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Space, Spies and Secrets

Space, Spies and Secrets

Join us on January 24th for an exciting presentation on our historic campus!

Camp Above & Beyond!

Camp Above & Beyond!

Become fully immersed in the fascinating world of space science and research.

Camp Operation Nebula!

Camp Operation Nebula!

Join us for a simulated space mission, while learning leadership, teamwork, and STEM principles!

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We Make Science Fun!

Hands-On Astronomy and Science Experiences for Learners of All Ages!

Nestled in the mountains of the Pisgah National Forest at a former NASA facility, The Learning Center at PARI takes science and technology out of the classroom and into the realm of the imagination.

Our Campus

Located on 200 Acres in the Pisgah National Forest
Dining Services for Special Events
Premium Cabin Lodging
NASA Artifact Exhibit
Fluorescent Mineral, Gemstone and Meteorite Gallery
Full Access to Historic Instruments from NASA’s Historic “Space Race” Era
Scenic Hiking Trails

An Experience That's Truly Out of This World!

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The Learning Center Campus

Our historic campus showcases historic, operational equipment from NASA's space race era, stunning meteorite/mineral galleries, state-of-the-art lodging, and dining facilities.
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Meet Our Leadership Team!

J. Donald Cline
J. Donald Cline
President & Founder
In 1998, Don founded the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) and continues to serve as PARI’s president and chairman of the board. Don...
Ann Daves
Ann Daves
Director of Finance & HR
With 18+ years of service, Ann serves as the true foundation for the Learning Center. As a member of the Leadership Team, along with John...
Callie Chappell
Callie Chappell
Hospitality / Education
Callie's versatility, combined with her eagerness to learn, makes her an essential part of the Learning Center's growth and focus moving forward...
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Address: 1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC 28772
Phone: 828.862.5554
EMail: programs@pari.edu