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Outdoor Activities & Wildlife

Mt. St. Helens Sky and Star Party

Saturday, July 09, 2016, 01:00pm - 11:50pm
Contact  Visit our Facebook event at, call (360) 274-2114
Who: This event is open to the public and welcomes individuals of all ages and families who are interested in learning more or sharing their knowledge about our solar system.

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