Staunton River Stargazing (All Ages)

October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 AM – October 6, 2013 @ 8:00 AM
Staunton River State Park
1170 Staunton Trail
Scottsburg, VA 24589
$25/girl; $10/adult; $5/tag-along
Jessie Dawson

Spend the night in the fun-filled outdoors! Learn how to observe the solar system through equipment designed for professional stargazing! We will set up camp upon arrival and have stations set up to fish, canoe, hike, and play games until dinner. We will demonstrate outdoor camp skills including: fire building, meal preparation, and s’mores! If you love the outdoors, or would like to explore and learn how, then this is the perfect overnight experience for you! Join us at Staunton River State Park to see constellations in one of the best observing spots along the East Coast! A comet is expected to pass through on this weekend too!


Participants may attend as individuals (with sponsor/adult/parent) or troops (with appropriate number of leaders/adults). Parent/guardian or leader will need to stay during the program.


Who: D, B, J, C, S, A, Adults
Date: Sat., October 5 – Sun., October 6, 2013
Time: 10 AM Saturday – 8 AM Sunday
Place: Staunton River State Park, 1170 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg
Fee: $25/girl; $10/adult; $5/tag-along (includes all meals and tents)
Min/Max: 25 girls/100 girls
Patch Included: no
Registration Opens: July 1, 2013
Registration Closes: September 18, 2013
Scholarship Deadline: September 18, 2013
To Register: Register online via Ebiz or mail Program Registration Form #2680 and fee (checks payable to GSVSC) to:
Debra Giles
3663 Peters Creek Road, NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
Questions: Jessie Dawson, 540-525-9695 or
Note: Girls 3rd grade and older may sleep over without a parent/guardian. Girls under 3rd grade need to have a parent/guardian/leader stay for the duration of the program.

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