Cub Scout Night – Belt Loop Program
Wednesday, Mar 18, 6:30pm – 8:15pm
Cub Scouts complete their requirements for the Astronomy Belt Loop Award in this special event. Scouts will view related program elements in our Planetarium Theater and participate in hands-on activities in our Space Explorers Hall.
The fee is $9 per Scout. For additional family and friends who attend, the fee is our normal public show ticket rate.
Participating Scouts earn a certificate of achievement. Scout Leaders must obtain the official award through Boy Scouts of America.
Let's Have a Blast Camp
Wednesday, April 1 from 10am through 2pm. For students ages 7-11, $20/person.
Learn and interact with other students who are interested in the excitement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)!
The camp includes a pizza lunch and admission to our 1:00pm public show, "Astronaut."
Participants build and launch a variety of craft such as air-powered rockets, hovercraft, and other models. Challenges include building landing systems, and protective enclosures for “astronauts.”
Students have fun while developing and utilizing problem-solving skills.
Advance registration required. All supplies and materials provided.
International Astronomy Day:
Saturday, April 25 at 7:30pm. FREE event! Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope. Beautiful Hubble images will fill our planetarium dome as area astronomy professionals describe their meaning in our understanding of the Universe.
The Pluto Story
A special FREE event at the Delta College Planetarium, Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00pm.
Get ready for the arrival of the New Horizons spacecraft at (Dwarf Planet) Pluto! History is about to be made and written at this distant world.
The New Horizons spacecraft will make its closest approach to Pluto in mid-July, then travels on to new destinations and explorations in the Kuiper Belt region of our Solar System.
Learn the history of Pluto's discovery and re-classification as a Dwarf Planet. See the latest images of Pluto as revealed by the approaching spacecraft. Get ready for new discoveries!
Explore the legends of love told by ancient cultures about constellations and other sky objects. - See more at: http://www.moreheadplanetarium.org/things-to-do/special-activities/carolina-skies-valentine-edition#sthash.6sAXkaVy.dpuf
Explore the legends of love told by ancient cultures about constellations and other sky objects. - See more at: http://www.moreheadplanetarium.org/things-to-do/special-activities/carolina-skies-valentine-edition#sthash.6sAXkaVy.d
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