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Mid-week August Farewell: Cacapon

August 29 - September 1

September Approaches. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs from birding to butterflies and geology to Irish Roadbowling. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 29 – September 1, 2022.

MONDAY, August 29, 2022

9:30AM
Paddle Boat Discovery Tour
Meet at the boat dock rentals for a morning of lake views & wildlife, binoculars provided. First come-first serve $5 YPP

10:00AM
Tai Chi
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and focus on connection to mind, body, & spirit. Location near nature center.

1:00PM
SpiderVerse
Learn the importance of spiders and how we are all connected in the web of life. Bring a flashlight for this search for spiders! YPP

3:00PM
Our WV Clouds Look up!
What type of cloud do you see? Join the seasonal naturalist to learn about some common clouds. YPP

TUESDAY, August 30, 2022

10:00AM
Wildlife Tracks & Molds

1:30PM
Magnificent Monarchs
Discover the monarchs’ many life stages and life journey. Explore the milkweed for eggs and caterpillars.
YPP

WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2022

10:00AM
Primitive Fire Building
Learn the basics of starting a campfire using flint and steel. YPP

1:30PM
Woodpecker Wow!
Learn all about their sights and sounds!

THURSDAY, September 1, 2022

9:30AM
Paddle Boat Discovery Tour
Meet at the boat dock rentals for a morning of lake views & wildlife, binoculars provided. First come-first serve $5

11:30AM
Black bear Aware
Learn all about the WV state mammal and some fun facts.

1:30PM
Nature Journaling
Join park naturalists for a stroll in nature to inspire a drawing, poem or
story! YPP

Visit the Tom Ambrose Nature Center! at Cacapon State Park. The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park’s history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41. Nature Center is open from 9:00 AM until 4:45 PM.

Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf! Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes. Take a park naturalist guided hike or join the daily activities! The Nature Center is open daily from 9AM-5PM.

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Start:
August 29
End:
September 1
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Cacapon Resort State Park
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