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The Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock is a member of a global network that reaches thousands of students and teachers each year. Founded in 1986, Challenger Center was created to honor the crew of the shuttle flight STS-51L. To learn more, visit

As a leader in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, Challenger Learning Center uses space-themed simulated learning environments to engage students in dynamic, hands-on opportunities. These experiences strengthen knowledge in STEM subjects and inspire students to pursue careers in these important fields.

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