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Gardner Camp Youth Astronomy Club
Far from city lights with a clear viewing sky unique to the area, Gardner Camp provides the area's best opportunity to learn about astronomy and the night sky! Our featured StarLab digital planetarium and our high-powered telescope technology elevate lessons in astronomy and space science into interactive and immersive experiences. Gardner Camp consists of 540 acres of land located in the Mississippi River valley near Hull in Pike County, Illinois. The mission of Gardner Camp is the promotion of outdoor recreational and educational activities with an emphasis on youth programs.