Great North American Eclipse Overnight Youth Encampment

Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
One Naval Park Cove
Buffalo, NY 14202

April 7, 2024, April 8, 2024

From: 4pm Sun until 5pm Mon

(716) 847-1773 Visit Website

Spend the night aboard Buffalo Naval Park’s USS Little Rock on Sunday, April 7 and get front row access to the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8! Our overnight youth encampment is a unique adventure for scouts, youth groups, friends, and families, and this will be an extra special event you won’t want to miss!

Buffalo, NY will be in the center of the path of totality starting at 3:18 PM EDT, which means that we will have a prime location to view the sky darkening as the Sun is fully eclipsed by the Moon. We can’t think of a better place to watch the Total Eclipse than on board the USS Little Rock at the Buffalo Naval Park.

During this special overnight youth encampment, you will:

& Sleep in restored berthing compartments where the real Little Rock crew lived;& Enjoy dinner and breakfast in the crew’s Mess Deck;& Receive a voucher for lunch on site (Monday only);& Tour the USS Little Rock, USS The Sullivans, and USS Croaker;& Participate in educational programs, activities, movies, and special guest talks to learn about life onboard ship and the total eclipse;& Receive an exclusive total eclipse bag with commemorative items and eclipse glasses;& Get front row access to watch the Total Eclipse on board USS Little Rock.

Interested in coming even earlier? Our regular overnight youth encampment program will be offered on Saturday, April 6. Stay two nights for an additional $50 per person.A limited number of day passes will be available for visitors of all ages to experience the Total Eclipse on board USS Little Rock.

Visit our website to learn more and to reserve your spot.