Girl Scout and Cub Scout Programs at the Observatory
Looking for a unique place to visit with your scout troop? Looking for a program that fulfills your badge requirements? Looking to, well... LOOK through a giant telescope? The Observatory has you covered.
This private program is geared just for your troop and includes a presentation by an astronomer, a hands-on tour of the historic buildings, and viewing through the oldest telescope in the country (weather permitting). These 1-hour programs run rain or shine and are available Monday-Wednesday nights (start times vary by season).
Admission is $10/adults, $5/kids with a minimum of $100 per group. Reservations are required, generally 1-2 months in advance. This is perfect for a group of up to 14 kids and adults.
The Observatory is also active during the day time where you can view the Sun safely using professional solar filters. These 1-hour programs are available Monday-Thursday afternoons and include a tour of the historic buildings.
Admission is $10/adults, $5/kids with a minimum of $100 per group. Reservations are required, generally 1 month in advance and can serve up to 14 people.
Other Youth Organizations
If you are a member of a youth organization with an astronomy program, please let us know. We can set up a program to meet the needs of your young astronomers. Give us the requirements ahead of time, and we’ll take care of the rest.
For more information or to schedule any program please try our new Online Program Request Page or call 513-321-5186 x 5