Tropical Weekend & Touch Tank

Friday, August 10, 2018-
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Tues, Aug 7

1-2pm                           Basketball - Play basketball games at the basketball courts!

Wed, Aug 8 

10-11am                       Lakes, Ponds& Pools – Discover the creatures that inhabit Lake Ponds, and Pools, including the Northern Water snake at the Nature Center!

1-3pm                     Frogs and Toads - Hear different frog and toad calls, see a frog or toad, and discover metamorphosis at the Nature Center!

3:00- 5:30pm             Wii Games - Play Wii Games in the Nature Center.

6:00-7:00pm               Kids BINGO - Bring a full-size candy bar to the Activity Center.

Thurs, Aug 9

4-5pm                           Kids Craft - Make ocean slime at the Nature Center!

6-8pm                           Kids Movie - Watch Moana at the Nature Center!

Fri, Aug 10

9-10am                         Nature Game - Play O Deer at the basketball courts.

1-2pm                           Watershed Hike - Meet at the Basketball courts to discover how water gets to the Lake.

4-5pm                           Survival 101- Finding Water –Do you know how to find water if you are lost? Do you know how to extract water from plants in an emergency? Find out how at the Nature Center.

7:30-8:30pm              Adult Bingo - Bring a $2 gift to the Activity Center. Ages 18 and over.

9-11pm                   Movie at the Lake - - Drive over to the beach parking lot on your golf cart or vehicle, or bring you blankets and lawn chairs to watch the movie on the big screen! Free popcorn and cans of pop for sale for 50 cents while supplies last.

Sat, Aug 11                                                       Tropical Weekend

8-9am                           Mornings are for the Birds!! -  Free coffee, tea, and pastries, as we observe the wildlife at the Nature Center and learn about the bird of the week! This is the last one of the season!

10am-2pm                  Rock Pool Fun! – A little bit of the ocean is coming to Tappan! Join Fifth Day Aqua at the, Campers Pavilion to see, touch, and discover the marine creatures in the traveling rock pool! There will be presentations at 10am and 1pm but stop by anytime to experience the rock pool.

10am-2pm                  Interactive Sandbox – Create your own landscape with the interactive sandbox, experiment with waterflow, and discover Tappan Lakes connection to the ocean with the Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District at the Activity Center.

3pm      Rubber Ducky Race - Meet at the basketball courts to claim your duck and see which one is the fastest swimmer in the stream!  Sponsored by Stewarts RV                                   

5-6pm      Adult Craft - Create a Tropical Candle at the Activity Center.

7-8pm       Lei Making – Create your own tropical Lei to wear at the Activity Center!

8-11pm           DJ InTunes - Join us at the basketball courts for this family-friendly DJ and some tropical games!

Sun, Aug 12                     

1-4pm            Learn to Kayak- Learn the basics of kayaking at Tappan Lake Park.  If you have recently purchased a kayak or want to learn more, this course is for you! This entry level course combines on shore and on water practice as an introduction to kayak equipment, paddling technique, and safety skills. Be prepared to get wet as you will be kayaking as part of the class. Meet at the Beach. $35 per participant includes gate fee, instruction, and equipment!  Pre-registration is required by visiting Must be 12 years-old.  

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