To apply for the Galaxy Explorers program complete this application in its entirety. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the end. The last day for Spring 2021 enrollment cycle is April 30,2021.

Enrollment Requirements:
* Participants should have an interest in science, math, or technology.
* Participants must have completed the 8th grade by the start of their volunteer service.
* Applicants must have a valid email address
* Ability to speak to and work with visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

Service requirements:
* The minimum commitment of one school year. We do not accept summer-only participants.
* The monthly commitment is 8 hours. One shift must a 'floor hours' minimum of 3 hours. The remaining hours can be a combination of floor hours or science enrichment hours.

Contact Information

Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers. To ensure equal opportunity for underserved students, we ask your voluntary cooperation to the questions in this section. This information has a direct correlation in regard to the funding/sustainability of this youth program.

Oakland Leadership Program

Our Oakland Leadership program provides assistance for students to overcome financial barriers to their participation. Let us know if you would like more information and to see if you qualify.


Let us know a bit about the school you attend.

Think Like a Scientist...

Imagine you're a Galaxy Explorer...

Your Goals at Chabot

Emergency Contact

Teacher Recommendation/Parent Permission

Before we can complete the processing of your application, we require a teacher recommendation and a completed parent permission form.

Your teacher needs to complete the online survey and upload their letter of recommendation at:

Download parental permission forms at

Parent Consent may be emailed to: or sent via mail.

Documents may be mailed to:
Galaxy Explorers
Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.,
Oakland, CA 94619