Make new friends while uncovering the wonders and science of the universe!
Do you enjoy looking up at the night sky with a sense of wonder and amazement? Do you have dreams of exploring the great beyond of outer space? How about just wanting to know more about the sky, NASA, and the universe? Then the Girl Scout Astronomy Club (GSAC) is just for you!
Our Club Goals and Mission:
An annual club membership fee of $25 is good from October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020. Membership includes a club T-shirt, patch (girls must attend at least 4 meetings to receive the patch), and general meetings.
The GSKSMO Astronomy Club is supported by NASA, SETI and Goddard Space Flight Center with support from our amazing volunteers!
2019-2020 Kick-Off + Leadership Retreat
GS Grade Level: Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors
Date: August 10 at 1:30 pm - August 11 at 11:30 am
Fee: $35/girl (does not include the GSAC $25 annual membership fee)
Location: Camp Tongawood
>>REGISTER (deadline to register is Aug. 5)
Come out to Camp Tongawood for the GSAC 2019 Leadership Retreat and Kick off. This event is just for Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors as our Astronomy Club’s first big star party of the year!
Come make new friends AND learn about the wonders outer space! This event is not required in order to join the GSKSMO Astronomy Club but it is highly encouraged that you attend if you are interested.
Spending Saturday getting to know each other, zipline, complete team builders, attend a stellar painting class, learn about space science and build valuable leadership skills. All who attend will take part in leadership training and activities. Cadettes will complete training for their Program Aide while Seniors and Ambassadors will earn hours toward their CIT pin.
It wouldn’t be a Star Party without some after-hours fun! Enjoy campfires, stargazing, and glow in the dark capture the flag. We will be spending the night in the Lodge at Camp Tongawood with some optional tent camping with a later start to our Sunday.
Dinner, snacks and cold breakfast included.
A packing list will be sent out with your confirmation one week prior to the event date.