Fall 2014 Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Education Programs


 
 
From paddling programs and nature exploration to astronomy, we have something for everyone in this season's programming!

Sunrise Pancake Paddle (#14035)

Saturday, Sept. 13 from 6:30am--8:30am
Lake Michie Recreation Area--2802 Bahama Rd.
Rise and shine with DPR Outdoor Recreation!  Join us for a sunrise kayak paddle and a breakfast of scrumptious pancakes.  We'll provide the boating equipment and the pancakes, you bring weather-appropriate clothing and an appetite.
Ages: 7and up, children must be accompanied by an adult
CR PC  $7; CR NPC $8;  NCR PC  $11.75;  NCR NPC  $13


Campout!Carolina Jamboree (#14053)
 
Saturday–Sunday, October 11-12 from 3 p.m.-7 a.m.
West Point on the Eno Park--5101 North Roxboro Rd.

Join other camping families and individuals for this statewide event that includes camping activities such as storytelling, s’mores and of course, camping overnight in historic West Point on the Eno Park.  Some tents/sleeping bags available for use free of charge, first-come, first-served.

All Ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

CR PC $6.50; CR NPC $7.50 NCR PC $11.25; NCR NPC $12.50
 
 

Starlight Geo Paddle (#14055)

Friday, October 17 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Lake Michie Recreation Area – 2802 Bahama Rd.

Join DPR Outdoor Recreation for one of our most popular programs, combining the fun of a nighttime GPS scavenger hunt with kayak paddling the glassy waters of gorgeous Lake Michie. We will provide the paddling and orientation equipment, you bring weather appropriate clothing and a flashlight.  

Ages 7 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult)

CR PC $7; CR NPC $8 NCR PC $11.75; NCR NPC $13

 

High Ropes Discovery Days

Come explore Durham Parks and Recreation’s high ropes course,  explore a large variety of obstacles, some reaching 55 feet in the air!

Ages : 7 and up(Children ages 7-9 must be accompanied by a participating adult) 

CR PC $7, CR NPC $8, NCR PC $11.75, NCR NPC $13

Bethesda Park, 1814 Stage Rd., Durham

Pre-registration is required.
 
 
Sept. 20,
2pm--3:30pm (#14060)

3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. #14061

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. #14062
 
 
 
Dec. 13 
11am--12:30pm (#14066)

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. #14067

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. #14068

 
 

High Ropes Discovery Day:

Heroes and Villains

Hello true believers! Come dressed as your favorite super-hero or super-villain while you explore Durham Parks and Recreation’s high ropes course! Safety considerations may require removal of caps, batarangs, infinity gauntlets, power rings, etc.

*Cost, location and age limits same as a normal Discovery Day.

 
November 8          
  11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. #14063
12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. #14064
2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. #14065
 

Explore the Urban Wild

Join DPR Outdoor Recreation for a free adventure in your park! Bring weather-appropriate clothing and lots of curiosity.

All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult).

No cost, no pre-registration required.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

 

October 18
Oval Drive Park  (#14030)                     

November 22
 Holton Career and Resource Center  (#14048)

December 6
Cornwallis Road Park  (#14049)

 

Astronomy Series

DPR Outdoor Recreation, NCCU invite you to search the heavens with us! We will provide the equipment, you bring weather appropriate clothing. These programs are made possible in part by the NC Space Grant.
 
 
Constellation Kayak (#14036) 

Lake Michie Recreation Area – 2802 Bahama Rd.

Friday, September 19 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

This will be an enchanting evening of paddling and stargazing on scenic Lake Michie. Learn the names of constellations and their stories as well as viewing amazing stellar objects.

Ages 7 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult)

CR PC $7; CR NPC $8 NCR PC $11.75; NCR NPC $13

 

Lunar Exploration (#14028)

Friday, October 3 from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Old North Durham Park- 310 W. Geer Street 

Exploring the surface of our closest celestial neighbor, the moon, in magnificent detail using state of the art telescopes and binoculars!

Cloud Out Dates: 10/4

All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult).

No cost, no pre-registration required

 

Solstice Stargazing (#14029)

Sunday, December 21 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Sandy Creek Park, 3510 Sandy Creek Drive

 
We will use state-of-the-art telescopes and binoculars to look at some of the wonders of the cosmos on the evening of the winter solstice.

Cloud Out Date: 12/22

All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult).

No cost, no pre-registration required
 
 
 
 
Sunset Kayak (#14054)


Saturday, October 18 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Lake Michie Recreation Area – 2802 Bahama Rd.

Savor an autumn sunset paddling kayaks on scenic Lake Michie with DPR Outdoor Recreation. We will provide the equipment, you bring weather appropriate clothing.
Ages: 7 and up, Children must be accompanied by an adult.


CR PC $7; CR NPC $8 NCR PC $11.75; NCR NPC $13

 
 
Community Campfires
There may be nothing better than sitting next to a warm, crackling campfire. Durham Parks and Recreation Adventure Programs invites you to join us for our community campfire. We provide the fire and everything you need to make s’mores. You get to share a campfire experience with others in your community.
All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult).
No cost, no pre-registration required
7 p.m.-8 p.m.
September 12,  Trinity Park (#14031)
 
October 10, Duke Park (#14033)
November 7, East Durham Park (#14033)
December 12, Cook Road Park (#14034)
 

 

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