The Lancaster Science Factory will close at 4pm on Saturday 4/17 for a private event.

Stay Overnight at the Factory

Night Shift

What could be more fun than an indoor campout at the Lancaster Science Factory?

Groups of at least 30 people can reserve our exhibit hall for an entire evening with dinner and breakfast included. It’s ideal for Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, or other kids groups and their families. A Science Factory staff member stays on-site at all times.


What to Expect

5:30pm – 6:00pm – Guest check in and payment.

6:30pm – 7:30pm – Pizza Party and drinks provided by Lancaster Science Factory (additional food can be provided at cost).

7:30pm – 10:00pm – Guests explore the exhibit hall. Breakout activities are also available. Scouts may also complete LSF Scientific Achievement Badges during this time!

10:00pm – rollout your sleeping bags- lights out by 11:00pm please!

7:30am – Rise and Shine Continental Breakfast provided by Lancaster Science Factory.

8:30am – Science-to-Go store reopens for souvenirs and guest check out


Cost and Reservations

Overnight stays are $35 per person, which includes access to all exhibits at the Lancaster Science Factory plus a pizza party dinner and breakfast in the morning. Ask about special discounts for scouts!

A deposit of $150 is required to reserve your date. Your deposit shall be refundable only if cancelled at least seven days prior to your stay.

For questions, or to reserve your stay, please contact Emily Landis at or 717-509-6363 x103.