Programs & Events

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

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Program Type: 
Family Program
Workshop or Trip
Apr. 2, 2015 | Thursday, 7:00pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015; 7:00pm-7:45pm
No minimum age but children under 15 must accompanied by an adult.
Location: Nature Research Center - Environmental Conference Center - 4th floor

Father and daughter with telescopeLearn the basic areas of introducing your kids to astronomy.  This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers.  We will specially address the following areas:

  • What equipment is needed and why it may be different from starter gear for adults.
  • What resources are available.
  • What activities you can participate in with your children.
  • Q&A session

Preregistration is required.  For more information or to register, please contact Jon Inscoe at or 919.707.8860.