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becoming an outdoors-Family

Spirit Mound

Pickerel Lake Recreation Area

Grenville SD
July 27-29, 2016 (Wed-Fri)

Becoming an Outdoors-Family teaches skills for a lifetime of outdoor recreation. We'll introduce you to several outdoor activities, providing all the instruction and equipment you need to try it out for yourself. It's ideal for kids age 8 and up, but the whole family will enjoy spending time outside together, no matter their age.



Families will participate in each class over the course of the program, as well as two group activities.

Wednesday, July 27
4 p.m. Campsite check-in and set up
8 p.m. S’mores and more
Thursday, July 28
9-11 a.m. Class #1
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch on your own
1-3 p.m. Class #2
3-6:30 p.m. Free time
6:30 p.m. Potluck
Friday, July 29
9-11 a.m. Class #3
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch on your own
1-3 p.m. Class #4
3-4 p.m. Free time. Checkout is at 4 p.m.
Extended Stay
Campers that choose the extended stay option during registration  will check out on Sunday, July 31 at 4 p.m.

Schedule subject to change.


The program fee includes:

  • Electrical campsite for two nights.
  • Instruction in four outdoor skill classes.
  • Participation in group sessions and activities.
  • Program materials and use of equipment.
Participants are responsible for providing their own campers or tents and camping will be on designated sites. A park entrance license is also required.



Activities include:

  • Paddling (canoe, kayak, paddleboard)
  • GPS/Geocaching
  • Outdoor Yard Games
  • Dutch Oven Cooking


  • Register now
  • 60/family. Extend your reservation to include the following weekend for an additional $40 (must register on or before May 31, 2016).