Category Archives: Special Events

COLUMBUS WEEKEND 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

20170927_211559THE SAFARI REC HALL will be open for games or Wi-Fi or just “hanging out”.


Sign up for Final Pump-outs

They can be scheduled Saturday October 7, Sunday October 8 and Monday October 9.  We will hope for 25 per day and that not all will wait for the last day.  Remember, while our camping program and over-night camping ends on Columbus Day, the office will be open irregular hours thereafter until 10/14.  Seasonal campers will be free to come in to complete winterizing (not camp) & close-up through Saturday October 14.  After 10/14, the gates will be locked, water & electricity will be off and it will be necessary to call (401) 568-8890 after dark to arrange an appointment for entry.


11 PM All Quiet on Sites.

12 MIDNIGHT All Campfires Fully Extinguished.


CAMPFIRES ARE ALLOWED ONLY IF THEY ARE CONTAINED WITHIN A RING OF STONES, FLAMES ARE NEVER MORE THAN 12 INCHES HIGH, THEY ARE NEVER LEFT UNATTENDED & ARE FULLY EXTINGUISHED AT MIDNIGHT.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

20161005_14074111 AM  PUMPKIN CARVING at Safari Rec Hall  –  Bring your own pumpkin to carve or help us carve ours.  Prizes ($25 each) will be awarded for Best Carving and Most Original.  All Welcome.

 

 

 


2 PM  FREE HALLOWEEN BINGO at Safari Rec Hall  –  All Ages.


6:30 PM  A GAME OF MANHUNT in Safari Field  –  Bring your own flashlight or we will provide them.  (a Game of Tag with Flashlights)  Fun for all ages!!!


7:30 PM  FREE MOVIE WITH FREE POPCORN AND HOT CHOCOLATE  –  Safari Rec Hall.  Suitable for all ages.


11 PM All Quiet on Sites

12 MIDNIGHT All Campfires Fully Extinguished.


Sunday, October 8, 2017

20161005_1421261 PM  HALLOWEEN CRAFTS –

Safari Rec Hall.  All Ages.

 

 

 

 


20121030_2335177:30 PM  Our ANNUAL OLD FASHIONED HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY – Safari Rec Hall – 

Costume Prizes for all categories.  Games, Mummy Wrap & Relays with Prizes.  Donuts, Apple Juice, Coffee, Bags of Treats.  A great last event of the Season.

Because we have a limited number of occupants allowed for our size hall, all persons who enter, both child & adult, must be in costume.  Thank you.  


11 PM All Quiet on Sites.

12 MIDNIGHT All Campfires Fully Extinguished.


Monday, October 9, 2017 COLUMBUS DAY

20161011_141023COFFEE WILL BE ON AT THE OFFICE – Stop by to say Goodbye and give us one last chance to thank you for being one of those special people known as a Bowdish Lake Camping Area camper.

Keep in touch over the winter on Facebook!

LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

20160825_14350110 AM – 5 PM — BEACH OPEN(weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep the area clear for emergency vehicles.  Return your boat trailer to your site after launch.  Thank you.

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Fishermen: LAST CHANCE to bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long Contest.

Trophy & Cash Prize ($10 / lb.) to be awarded on Monday during our Ice Cream Social.

 

 

 


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Games & Snack Bar
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11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.
12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are fully out at midnight. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment, If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!) GOLFERS, check out our new practice net in Safari Field.


Saturday, September 2, 2017

20160721_13283110 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety.

 

 


tie_die_tshirt10 AM – NOON — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE

By popular demand

Come and TIE-DYE-A-TEE
Buy our tee and dyes or bring your own tee and buy our dyes. Our TEES are $3.00. Dye is $2.00

Always a fun project for all ages.

Or, do any of the many crafts available at reasonable prices.  Children under age 7 must be with an adult.  Thank you.

