Scout Groups

Explore the thrills of the cosmos and the beauty of the night sky as you navigate the solar system and beyond. Hear the stories of the constellations and learn about fascinating careers in astronomy!

To reserve a program, submit a Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance of your visit.
 


Fees and Format

Planetarium programs cost $150 for 60 minutes and up to 40 scouts. You experience a live presentation that includes one of the show topics below and a tour of the night sky featuring the constellations and their stories.

If your group is small, you may wish to consider attending one of our Friday Night Shows instead.


Show Topics

Stars and Stories
WHO: Girl Scout, Brownies and Boy Scout, Tigers, Wolves or Bears
Be dazzled by a guided tour of the night sky at our planetarium theater and learn how to use stars to find your way. Hear the stories of the constellations in the sky and be inspired to imagine some of your own! Astronomer Jean Creighton shares how she got to pursue her dream career and will give you an idea of the exciting astronomy jobs you too could have!

Ahh-mazing Night Sky
WHO: GS Junior and BS Webelos
Be amazed by the stars in our planetarium theater and enjoy learning how to navigate the nights sky’s constellations and hearing the stories behind them. Explore the difference between city and country skies and how light pollution affects what you can see at night. Be inspired by astronomer Jean Creighton’s story: she came a long way to reach for the stars.

Night Owls
WHO: GS Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and BS Tenderfoots to Eagle Scouts
Look at the beautiful starry sky at our planetarium theater and learn to identify ten constellations and 8 bright stars. Explore the difference between city and country skies and how light pollution affects what you can see at night. Learn about our current space missions and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system and beyond! Ask Jean Creighton your questions about space and about her career path to become an astronomer.