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NASA Orion rocket test LAUNCH PARTY – Dec 4!

By Jennifer Therrien on Nov. 19, 2014, at 12:08 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-990-2900 ext.4; astronaut.org Family Science Night Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:00-7:30 PM ORION LAUNCH PARTY Join us for a special evening, geared to ignite curious minds of …
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Homeschooler Special NASA Event at Challenger DEC. 4- all ages

By Jennifer Therrien on Nov. 19, 2014, at 12:02 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-990-2900 ext.4; astronaut.org HOMESCHOOLERS: YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR THE BIG SPLASHDOWN! THE JOURNEY TO DEEP SPACE BEGINS Celebrate NASA’s new human spaceflight rocket at Challenger. …
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Challenger Learning Center of Maine holds Fall E-Waste Event

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 02, 2014, at 9:25 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-990-2900 ext.4; astronaut.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Challenger Learning Center of Maine holds Fall E-Waste Event on September 20 Bangor, Maine – Challenger Learning Center of Maine has …
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Challenger celebrates International Pi Day with Family Science Night

By Jennifer Therrien on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.
BANGOR – The Challenger Learning Center of Maine is holding the second of its series of Family Science Nights for 2014, this time in celebration of International Pi Day, on Friday, March 14, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Following the success of its inaugural event in 2013, Challenger will once …
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Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust awards grant to Challenger Learning Center of Maine

By Jennifer Therrien on Jan. 03, 2014, at 1:58 p.m.
January 2, 2014 Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust awards grant to Challenger Learning Center of Maine More students will be transforming into astronauts and mission control specialists at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine in Bangor, thanks to a $3,250 grant from the Margaret E. Burnham Trust that will fund …
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Challenger receives grant to bring students to Bangor

By Jennifer Therrien on Dec. 16, 2013, at 5:29 p.m.
Bangor Hydro Electric Company/Maine Public Service awards $45,000 grant to Challenger Learning Center of Maine in support of Maine students. Middle School students from the service area of Bangor Hydro Electric Company and Maine Public Service area will be transforming into astronauts and mission control specialists at the Challenger Learning …
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New Program for Elementary Students- WeDo LEGO Robotics Programming

By Jennifer Therrien on Dec. 09, 2013, at 4:59 p.m.
WeDo LEGOs Robotics Programming Challenger announces a new program geared specifically for young engineers in grades 2-5. Using LEGO WeDo kits, Laptop computers, Interactive sensors and LEGO WeDo software, Challenger has everything young students need to launch a passion for engineering and robotics programming. Loaded with Benefits for students, teachers, …

Challenger Learning Center of Maine December 30 Vacation Camp

By Jennifer Therrien on Nov. 18, 2013, at 4:16 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; 207-990-2900 ext.3; astronaut.org December 30,2013 Vacation Camp: Science of the Season One fantastic day of freezing fun. Campers will explore what happens when things freeze, …

Challenger Learning Center of Maine Scout Programs

By Jennifer Therrien on Nov. 18, 2013, at 4:10 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; 207-990-2900 ext.3; astronaut.org Tuesday, December 17 One hour Science Module Program complete many of the 8 requirements for your Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop and …
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Challenger receives grants to provide LEGO WeDo Engineering

By Jennifer Therrien on Nov. 06, 2013, at 7:29 a.m.
BANGOR – Challenger Learning Center of Maine is the recipient of awards by the Fast Track Grant Program of the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine Space Grant Consortium that will allow Challenger to teach LEGO-based robotics building and programming for students in grades 2-5 in Maine. The program builds …

Challenger receives grants to provide LEGO WeDo Engineering

By Jennifer Therrien on Oct. 23, 2013, at 4:50 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine  — Challenger Learning Center of Maine is the recipient of awards by the Fast Track Grant Program of the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine Space Grant Consortium that will allow Challenger to teach LEGO-based robotics building and programming for students in grades 2-5 in Maine. The program …
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Funding Available in Support of STEM Learning in Maine

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:55 p.m.
Bangor, Maine – Challenger Learning Center of Maine is entering the second year of distributing funds from a Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation grant that was awarded in 2012. The support makes space science missions possible for schools that would otherwise be unable to participate in the Challenger program. “The …
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Challenger Harvest Moon Family Night Thur. Sept.19

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:50 p.m.
Join Challenger Center for our 3rd annual Family Night on the HARVEST MOON ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday, September 19, 2013 between 6:00 – 7:30 pm 30 Venture Way, Bangor, Maine An evening of fun and learning for families with children ages 3-12 The rain or shine event will feature: * A variety …

Challenger Harvest Moon Family Night Thur. Sept.19

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; 207-949-9017 ext.3; astronaut.org Join Challenger Center for our 3rd annual Family Night on the HARVEST MOON ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday, September 19, 2013 between 6:00 – 7:30 …
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Start gathering your Electronic Waste! Recycling Event Sept. 28

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:40 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 9:00 AM – 2:00PM Challenger Learning Center of Maine 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME 04401 _______________________________________________ Get rid of your electronic trash and help Challenger at the same time! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Consider how much it could cost to dispose of the e-waste for it. For example: Computer …

Start gathering your Electronic Waste! Recycling Event

By Jennifer Therrien on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:35 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way , Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; (207) 990-2900 ext 3; astronaut.org SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 9:00 AM – 2:00PM _______________________________________________ Get rid of your electronic trash and help Challenger at the …

Get rid of your E-waste and help Challenger Center

By Jennifer Therrien on April 23, 2013, at 3:22 p.m.
Get rid of your electronic trash and help Challenger at the same time!!! Saturday, May 4th 2013 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ The Challenger Learning Center of Maine 30 Venture Drive, Bangor, ME Open to all local communities, residents and businesses!!! Make a cash donation to Challenger during E-Waste …

Get Rid of your E-WASTE

By Jennifer Therrien on April 23, 2013, at 2:51 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; 207-990-2900 ext.3; astornaut.org Get rid of your electronic trash and help Challenger at the same time!!! Open to all local communities, residents and businesses! Saturday, …

Space Day open house at Challenger Center

By Jennifer Therrien on April 01, 2013, at 3:57 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Therrien; 207-990-2900 ext. 3; astronaut.org The Challenger Learning Center of Maine presents: Space Day Open House far out fun for all ages Tues, April 30th 3:30-6:30 …

Public invited to Maine Astronaut’s Launch Party

By Jennifer Therrien on March 21, 2013, at 10:34 a.m.
The Challenger Learning Center of Maine is hosting a Lift-Off Party 4-5 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at 30 Venture Way in Bangor. The event will highlight Maine astronaut, Chris Cassidy and include a countdown to liftoff. Chris Cassidy, along with two Russian cosmonauts, launches on a six month mission to …
 
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