Friends of the Staerkel Planetarium (FOSP)
Help support the Planetarium by becoming a member!
Members of FOSP support the second largest planetarium in the state and science education within the Parkland College district; 100% of your membership fees are used by the Staerkel Planetarium to offset production costs.
"Friends of the Staerkel Planetarium" are entitled to the following benefits:
- Free admission to public shows for one year
- Free admission to "World of Science" lectures
- Invitations to members-only events
- Skylines, the quarterly members' newsletter
Parkland students/faculty/staff - $25
Seniors - $25
Individual membership - $30
Family (seniors/students/faculty/staff) - $45
Family membership - $50
Joining FOSP is easy!
Simply send us your name, mailing address, daytime phone number, the names of the people in your family (for family memberships), email address (optional), and a check for the appropriate amount above made out to "Parkland College." You may also complete a form in our lobby. It is helpful if you let us know whether this is a new membership or renewal. Once we receive your information, we will mail you your membership card. Consider a gift membership for someone special!
William M. Staerkel Planetarium
c/o Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821