Study the Stars with Astronomers June-August at Oglebay
Contact Number
304-242-7700
Address Info
1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

july, 2020

thu16jul9:00 pm11:00 pmAstronomy at Oglebay Park's Speidel Observatory (CANCELED)9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Event Details

Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we will not be able to present this program in 2020.

Learn more about astronomy and the night sky from local astronomers Thursday evenings, June-August at Oglebay Park’s Speidel Observatory.

Available 9-11pm Thursdays, June 4 through August 13. (Program will not take place July 2.) All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is available at the Schrader Center.

Free. (Donations accepted.)

Safety Guidelines:

Participants in summer programs at the Schrader Center can expect the following safety precautions and guidelines in response to the Coronavirus:

  • Check-in will take place outside the Schrader Center on a first come, first served basis.
  • 6’ of distance will be enforced for those who are not in the same household group.
  • Household groups will be assigned their own exploration areas to maintain physical distancing.
  • Household groups will be assigned their own program equipment which is disinfected before and after use.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • Instructors will be wearing face coverings when 6’ of distance cannot be met.
  • Face coverings are recommended for each participant.

Explore nature as a family…

Replace your child’s screen time with green time! Our family nature programs bring families together for quality time learning about nature. So, get outside and explore! Activities ignite children’s interests in science and nature. Children socialize with other kids outside of a traditional classroom setting. They have a lot of fun, too. And parents meet and connect with other parents. Most of all, our programs instill a lifelong appreciation and respect for the natural world.

More about the Schrader Center:

The Schrader Center offers dozens of seasonal nature programs for all ages. Nature enthusiasts gather here to experience a sense of community around a shared love of nature. Preschoolers through adults enjoy our year-round nature activities. Our hands-on programs expand nature knowledge, promote outdoor discovery and foster lifelong learning.

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location

Schrader Environmental Education Center

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Organizer

Oglebay Institute304-242-7700

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