Carolina Association of Planetarium Educators (CAPE)

Welcome to the Carolina Association of Planetarium Educators. Planetarians across the Carolinas meet annually for opportunities to network and learn what colleagues from the area are offering at their facilities.

Upcoming CAPE Conferences

2020 Conference Information (coming soon)

Previous CAPE Conferences

2019, 9/9-9/10, Ingram Planetarium, Sunset Beach, NC

2019 Conference Information


2018, 8/30-8/31, Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium, Horizons Unlimited, Rowan-Salisbury School System, Salisbury, NC

2018 Conference Information

2017, 8/30-8/31, James H. Lynn Planetarium, The Schiele Museum of Natural History, Gastonia, NC


2016, 8/18-8/19, Dooley Planetarium, Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

2016 Conference Information

2015, 8/24-8/25, South Carolina State Museum; Columbia, SC

2015 Conference Information

2014, 8/25, Virtual Conference

2014 Conference Information

2013, 8/26-8/27, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill, NC

2013 Conference Information

2012, 08/27-28, Roper Mountain Science Center; Greenville, SC

2012 Conference Information

2011, 08/22-23, - DuPont Planetarium; Ruth Patrick Science Education Center; University of South Carolina Aiken; Aiken, SC

2011 Conference Information

2010, 08/30-31 - OmniSphere; The Natural Science Center of Greensboro; Greensboro, NC


2009, 06/29-30, Millholland Planetarium; Catawba Science Center; Hickory NC


2008, 08/25-26, Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI); Rosman, NC


2007, James H. Lynn Planetarium; Schiele Museum of Natural History; Gastonia, NC


2006, Ingram Planetarium; Museum of Coastal Carolina; Sunset Beach, NC


2005, 06/24-25, Robeson Planetarium; Robeson County Public Schools; Lumberton, NC