Perseids Meteor Party
August 11, 2017 - August 14, 2017
Astronomy is one of our favourite activities at Gordon’s Park. Over the summer and fall we host a series of events and activities that will give you a chance to learn more about the night sky and explore it in our Dark Sky Preserve. Included in these activities are our star parties. Our star parties are perfect for both amateur and veteran astronomers and we have special event astronomy nights happening during each of our star party weekends for those who want to learn more about the stars.
Stay with us for the most amazing meteor showers of the year. Expect to see over 60 beautifully coloured meteors per hour leading up to the peak on August 12th and after. Activities & workshops include a welcome wine & cheese reception, guided public astronomy & laser guided sky tour sessions, nature interpretive centre, horseshoe tournament, children’s playground, wind up campfire & pot luck supper.
Camping In the Dark Sky Preserve
Camping is rustic but comfortable & takes place in the fields & meadows in the dark sky preserve. Some picnic tables & cook stands, hauled water, clean privies, eco showers & flush toilets at main building, private gravel road access. No campfires or white light allowed. Flashlights must be filtered red.
Bed & Breakfast
Stargazing Cabin & Dark Sky Preserve Bunkie
Registration Fee is $45.00 & tax per person,
per day, $95.00 & tax per family per day
(2 adults, children under 16) and includes
Camping in the RASC designated Dark Sky Preserve, Wine & Cheese Welcome, Public Astronomy Sessions, Laser Guided Sky Tour, Pot Luck Supper, Group Photo, Nature Interpretive Center, Hiking Trails, Mini Putt, Badminton, Horseshoes, Bocce Ball
Some events do not begin until 6 PM