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****2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR COMPLETELY BOOKED****
NOW BOOKING FOR 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR


PLEASE
REVIEW THE  PARAGRAPHS BELOW THIS FORM
BEFORE REQUESTING YOUR EVENT


THIS PROGRAM IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR
FORSYTH COUNTY, GA SCHOOLS


IF YOU WOULD RATHER JUST EMAIL YOUR REQUEST PLEASE SEND IT TO
INFO@CHARLIEBATES.ORG  OR TEXT/CALL 404-543-7616




CONTACT  NAME


CONTACT PHONE

CONTACT EMAIL

STREET ADDRESS

                       CITY STATE ZIP

         EVENT DATE    
         EVENT TIME   till

SPECIAL REQUESTS    

 

I will contact you via phone or email promptly to discuss the arrangements.


THIS IS THE SMALL PRINT SECTION 

THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE AND I DO NOT REQUIRE DONATIONS OR FEES OF ANY KIND AS LONG AS YOU ARE A SCHOOL OR NONPROFIT. (SEE BELOW FOR COMMERCIAL RATES)

I WANT YOUR STUDENTS OR EVENT ATTENDEES TO BE EXPOSED TO THE INCREDIBLE BEAUTY OF OUR NEAREST STAR AND MY INTENTION IS TO PUT ON A FREE, WONDERFUL AND SAFE EVENT FOR ALL IN ATTENDANCE. 

I DO NOT DISCUSS OR ALLOW DISCUSSION ON
POLITICS, RELIGION OR CREATION/EVOLUTION IN ANY WAY DURING ANY OF MY EVENTS

I AM ONLY
AVAILABLE  ON
THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS AND/OR SATURDAYS DUE TO MY FULL TIME JOB.  I AM GENERALLY BOOK ABOUT 120 DAYS IN ADVANCE   BUT, GO AHEAD AND SUBMIT YOUR DATE REQUESTS AND I WILL DO WHAT I CAN TO ACCOMODATE.  CURRENTLY, I CAN ONLY TRAVEL A MAXIMUM OF 150 MILES EACH WAY FROM ATLANTA, GA-USA.

THIS PROGRAM IS AIMED AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS TO COLLEGE STUDENTS AND IS ALSO VERY POPULAR AT FESTIVALS AND OUTDOOR EVENTS FOR ALL AGES OVER 8 YEARS OLD
THIS IS NOT A PROGRAM FOR 1ST - 3RD GRADERS. 

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THIS IS A VERY COMPLEX PROGRAM AIMED AT THOSE
 WITH AN UNDERSTANDING OF BASIC ASTRONOMY AND THE PHYSICAL ABILITY TO LOOK THROUGH A TELESCOPE OR AT A COMPUTER SCREEN.
  THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT FRIENDLY
(8 YEARS OLD AND UP).


I USE ONLY THE MOST ADVANCED AND SAFEST SOLAR OBSERVING/IMAGING  EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE AND HAVE A 100% RECORD OF SAFETY SINCE I BEGAN DOING THIS IN 2008 AT OVER 60 EVENTS PER YEAR.  THE EQUIPMENT COSTS ARE WELL IN EXCESS OF $150,000 SO I CANNOT SETUP FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT ADEQUATE ADULT SUPERVISION OR FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITHOUT SOME SORT OF SECURITY.  ANY DAMAGE TO PROPERTY OR EQUIPMENT DUE TO UNSUPERVISED STUDENTS/GUESTS WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SCHOOL OR EVENT MANAGER.

I REQUIRE A FAIRLY LEVEL SURFACE, A VIEW OF THE SUN DURING THE TIMES OF THE EVENT, 90 MINUTES TO SETUP AND ACCESSIBLE AC POWER WITHIN 150 FEET OF MY VEHICLE WHICH MUST BE PARKED WITHIN 10 FEET OF THE SETUP AREA.  I CANNOT PARK IN A LOT AND SETUP SOMEWHERE ELSE DUE TO SAFETY AND POWER REQUIREMENTS.  I AM NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY  FEDERAL AGENCY, CORPORATION OR ASTRONOMY GROUP OR CLUB IN ANY WAY AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS SERVICE. 

PLEASE READ!!!!
THIS PROGRAM IS COMPLETELY PRIVATELY FUNDED.  I RECIEVE NO GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AND THERE ARE NO PAID EMPLOYEES.   I CAN ONLY PROVIDE THIS SERVICE FREE TO OTHER NONPROFITS OR SCHOOLS. 

IF YOU ARE INVITING ME TO A FOR PROFIT EVENT THEN THE COST FOR THIS PROGRAM IS
$1000/DAY.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  I AM ALSO AVAILABLE FOR LECTURES OR APPEARANCES WITHOUT MY SOLAR EQUIPMENT TO PROMOTE SOLAR ASTRONOMY.  I DO NOT CHARGE ANY SORT OF FEES FOR LECTURES BUT MY ATTENDANCE MUST BE COST NEUTRAL FOR THE NONPROFIT-MEANING YOUR GROUP MUST COVER EXPENSES.