A Day in the Dark at the Dome

April 4 – 9, 2024

Camp out on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception and experience a once-in-a-lifetime event.  Enjoy a weekend full of special activities and community events, all leading up to a silent observation of a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024, with over 3 minutes of total darkness engulfing the monastery.

Each attendee will receive a wrist band, a water bottle, and a pair of glasses. Tent, RV/camper, and All Inclusive prices are for the full 6 days/5 nights. Spaces are limited and all reservations are non-refundable.


Bring a Tent

Reserve a 12’x30′ spot to pitch your own tent in the area of your preference.



Reserve a 15’x50′ space to park your RV/camper. No hookups. 10 spots available. A 2-night minimum stay is required.


All Inclusive Site

Don’t have a tent? We’ll setup one up for you along with 2 sleeping bags.

Day of Eclipse Admission & Parking

General admission and parking for visitors only attending the eclipse on Monday, April 8. Must arrive by 12:00 p.m.


per person




How can I safely view the eclipse?

You must wear ISO-certified solar glasses to view the eclipse. Each attendee will receive a pair of glasses upon entering the monastery grounds.

DO NOT look directly at the eclipse without ISO-certified solar glasses. DO NOT take a photo of the eclipse directly with your phone, as it can cause it to burn up and overheat.

All visitors are responsible for their own health and safety. Monastery Immaculate Conception cannot be held liable for any injuries, illnesses, or damages resulting from visitors’ actions or negligence.

What if I want to view the eclipse somewhere else?

You are welcome to view the eclipse elsewhere other than the monastery grounds. If you leave, you must exit the grounds by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, as we will be closing the road and will stop admitting guests at that time. You will not be allowed back on the premises until 4:00 p.m. when we reopen the road.

What if I need to leave to pick up supplies during my stay?

Campers can leave the grounds during their stay. Your wrist band is your admission ticket back onto the grounds. For safety reasons, we kindly ask that you be back on the grounds by nightfall.

You must be on the grounds by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, as we will be closing the road from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the eclipse.

What if it rains during my stay?

You can bring rain supplies, including ponchos, umbrellas, and tarps, if rain is forecasted during the weekend.

If the weather becomes severe and dangerous, we will relocate guests to the gym for their safety.

Can I build a campfire?

No, a campfire or open flame is not allowed to be set on the grounds.

Can I bring a generator?

Generators are allowed but must be turned off from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8.

Are pets allowed on the grounds?

No, pets are not allowed.