Mobile Nature Center
The Mobile Nature Center can be scheduled for your school or group. It is ideal for outdoor events, science fairs, scout and community activities. A naturalist will be available to make presentations, and engage participants in hands-on activities.
In your classroom, Macon County Schools: $50.00 per class up to 30 students. $30.00 each additional class that day.
Out of County Schools: $60.00 per class up to 30 students. $35.00 each additional class that day. $20.00 surcharge for trips more than 100 miles round trip.
Make arrangements for an astronomy demonstration using our 8” Celestron telescope. You can view sun spots during the day or stars and planets in the evening. Programs can take place at any of the conservation areas, your school, or a meeting place. Can be combined with Exploring the Universe or the Star Lab Planetarium for an additional fee.
Fees for Telescope Viewing, Macon County Schools: $30.00 per class for up to 30 students, $25.00 for each additional class that day.
Out of County: $35.00 per class for up to 30, $30.00 for each additional class that day. $20.00 surcharge for more than 100 miles round trip.
Star Lab Facilitation
Our trained staff will come to your school to facilitate the Star Lab Mobile Planetarium. Let us take care of all the details of rental, set-up and presentations. Presentations offered by our staff include:
- The Night Sky
- Constellations and Greek Legends
- Native American Legends
All presentations are tailored to the age and ability level of your group and vary in length from 20 to 45 minutes.
Fees for Star Lab Facilitation, Macon County Schools: $125.00 per day
Out of County Schools: $150.00 per day. $20.00 surcharge for more than 100 miles round-trip.