Outdoor Activities & Wildlife
Mt. St. Helens Sky and Star Party
What: Join the Mount St. Helens Institute, the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of Galileo Astronomy Club, and Rose City Astronomers for the Mount St. Helens Sky and Star Party. Amateur astronomers from Friends of Galileo of Longview, Washington and Rose City Astronomers of Portland, Oregon will share their solar and sky telescopes with the public. Crafts and activities will be available. Three lectures will provide more background information. Limited, overnight camping will be available with reservations and include dinner and breakfast.
Where: Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center: 19000 Spirit Lake Highway, Milepost 43.3 State Route 504, Toutle, WA 98649
When: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 | 1:00pm – 1:00am (on Sunday, June 10th)
1pm to 5pm - Activities, Crafts, and Solar Viewing (solar telescope)
3pm, 5pm - Solar System Walk
2pm, 4pm, 7pm – Speakers
5pm to 7pm - Buffet dinner available for purchase (included with overnight accommodations)
9pm to 1pm - Star Party *WEATHER DEPENDENT*
Why: An opportunity to enjoy and learn more about the area surrounding our planet in a place with limited light pollution. A chance to use telescopes to get an even clearer image.
How: $5 suggested donation. Overnight camping is sold out. Please see information at top of page.
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Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center
19000 Spirit Lake Highway
Toutle, WA 98649
Event Sponsor Mount St. Helens Institute, the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of Galileo Astronomy Club, and Rose City Astronomers