 


3 PM — SPECIAL EVENT — LAST FOAM PARTY OF THE SEASON

AT THE RED PAVILION — Parent supervision requested. — Wear a Bathing Suit and prepare to have FUN!! Bring your camera!

A FAVORITE OF OUR CAMPERS!

 

 


5 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 

 


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN  — GAMES & SNACK BAR

Please, no standing or sitting on any of the games.  If balls get ‘stuck’ ask person on Duty for help.  Thank You.

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DUSK — FREE MOVIE  WITH FREE POPCORN — Beach Rec Hall –All Ages


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, September 3, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


11 ponyridesAM to NOON – SPECIAL EVENT

OUR PONY RIDES & BUNNIES ARE BACK AGAIN!!!

Safari Field – Tickets:  $1.00  (Purchase ahead at the Office)  All those in line with a ticket will be able to pet the bunnies while waiting for their ride.

 


11 AM — Sign up for our ANNUAL HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT – With POT LUCK LUNCH (to start at 12 Noon, Sharp!)

AT THE HORSESHOE PITS IN THE GREEN AREA

MEN’S & WOMEN’S DIVISIONS  — Trophies Awarded

All Registered Campers Welcome!

 


1 PM to 2:30 PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN – All Welcome.


4 PM — LAST ICE CREAM SOCIAL OF THE SEASON – Hot Fudge Sundaes – $2.00

Purchase tickets ahead at the Office.  Only 100 will be sold.  SAFARI REC HALL.


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Games & Snack Bar
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DUSK — By Popular Demand — A GAME OF MANHUNT

In Safari Field  –  Bring your flashlight, if you have one, or we will loan them.  A game of tag with flashlights!  Followed by a Free Snow Cone!!!


8 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO — FEATURING BACK-TO-SCHOOL PRIZES!!!Safari Rec Hall –All Ages Welcome.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Monday, September 4, 2017  LABOR DAY

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


10 AM — HIKE AROUND WILBUR POND

Meet at the Red Craft House – Wear sensible shoes and bring a water bottle.  All campers welcome.


11 AM to 12:30 PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN


5 PM — CHECK-OUT TIME — Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!

 

SEPTEMBER 9  –  Meeting of our BOOK GROUP to discuss ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE by Barbara Kingsolver

SEPTEMBER 24  –  CRAFT PROJECT – Chalk Board Serving Tray – See Sample and Sign up ahead at the Office for Supplies – $10 each.

We remain open for camping until Columbus Day  –  Our woods are Best in their Fall Colors

 

August 18 – August 20 Activities 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

20160825_14350110 AM – 5 PM — BEACH OPEN(weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep the area clear for emergency vehicles.  Return your boat trailer to your site after launch.  Thank you.

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Fishermen: Bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long Contest. Prize & Trophy awarded on Labor Day Weekend.

 

 

 


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Games & Snack Bar
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11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.
12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are fully out at midnight. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment, If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!) GOLFERS, check out our new practice net in Safari Field.  Also, check out the LABRYNTH in Safari Field near the golf practice net.


Saturday, August 19, 2017

20160721_13283110 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety.

 

 


10 AM — SPECIAL EVENT —
HERB-WALK-TALK with JENN

Learn more about the plants that grow in our camp and their medicinal uses.

Meet at OFFICE.

All Ages Welcome.


11 AM – 12:30 PM — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

Projects for all ages at reasonable prices.

Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult. Thank you.
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2 PM — SPECIAL EVENT – FLOWER PRESSINGS with JENN

For a Fee of $15.00, Jenn will provide a press, all materials and instructions for you to Become Proficient at Flower Pressing.  (Additional family members may purchase Materials only for $5.00)

SAFARI REC HALL – All Welcome to Observe.


5 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 

 


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN  — GAMES & SNACK BAR

Please, no standing or sitting on any of the games.  If balls get ‘stuck’ ask person on Duty for help.  Thank You.

