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Summer Fun Begins: Cacapon

June 2 - June 5

The nature center at Cacapon Resort State Park is a great stop for all ages. Showcasing exhibits about the park’s history and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41 are some of the displays featured. An augmented reality sandbox is an interactive map to learn and appreciate the geology of mountains, rivers and lakes. Enjoy these activities June 2 – 5, 2022.

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Nature Center Open 9AM-5PM

10:00AM
Insect Safari
What is an insect? Why are they important? Look for insects and play the clever catch game! YPP

1:30PM
Clouds
Look up! What type of cloud do you see? Join seasonal naturalist to learn about some common clouds. YPP

7:00PM
Evening Stroll
Join park volunteer and Potomac Valley Master Naturalist, to take in Cacapon’s evening sights and sounds. Meet at Lodge.

Friday, June 3, 2022
Nature Center Open 10AM-5PM

10:30AM
Fishing 101
Meet at the Nature Center, then head out to the lake! Learn how to tie a fishing hook, then cast out! Fishing poles & worms provided(limited amount) or bring your own. (1hour) YPP

1:30PM
Power of Pollinators
Join the summer naturalist to learn the importance of pollinators and try to find some!

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

4:00-6:00PM
Welcome to Cacapon!
Meet the Park Naturalist at the lodge to answer any general park questions you may have or find out what amazing recreation and nature activities Cacapon has to offer. Welcome to Cacapon Resort State Park!

7:00PM
Irish Road Bowling
Enjoy an afternoon of bowling! If you haven’t tried this sport, come out and see what it is all about. Check it out on WV.IRB.COM .

8:00PM
Cacapon Campfire
What a great way to spend your evening in the park! Meet at the campfire circle beside the Nature Center for a marshmallow roastin’ good time by the fire. You bring the marshmallows, and we’ll provide the sticks.

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Nature Center 11:30AM – 5PM

10:00AM
National Trails Day Hike
Join park naturalists and volunteers to earn your WV State Park hiking patch! A variety of hikes will be offered.

1:30PM
Power of Pollinators
Join the summer naturalist to learn the importance of pollinators and try to find some! YPP

3:00PM
Insect Safari
What is an insect? Why are they important? Look for insects and play the clever catch game! YPP

7:00PM
Nature Discovery Hike
What will we find? Join for this fun discovery hike.

8:00PM
Spider Verse
Learn the importance of spiders and how we are all connected in the web of life. Bring a flashlight for this search for spiders!

Sunday, June 5, 2022
Nature Center Open 12-3PM

Explorer Packs
Your Child’s Guide to the Outdoors! The Potomac Valley Audubon Society and Mark West explorer packs are available for a day or two use, free of charge, from the Nature Center. Pack’s are filled with field guides, binoculars and activities to entertain!

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Start:
June 2
End:
June 5
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Cacapon Resort State Park
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