Scouts Saturday is suspended until Fall 2017.

Programs for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls:

Parents: Peanut Butter is used for some scout experiments.

 

Scout Saturday. We accept reservations for scout groups of 20 or more paid scout tickets.

Scout Saturday for individual scouts is SUSPENDED until Fall, 2017. Info below is for when we start up again.

WHEN: 4 – 6 p.m., always the second Saturday of each month

WHAT: Attend the 4 p.m. public show already scheduled for that day, plus a one-hour scout presentation with planet tour immediately following the show.

FOR: $15 per scout. Scout ticket includes one parent at no additional charge.

$10 per additional adult.

$8 for tag-alongs.

Reservations are required for this event. Individuals, families and scout units are welcome. Call or email Elissa Faaloua (phone: 254-526-1589; email: planetarium.answerman@ctcd.edu) for reservations and information.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Boy Scouts will complete most of the requirements for the Astronomy merit badge;

Cub Scouts will complete most of the requirements for the Astronomy activity pin and/or belt loop;

American Heritage Girls will complete most of the requirements for the Space Exploration Badge.


Scout Event

WHEN: Make reservation with a minimum of 20 scouts.

WHAT: Reserve a room for your pack meeting, court of honor, induction ceremonies or award
ceremonies (Webelo Transition/Bridge ceremony or crossover) and include a full-dome show in your program (See http://www.starsatnight.org/shows/publicshows.html for list). Two hours total, including show. Bring your own refreshments and decorations.

FOR: $8 per scout, $6 per adult, no tag-alongs, leaders are free.

 

Special Scout Event

WHEN: Make reservation with a minimum of 20 attendees.

WHAT: Reserve a room for your Blue and Gold banquet, Eagle court of honor or district recognition
dinner. Catering provided by Great Western Dining (254-526-1844/1242).  
Include a full-dome show in your program and show your program presentation in the
dome. (See http://www.starsatnight.org/shows/publicshows.html for list).

FOR: $15 per scout, $6 per adult, no tag-alongs, leaders are free.

 

Science Presentation

WHEN: Make reservation with a minimum of 20 attendees.

WHAT: Science presentation and hands-on activities for 1.5 hours that cover most of the
requirements for an activity pin, belt loop or merit badge. See list of offerings.

FOR: $10 per scout, $8 per adult, no tag-alongs, leaders are free. Add a show for $4/person more.


Snore and Explore

Sleep under the stars come rain or shine!

WHEN: 7pm - 7am. Check in at 6 p.m. Friday evening with reveille at 7 a.m. sharp Saturday morning.

RESERVATIONS: Reservations required. Make reservations early - the earlier the better. We must have firm reservations one week prior to the event.

Girl Scouts - make reservations through the Girl Scouts of Central Texas: http://www.gsctx.org/content/gsctx/en/events-repository/2015/snore_explore_10_9_1.html

Other scouts Call 254 526-1589. Minimum of 20 scouts, maximum of 50 people (scouts plus leaders).

WHAT: Staff provides programs, activities, games, dome show, telescope viewing (weather permitting) and sleepover in the dome. Program includes a show at 7:00 p.m.. Reveille is at 7 a.m. with sunrise in the dome.

FOR: $36 per scout, $18 per adult, and leaders are free. No tag-alongs allowed.

Important:

  1. Firm reservations required one week prior to event.
  2. Scout leaders (not our staff) are responsible for the discipline, safety, and roll call accountability of their scouts.
  3. The building closes at 8AM Saturday and all staff are released. Everyone must vacate the premises by 8AM. Saturday.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCOUT LEADERS: In addition to reservations, we require the following paperwork for overnight stays:

  1. A valid Certificate of General Liability Insurance (COI) that covers everyone attending. COI must be in our hands prior to the event. Check with your council for COI.
  2. PARENTAL RELEASE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ASSUMPTION OF RISK, signed by the parents/guardians of each minor attending. Forms are available from the Mayborn Science Theater. We can email the form.

  3. PARTICIPANT / INDIVIDUAL RELEASE, ASSUMPTION of RISK, and INDEMNITY AGREEMENT Central Texas College District, signed by each adult attending. Forms are available from the Mayborn Science Theater. We can email the form.

We must refuse overnights to anyone - scout or adult - who shows up without these paperwork requirements!

Camp Geek: Saturday Science

WHEN: 1 - 4 p.m.. on the second Saturday of each month

WHAT: The program includes a two-hour, hands-on class and a full-dome show. For more details, see Continuing Education at
http://www.ctcd.edu/students/continuing-education/ for the classes available. To register: //www.ctcd.edu/myctcd/assets/File/Students/CE/registration.pdf

FOR: $35 per child ($32 for Mayborn Science Theater members), Ages 5-12 years old

Class must make minimum enrollment or it will be canceled.
For more information and to make reservations, please contact CTC Continuing Education by email (continue.education@ctcd.edu) or phone (254-526-1586 | Fax: 254-526-1600).