Birthday Parties

Exploration Station Birthday Party

To book your Exploration Station Birthday Party today please contact us at (805) 473-1421 or by email at  Application available for download at the bottom of page… We look forward to partying with you soon!

The Birthday Party reservation includes:

One (1) to three (3) hours for the birthday party (food, cake, presents) at your discretion, an exclusive party room with tables and chairs for up to 20 guests and unlimited access to the Interactive Science Center is available. Set-up and clean-up is the responsibility of the applicant and must be completed during rental agreement hours. Please be aware that the Exploration Station will be open to the general public. A 50% down-payment and signed contract are required to reserve your event. The balance is due a full seven (7) days prior to the event. Caterers are accepted but must coordinate their set-up time with SCFECC prior to the event’s date.


Group maximum is 20 guests; 6:1 ratio of children to adults is required. Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by adults.


Reservations: Reservations will be accepted up to four (4) months prior to the date requested. The Exploration Station is open and available Thursday-Saturday from 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Rates: up to 10 children and 10 adults – $125.00 (additional children-$3.00 per) (additional adult-$4.00 per)

Janitorial & Trash – $25.00 fee

Normally we book birthday parties during our hours of operation which would mean that the guests of your party would be in the science center with the public. Our Interactive Science Center hours of operation are Thursday-Saturday 1-4:30pm

Any and all cancellations must be made fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled use. (refer to policies page on application for full terms of reservation)

Please call 473-1421 for more information, or email us at

Click here to download a Birthday Party Contract application