Due to technical issues with our volunteer signup site, we are no longer taking signups on line. Volunteer signups will be available on site.
It may not be surprising, but the Oregon Star Party would not be possible without the incredible effort of our volunteers. Every year, OSP comes and ends with a resounding success. And every year, a small battalion composed of committee members and other volunteers generously give their time to prepare for our special week of star gazing at Indian Trail Springs. It takes an unbelievable amount of time and effort! When we arrive on site, our attendee volunteers fast get busy preparing and setting up those services that make OSP so successful. We need your help!
The Oregon Star Party committee is calling upon any of those who are attending to volunteer for OSP 2019. Help us make this years Oregon Star Party a success! We have a number of unfilled volunteer slots. Most volunteer slots are for two hour shifts with some longer. None are difficult. We would like to see as many of these positions filled as possible before the star party begins in late July.
If you plan to arrive early or stay later, we want to hear from you! We will need help marking tent locations, setting up signs, tables, and chairs, as well as stocking some of our operational tents. If you will be staying until the last day or perhaps later, we will again need help tearing things down, stocking trailers, and preparing them to take back home. During the star party there are many essential positions, easy work, that include Registration Tent help, ticket takers, greeters, parking monitors, telescope mentors, and floater positions (fulfilling a task when needed.)
In return for your help, each volunteer will receive an additional prize raffle ticket and one Caldwell Buck (discount coupon for food, drink, etc.) for each shift worked.
In addition to all of the aforementioned perks, each volunteer will get a complimentary OSP-customized water bottle! Photos to come. This bottle features an insulated design to keep your hydro cool in the high desert sun. Gone are the days of hot hydration; volunteer with OSP today!
You can read a description of each volunteer position on our volunteer page: https://oregonstarparty.org/welcome/volunteers/
If you have any questions regarding any of the volunteer positions please contact our volunteer coordinator, Bill Ferguson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to meeting each and every one of you at OSP 2019! Drop by the Information Tent and say hello.
Wishing you clear skies.
Happy Monday to everyone! We are pleased to announce that early registration for Oregon Star Party 2019 is scheduled to open this Friday April 19th. Upon registration opening time we will publish the registration link on the OSP home page. Stay tuned!
We have selected our artwork for the 2019 OSP Artwork Contest. Congratulations to Carolyn Nissen for having her artwork selected for this year’s OSP! We wish to thank everyone who entered this year’s contest.
Look for OSP registration to open up some time this April. Keep an eye on your inbox for the announcement!
This is your chance to win free registration to the 2019 Oregon Star Party. The Oregon Star Party is seeking artwork for next year’s apparel. Winners will also receive a t-shirt with the winning design – yours!
For details and specifics, please read the Artwork Contest document below. Entry deadline is midnight, January 10, 2019.
Questions? Please email email@example.com.