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Outdoor Adventures
House on Metolius

Outdoor Adventures


Enjoy the gorgeous setting of House on Metolius with a local guide and educator

Starshine offers...

Mini Camps for kids, custom suited to your family and friends

Stargazing tours of the incredible Central Oregon night sky

Guided Hikes with a local guide on the pristine Metolius River

Mini Camp

Starshine offers private Mini Camps for kids, custom suited to your family and friends at House on Metolius, as well as, care for larger groups during weddings. Starshine Mini Camps blend nature, imagination, and performance in half day, evening, and/or custom programs by the hour.  Kids ages 0+ go on scavenger hunts, catch bugs, create their own nature-inspired performances, identify birds and their songs, build fairy houses, forts and more, while the adults get deep in vacation mode!

3 Hr Mini Camp |  Custom length | Wedding childcare


"We booked a half day with Jennie for our group of four and six year old kids...They all had a great time and we all got to do some adulting...- the best part of the weekend!"

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Stargazing Tours

Adults and kids will enjoy the brilliance of Central Oregon's incredible night sky together with local naturalist and educator, Jennie Sharp. You'll listen to an ancient story about the stars, look at the moon through binoculars, find constellations, see planets, and learn amazing facts about our universe, all in the gorgeous setting at House on Metolius. Programs begin about a half hour after sunset and last approximately one hour.  

Available Dates in 2024

  • May 25th Sunday 9:00PM

  • June 21st Friday 9:30PM 🌕 Special Full Moon & Summer Solstice

  • July 30th Tuesday 9:00PM

  • August 20th Tuesday 9:00PM 🌕 Full Moon

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"It was fascinating looking at the stars and learning about them, the constellations, and planets. I liked having the sky chart and learning how to use it--very cool! Now I have developed a better informed appreciation for the dark night sky."

Guided Hike


Explore the incredible beauty and natural diversity of House on Metolius alongside local naturalist and educator, Jennie Sharp. You'll learn about local plants and animals, geography, geology, and human history in this gorgeous place. Programs last two hours and are custom fitted to your group. Kids and adults are welcome!


Cost: $100 per group of 1-4. Additional adults cost $20. Additional kids cost $15. 


"What a great experience. Jennie was super knowledgeable, flexible with our plans, and just really fun to be around. I would highly recommend her tours!"

Booking Procedure

Use a Request to Book button below, call/text 541-645-0688, or email

To secure your booking, complete the following steps within 48 hours to hold your requested spot. 

1. Pay deposit (half of total cost) with Venmo (@starshine-theater) or request an invoice for credit card payment

2. Complete liability waiver for all programs and email to: 

3. Mini Camp only: fill out an online registration form for each Mini Camp participant


You'll pay the remainder of the cost after the completion of the camp.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings canceled more than 30 days in advance will receive full refund. Cancellations within 30 days, the deposit is non-refundable. 

If your stargazing tour cancels due to inclement weather you will not receive a refund of the  $5/person deposit. If Starshine cancels for any other reason, you'll receive a full refund. 

Learn About Starshine's Guides

Check out Starshine's About Page to learn about our guides

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