Astronomy is an
activity the whole family can enjoy, and the Rose City
Astronomers is especially interested in encouraging and helping
young people becoming skilled observers. The RCA Youth Program
includes programs and activities designed to help younger
astronomers (fifth grade and higher) learn the basics of
astronomy and using a telescope to explore the night sky.
Youth Astronomy Academy is a benefit of RCA Membership and if the
student is a member of an RCA family membership, then the fee will
be $50 per class.
If the student is not a member of an RCA Family, then they
can obtain their own Student membership for an additional $12 (with all
the privileges of RCA membership) in addition to the class fee.
Four Saturday Mornings once a month
Observing - Students will learn about objects astronomers look at
in our universe and how to navigate the night sky to find planets,
stars and other interesting objects with binoculars or a