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Sample Camp Schedule

Monday

7:30 am

Rise & shine, make bunks, showers,

8:30 am

Breakfast; go over itinerary for the day.

9:30 am

Stretching and exercising/ Golf warm up

10:00 am

SNACK; /All About SOL & Luna; Sundial/ Moon Phase Activity/ Golf Basics/Caddy School

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Solar System Walk/Getting into the swing of things

2:30 pm

Free Time/Snack Time with group/ Nap

5:00 pm

Dinner

6:00 pm

Star finder Activity/Caddy School

7:00 pm

Observatory Tour: Meet with Astronomer/ Meet with Local Pro: Golf Course Overview

8:00 pm

Getting to know Telescopes; Learning our directions; Importance of Dark Skies/ All About Equipment

10:00 pm

Open Observing in Observatory or Field, Depending on sky conditions, this time frame is flexible

11:30 pm

Lights Out!


Tuesday

7:30 am

Rise & shine, make bunks, showers,

8:30 am

Breakfast; go over itinerary for the day.

9:30 am

Stretching and exercising/ Golf warm up

10:00 am

SNACK; /All about the Planets; Create a comet demo/ Golf Basics/Caddy School

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Getting around the Night Sky; Constellations and Star Maps/Getting into the swing of things

2:30 pm

Free Time/Snack Time with group/ Nap

5:00 pm

Dinner

6:00 pm

Moon Mask or Shoebox Planetarium Activity/Caddy School

7:00 pm

Observatory Tour: Meet with Astronomer/ Meet with Local Pro: Golf Course Overview

8:00 pm

Nighttime Nature Hike: Adapting our Eyes

10:00 pm

Open Observing in Observatory or Field, Depending on sky conditions, this time frame is flexible

11:30 pm

Lights Out!

Happy Campers
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Lunchtime at HHNLEC

Three nutritious meals a day plus snacks, keeps students powered up for their astronomy adventures.  Includes foods kids love like Pizza, Spaghetti, Mac-n-Cheese, homemade desserts, and breads, and a long list of fresh fruits and vegetables grown locally. As well as ice cream, popcorn and fruit roll ups.