2016 Camping with the Stars

August 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Eagle Lake Observatory
10775 County Road 33
Norwood Young America
MN 55397
2016 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.


Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

Objects of interest include: Sun, Venus, Mercury, daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)


2016 Registration fees (subject to change)

Utility Campsite in family campground + MAS EVENT Registration $97.00
Primitive Campsite in family campground + MAS EVENT Registration $85.00
Group Camp Setting in Ball field below the observatory + MAS EVENT Registration $61.00
Extra Person – $5/each for weekend
Daily Admissions (not camping) to MAS EVENT $10.00/person/day* All registration fees are for up to 4 people
* Registration fees include:
– Two nights of camping
– Vehicle permits
– Wristband for MAS Activities
– Door prize drawing

Call the Carver County Park Office at 952-466-5250 to register and reserve your spot.
Registration opens January 2016