Audubon Park Offers Activities for Children and Parents

Campground Activities July 22-25

Friday, July 23

2:00 PM Nature Journaling – Create and decorate your own John James Audubon Nature Journal. The memories you capture in this journal will last a lifetime. Where? Campground Shelter. How Long? 1.5 hours. Who? Ages 6 and up.

3:00 PM Let’s Pretend – that we are John James Audubon out hiking through Wolf Hills. We’ll walk around Recreation Lake with our new Nature Journals and, like Audubon, we will record what wildlife we observe. Where? Campground Shelter How Long? 1 hour Who? Ages 6 and up. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

5:00 PM Animal Face Painting – Bears, bobcats and rabbits, oh my! Hop on down to the Campground Shelter and have your favorite animal painted on your cheek or hand. Where? Campground Shelter. How Long? 1 hour. Who? All ages

Saturday, July 24

10:00 AM Fly Away – Let your imagination go up-up-and-away as we fly our handcrafted airplanes. As the Wright brothers designed their own flying machine that changed history, our flying machines will change and brighten your day. Where? Campground Shelter How Long? 45 minutes Who? All Ages

1:00 PM Pinecone Bird Feeders – Come discover the wonderful hobby of bird watching and feeding. Find out how you can attract birds of all kinds to your backyard and make a bird feeder that is sure to bring in some feathered friends. Where? Campground Shelter. How Long? 30 minutes. Who? All ages.

3:00 PM Habitats R Us – The Earth has many different environments, and each of these habitats has distinct life forms living in it. Learn what it takes for them to survive. Then we will design and create our own biome. Where? Campground Shelter How Long? 1 ½ hours Who? Age 6 and older.

Sunday, July 25
FAMILY FUN AT RECREATION LAKE
$2.00 per person

4:00 PM Pedal Boat Races – Teams will compete by pedaling these exciting water craft along a designated course. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each heat.

5:00 PM Summertime Picnic – Join our Audubon Staff for an old-fashioned picnic. Grilled hot dogs with all of the trimmings will be served to our guests until 6:00 pm.

4:00 – 7:00 PM Make your own Fishing Pole – Huck Finn made his poles from sticks he’d find in the woods. We’ll provide the sticks ‘n stuff for you to make a fishing pole to be proud of! Then you can go catch yourself a mess of bluegill.

4:00 – 7:00 PM Fishing Fun – Join us for a fun evening of fishing on the lake. We will provide the bait for your stick poles. All you need to bring is a smile and a little bit of luck. If you are over age 16, you must have a valid Kentucky fishing license.

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Campground Activities July 29-August 1

Thursday, July 29

6:00 PM Fishing Fun – Join us for a fun evening of fishing on the lake. We provide the equipment. All you need to bring is a smile and a little bit of luck. Where? Meet at Boat Dock. How Long? 1½ hour. Who? All, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 16 and older must have a valid Kentucky fishing license.

Friday, July 30

3:00 PM Tissue Paper Flowers – Fill your room or camper with fun flowers when you create your own beautiful bouquet of colorful tissue paper flowers. Activity Location: Campground Shelter Length: 45 minutes. Ages 7-adult.

5:00 PM BINGO – Bring out the whole family and enjoy an hour of bingo! We will play a variety of bingo games including traditional, coverall, and more. Come test your luck and possibly win a prize. Where? Campground Shelter. How Long? 1 hour. Who? Adults and supervised children are welcome.

Saturday, July 31

10:00 AM It’s Not Easy Being Green – Explore how animals use their colors to hide from predators. Sing along in a chorus to attract a date. See up close and personal how remarkable these camouflage critters truly are. Activity Location: Campground Shelter. Length: 45 minutes. Ages? All.

1:00 PM Pioneer Toy Making – Keep cool under the Campground Shelter while you have fun making toys that kept pioneer children happy. Little girls loved their Corn Husk Dolls, and both boys and girls smiled when their spinning toy started humming! Activity Location: Campground Shelter. Length: 1 1/2 hours. Ages: All.

4:00 PM Ice Cream In a Bag – I scream! You scream! We all scream for Ice Cream! You will make your favorite flavor in a most unusual way and get to enjoy it right away. Where? Campground Shelter. How Long? 1 hour. Who? All ages. Cost? Free