Space Activity Badge


  • Identify some of the things you can see in the night sky, for example, stars, planets and the Moon.
  • Identify at least one constellation you can see.
  • Be able to name the eight planets in our Solar System.
  • Find out about a current space mission.


This badge can be achieved by taking part in our ‘Snooze at the Zoo’


Space Activity Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo

17:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo

17:30 – Zoo tour

18:30 – Dinner

19:30 – Night time Zoo Trail

20:00 – Campfire and marshmallows

20:45 – Set up Camp

21:00 – Stargazing – identifying constellations

22:00 – Bed Time

07:00 – Pack up

08:00 – Breakfast

09:00 – Make up acronyms to remember planets in our Solar System

09:30 – Discuss some current space missions

10:00 – Close Encounters


This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.


For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.