The 2023 Louisville Astronomical Society Star Camp Program provides you with everything needed for your scouts to complete a majority of their Scouting Merit Badge requirements or your scouting organization's activity awards. Just send us your organization's requirements and we can tailor an astronomy or space exploration program to suit your needs.
LAS STAR CAMP is an exciting weekend of instruction, camping and stargazing. Two Great locations - the LAS Urban Astronomy Center at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park and the LAS Curby dark sky site in Curby, Indiana, just one hour from Louisville near Marengo Cave and Cave Country Canoes. Directions to each property are at www.louisville-astro.org under LAS Observing Venues.
and kitchens, acres of camping fields with fire rings and wooded areas with hiking trails. The Curby, IN location has a roll-off roof observatory with four telescopes and the UAC has a classroom and an assortment of scopes for you to view the moon, stars and planets. The UAC is perfect for Tigers and Cubs and can be used for overnight or you can just have a campfire and stargazing. The preferred weekends for Curby for the remainder of 2023 are Aug 19, Sep 02, Oct 21, Nov 18 and Dec 16. These dates will ensure a dark sky and plenty of experts for your event.