Explore the Night Sky

Monthly | 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Learn about the universe through an interactive educational session. For astronomy lovers, ages 10 to 100!

Telescope viewing follows the one hour learning presentation, weather permitting.


South Mountain Star Party

September 23 | 6:30 – 8 p.m. (Park entry gates close at 7 p.m.)

Our local Astronomy Club brings various telescopes to South Mountain Environmental Education Center! This activity is free and open to the public.

Teacher Welcome

October 4 | 5:00 – 7 p.m.

Spend a relaxing evening at our lovely South Mountain Environmental Education Center as we showcase the tremendous learning that can happen here - both indoors and out. Light appetizers provided, sunset included! Free and open to all teachers!

South Mountain 101

Visit South Mountain Environmental Education Center on weekends from October through April to learn from rotating specialists from the South Mountain community offer an array of learning opportunities with something new each week, such as glimpses into geology, botany, local history, urban ecology, herpetology, wildlife science, sociology, archaeology, engineering, astrophysics, environmental science, and more!

South Mountain Nuggets

Request specially scheduled learning sessions for your group’s visit to South Mountain, offered in increments of 20, 40, 60, 80 or 120-minutes – flexible for any kind of group get-together.

Topics extend across environmental and sustainability education topics and include options for indoor and outdoor activities and investigations. For more information or to schedule.

Pricing starts at $25, depending on group size, age, timeframe and location.