Saturday Nights At The Observatory!
Work on your Astronomy badges, belt loops and pins! Expert Astronomers are available to assist you in completing badge requirements.
The George Observatory is open Saturday nights year round! Details on George Observatory Hours, Directions and Admission
Astronomy Belt Loop and Pins
Bring your Cub Scouts out to earn their Astronomy Belt Loop and Pins. Hands-on activities taught by the staff astronomer help the scouts enjoy completing all their requirements, including: learning how to focus and diagram a simple telescope, make and use a star map and interview an astronomer. Scouts will get a tour of the large research telescope in addition to learning astronomy concepts in the Discovery Dome portable planetarium.
Buy your tickets in advance - spots are going quickly!
1:00pm to 3:00pm
$15 per scout
Park entrance fees apply $7 per person for everyone over 12 years old
Take A Mission Any Time!
Any troop can schedule a mission to the Moon in the Challenger Learning Center! Come out on a Saturday afternoon, take a mission to space and have a picnic. When the stars come out, come back to the Observatory for a look through the telescopes!
Reservations required for missions in The Challenger Learning Center. This simulated space flight is adaptable for all age levels of Scouts.
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