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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!

Dates:

TBD

Time:

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cost:

$15 per scout

Additional information:

Park entrance fees apply $7 per person for everyone over 12 years old  

 

Take A Mission Any Time!

Any troop can schedule an expedition to the Moon in the BP America Expedition Center! Come out on a Saturday afternoon, take an expedition 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 programs in The BP America Expedition Center. This simulated space flight is adaptable for all age levels of Scouts.

For More Information

Call Peggy Halford at 281-242-3055 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   to discuss other day trip opportunities for your troop.

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