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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!

 

Activities for Month of June 2017

OUR BEACHES ARE CLOSED WHEN NO LIFEGUARD IS ON DUTY. -STATE LAW. A Lifeguard will be on duty on Saturdays and Sundays until public schools are out, weather permitting.  Thereafter, a Lifeguard will be on duty daily.

CHILDREN’S HAYWAGON RIDES Are every Saturday at 5 pm., June 3, 10, 17 and 24.  Pick up and drop off is 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.

FREE PRIZE BINGO will be held every Saturday, June 3, 10,17, 24 in the Safari Rec Hall.  7:30 pm. All ages welcome.  We must have a minimum of 12 players.

EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING JUNE 10 – SUMMER LONG QUILTING CLASS – If you ever wanted to make a quilt but didn’t know where to start, this is your chance.  Meet each Saturday from 9:30 am to 10:30 for instructions and demonstration.  More information available at the office.

OUR BEACH REC HALL – Will be open on Saturdays, June 10, 17 and 24 from 7 pm to 10 pm.  Games and Snack Bar.

OUR BOOK CLUB will meet on Saturday, June 17 for discussion of the book A MAN CALLED OVE written by Frederick Backman.  All readers are invited.  Check at office for location.

OUR ANNUAL FATHERS DAY BREAKFAST will be held on Sunday June 18 from 8:30 to 10:00 am.  Juice, Milk (plain or chocolate), Coffee, sausages, and ALL THE PANCAKES YOU CAN EAT!!  Fathers are Free.  Ages 12 and up – $3.00.  Under age 12 – $2.00.  Get tickets ahead at the office.  Safari Rec Hall.

JOIN JENN FOR AN HERB-WALK-TALK on Saturday, June 24.  Meet her at 10 am at the Red Craft House.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring your curiosity about the medicinal herbs that grow in our camp and what beneficial uses you can make of them.  Then sign up for an HERB CRAFT CLASS in the afternoon,

MEETING OF OUR SEWING GROUP – 10 am – 1 pm Sunday, June 25 to make a MULTI-PURPOSE PET SCREEN TOTE. (Sample and materials list at the office.)  All sewers are invited to join the group which meets each month.

SEASON-LONG BASS CONTEST – Fishermen:  We already have a 6 plus pound winner, but to keep you fishing with the hope of a prize, we will have a second Winners Prize.  So, remember to bring your catch to the office to have it weighed, photographed and entered in our Season-Long Contest II.


Our goal is still to provide a place for families to spend quality time together.  We appreciate the many of you who make a positive contribution to our efforts.

 

SOME REMINDERS

Parents, please know where your children are and what they are doing, at all times.  We have had complaints from our Cleaning Service that our bath houses have been uses for “playing”, lots of footprints on toilets and evidence of fire crackers used.


Please consider what you leave at our dumpsters for us to dispose of.  The dumpsters are for normal, camping trash, not for your mattresses, old tv’s, furniture or other items which cost us extra labor and extra expense to dispose of.


As always, no camping at seasonal rates can occur before
fees have been Paid in Full.


Most important, come often, stay long and
enjoy the time you spend here.

Memorial Weekend 2017

WELCOME TO OUR 45TH SEASON OF CAMPING – Remember to stop at the Office each Friday for a Program of our Sports and Crafts and Games and Entertainment.

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.

FISHERMEN: Remember to bring your catch to the office to be weighed, photographed and entered in our season-long contest. Trophy and Cash Prize ($10.00/pound) awarded on Labor Day 2017.


THE ACTIVITIES PLANNED ARE:

Friday, May 26, 2017

OUR SEASON-LONG FISH CONTEST BEGINS TODAY.

Bring your catch to the Office to be weighed, photographed and entered.  Trophy & Cash Prize awarded on Labor Day Weekend.

7-10 pm – BEACH REC HALL OPEN – Come try out our new games and re-acquaint yourself with Ping-Pong and Pool.

11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES – Please, no unnecessary walking about camp after 11. Our fishermen need their sleep. Remember, no Golf Carts out on our roads after 12 midnight

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED!


Saturday, May 27, 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.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2.  There is no parking at the boat launch area.  Boat trailers must be returned to your site while you are out on the water.


10 AM — THE BOWDISH LAKE BOOK GROUP

MEETING OF THE BOOK CLUB AT CAMPSITE YELLOW 43

Will meet to discuss:  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, and will select a new book to be read for the June meeting.  All readers welcome!


tie_die_tshirt11 AM – 1 PM — 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 — HUMANS & ZOMBIES

SPECIAL EVENT at SAFARI FIELD

New to Bowdish Lake:  Join the crew of THE MASTERMINDS for a fun game of HUMANS & ZOMBIES. The Masterminds will provide Nerf Guns and protective eyewear. (Bring your own Nerf Gun if you have one.)
Meet at Safari Field and plan on two hours of fun.

Best for ages 7 and up.


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 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

GAMES & SNACK BAR

8 PM – MOVIE WITH FREE POPCORN – Disney’s Animated “THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS”
            Fun for all ages.


