Join the Mount St. Helens Institute, Rose City Astronomers, and Friends of Galileo Astronomy Club for dinner, music, guest speakers, hands-on activities, camping, and sky and star viewing (weather permitting). At night go on a laser guided constellation walk, use telescopes, and learn more about space (weather dependent). This event will take place rain or shine, night viewing may be cancelled due to
weather. Camping options include tent camping in the primitive camping area, dry RV camping in the parking lot, and inside in one of the sleeping areas.
The Science and Learning Center at Coldwater is a hands-on education center located seven miles from the crater of Mount St. Helens, offering spectacular views and unparalleled educational opportunities for learners of all ages.
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To advance understanding and stewardship of the Earth through science, education, and exploration of volcanic landscapes.