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Take Your Parent Outside Day

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Date: May 13, 2011
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005

Harkers Island, N.C. – The National Park Service welcomes the public to join us Saturday, June 18, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center of Cape Lookout National Seashore as we celebrate "Take Your Parent Outside Day." Scouts, home-school groups, and other organizations are asked to call ahead to help us plan for your group.

Are you looking for activities that you can do as a family? Then make plans to come and learn some fun outdoor, family-oriented activities. The entire family is welcome but there are some age restrictions for the Learn to Kayak portion.

Birding for Beginners – Bring binoculars and discover some of the birds that live on Harkers Island .

10:00am

11:00am

Build a Birdhouse/Feeder – Birds need homes too; so, with some help, your family can build a birdhouse or a feeder.

11:00am

12:00pm

Lunch and Games – Bring a lunch to enjoy outside and play a classic family game: croquet

12:00pm

1:00pm

Learn to Fish – Fishing is great family fun. Learn to a cast surf rod and see what you can catch.

1:00pm  

2:00pm

Kite Flying – The ever present wind of Cape Lookout is a great place to enjoy flying kites. Bring a kite or create a new one.

2:00pm

3:00pm

Learn to Kayak – With signed parental permission you can learn basic tips to kayaking.

3:00pm  

4:00pm

 

 

Junior Ranger Adventures – Hands on activities are a great way to explore Cape Lookout National Seashore.

All Day

Seaside Treasure Identification – Found it on the beach but don't know what it is? Bring it to us we'll discover it's identity together.

All Day

Seaside Crafts – Nature provides supplies to make fun and challenging crafts to take home.

All Day

Ranger Photo Op – Ever want to be a ranger? Put your face on the body and get your picture taken.

All Day

Cast and Catch – Practice your aim while casting for plastic fish.

All Day

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