All Things Astronomy - Day Only - Camp Meriwether
Date: Sat Apr 06 2024, 9:00 AM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT
  • 3 Seasons Camp Events
  • Daisies,
  • Brownies,
  • Juniors,
  • Cadettes,
  • Seniors,
  • Ambassadors

The Earth, it's moon and the stars beyond it are just a few of the wonders we can study in space. Planets, galaxies and meteors too! If all or any of these are your jam, join us for a weekend packed with space exploration.

Today will give you the option to pick your favorite space subjects to explore and a take home guide to lead your very own night time stargazing!

Even more exciting is after spending a weekend learning and exploring space you will be prepared for the solar eclipse the following Monday!

Girl Scout Level: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors (Grades K–12)

Badge Connection: Daisy: Space Science Explorer, Brownie: Space Science Adventurer, Junior: Space Science Investigator, Cadette: Space Science Researcher, Senior: Space Science Expert, Ambassador: Space Science Master

Girl Fee: $100      Adult Fee: $65

Fee Includes: Activities (3 Staff-led activities, 1 self-guided activity and a free period), 4 meals (3 on Saturday, 1 on Sunday), all supplies for staff-led and self-guided programs, staffing for activities

Adult training required: Each troop attending must have at least one adult who has completed the Council Sponsored Events Learning Path and First Aid/CPR.

The Council Sponsored Events Learning Path includes the following training in gsLearn:

• Safety First

• Day Trips and Overnights

All adults attending the event (including parents and guardians) must be registered Girl Scouts and have successfully completed a background check.

Safety Activity Checkpoint Ratios: This event is open to troops and Juliettes with a guardian. We may be required to limit the number of adults required according to Volunteer Essentials ratio on page 5 of the Safety Activity Checkpoints to allow maximum Girl Scout participation. Each troop must have two unrelated female adults in attendance at all times. An additional adult may be added for transportation needs.

Event Contact: Chelsea "Loki" Ayotte    Email:   Phone: 770-354-1017