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|10/8/18||8:30am-4:30pm||Challenger Intelligence Agency Academy (Grades 2-6)|
|10/16/18||6-8pm||Comets & Cocktails Space Mission (Adults, 21+)|
|10/27/18||9am-3pm||Boy Scout Robotic Merit Badge Workshop|
|11/3/18||9am-12pm||Journey to Mars - Community Day|
|11/9/18||8am-3pm||Drones in the Heartland|
|11/17/18||9am-3pm||Boy Scout Engineering Merit Badge Workshop|
|12/1/18||8am-1pm||Drone Knowledge Test Prep - Session 1 of 2|
|12/8/18||8am-1pm||Drone Knowledge Test Prep - Session 2 of 2|
|12/8/18||9-10:30am||Parent & Child (Ages 3-8) Space Rocks|
|12/15/18||9am-1pm||Boy Scout Game Design Merit Badge Workshop|
News & Events
2018.02.23 - 10TH FUNNYRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS
Thank you so much for your support. 270 tickets were purchased for the 10th annual CLC FunnyRaiser held Friday, February 23. The event raised a record total of over $16,500 for the Challenger Learning Center at Heartland Community College.
We hope you enjoyed an evening full of laughs! Special thanks to our emcee Joe Strupek and our outstanding line-up of amateur comedians: Justin Boyd, Frank Hoffman, Mark Peterson, Rick Pearce, Jim Sikes and Amanda Wycoff. Congratulations to Judges' Choice winner, Jusin Boyd and to Crowd Favorite winner, Amanda Wycoff!
2017.10.03 - SEND YOUR NAME TO MARS
Send your name to Mars! The next best thing to being there yourself! View & share your boarding pass. See your frequent flyer points: go.nasa.gov/InSightPass
2017.09.08 - CLC RECEIVES NICOR GAS DONATION
A $5,000 gift from Nicor Gas will endable the CLC to add robotics to its educational program. The robotics will be programmable and transportable, enabling them to be used in outreach programs, according to an announcement from Heartland Community College. “We want to use them to teach coding. We also want to take them out in the community and into the schools,” said Challenger Learning Center flight director Susan Evens. Read more here.
2017.08.21 - CLC HOSTS SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING EVENT
Thanks to everyone who made our solar eclipse event a success. The clouds cleared at just the right time as HCC employees, students and community members observed the ecllipse. Click here to checkout more on our Facebook page.