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!

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