Relax & Explore

Leave the stress of everyday life and experience what everyone owes themselves to see at least once in their lifetime… a Total Solar Eclipse. Join us in the path of totality for a weekend filled with curiosity, inspiration, and growth.

Located at Camp Waldemar in Hunt, TX, we’ll come together for this transformational experience. Continue scrolling to learn more.

Our weekend experience begins Saturday April 6, 2024 through Tuesday April 9, 2024.

The Eclipse will pass over Camp Waldemar on Monday April 8, 2024, at 1:31 pm CDT with 4 mins and 26 seconds of totality!

Camp Waldemar

Established in 1926, Waldemar is considered one of the finest girls’ summer camps in the United States. This idyllic Texas Hill Country locale is the perfect setting to relax and enjoy this iconic weekend.

Located in the town of Hunt, Waldemar is 125 miles from Austin International Airport and 90 miles from the San Antonio International Airport. The camp features 46 cabins, 7 private rooms located in the main building, and 2 full houses. Beyond having a place to rest your head, the property also offers activities such as kayaking, tennis, pickleball, archery and more.

Special Guests

Aloe Blacc is an award winning singer and songwriter. Known for his work on "Wake Me Up," Blacc focuses on music meant to inspire a positive shift in mindset.
Geo Star
Geo Star | will be DJing our post-eclipse party Monday night!
Anousheh Ansari | First Female Private Astronaut (Flew on Soyuz TMA-8 and stayed on ISS), CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation
Loretta Whitesides | Virgin Galactic Founder Astronaut. Author and Founder of SpaceKind and Yuri's Night.
Sian Proctor | First Female Pilot of a Commerical Spacecraft. Spent four days in orbit with Inspiration4.
Frank White | Author of The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution.
George Whitesides | Former CEO of Virgin Galactic. Former Chief of Staff, NASA. Virgin Galactic Founder Astronaut.
Peter Diamandis | Founder, XPRIZE & Abundance 360
Jessica Encell Coleman | Founder and Creator of The Magic of Human Connection, Experiential Workshops Held at Summit and SxSW.
Dr Pascal Lee SETI
Dr. Pascal Lee | SETI Institute Planetary Scientist and Arctic Explorer
Rachel Lyons | Executive Director, Space for Humanity.
Ravé Mehta | Award Winning Pianist. Advisory Board, SETI. Advisory Board, Space for Humanity.
Gina Murdock | Yoga Experience Leader, Founder, Lead with Love, Aspen, Colorado
Evan Unruh
Evan Unruh | Jedi Master, Pickleball Instructor
Yasmine El Baggari
Yasmine El Baggari | Founder Voyaj
Eric Hirshberg on guitar
Eric Hirshberg | Musician, Former CEO Activision
Alfa Demmellash | Co-Founder & CEO, Rising Tides Capital.
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen | Former Head of Science for NASA, Solar Astrophysicist

The Schedule

Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime weekend curated to promote exploration, relaxation, and instill a sense of wonder in the Cosmos.
Please note, this schedule will be updated as we finalize our experiences, so please check back! We will also be sending guests a detailed schedule in their Welcome Packet prior to the event. LET US KNOW WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE ADDED!
Saturday April 6, 2024

*Check in to Camp Waldemar (after 2pm)

*Welcome and Eclipse Prep Workshop with Loretta Whitesides

*Dinner

*Opening Reception, introductions and Special Guests Welcome

*Evening Activities: Enjoy Live Full Body Musical Experience with Ravé Mehta 

Followed by night skygazing and telescope viewing

Sunday April 7, 2024

*Sunrise: Yoga and Meditation

*Morning Workshop: What’s Your Mission

*Lunch: Welcome by Dr Pascal Lee from the SETI Institute followed by Eclipse 101 Science Talk with Solar Astrophysicist and former head of NASA Science, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen.

*Afternoon: Outdoor activities, swim in the river, paddle board, kayak, hiking, pickleball, lawn games, plus crafts for the kids

5:00pm-6:30pm Major Not-To-Be-Missed-Event: The Magic of Human Connection with Jessica Encell Coleman

*Dinner

*Post Dinner Talk: Anousheh Ansari- Shares about her trip to the International Space Station

Followed by singing and story telling by the campfire

 
Monday April 8, 2024

*Sunrise: Yoga and Sound Bath Meditation

*Morning Workshop: Preparing for the Most Amazing Moments in Your Life 

*Transfer to the Top of the Hill for Lunch and Eclipse Viewing

*1:31pm-1:35 (CST): Total Eclipse of the Sun

*After the Eclipse: Various activities and options to allow you to express what the Eclipse was like for you

*Dinner

*Post Dinner Talk: Dr. Sian Proctor shares about spending 3 days on orbit in a SpaceX Dragon capsule for her Inspiration4 Spaceflight

*Closing Ceremony and Concert Finale Party with Aloe Blacc and DJ Geo Star

 

Tuesday April 9, 2024

*Farewell Brunch with Special Guest Frank White

*Depart Camp Waldemar by Noon

 

The Spaces

The elegantly rustic stone cabins, houses, and lodge rooms provide a comfortable place to rest your head.

Bunk Houses

These gorgeous stone cabins feature bunk-style twin beds and can accommodate 4-8 people.

Main Building

Located near the heart of the property you'll find 5 custom spaces featuring twin, queen, and king beds. (SOLD OUT)

Cabins

Throughout the property are premium cabins featuring twin, queen, and king beds and can sleep 2-8 people.

Houses

For larger groups, the 3 and 4 bedroom homes can sleep up to 7 or 8 guests. (SOLD OUT)

Gallery

Enjoy a brief preview of the grounds of Camp Waldemar. From one of its queen bed cabins to the dining hall to views of the Guadalupe River, there are so many things to see and do.

Begin Here

Book your cabin and purchase your event passes below.

We look forward to celebrating the Total Solar Eclipse with you!

Accommodations at Camp Waldemar vary by capacity and type. All accommodations are on a first come first serve basis..

Pricing is based on occupancy. The list below is a guide to estimate the costs of your group’s accommodations. Final details will be arranged based on your group’s exact size and accommodation type.

Camp Waldemar Lodging for Three Nights
(Check in Saturday April 6, 2024 at 2pm — Check Out Tuesday April 9, 2024 at noon after Farewell Brunch.)

 

Please submit your information to reserve your space! Links are the total for your entire group (accommodations and event tickets). Like renting an AirBnb, please have one person purchase on behalf of the group. Any questions can be directed to Luci Prosapio at [email protected].

*Due to to the nature of this experience, and our contractual obligations, we are unable to offer refunds on lodging or tickets for the Cosmic Eclipse Experience. This includes instances due to illness, travel delays or cancellations, or acts of God (otherwise known as Force Majeure). This is a rain or shine event — our accommodations and on-site transportation and activities will ensure protection from any inclement weather and we will provide proactive communication and suggested packing guides to all guests.

Driving Directions

Camp Waldemar is accessible via driving from several major Texas airports.
Austin crop
2.5 Hours From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Camp Waldemar.
1.5 Hours from San Antonion International Airport to Camp Waldemar.
7 Hours from El Paso International Airport to Camp Waldemar.

SpaceKind Welcomes You

This event is hosted by the SpaceKind Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. All proceeds go to training the next generation of SpaceKind Leaders. Note: a portion of your ticket is tax deductible.

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors
for making this incredible experience possible!

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