Explore and Experience - Kid's Camp - June 24-27, 2013
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Children entering grades 2 through 6 (fall 2013)
Camp Fee: $189 includes all materials, activities, snack and lunch daily, transportation
Registration: Call the Delta College LifeLong Learning Office 686-9444 or register on-line for course number CYCF-1505 via the website www.delta.edu/summercamps
Camp program partners and adventures will be at: Bay City State Recreation Area, Bay County Historical Museum, Bay County Library System/Wirt Library, Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center; Dow Bay Area Family Y; Ward’s Studio & Painterly Pottery.
Campers will participate in fun and interactive activities at multiple sites: arts & crafts including pottery; sciences including astronomy, biology and ecology; full day exploring nature at Tobico Marsh and the Bay City Recreation area; swimming & exercise at the new Bay Family Y; technology and adventures which stimulate curiosity and creativity including a sailor’s life, a spy challenge and exploring planet Earth . Campers will arrive and depart daily from the Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center in downtown Bay City.
Download Summer Camp Flyer here (pdf)
Fourth of July Fundraiser - July 6, 2013
You're invited to our festive Independence Day Celebration. This year we will salute the American Flag and the National Anthem.
Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner (American picnic theme)
Have a reserved parking space in our private lot
Enjoy live musical entertainment AND a show in the Planetarium's Digital 360 Theater
View Bay City's spectacular fireworks from our Observation Deck (chairs provided) along with light refreshments
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
$80 per person ($55 of the ticket price will be a contribution to the Delta College Planetarium Endowment Fund)
Tickets are non-refundable and limited
Tickets must be purchased in advance of the event. Our previous fundraisers have been sold out so please purchase your tickets early.
Tickets may be purchased by phone with your Discover, MasterCard or VISA, or in person at the Delta College Planetarium Gift Shop
Your tickets, special parking permit and details about the evening itinerary will be sent to you about two weeks in advance of the event.
Click here to download the event flyer
Tall Ship Celebration - July 11-14, 2013
The Planetarium will offer hourly shows in addition to exhibits relating to the War of 1812 during the Tall Ship Celebration. Don't forget to stop by, take a look, and relax in the air conditioned comfort of our Digital-360 theater. For more information about the Tall Ship Celebration visit http://tallshipcelebration.com/
Earth and Space Explorers Camp - August 5-8, 2013
8 a.m. - 12 noon. For interested and motivated students, ages 9 and 10. Educational experiences, demonstrations, and activities will involve the following subjects: Aeronautics, Astronauts, Astronomy, Climate, Energy, Engineering, Int'l Space Station, NASA Missions, Planets, Remote sensing, Robotics, Rocketry, Satellites, Solar System, Space, Stars. Participants will learn how to continue to explore these subjects on their own, in the future. For more information contact Bill Mitchell at 989-667-2271.