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A Look into the Night Sky (formerly Outdoor Cooking)

Sat May 22, 4:00 PM - Sun May 23, 10:00 AM
Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Family
Girl Fee:
Adult Fee:

Join use for a fun night of space exploration and outdoor cooking. We will look into the depths of space using our NEW eVscope and complete badge activities from the Space Science badges. We will also learn how to cook a traditional Girl Scout campfire meal. Family members and non-Girl Scouts are welcome to register for and attend this event!

Location: STEAM Center, Fort Smith

Event Tentative Schedule: 


3:30 Check in begins, set up your camping area

4:00-5:30 Hands on activities

5:30-7:30 Outdoor cooking (dinner will be provided)

7:30-10:00 Stargazing and telescope activities

10:00 Bedtime (note: spending the night is optional. Troops and families are welcome to leave after nighttime activities)


8:00 Breakfast provided (may include campfire breakfast activities or cold breakfast)

Pack up, departure

Accommodations: Troops and families are invited to bring their own tents and camp out in the field between Ellyn’s House and the STEAM Center. Please let us know if you need help securing a tent to use. The STEAM Center and Kelley Cabin will be reserved for event activities, but groups may rent Ellyn’s House or the Cookie Cabins if they wish to sleep indoors.

Meals: Dinner Saturday and breakfast Sunday will be provided

For safety purposes, every person attending this event must register here. Adults or children not registered for this event will not be allowed to attend.

All event attendees must adhere to council Covid-19 Guidelines for In-Person Girl Scout Activity.

Girls may not be dropped off and left unattended at this event. Must attend with parent, troop leader or chaperone.

Adults spending the night must have a current Girl Scouts membership and background check on file before the date of the event. Not a current member? Take advantage of our extended year membership. Join now for $35 to enjoy the rest of this membership year (through September) and get membership for next year too (regular membership is $25/year).

Registration deadline: May 10

Questions? Call 800-632-6894 or email