LBCC to Host Solar Eclipse Campout

LBCC will hold a Solar Eclipse Festival August 20 to 21 for students and the community, with camping available to students at a reduced rate.

Tent campsites are being offered to current LBCC students at a reduced rate of $40 per site for up to four people. Additional campers up to three more per site are $10 each, payable on arrival.

LBCC students have until Friday, June 16 to reserve their campsite. Remaining campsites will be made available to the public for $100 per site starting June 17, with a $25 fee for additional campers up to three more per site.

The festival begins Sunday evening, Aug. 20 with science activities, entertainment, a star party, camping and more.

The morning of Aug. 21 begins with breakfast for those camping followed by viewing of the solar eclipse at 10:17 a.m.

Purchase campsite tickets online at: Must have a current LBCC student email account. Camping price includes eclipse activities and Monday morning breakfast.

Non-campers are welcome to attend. Sunday evening activities are $5 for non-campers, and free for children under 18. For more information, go to

Courtesy of LBCC News Service

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