Link Summer
STEM Exploration Camps

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Summer is a great time for children to continue their learning at Kopernik.  In our Link Summer STEM Exploration day camps, children in grades 1-12 will be exposed to a variety of topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Through creative, well-developed lessons, students are challenged to delve deeper into these subjects.  Students work in Read More …

KoperniKids: In the Garden
Saturday, May 20
10:30 a.m. to Noon

KoperniKids (ages 3-6) Join us for the KoperniKids program, a kid-friendly approach to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) exploration designed especially for children 3 to 6 years old. Each session will offer fun, hands-on learning with a different set of activities, experiments, and songs that will encourage your child to participate in the wonderful Read More …

Moonlight Cafe
Saturday, May 6
7:30-9:30PM

Looking for something different to do on a Saturday night?  Gaze at the stars during this adults-only evening at Kopernik. The center is transformed into a Moonlight CafĂ©, where you can enjoy fresh-brewed coffee, tea, and delicious desserts along with a fascinating introduction to the stars and outer space.  Register by May 1 through SUNY Read More …

Weather & Photography
Merit Badge Overnight
Saturday, May 20

Weather & Photography Merit Badges Saturday, May 20   Weather Merit Badge Noon-4PM   Learn about measuring and forecasting the weather. Build an anemometer to measure wind speed. Scouts will identify and describe clouds in the low, middle, and upper levels of the atmosphere and relate these to specific types of weather.   Prerequisite: Requirement 6 Read More …

RocketFest 2017
Saturday, June 10
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  Looking for a fun and exciting family activity? Come to Kopernik’s 9th annual RocketFest on Saturday, June 10. There will be three rocket building/launching workshops and a variety of standard and advanced rocket models from which to choose. Beginners are welcome! Kopernik’s experienced staff will help you learn how to assemble the rocket, prepare Read More …

Another way you can help Kopernik is by shopping at Amazon.com. Link your Amazon account with Kopernik through the Amazon Smile program, and 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Kopernik at no cost to you! Simply go to smile.amazon.com log into your Amazon account, and select the Organization: Kopernik Society of Broome County. Once you've done that, Kopernik will receive a donation each time you shop at Amazon. It's fast, easy, and costs you NOTHING!  

 Kopernik Observatory & Science Center - 698 Underwood Rd. Vestal, NY 13850 Phone: (607) 748-3685 Fax (607) 748-3222