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Campout at Prairie Park - 6.23.18

Time: 1:00 PM

Join us on a Great American Campout!  Spend the night in the great outdoors with your family enjoying the nature of your own town.

Saturday:  Enjoy the afternoon exploring the river and the trails with exciting activities and understanding more of the life in these woods. In the evening, gather for dinner over the fire, storytelling, s'mores, night hike, and a good night’s sleep.

Sunday:  Happy campers enjoy breakfast in the morning before heading out for a paddle on the Kishwaukee River or leaving for home.

You can attend the activities without confirming your camping status. Camping gear is also available for rent if you decide to stay. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under 18. Dinner, snacks and breakfast are provided.

TIME    1:00pm on June 23 until approx. 8:00am on June 24

CHECK-IN at Lion’s Park parking lot for short hike to the campground. (approximately ½ mile).

$8/Resident, $10/Non-resident
Includes snack, dinner, and breakfast and activities
Tent and camping supplies are not included

Tent $12 for 2 or 4 person
Sleeping Bag $5/per bag

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Prairie Park Campout Schedule

Saturday Activity
1:00-6:00 pm Check-In @ Lion's Park
1:00-1:45 pm Leave No Trace/Upcycled Crafts
2:00-2:45 pm Canoeing Kensington Pond
2:00-2:45 pm Eco-Games
2:45-3:30 pm Walk to Site & Self Exploration
3:30-4:15 pm Entomology
3:30-5:15 pm Campsite Set-Up
4:30-5:15 pm Nature Art
5:15-5:45 pm Campfire Cooking/Fire Building Presentation
5:45 - 7:00 pm Welcome & Dinner
7:00-9:00 pm Campfire Songs/Skits/Stories
9:00-11:00 pm Astronomy
Sunday Activity
7:00-8:00 am Nature Scavenger Hunt
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Camp Cleanup