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Friday, August 12, 2011 at 8:00PM

--- IMPORTANT OUTREACH EVENT ---

Camp WUNDERLUNG* at Camp Y-Noah**

Come out to show the children the
wonders of the night sky - you'll be glad you did


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Exact coordinates of observing field (for auto GPS units or computerized telescopes):
N40.912  W81.51  =>   N40 54' 43"  W81 30' 35"


We'll arrive by 8:00pm and set up telescopes in the field directly in front of the parking lot.  Campers will arrive in small groups throughout the evening.  This is the second of two events we conduct for children from Children's Hospital at camps around the area.

Suggested directions if coming from the north:

1) Take I-77 south to the Arlington Road exit.
2) Turn right (south) on Arlington Road and continue straight.
3) Cross Rt-619 and continue going straight south at the fork in the road.
4) Greensburg Rd veers to the left, but continue straight on Arlington.
5) Mt. Pleasant Rd crosses Arlington at a flashing light at the bottom of a hill.
6) Turn right on Mt. Pleasant Rd.
7) Camp Y-Noah is approx. mile west on Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Camp entrance will be on the right side of the street.
8) Follow the camp road all the way back to the parking lot.
9) Observing equipment will be set up in the field next to the parking lot.
You may pull your vehicle onto the field, but ONLY if you have heavy equipment to unload.


Cancellation, for any reason, will be announced here
Please check back for status updates before heading out

This event

*Children's Hospital patients with severe breathing disorders
**CHANGED LOCATION!!  Not at Camp Christopher as in prior years

Camp Y-Noah
815 Mount Pleasant Rd
Clinton, OH  44216

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