7:30 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO

Come and win a flowering plant to brighten your trailer, your campsite or your home as the season for flowers begins.  All Ages.
Location to be announced.


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! Strictly enforced.


Sunday, May 28, 2017


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


11 AM — ANIMAL WORLD EXPERIENCE –

SPECIAL EVENT at the BEACH REC HALL

Mattwithsnappingturtle.jpg.w180h270— Come and see Matt’s unusual collection of animals. He will teach you their habits and oddities and let you pet them, gently. Come walk on the wild side. We all have a lot to learn from our wildest friends! Don’t miss it!

Fun, entertaining and educational for all ages!


1 – 3 PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN 20160721_122116

 

 

 

 


 

3 PM — HIKE AROUND WILBUR POND

All welcome. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at The Red Craft House.


7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

CONTESTS WITH PRIZES!!!


7:30 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO

See notice of location.  All ages welcome!


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES

12 Midnight – ALL CAMPFIRES FULLY EXTINGUISHED


Monday, May 29, 2017 MEMORIAL DAY

10 AM to 4 PM – BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)
11 AM to NOON– 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!

October 7-8 Columbus Weekend is Halloween at Bowdish Lake 2016

COLUMBUS WEEKEND IS HALLOWEEN AT BOWDISH LAKE

20161005_132035 Remember to bring your costumes.  Because we have an occupancy limit on our Rec Hall and because those ‘just watching’ take up space needed for games, all persons who attend our costume party, both adult and child, must be in costume.  Thank you.  (There are prizes for Adult Costumes, too.)

Friday, October 7, 2016

Safari Rec Hall will be open for games and just ‘hanging with our friends’.  Last weekend for WI-FI. There is no parking at the launch area or at the beaches. Please walk from your site. Thank you.

WINNER OF THE SEASON 2016 FISHING CONTEST: Lynn Kay from Brown77 with her catch of the year.


11 pm – ALL QUIET ON SITES
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!)


Saturday, October 8, 2016

10:30 AM  — MEETING OF THE BOOK GROUP (at site Yellow 43) To discuss THE GOOD GUY by Susan Beale.

 


11 AM — VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO CARVE PUMPKINS

SAFARI REC HALL

Big, beautiful pumpkins!  Those under age 10 should come with a parent, please.  Fun for all ages!


2 PM — FREE PRIZE BINGO

AT SAFARI REC HALL

Hot Chocolate & Cookies – All ages welcome. (You may need to bring a chair).


6:30 PM — FLASHLIGHT TAG

AT SAFARI FIELD. — Ages 10 and up.


7:30 PM — MOVIE WITH FREE POPCORN & HOT CHOCOLATE

AT SAFARI REC HALL

‘IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN’

A Halloween Classic!


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, October 9, 2016

20161005_1421261 PM — FREE HALLOWEEN CRAFTS AT SAFARI REC HALL

Come & decorate your own Trick or Treat Bag & other Halloween Crafts.


7:30 PM — OUR ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY

SAFARI REC HALL – Costume Prizes and Games with Prizes for All Ages. – Coffee, Chocolate Milk, Donuts, and Treat Bags for All.  A Great Old-fashioned Party, not to be missed !!!


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, October 10, 2016 COLUMBUS DAY!

Coffee will be ‘on’ at the Office.  Stop in to give us one more chance to say ‘Farewell’ wish you an easy winter and thank you for being a Bowdish Lake camper.


5 PM — OUR 44TH SEASON ENDS

— Enjoy your winter with family & friends & keep in touch on Face Book until the warm days of Spring bring you all back to camp again!

September 2 – 5 Labor Day Weekend 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. Never dive from our new float at Beach 1.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area or at the beaches. Please walk from your site. Thank you.

FISHERMEN: Last chance to bring your catch to the office to be weighed and entered in our season-long Contest which ends on Labor Day with presentation of Trophy and Cash Prize.  Any entry must be caught in our lake by a registered camper.


7:30 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

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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!)


Saturday, September 3, 2016

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. Please, no animals in the water or on the beaches per order of Rhode Island Department of Health.  Thank you.


10 to NOON — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

COME AND TIE-DYE-A-TEE

$5.00 using our shirt & dyes, or bring your own 100% cotton shirt (for best results) and use our dyes for $2.00.  Other projects at reasonable prices. Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult.


4PM — FIELD RACES – RIBBONS AWARDED

AT SAFARI FIELD

Stilts, Relays, Wheelbarrow, Stick Horses, Bags, Hoops, etc.  Bring your chair and camera.


4:30 PM — VOLLEY BALL MASH-UP

AT THE NET AT BLUE 43. — Ages 10 and up.


5:30 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 — BEACH REC HALL OPEN –

8:00 PM MOVIE with Free Pop Corn or Cotton Candy

THE JUNGLE BOOK

-“the ‘state-of-the-art’ animation makes Disney’s update of the classic unforgettable”, with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson


7:3:00 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, September 4, 2016

10 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN20160721_132831


10 AM — JOIN US FOR A HIKE AROUND WILBUR POND

All Ages – Meet at the Red Craft House and wear ‘sensible’ shoes.  Bring a bottle of water too!!