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DUSK:   SPECIAL EVENT IN SAFARI FIELD:  A GAME OF MANHUNT (Flashlight Tag)

followed by FREE MOVIE & FREE COTTON CANDY —  For All Ages.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, August 20, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


11 AM — WATER GAMES AT BEACH 2


5 PM — CHECK-OUT TIME — Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!

 

August 11 – August 14 Activities 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

20160825_14350110 AM – 5 PM — BEACH OPEN(weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep the area clear for emergency vehicles.  Return your boat trailer to your site after launch.  Thank you.

20170801_203943

 

Fishermen: Bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long Contest. Prize & Trophy awarded on Labor Day Weekend.

 

 

 


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Games & Snack Bar
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11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.
12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are fully out at midnight. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment, If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!) GOLFERS, check out our new practice net in Safari Field.


Saturday, August 12, 2017

20160721_13283110 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety.

 

 


10:30 – NOON — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

Projects for all ages at reasonable prices.

Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult. Thank you.


dart_tournament_winners_scorekeeperNOON – ANNUAL V-J DART CHAMPIONSHIPS

Men’s & Women’s Divisions.  With POT LUCK LUNCH – at the Red Pavilion.

All Darters Welcome. Bring your darts, if you have them, and your board.
TROPHIES AWARDED!


1 PM — SPECIAL EVENT – ANIMAL WORLD EXPERIENCE

Come learn about and ‘touch’ Matt’s collection of rare animals. – Safari Rec Hall

ANIMAL WORLD EXPERIENCE

 

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3 PM — JENN HAS BUILT US A TEMPORARY LABYRINTH TO RUN ABOUT – DON’T MISS IT!

Check at Office for location.  – Fun for All!

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4 PM — ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Hot Fudge Sundaes – $2.00

Purchase tickets ahead at the Office.  Only 100 will be sold.  SAFARI REC HALL.


5 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 

 


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN  — GAMES & SNACK BAR

Please, no standing or sitting on any of the games.  If balls get ‘stuck’ ask person on Duty for help.  Thank You.

BEACH_REC_HALL


DUSK — FREE MOVIE  & A FREE SNOW CONE — Beach Rec Hall –All Ages


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, August 13, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


10 AM – MEETING OF THE BOWDISH LAKE BOOK GROUP

 

At Site Yellow 43 – Discussion of MY (NOT SO) PERFECT LIFE by Sophie Kinsella.  and to select next month’s book.  All readers welcome.

 

 

 


1 PM — LOADS OF FOAM PARTY

AT THE RED PAVILION — Parent supervision requested. — Wear a Bathing Suit and prepare to have FUN!! Bring your camera!

A FAVORITE OF OUR CAMPERS!

 

 


7 PM — V-J FREE PRIZE BINGO
Safari Rec Hall –All Ages Welcome.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Monday, August 14, 2017  V-J Day in Rhode Island

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


5 PM — CHECK-OUT TIME — Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!

 

August 4 – August 6 Activities 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

20160825_14350110 AM – 5 PM — BEACH OPEN(weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep the area clear for emergency vehicles.  Return your boat trailer to your site after launch.  Thank you.

20170801_203943

 

Fishermen: Bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long Contest. Prize & Trophy awarded on Labor Day Weekend.

 

 

 


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Games & Snack Bar
BEACH_REC_HALL2


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.
12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are fully out at midnight. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment, If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!) GOLFERS, check out our new practice net in Safari Field.


Saturday, August 5, 2017

20160721_13283110 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety.

 

 


10 AM — SPECIAL EVENT —
BWANA IGUANA

Come See-Touch-Learn about Ray Ward’s COLLECTION OF REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS.

Have your picture taken wrapped in a python.

Safari Field – All Ages.


12:30 – 2 PM — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

Projects for all ages at reasonable prices.

Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult. Thank you.


3 PM — SPECIAL EVENT – LEARN ABOUT WONDERFUL NATURAL OILS!

Dona Burke will demonstrate how to create your own healthy products containing oils.

