• Look at the stars. 
  • Point out the Plough and use it to find the North Star. 
  • Point out two other constellations. 
  • Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars. Know what good conditions for stargazing are.
  • Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of our moon.


This badge can be achieved by taking part in our ‘Snooze at the Zoo’


Stargazer Snooze Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo

17:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo

17:30 – Zoo tour

18:30 – Dinner

19:30 – Night time Zoo Trail

20:00 – Campfire and marshmallows

20:45 – Set up Camp

21:00 – Stargazing

22:00 – Bed Time

07:00 – Pack up

08:00 – Breakfast

09:00 – Mobile making to show phases of the moon

10:00 – Close Encounters


This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.


For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.