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Barlow Planetarium

Box Office/Starline: (920) 832-2848

1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Box Office Hours

Wed-Fri: 2–3:45 p.m.
Sat:  1-3:45 p.m.
Evenings: 1/2 hour prior to first show
Sun–Tue: Closed

2019/2020 will be an exciting year for the Barlow Planetarium on the UW-Oshkosh Fox Cities Campus.  Scout leaders and parents are encouraged to use the Barlow as a resource by visiting our field trip programs that we offer for the schools of Northeast Wisconsin.

 

GIRL SCOUTS

Space Science Explorer Planetarium Show – Daisies
Dates:  Saturday, October 12 & Saturday, January 18

Times:  9:00 or 10:15 a.m.
Duration:  50 minutes
REGISTRATION

 

Space Science Adventurer Day – Brownies
Dates:  Saturday, November 16 & Saturday, February 15
Time:  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Duration:  3 hours
REGISTRATION

 

Space Science Investigator Day – Juniors
Dates:  Saturday, December 14 & Saturday, March 14
Time:  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Duration:  3 hours
REGISTRATION

 

CUB SCOUTS  

Lions/Tigers Space Explorer Day
Date:  Saturday, January 11
Time:  9:00 or 10:15 a.m.
Duration:  50 minutes
Fee:  $5.00/person (scout, leader, or parent) 

 

Wolf/Bear Space Adventurer Day
Date:  Saturday, February 8
Time:  9:00 or 10:15 a.m.
Duration:  50 minutes
Fee:  $5.00
Fee:  $15/person (scout, leader, or parent) 

Webelos/Arrow of Light Space Investigator Day
Date:  Saturday, April 25, 2020 (TENTATIVE)
Time:  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Duration:  3 hours
Fee:  $15/person (scout, leader, or parent)

 

BOY SCOUTS  

Astronomy Merit Badge
Dates:/Time:  Wednesday, March 4,. 2020, 6-8 p.m.
                         Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
                         Wednesday,  April 1, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
Duration:  6 total hours over 4 weeks
Fee:  $60/scout

The Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Astronomy Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just 5 weeks. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements and required homework activities on the first visit, have a mid-course evaluation on the second visit, and a final evaluation on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS: 
> Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
> Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: ASTRONOMY available through the council store and read it prior to the first workshop session.

Space Exploration Merit Badge
Spring 2020 Dates/Times:  Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
                                                Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
                                                Saturday, April 4, 9-11 a.m.  (Rocket Launch)
Duration:  6 total hours over 4 weeks
Fee:  $70/scout

The Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Space Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just 1 month. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements, required homework activities and build their rockets on the first visit have a mid-course rocket launch and evaluation on the second visit, and a final evaluation on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS: 
> Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
> Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: SPACE EXPLORATION available through the council store and read it prior to the first workshop session.

FAMILY ASTRONOMY/SPACE DAYS 

Family Space Adventurer Day:  Grades K-2
Date:  Saturday, February 8
Time:  11:30 a.m.
Duration:  50 minutes
Fee:  non-Member:  $7.00/person (child or parent)
         Member:  $5.00/person (child or parent)

 Family Space Investigator Day:  Grades 3-5
Date:  Saturday, April 25, 2020
Time:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Duration:  3 hours
Fee:  non-Member:  $18/person (scout, leader, or parent)
         Member:  $15.00/person (child or parent

 

 

 

Barlow Planetarium

Box Office/Starline: 920-832-2848

1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

 

 

Contact Us

Alan Peche
Barlow Planetarium Director

Ty Westbrook
Program Associate

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Thurs–Sat: 2–3:45 p.m.
Evenings: 1/2 hour prior to first show
Sun–Wed: Closed