11 AM to NOON — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

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NOON – ANNUAL HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT
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At the pits in the Green Area. 

All registered campers welcome. Bring a dish and a $1.00 donation to the Prize Pot. Men’s & Women’s Divisions. Trophies Awarded.


2 PM — WATER VOLLEY BALL

AT BEACH 2. — Ages 7 and up.

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4:30 PM — FUN FOAM PARTY


AT THE RED PAVILION.
Bathing suits recommended – and Parent supervision requested.  The Last Foam Party of the Season – Don’t miss it!

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7 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

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7:00 PM — ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Hot Fudge Sundaes $2.00

Purchase tickets ahead at the office. Only 100 will be sold.
Safari Rec Hall –Last Sundaes of the Season!


8:00 PM — GAMES OF FLASHLIGHT TAG & MAN-HUNT

SAFARI FIELD – Ages 7 and up. Bring your flashlight if you have one.


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 5, 2016 LABOR DAY!

10 AM to 4 PM — BEACH OPEN20160721_132831



11 AM to NOON — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

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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 26 – 28 Activities 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

20160721_13283710 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. Never dive from our new float at Beach 1.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area or at the beaches. Please walk from your site. Thank you.

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.


7:30 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

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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!)


Saturday, August 27, 2016

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

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20160721_12211611 to NOON — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

Crafts at reasonable prices. Finishing materials are free. Children under age 7 must be with an adult.


3 PM — SLIP-N-SLIDE KICK BALL

AT SAFARI FIELD

Bathing suits recommended.  Ages 10 and up. Great fun to play or watch!


4:30 PM — VOLLEY BALL MASH-UP

AT THE NET AT BLUE 43. — Ages 10 and up.


5:30 PM — CHILDRENS’ HAY WAGON RIDES

haywagon01
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 — BEACH REC HALL OPEN –

Contests with Prizes


8:00 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 28, 2016

9:30 AM — SEWING WITH FRIENDS – Safari Rec Hall – Come & make a rice-filled quilted bag to heat for soothing sore muscles and an insulated cold drink cover.  Bring your machine, if you have one.

SUPPLIES:
Rice Bag

  • 2 squares of fabric 10 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches
  • 2 1/2 cups of rice
  • Erasable marking tool
  • Funnel
  • Scented mix-ins (optional)
    •Essential oils, spices etc.
  • Thread

Can Koozie

  • 1/2 yard of cotton fabric for the outside or one 12″ x 6″ piece of scrap fabric
  • 1/2 yard of solid cotton fabric for the inside or one 12″ x 6″ piece of scrap fabric
  • 11″ of Insulbright (a heavy duty insulated fleece found with the interfacings and stabilizers
  • 11″ of fusible fleece
  • 1/2 yard of 1.5″ Velcro (the sew on kind)
  • Thread

What to bring to class:

  • Cutting mat, ruler and rotary cutter
  • Sewing machine & accessories
  • Washed and ironed fabrics

We will be doing some ironing for this project, so I will need some of you to bring an iron to share.  Finished examples of the projects can be seen in the campground office.  If you have any questions you may text Carol or stop by Yellow 41.


10 AM to 4 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)

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11 AM — KIDS WATER BALL

BEACH 2 – Ages 7 & up. 

Fun to Play & Fun to Watch!

 


1 to 2PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

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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 19 – 21 Activities 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

20160721_13283710 AM to 5 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting) Swim only when & where Lifeguard is on Duty. There are State Laws for your safety. Never dive from our new float at Beach 1.  If you have a boat, launch it at the launch area west of Beach 2. There is no parking at the launch area or at the beaches. Please walk from your site. Thank you.

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.


7:30 to 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN

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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!)


Saturday, August 20, 2016

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

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Learn more about the plants in our camp and the medicinal uses they have.  All welcome.  Meet at the Red Craft House.


11 AM — SLIP-N-SLIDE KICK BALL

AT SAFARI FIELD

Bathing suits recommended.  Ages 10 and up. Great fun to play or watch!


1 to 2PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

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4:30 PM — VOLLEY BALL MASH-UP

AT THE NET AT BLUE 43. — Ages 10 and up.


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 – 10 PM — BEACH REC HALL OPEN –

8 PM Movie with Free Popcorn
FLUSHED AWAY – from the creators of SHREK  “…a REALLY funny, funny movie !!!”


7:00 PM — ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Hot Fudge Sundaes $2.00

Safari Rec Hall –Purchase tickets ahead at the office.  Only 100 will be sold.


8:00 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 21, 2016

10 AM to 4 PM — BEACH OPEN (weather permitting)

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11 AM — KIDS WATER BALL

BEACH 2 – Ages 7 & up. 

Fun to Play & Fun to Watch!

 


1 to 2PM — RED CRAFT HOUSE OPEN

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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!