Be among the first in Calgary to see the travelling exhibition, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience opens to the general public on February 4, 2017 and will run until June 4, 2017.

You're invited!

If you want to be among the first people in Calgary to see the exhibition, this is your chance. We're holding a launch event on the evening of February 3, 2017.

The Event:

TELUS Spark is pleased to offer 275 limited availability VIP tickets which will include:

  • Exclusive photo opportunity with Star Trek celebrities Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton and Garrett Wang
  • Cocktails and hor d'oeuvres
  • Early access to the exhibition
  • Access to DJ after party
  • Formal presentation

Wear your favourite Star Trek costume and join your fellow Star Trek enthusiasts for an evening of fun, science and friends. Take a look back on 50 years of scientific impact that the Star Trek series have had on society.

There are also General Tickets available for the event. These tickets are priced lower but do not include the celebrity photo opportunity. Additionally, General Tickets allow for later entry to the event and the exhibition as well as fewer drink tickets. For more information on ticketing click the ticket button below.

The Celebrities:
Jonathan Frakes

Jonathan Frakes2

Character: William Thomas “Will” Riker

William T. Riker was a noted Starfleet Officer. He was First Officer under Captain Jean-Luc Picard aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise-D and later the U.S.S. Enterprise-E. In 2379 he finally accepted a promotion as Captain of the U.S.S. Titan.

Riker attended Starfleet Academy from 2353 to 2357. He was ranked eighth in his class upon graduation.

Appeared in the following series/movies:

Star Trek: The Next Generation (ran from September 1987 to May 1994)
Star Trek: First Contact (November 1996 – Directed/Appeared)
Star Trek: Nemesis (December 2002)

LeVar Burton

LeVar

Character: Geordi La Forge

Geordi La Forge was a Starfleet Officer. During 2364 he was the helmsman of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D with the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade. He was later promoted to Lieutenant, then Lieutenant Commander and became the Chief Engineer of the Enterprise-D and later U.S.S. Enterprise-E. 

He attended Starfleet Academy from 2353 to 2357, where he excelled in engineering.

Appeared in the following series/movies:

Star Trek: The Next Generation (ran from September 1987 to May 1994)
Star Trek: First Contact (November 1996)

Garrett Wang 

Garrett

Character: Ensign Harry Kim 

Harry Kim was a Human Starfleet Officer, best known for serving as Operations Officer aboard the starship U.S.S. Voyager during the seven years it was lost in the Delta Quadrant.

Kim attended Starfleet Academy from 2366 to 2370. He graduated as valedictorian of his class, having earned Interstellar Honors.

Appeared in the following series/movies:

Star Trek: Voyager (ran from 1995 to 2001)


Please note this event is for adults only. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted. Please bring government issued ID with you.

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The Exhibition

Upon entering the exhibit, you'll become a Starfleet Academy cadet recruit. "Career Day" at the academy will test your knowledge and skills to discover what your true ranking might be as part of the crew of a starship. Will you be a Medical, Engineering or Science Officer? How about a Commander? 

After a hologram orientation, you'll begin a series of simulated science, engineering, medical and command evaluations in seven different zones. As you progress through the training program, your results will be tracked with an individual wristband in order to determine your Starfleet career recommendation.

  • Learn to speak Klingon
  • Conduct a planetary survey
  • Guide the U.S.S. Enterprise through a maze of threats
  • Test your hand during phaser target practice

There's something for everyone at Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience. 

At the end of your training, you'll graduate and receive your commissioning in the Starfleet. Don't forget to step out onto the deck of a Next Generation Enterprise-D bridge.

The unique blend of science and science fiction in Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience makes it ideal for life-long and new Star Trek fans alike. Discover the science behind Star Trek and learn how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) helped to create the world of Star Trek.

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