Re: Beginner (a young beginner :D )
Depending on where you are, winters can be cloudy. Saving up for a telescope would be a good idea as you can get one for about $150. You may want to try an Orion tabletop Dobsonian. It seems like you need something portable to take to the nearby park, where the skies may be a bit darker. A small refractor like the Celestron First Scope also might fit the bill. In the meantime, get a tripod for your binoculars.
Obsession 18" f/4.2, Zhumell Z10 f/4.9, 90mm Kowa refractor, Celestron Skymaster 15x70's , Bushnell 10x50's
9x50mm RACI finder, Telrad, Rigel Quickfinder, 30mm Erfle, 9mm Plossl, and full line of ES eyepieces
Grizzly Peak Observatory