UBarU to host 5th Annual Star Party Sept 3-6, 2021

Original article appears in GuideStar May, 2021.

IDA.pngThe UBarU Star Party (USP) is being held over Labor day Weekend Sept 3-6. UBarU is a an IDA-designated Dark Sky Park and is a four-hour drive from Houston in Mountain Home, Texas. Want to hear firsthand about this newer star party that’s so close to home? Contact Rene Gedaly at [email protected], and be sure to ask about goats in trees.

Rates & Registration. Everyone attending must register and purchase a registration ticket. Registration includes access to all programming and activities. Early bird Registration ticket prices are $50 for adults and $25 for children 6 to 18. Please register at http://ubaru.org/home/starParty if you would like to participate in-person. 

Meals & lodging available in bunks, private rooms and cottages as well as camping options. Don’t wait too long as spots are going fast. See the UBarU website for all the details. You can also email Robyn at [email protected] with questions or if you need help registering.   

Evening star gazing and presentations in the afternoons are part of the programming along with opportunities for independent hiking, swimming, and resting while on campus. If you’re lucky, you might spy goats in trees.

Note About UBarUUBarU is a privately-owned-and-managed, non-profit 501(c)(3) camp and retreat center. We depend upon guest usage fees and tax-deductible donations to maintain and continuously improve our beautiful 142-acre, Dark-Sky Park property. Any and all donations are gratefully received and may be sent to: UBarU 277 UBarU Drive, Mountain Home, TX 78058, or may be made via PayPal at http://ubaru.org/home/Support. UBarU also has an ongoing membership program in which all dues are applied to the maintenance and operation of the facility. New members are welcomed and appreciated; details are found by following the membership menu tab on the website at www.ubaru.org.

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