Thursday, November 4, 2010

Observatory Opens in Ohio

In Akron, OH, West Side Leader reports that Girl Scouts of North East Ohio Program Specialist Suzie Dills has been involved in facilitating Girl Scout astronomy programs and expanding them. Recently, her contributions helped secure a grant from the Hershey Foundation for $15,000 to build a new observatory at Camp Ledgewood, according to Girl Scouts of North East Ohio officials. About 40,000 Girl Scouts from across 18 counties in Northeast Ohio will have access to the new observatory.

The Girl Scouts of North East Ohio will celebrate the grand-opening of the new observatory tomorrow, November 5 - Congrats! Do you know any Girl Scouts that are interested in astronomy?