May 23, 2020

Due to changes in the wake of the coronavirus, the 2020 AstroCamp with overnight camping has been canceled.  Please contact Camp Eberhart directly for updates on day camping options. 

Meanwhile, the stars and planets and moon will still provide delight and solace in the...

July 24, 2019

If you missed KIDS ASTRO CAMP 2019, which was held June 30 to July 5, here's a snippet of what happened.  And if you were there, hooray!  Thanks for making it a fun week on the shores of Lake Corey, MI.

Additional images are at 2019 AstroCamp Images page.

July 15, 2019

AstroCamp counselor Lee Keith reports on his imaging Jupiter on July 5, 2019:

Here I am reporting from YMCA Camp Eberhart AstroCamp near Three Rivers MI. Had a violent squall pass through late in the afternoon but then it cleared, though the dewpoint is still in the 70s...

April 22, 2019

YMCA Camp Eberhart’s 1-week ASTRO CAMP program takes place from June 30th through July 6th.  The program is designed for boys and girls, ages 9  to 13 years, who want to learn all they can about finding the Constellations in dark night sky … using telescopes to target...

January 24, 2019

One boy and one girl will win a free week at AstroCamp in an essay contest sponsored by the Camp Eberhart Alumni Association. Any 5th grade student in the Michiana area may enter.

All you have to do is write a 3-paragraph persuasive essay telling why you would like to g...

December 31, 2018

Night sky enthusiast Lou Sandock, whose experiences at YMCA Camp Eberhart have ranged from a curious camper to the innovator of unique astronomy programs, weighs in on the value of AstroCamp.  Lou writes...

Camp Eberhart on Corey Lake, Three Rivers, Michigan, offers wha...

July 17, 2018

AstroCamp Counselor Lee Keith conveys how immense celestial objects bring big joy.  He writes...

The day was hot with the threat of showers and thunderstorms all day, but as the sun set, the clouds broke up and finally disappeared! This had not been forecast until the e...

May 28, 2018

AstroCamp has Lee Keith as our own Astrophotography guru, as he teaches our campers how to take photographs of sky objects.

He always brings his equipment to camp, and can hook a telescope up to a monitor so that more than one person at a time can see what he is doing!...

April 2, 2018

While we were at the Summer Activities Expo in the Century Center in South Bend, we knew that these kids were not too young to learn how a telescope works!

Here, a family had a hands-on lesson and watched and listened as Linda Marks gave a quick lesson about how to use...

March 19, 2018

Hen and chicks – only one telescope has been finished, while the others wait patiently.
Notice the panda watching ? Now, all the telescopes are built, ready to go.
You will see them used at Camp Eberhart Kids AstroCamp this summer, Week #7 !!!

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AstroCamp Director

Linda Marks

AstroCamp Financial Aid

Lou Sandock


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YMCA Camp Eberhart
104081 Camp Eberhart Rd.

Three Rivers, MI 49093