If you're camping with us (which I hope you are) or not, you're welcome to come out to the park for our fun activities. The Memorial Weekend activity schedule is listed below.
Memorial Weekend 2017 Activity Schedule
Thursday, May 25th
10:00 am - Micro Mini Terrarium – You’ll plant grass seeds and tiny little sedum plants in your tiny little terrarium and learn about this self-contained eco system. 25 cent materials fee.
1:00 pm - Leaf Scavenger Hunt – The leaves on the trees are green. It’s the perfect time to do our scavenger hunt. Pick up your list at the nature center.
Friday, May 26th
10:00 am - Baseball Caps! – Be creative! Paint a baseball cap to match your personality. $5:00 materials fee.
1:00 pm – Hummingbird feeders – The Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are here and hungry. You can paint your own hummingbird feeder that will bring those hummingbirds to you. $3.00
Saturday, May 27th
10:00 am – Minnow Races – The hardest part is getting a saddle on them.
1:00 pm – Soap Making for Kids – This fun activity could be for kids or adults. We will melt glycerin soap and pour it into fun molds. $2.00 materials fee.
2:00 pm - Fish Hook Bracelet – You may not be able to fish with this hook, but you can wear it on your wrist. $4.00 fee.
7:30 pm - Night Hike – The sun sets at 8:31 pm . Let’s hike the Crazy Snake Trail after dark and use all of your senses to find what’s out there. Meet at the nature center at sunset. . $3.00 fee.
Sunday, May 28th
10:00 am – Rocket Science – Learn what it takes to make our rockets fly.
1:00 pm – Shake & Make Ice Cream – What’s summer without ice cream? $1.00 materials fee.
Dark – Movie Night – Come to the Deep Fork Amphitheater in the Deep Fork Campground and watch a movie out in nature. Bring a lawn chair and buy a bag of popcorn for $1.00
Monday, May 29th
10:00 am - Pollinators, Are They Important to You? – Learn about the plight of the Monarch Butterfly and why it’s important to protect our natural resources. Take home a packet of milkweed seeds and do your part.
1:00 pm – Watchable Wildlife – Come to the nature center and see all the beautiful flowers and the animals that feed off the flowers & plants.
Joyce GriffinAs everyone is checking into camp,you might remind them that they should watch out for those black bears that like to come visit around the lake,the one in checotah may have friends out there.9 hours ago
Attention area businesses and organizations: We are excited to kick off another summer season. We have a few spots left in our 2017-2018 Focus magazine. Contact Kayla Eldridge at 918-689-2191 on Monday morning (May 1) to lock in your page. Happy weekend, everyone. ... See MoreSee Less