Rocket building activity

Rocket Building Activity

Ziess ZKP-4 and Digistar 6 star projectors

Planetarium Star Projectors

Mt. SAC-Randall Planetarium

Mt. SAC-Randall Planetarium

Planetarium Reservations 

The planetarium can be reserved for your school field trip, scout group or birthday party
  • Planetarium reservations can be made up to four months in advance and no less than two weeks in advance
  • Minimum of 25 people per group to make a reservation
  • No deposit required

More Information: 



Field Trip Package

Our field trip package is 2 hour and 15 minutes* and can accommodate groups of 25-120 at a time. It includes a planetarium show of your choice and our hands-on rockets activity.  We have several shows to choose from on various astronomy topics including several that align with the state core curriculum. To see a description of all of the shows we offer please click here.  A field trip costs $5.50 per person with one adult free for every 10 students.

*Times may vary depending on the planetarium show you pick. 

Click here to submit a FIELD TRIP RESERVATION request 


Scout Package

Our scout package is 2.5 hours* and can handle group sizes of 25-60.  We'll start with a hands-on star chart making activity that your scouts can use in their own back yard to find the stars. This will be followed by a planetarium show of your choice.  We have many shows to choose from; to see a description of all of the scout suitable shows we offer please click here. After the show,  we'll end things with a bang with our hands-on rocket building and launching activity.  Our scout package costs $5.50/person for kids and adults. 

Click here to submit a SCOUT RESERVATION request 


Birthday Party Package


Our basic birthday party package for is a 3 hour event for groups of 25-40 party guests and includes a planetarium show of your choice, our hands-on rocket building and launching activity and use of the lobby for 1 hour for refreshments.  We will setup the lobby with seating for 40 people and make it festive for your friends and family with stars, planets and rocket decorations.  Before the planetarium show, your child's picture will be prominently displayed on the dome for everyone to see. After the rocket launching activity everyone can keep their rocket as a party favor. We'll take care of all of the cleaning up so you can enjoy the party with your family and friends! Sorry, we can't do parties for little astronomers under the age of 5. Our birthday party package costs $5.50/person for kids and adults + $100.00 setup fee. 

Click here to submit a BIRTHDAY PARTY reservation request

Other Reservations

If a field trip, scout trip or birthday party was not what you had in mind please send us an email.  We frequently do custom events for special groups. 

Click here to request a CUSTOM RESERVATION by email.