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Service Unit Event: 2017 Eclipse Extravaganza

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Mon Aug 21, 11:15 AM - 2:45 PM
Raccoon River Park - Coneflower Shelter, West Des Moines Map
Programs for Girls, Service Unit Events
Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette
Des Moines Area

Grades: K-8

Cost: $15/Girl; $0/Adult

Come learn all about solar eclipses and space during a solar eclipse!

  • Make new friends 
  • Visualize with a model of a solar eclipse
  • Create a bracelet from UV beads
  • Take part in a demonstration of our solar system
  • Make a pinhole camera with your group
  • Make eclipse art! 
  • Monitor light and temperature change during the eclipse

We won't have another opportunity for first hand exploration of a near total solar eclipse for years to come! We hope you'll join us!

Please bring a lunch and refillable water bottle labeled with your Girl Scout's name. Be sure to apply sunscreen before arriving, and bring sunscreen for later. Be sure to wear outdoor-appropriate clothing. Registration includes a small afternoon snack, eclipse viewers, shelter fees, and supplies.

*Chaperones are welcome but not required for this event. 

This awesome program is a service-unit-hosted event, open to all Girl Scouts across the council! If you have any questions, please contact the following Girl Scout volunteer: Troop 00906 Leader at

Registration Closes: 8/7/17

Max Registered: 40