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Weekend Activities at Cacapon

December 10, 2021 - December 13, 2021

A visit to the Nature Center at Cacapon or learning about Cacapon beginnings, join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and park volunteers for activities and programs the weekend of December 10-12, 2021.

The nature center has wildlife exhibits, geology exploration, and Cacapon interests. Nature Center will be open from 10:00AM – 4:00PM unless a program is in progress or noted otherwise.

FRIDAY, December 10, 2021
Winter Birds
Let’s identify some of Cacapon’s winter birds visiting the Nature Centers’ bird feeder. Binoculars provided. Followed by a film.

Yellowstone National Park in Winter
This one hour PBS film shows the beautiful winter scenery and sights and sounds. Peterson’s Field guide coloring sheet available that include bison, moose, coyote and more!

SATURDAY, December 11
Art with Ari
Join local artist and volunteer for a 1.5 hour class on acrylic canvas painting. Walk away with your own 11×14 snow scene painting of Cacapon Resort State Park. $5 at nature center. RSVP at 304-258-1022 opt.0

The CCC Boys: A West Virginia Legacy
The CCC boys left a legacy that can still be enjoyed all over WV in the forests they planted and parks they helped to build. Meet the Naturalist at the Nature Center to watch a movie into this WV legacy. (30 minutes) Followed by a guided walking tour.

Irish Road Bowling
Join this popular fun game of rolling a cannon ball around a designed course! All ages welcome.

SUNDAY, December 12, 2021
Winter Bird Hike
Meet the park naturalist at the front desk of the lodge for a short hike on the Piney Ridge Trail. Binoculars provided.

Cacapon Campfire
Let’s get in the Christmas spirit! Let’s sing some carols and have a special Christmas treat cooked in the Dutch Oven. Marshmallows provided, next to nature center.

MONDAY, December 13, 2021
10:00AM at Cacapon Lodge
Tai Chi
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and focus on connection to mind, body, and spirit.

Cacapon Nature Center is closed December 13 and 14 and reopens December 15, 2021.

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December 10, 2021
December 13, 2021
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