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Farewell to August Activities: Pipestem
August 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature and outdoor activities scheduled August 28-31, 2023 has a focus on nature at Pipestem Resort State Park. Activities are free to attend and enjoyable for any age.
MONDAY, August 28, 2023
11:00 am- Taxidermy Talk *YPP
Come by the Nature Center to learn about some of West Virginia’s native wildlife, see our
taxidermy collection, and touch authentic animal pelts.(30min)
5:00 pm- What Should I Bring? *YPP
Meet in the Activity Shelter behind the Nature Center for a talk about what you should take with you when you explore the great outdoors.
TUESDAY, August 29, 2023
2:00 pm- Turtle Game *YPP
Meet in the front yard of the Nature Center to learn about turtles while we play an outdoor game. (self paced)
5:30 pm- Beginner Archery *YPP
Meet at the Campground store to practice your archery skills. (1 hour)
WEDNESDAY, August 30, 2023
5:00 pm- Bird Bingo *YPP
Come by the Activity Shelter at the Nature Center for a few rounds of Bird Bingo and learn some
interesting bird facts. (45 minutes)
THURSDAY, August 31, 2023
10:30 am- It’s For the Birds *YPP
Meet staff inside the Nature Center for a conversation on our bird feeding space, birding
apps commonly used, and common bird feeder birds. Enjoy the center or stick close to our bird
watching area for some relaxing birding. Birds viewed during this activity will be submitted to
ebird.org as a citizen science opportunity. (30min)
5:00 pm- An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth
Meet in the Activity Shelter behind the Nature Center to hear a special story about a moth. Then color a picture of a moth any color you want. A great activity for kids or adults who love moths. YPP
Young People for Parks
YPP is an environmental education program for children ages 6-16. To complete the program, participants attend three specified activities during their stay. These program are indicated by *YPP. For more information visit the Nature Center.