BEACH REC HALL – All Welcome.


4 PM — JENN HAS BUILT US A TEMPORARY LABYRINTH TO RUN ABOUT – DON’T MISS IT!

In back of the BEACH REC HALL – Fun for All!

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5 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 

 


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN  — GAMES & SNACK BAR

Please, no standing or sitting on any of the games.  If balls get ‘stuck’ ask person on Duty for help.  Thank You.

BEACH_REC_HALL


7:30 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO
Safari Rec Hall –All Ages Welcome.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, August 6, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


1 to 2PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN


5 PM — CHECK-OUT TIME — Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!

 

July 14th – July 16th Activities 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

20160721_13280710 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)  Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty.  There are State Laws for your safety.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2.  There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep it clear for emergencies.  Take your boat trailer back to your site while using your boat.  Thank you.


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN  — GAMES & SNACK BAR

Please, no standing or sitting on any of the games.  If balls get ‘stuck’ ask person on Duty for help.  Thank You.

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11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Please, no unnecessary walking about camp after eleven. Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.


12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are FULLY EXTINGUISHED AT MIDNIGHT. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment,

If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!)

GOLFERS, check out our new practice net in Safari Field.


Saturday, July 15, 2017

7 AM — GOLFERS LEAVE CAMP FOR BROOKLYN COUNTRY CLUB (For information on Golf Tournament, ask at office) T-Shirt and Steak Dinner.


10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety.


judyblume10 AM – MEETING OF THE BOWDISH LAKE BOOK GROUP

 

At Site Yellow 43 – Discussion of IN THE LIKELY EVENT by Judy Blume.  and to select next month’s book.  All readers welcome.

 

 

 


10:30 – NOON — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE

Projects for all ages at reasonable prices.

Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult. Thank you.

 


3 PM — SLIP N SLIDE KICKBALL – In Safari Field

Slip-N-Slide Kickball

Slip-N-Slide Kickball

 

Come prepared to get wet i.e. wear your bathing suit.  Parents, bring your chair and your camera.  Best for ate 6 and up.

 

 

 


4 PM — ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Hot Fudge Sundaes – $2.00

Purchase tickets ahead at the Office.  Only 100 will be sold.  SAFARI REC HALL.


5 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 

 


7 PM — SPECIAL EVENT  – NIGHT OF THE GYPSIES

SAFARI REC HALL – THE SILVER MOON GYPSIES will entertain & engage you in group and individual dances, with audience participation.

Fun for All Ages to Watch or to Participate in.

See the Silver Moon Gypsies on Facebook


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

8 PM (DUSK) — FREE MOVIE & FREE POPCORN – AT THE BEACH REC HALL

Suitable for all ages. Bring your chair (and your bug spray!).


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, July 16, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


11 AM — VOLLEYBALL – At the Net at site Blue 43  – Best for Ages 10 and Up 


1 to 2PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN


5 PM — CHECK-OUT TIME — Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!

 

Fourth of July Weekend 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

20160721_13280710 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)  Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty.  There are State Laws for your safety.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2.  There is no parking at the launch area. We must keep it clear for emergencies.  Take your boat trailer back to your site while using your boat.  Thank you.


PLEASE DO NOT BRING FIREWORKS INTO OUR CAMP, they are dangerous.  We want to avoid any accidents, and they disturb young children and dogs. Instead, ask at the office for time & location of professional fireworks in surrounding towns. Thank you.


7 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

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11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Please, no unnecessary walking about camp after eleven. Let our fishermen get a good nights sleep.


