NatureFest 2016

NatureFest is a family campout and smorgasboard of outdoor activities. Camp overnight if you wish, roast marshmallows, canoe on the Kesling Wetland, take a guided hike, try a photo scavenger hunt, create nature art, learn to build a fire, dip and squish for macroinvertebrates in a wetland. Typical attenders are children, ages 5 to 12 and their favorite adults, but all ages are welcome to join this day of inter-generational fun. Kids pay $5, any time, the whole time and eat free. Adults pay $5 per person for Friday night only; $10 for Saturday, $15 for Friday and Saturday with overnight camping. The weekend fee includes Saturday breakfast and lunch; the Saturday fee includes lunch. Pay at the door with cash or check.

SCHEDULE:

Friday evening, May 13

7 p.m. ………………..Arrive any time after 7; set up your tent.

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m…………………Choose from: Merry Lea Farm activity OR Canoeing on the Kesling Wetland

8 to 10 p.m…………………Campfire and S’Mores

9 p.m…………………Swamp gas demonstration

9:15………………..Night hike for adults and other night owls

Saturday

7:30 to 8:30 a.m…………………Breakfast for campers

8:30 to 9:45 a.m…………………Choose from: Photo Scavenger Hunt OR Canoeing available

10 to 11:15 a.m. ………………..Choose from: Our Classic Wild Edibles Hike OR Earth Art

9 to 11:30 a.m…………………..Canoeing available

11:15 to 12:30………………..Lunch

11:45 to 1 p.m…………………Choose from: Fire Building Workshop–4th grade and up OR
Macroinvertebrate Hunt in the Kesling Wetland