Classes & Programs
Classes for kids and adults, scout programs, day time and night time private and public programs.
Cassandra & The Night Sky
Written to inspire kids to learn astronomy, this new take on star lore stories of old takes you on a journey with Cassandra, a princess, who courageously brings back the night sky.
Astronomy in Chile
Amy traveled to Chile to visit the world’s largest observatories through the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program.
The Classes We Offer
Stargazing for Adults
In Stargazing for Adults, you will have the chance to learn the night sky at Reimers Observatory
Brownie, Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, & Private Troop Programs
Private & Public Programs
Nighttime Stargazing & Daytime Programs for birthday parties, public & private events
What Parents are Saying
“We attended all three programs offered at the McDonald Observatory with our favorite being the star party. All their programs were great, but they made much more sense because we had attended Amy’s class. It’s been so exciting for me to watch the kids’ knowledge in action.”
“Taryn had astronomy class tonight. She was excited to spot Jupiter, Venus and 3 moons! If you are in Austin and interested in Astronomy, we can’t recommend Starry Sky Austin enough!”
Life in Motion Photography
“Amy facilitated an astronomy night for our group of 12 students and it was fantastic. The children loved the viewing of the planets and stars and the instruction provided by Amy. We highly recommend her for her knowledge and teachign style.”
Janet Scarborough Civitelli
When class was over, one of the students was walking with me to help take telescopes and equipment back to my van and said, “Now every time I look up at the sky I see the Big Dipper!” She felt proud of herself and did so great working with the telescope. I love seeing girls get excited about space!”
What a fun night last night at the Will Hampton Branch Library! Their ‘Reading the Stars’ event was filled with space themed cookies, hot cocoa, a reading of “Cassandra and[…]Read more
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