alike. Attached to each dorm there is a spacious lounge with couches and a TV.

We also have a commercial quality kitchen available for rent.  You may think about an add-on room for eating or program team-building for your group as well!

  • Shower facilities included
  • Bedding and towels are not provided

Cost: $370 per dorm, per night*
Check-in/out to be arranged at the time of booking

Call us for Availability! 907-283-2000

Email form to Facility Coordinator, john.espy@akchallenger.org

Student/Community Team Building

When added to other programming/facility rentals
30 minutes $160
1 Hour $260

Birthday Parties

Let’s Have a Party!

For a cosmically cool party bring your guests to Challenger for a fun science activity! Enjoy a private party setting with friends and family in a modern facility.  Choose from a variety of creative and active programs that are designed to be exciting and educational for all ages!  Don’t see what you are looking for?  No problem, we excel at custom programming!

Two Options
  1. Room Rental: 3 hour block, $185
  2. Room Rental w/ 1 hour Programming: (up to 20 students), $375

Possible Programming Topics

Ice Cream Matters
Living in Space

Stellar add-on’s:

Additional Hour Facility Rental, $37
Space Dorms overnight, $370, per dorm
Kitchen, $315

Star Lab $315

Call us for Availability and to discuss your custom Birthday Party!


Be the best gift giver, grab a momento, or have the most exciting desk in the office with fun science gadgets, toys and gear! 

Galactic Gifts is a great place to find out-of-this world items.  There is an awesome selection of everything from DIY Science kits to custom Challenger logo wear. Shoppers will find items ranging from $1-$120 in price.  You can feel great about spending money in our shop too; all proceeds go to support our STEM education programs!

Some favorites are:

Astronaut Ice Cream
Robotic Hands
Fisher Space Pens
Robot Kits
Chemistry Sets
Whistle Rockets
Hours: Monday – Friday (except Holidays)
9 am to 5 pm