Monday, January 30, 2012

Lakbay Langit: Astronomy Camp


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UP Astronomical Society's Lakbay Langit is a roaming astronomy camp that allows students to discover the skies in a whole new light. Lectures, sky gazing activities, workshops, and fun games make up the itinerary of the event. Surely, this activity has left in the students' minds a mark of raised interest and enthusiasm in Philippine astronomy.

Objectives:

• Promotion of Astronomy to students through a camp of games, lectures, and activities
• Endorsement of the other astronomical/ organizational events of UP Astronomical Society
• Publicity of UP Astronomical Society as a catalyst to gathering the youth as a market for involvement in UP Astronomical Society’s activities
• Fostering of communal relations and collaborations between UP Astronomical Society and schools
• Assessment and dissemination of astronomical knowledge and know-how to participants of the event and other attendees


Overview: 

UP Astronomical Society (UP AstroSoc) takes to its hands the challenge of bringing astronomy beyond its walls and into the hands of people. Chief of the goals and objectives of the organization are to open people’s eyes to what is great about astronomy and to broaden what they know about the heavens above.

Astronomy camps are a great venue for students and people in general to get to know what is up there. Through astronomy camps, students get to experience in an overnight event what it means to be an amateur astronomer. With workshops, lectures, games, and other activities aimed at presenting astronomy as fun and enticing, astronomy camps are the perfect way to reach out to the people and tap their minds to see the universe.


For more information about Lakbay Langit, email us at upastrosociety@gmail.com.

2 comments:

  1. We are having a Science Month Celebration in our school. And it's a pleasure to have you in that event. Would you like to give me your contact information so that we can get in touch with you?
    _Alecx_

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    1. Hello, please contact us at www.facebook.com/upastrosoc.

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