Night Flight Sleepovers

Night Flight Sleepovers

So what is a night at the Museum really like? The displays don’t walk and talk, but the Museum will definitely come to life with interactive demonstrations and workshops, a guided tour by flashlight, and more.

Program Description

Duration: 6 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Through this exciting program, your group will experience a real “Night at the Museum” as they nod off under the wings of world-renowned aircraft! Night Flight Sleepovers include hands-on activities, a flashlight-guided tour of the museum, and a movie. Choose from two great themes:

Choose from two great themes:

Aviation Night Flight

Try out the controls of a Cessna 150, participate in amazing aerodynamics experiments, sit in an ejection seat, take a flashlight-guided tour, and more.

Space Night Flight

Test your space skills in our astronaut-training program, build a Space habitat, and get involved in some amazing Space science demos. A flashlight-guided tour and movie round out the evening

Program Schedule

Please advise your group to arrive 15 minutes ahead of the start of the program. Your guide will meet you in the lobby and show your group where to store their belongings until later in the evening.

Time Activity
16:45 Arrival for groups eating dinner on-site.
17:45 Arrival
18:00 – 18:10 Welcome / Introduction
18:10 – 18:50 Activity Rotations based on Theme
18:50 – 19:30
19:30 – 20:10
20:10 – 20:30 Break
20:30 – 21:15 Flashlight Tour
21:15 – 22:00 Overnight Rules / Prepare for Bed
22:00 – 24:00 Movie (Feature Length Film)
24:00 – 00:15 Last Health Break
00:15 Lights Out
   
07:00 – 07:45 Wake Up / Pack Belongings
07:45 – 08:00 Departure
07:45 – 08:30 Breakfast for groups eating on-site. Departure by 09:00.

New! Early Bedtime Option

To better serve our youngest visitors, we now offer a sleepover option with an earlier bedtime. Snack will be served earlier in the evening and you’ll choose between the flashlight tour or a short video so the kids are in bed by 10 p.m. Early bedtimes groups will not be combined with groups staying up late.

Time Activity
16:45 Arrival for groups eating dinner on-site.
17:45 Arrival
18:00 – 18:10 Welcome / Introduction
18:10 – 18:50 Activity 1
18:50 – 19:30 Activity 2
19:30 – 19:50 Break
19:50 – 20:30 Activity 3
20:30 – 21:00 Overnight Rules / Set up sleeping areas
21:00 – 21:45 Flashlight Tour OR Short Video
21:45 – 22:00 Last Health Break
22:15 Lights Out
   
07:00 – 07:45 Wake Up / Pack Belongings
07:45 – 08:00 Departure
07:45 – 08:30 Breakfast for groups eating on-site. Departure by 09:00.

Curriculum Links

Night Flight activities meet many curriculum objectives in both Ontario and Quebec.

Teacher / Chaperone Tips

For comfort and security, all participants should bring these items. Supervision ratios are 1:6 for participants aged 6 and under, 1:8 for participants aged 7 to 12 and 1:10 for participants aged 13 to 18.

Fees

The minimum fee for a Night Flight Sleepover is $775. The minimum fee covers 25 children and 5 adults. Additional children are $27 each; additional chaperones are $20 each. All fees are subject to change without notice.

The Museum has a maximum capacity of 96 people for sleepover programs. The Museum reserves the right to book more than one group on the same evening in order to reach its maximum capacity. Each group will have their own guide and will not be combined for programming.

Reservations

To reserve this program, please complete the online reservation request form.

A $100 non-refundable deposit payable within 5 business days will be required to secure your reservation. Final numbers and payment is required 7 business days prior to your evening.

Already have somewhere to stay? Check out From the Ground Up, the Museum’s exciting evening program.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. A $30 cancellation fee applies unless the program is rescheduled within the same school year. Cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. In the case of bus cancellations due to inclement weather, fees are waived if the program is rescheduled in the same school year.

CASM
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 6 (Ontario)
Elementary Cycle 2 - Elementary Cycle 3 (Quebec)
Fee
Minimum fee $775
Dates Offered
September to June
Program Location
At the Museum