IN THE PARKS
– SMART Fishing Program– Sunday, May 26, 3:30 p.m. This program is geared toward teaching others to be responsible anglers.
Bring a fishing pole. Extra fishing poles and bait will be provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.
– Insect Extravaganza — Sunday, May 26, 7:30 p.m. During this event, there will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for different insects. Afterwards, join the staff for “Bug Bingo.” All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.
KETTLE CREEK STATE PARK
– Fish of the Kettle Creek Watershed — Saturday, May 25, 3:30 p.m. Join the park naturalist and learn about the many different types of “Fish of the Kettle Creek Watershed” at Kettle Creek State Park. Topics will include fish identification, feeding habits, and more. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.
– Canoeing and Kayaking — Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. The event will start with instruction and safety of canoeing and kayaking, and will also include a paddle on the reservoir. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must wear a life jacket during this program. This program will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Meet at the boat launch.
This program requires registration if you are reserving a spot on one of the park’s kayaks (four spaces available) or canoes (seven spaces available) (call the park office at 570-923-6004 or register online).
– Introduction to Archery Program –Sunday, May 19, 1-5 p.m. This will be at the archery range, 2.36 miles north of the park office. If you have always wanted to learn to shoot a bow, but didn’t have anyone to teach you, this is your chance. There will be two certified archery instructors here, and all the equipment is provided.
Experienced archers are also welcome.
There will be additional activities you can participate in while you are waiting to shoot.