Cub Scouts

Mulit-Pack Events


Packs and individual cub scouts are invited to join us for Kopernik Mulit-Pack events. Please check back soon as we will be announcing the next event.

Booking Kopernik

Group Bookings

Scout groups can book their own program, as long as, the date is available and meet the minimum fee. If interested, please fill out the “generic” registration form below or call Roy Williams at (607) 748-3685 X 315.

Cub Scout Registration Form

Piggyback Programs

Upcoming Piggyback Programs

Take Advantage & Save!

Piggyback Programs allow packs or troops to join other programs already scheduled. The main advantage is that we will waive any minimum fee for joining the already scheduled event. This allows for small groups or even individual scouts to participate. The following are the current programs your scouts can join. If interested please fill out the “generic” registration form below or call Roy Williams at (607) 748-3685 X 315 if you wish to join any of the below programs!

Use the below form to join other scout groups. Please add an extra note on the form regarding what event you are joining.

Cub Scout Registration Form

General Info

Kopernik Observatory invites Cub Scouts to explore the universe and discover the wonders of science. Exciting programs include evening, overnight, and merit badge programs. Scouts will be offered special scientific activities along with telescopic observing (weather permitting). The overnight programs feature an indoor sleepover or a campout on Kopernik Observatory grounds. Please call (607) 748-3685 X 315 or email: Roy Williams

Basic Evening Programs
1.5 hour program on various topics.
$5.00/scout or a $75 minimum fee. Fee at other times: $7.00/scout or a $120 minimum fee.


Overnight Programs

Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts sleep over at the Kopernik Observatory! Receive a three hour program designed by the Kopernik staff with input from scout leaders. There are many scientific topics to choose from. Some of these topics may be applicable for merit badge work if desired (see below). Observe through our telescopes late into the night and wake up to a continental breakfast. Fee: $30/scout or sibling, $6/chaperon.
Fee Structure


Non-overnight: $30/scout or sibling, or a $300 minimum fee.
Overnight: $30/scout or sibling, $6/chaperone, $400 minimum.