Campfires and Campouts

Campfire Nights and Overnight Campouts



Don't miss this fun summer tradition with your family!  Visit with special critters of the night and enjoy an evening of marshmallow roasting.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Evening Campfires run from 6:30-8:30pm. Overnight Campouts run from 7pm on a Saturday through 9am the next morning.  Register Online to guarantee your space!

Overnight Campout:  Great American Backyard Campout


Celebrate one of this nation's favorite outdoor pastimes by camping out with your family.  Learn about nocturnal animals, create a craft to take home, play games, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the sounds of night as you sleep under the stars.  Bring a tent, sleeping bag, flashlight, and walking shoes.  Continental breakfast provided.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  Children under 2 free.  Cost: $23/person


  • Class # 42314    2-80 years   Sat 6/24 - Sun 6/25   7pm-9am

Overnight Campout:  Jewels of the Night

Enjoy a fun family evening of roasting marshmallows and finding out what flying insects enjoy the light of a campfire.  We will set traps around the park to attract these jewels of the night and learn about their eating habits.  Continental breakfast provided.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  Children under 2 free.  Cost: $23/person

  • Class # 43488   2-80 years   Sat 8/5 -Sun 8/6   7pm-9am

Campfire Nights

Critters of the Night
Visit with and listen for some special nocturnal animals, like the opossum and owl.  Make a special craft too!  Cost: $12/child

  • Class # 43152    2-12 years   Sat 7/8  6:30-8:30pm
Nocturnal Hunters
Meet predators that hunt at night!
  Meet a bat, owl, and toad, make a craft, and play a night hunting game. Cost: $12/child

  • Class # 43154   2-12 years   Sat 7/29  6:30-8:30pm
Suck a Bug Campfire
Make a bug sucker to catch small insects such as gnats, with a homemade bug pooter.  Find out how small a bug you can catch! Cost: $12/child

  • Class # 43155  4-12 years   Sat 8/19  6:30-8:30pm
Cricket Predictions
Become a myth buster and determine if crickets can predict the temperature outside!  Come to this fun family evenings of myths - facts or fiction and create a harmonica to play around the campfire while roasting marshmallows! Cost: $12/child

  • Class # 43156   4-12 years   Sat 9/16  6:30-8:30pm