Friends of the Palomar College Planetarium
A non-profit 501(c)(3) auxiliary of the Palomar College Foundation
 
  The Mission of the FOP:  The Friends of the (Palomar College) Planetarium is a non-profit association affiliated with the Palomar College Foundation formed to help the Palomar Community College District promote the Planetarium and develop educational outreach activities for the community, to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists and engineers through activities at the Planetarium, to support the Planetarium as a venue to help K-12 students connect with the science of astronomy and improve science education in the U.S.  Ultimately by supporting the Planetarium and its capabilities it is the goal of the FOP to promote the importance of student and community learning of astronomy and our understanding of the Universe.

 

 
  Join the Friends and you can support the Planetarium while enjoying the
rewards of being a member!
 
JOIN NOW     RENEW

 

Benefits of Membership

As a member of the Friends of the Planetarium you can feel good that you are supporting the educational outreach of the Palomar College Planetarium.  Your financial support helps us make the planetarium available to local K-12 school groups, and helps bring high quality educational programming to the planetarium.  As a thank you for your membership, we have various levels of benefits that will let you participate in members-only activities at the planetarium and enjoy members-only perks when you attend our public nights.  The benefits of membership include:

 
 
 
  • Personalized membership card
  • Early seating on Friday night planetarium shows
  • Invitations to members-only special events:
    • Guest lectures
    • Field trips
    • Star parties
  • Discounted Show Tickets (dependent upon membership level)
  • Free Show Tickets (dependent upon membership level)
  • Discounts at the planetarium gift shop
 
 
 
  Levels of Tax-Deductable Membership:  
 

 Student/Child*/Senior+     $25

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 10% gift shop discount

  • 50% discount ticket coupons (2 coupons)

* 12 years old and under     + 55 years old and older

 Individual     $30

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 10% gift shop discount

  • 50% discount ticket coupons (2 coupons)

 
 

 Dual (2 people, same household)     $45

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 10% gift shop discount

  • 50% discount ticket coupons (4 coupons)

 Family (3 - 8 people, same household)     $75

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 10% gift shop discount

  • 50% discount ticket coupons (4 coupons)

 
 

 Contributing  (1 - 2 individuals)     $100

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 20% gift shop discount

  • Two free tickets for "The Sky Tonight", Two free tickets for each new fulldome show

 Sponsor  (1 - 2 individuals)     $500

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 20% gift shop discount

  • Ten free tickets for "The Sky Tonight", Ten free tickets for
    each new fulldome show

 
 

 Director's Club (1 - 2 individuals)     $1000

 Package Includes:

  • Membership card

  • Invitation to special events

  • Newsletter

  • Early seating in the Planetarium on public nights

  • 20% gift shop discount

  • Ten free tickets for "The Sky Tonight", Ten free tickets for each new fulldome show

  • PLUS a private evening at the planetarium for the donor and guests (limited to seating capacity).

 
JOIN NOW     RENEW
Hit Counter
02.04.14