12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!

campfireCAMPFIRES: Campfires are allowed only if they are contained within a ring of stones, flames are never more than 12 inches high, they are never left unattended and are FULLY EXTINGUISHED AT MIDNIGHT. This fire regulation must be strictly adhered to in order to protect our environment,

If you forgot the makings of S’mores, we have them in our store. For those of you who enjoy singing, try a-capella.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Bowdish Lake has lots of opportunity for your favorite sport or just good exercise, on loan at the office. Ask to borrow bats & balls, basketballs, volleyballs, kick balls, horseshoes, stilts, hoops, Frisbees, etc. Ask for maps of the miles of hiking trails in the State Forest that surrounds us. A good place to start is a walk around Wilbur Pond. (Or browse our lending library!)


Saturday, July 1, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)  Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty.  There are State Laws for your safety.


tie_die_tshirt10 AM – NOON — THE RED CRAFT HOUSE

Come and TIE-DYE-A-TEE
Buy our tee and dyes or bring your own tee and buy our dyes. Our TEES are $3.00. Dye is $2.00

Always a fun project for all ages.

Or, do any of the many crafts available at reasonable prices.  Children under age 7 must be with an adult.  Thank you.

 


2 PM — GAMES followed by a FAMILY COOKOUT

Slip-N-Slide Kickball

Slip-N-Slide Kickball

 

SAFARI FIELD
Bring your grill, if you have one, and what you will need to provide for your family.  Dress prepared for WATER WARS & SLIP-N-SLIDE KICKBALL and bring your chair and camera.

 

 


7 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

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Pick-up and drop-off at Safari Field. Parents, do not allow your child to ride unless you are certain he/she will remain seated. Parents are invited to ride.

 

 


7 – 10 PM — FUN TIME AT THE BEACH REC HALL

8 PM — MOVIE & FREE POPCORN AT THE BEACH REC HALL

Suitable for all ages. Bring your chair (and your bug spray!).


8 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO — HOLIDAY DECORATIONS
Safari Rec Hall –All Ages Welcome.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!  It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Sunday, July 2, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


10 AM to 11 AM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN


3 PM — DECORATED GOLF CART PARADE!

MEET AT THE RED CRAFT HOUSE TO PARADE THROUGHOUT THE CAMP, ENDING AT SAFARI FIELD.

Prizes Awarded — $25.00 Most Patriotic,  $25.00 Most Original.


4 PM — ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Hot Fudge Sundaes – $2.00

Purchase tickets ahead at the Office.  Only 100 will be sold.  SAFARI REC HALL.


8 PM — A GAME OF MANHUNT

In Safari Field  –  Bring your flashlight, if you have one, or we will provide them.  A game of tag with flashlights!


8 PM — BEACH REC HALL  —  Free PG13 MOVIE


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED


10850009_706757829450176_125813607579515199_nFISHERMEN: Bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long Contest.  Trophy and cash prize ($10.00 per pound) will be awarded on Labor Day Weekend.

 


Monday, July 3, 2017

10 AM to 5 PM – BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


10 AM to 11 AM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN.


3 PM — LOADS OF FOAM PARTY

AT THE RED PAVILION — Parent supervision requested. — Bathing Suits recommended. Bring your camera!

Kids LOVE playing in a Pavilion Full of Foam!

 

 


boat_parade01DUSK — LAKE ASSOCIATION SPONSORED LIGHTED BOAT PARADE

On Bowdish Lake (weather permitting)

Take your chair to one of our beaches and enjoy the parade.

 

 


7- 10 PM — FUN TIME AT THE BEACH REC HALL

Game Competitions with Prizes Awarded.


8 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO — SAFARI REC HALL – ALL AGES.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


Tuesday, July 4, 2017 INDEPENDENCE DAY!

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)


10 – 11 AM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN


2 PM — WATER GAMES AT BEACH 2


4 PM — ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY TOWN PARADE

Center of Chepachet, 5 miles east on Route 44. Fun for all ages!


7- 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

Games and Snack Bar.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED! It is a VERY important fire safety regulation!


— Please wrap all trash & place inside a dumpster. We appreciate it when you leave your site as neat as you found it. Thank you.

MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE A GREAT TIME & PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN!