Gulf State Park Weekly Activities Schedule



Date      Activities

Sat. 5/21

10:00AM— Snake Encounters: Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes.  Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake.  $2 per vehicle to enter campground.

1:00PM—Video: Invasion of the Giant Python  Florida’s Everglades National Park is one of the last great wildlife   refuges in the U.S.  But the park has become a dumping ground for tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. Pythons   have moved into their new home with a vengeance, thriving in the protected wilderness and disrupting its delicate    ecosystem. Follow scientists and snake hunters as they study the problem and try to find solutions to the growing  crisis.  Meet at the Nature Center for this program.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

 

Sun. 5/22            

10:00 AM—Camper Devotion:  Meet  at the Campground/Campstore Pavilion.(non-denominational & casual)

 

Mon. 5/23          

Kid’s Camp: 9:00—10:30AM      Meet at the Campstore Pavilion.  Make new friends!    Play games!  Have fun!    Hosted   by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

10:00AM — Owl Encounter: Meet at the Nature Center to learn all about owls and to meet our resident EasternScreech  Owl.   $2 per vehicle to enter Campground.

1:00PM--Video:  Owl Power (60 min.)   Meet at the Nature Center to watch this PBS Nature video and find out what  makes owls so special. $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

 

Tues. 5/24          

Kid’s Camp: 9:00—10:30AM      Meet at the Campstore Pavilion.  Make new friends!    Play games!  Have fun!    Hosted  by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

10:00AM—Nature Walk:  Meet at the Nature Center and we will take a walk in the Park to see the flora and fauna that may be found here.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

 

Wed.  5/25         

Kid’s Camp: 9:00—10:30AM      Meet at the Campstore Pavilion.  Make new friends!    Play games!  Have fun!    Hosted   by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

10:00AM— Guided Pier Walk: Meet at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier concession stand for a guided walk/talk on the pier.

1:00PM— Video: National Geographic: Can the Gulf Survive? (50 min.)  With exclusive access to BP’s clean-up  operations, National Geographic investigates what happened to the 4.9 million barrels of oil that poured from the sea  floor in one of the worst environmental disasters of all time.  Meet at the Nature Center.   $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

 

Thurs. 5/26        

Kid’s Camp: 9:00—10:30AM      Meet at the Campstore Pavilion.  Make new friends!    Play games!  Have fun!    Hosted   by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

1:00PM –Video: Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air:  (50 min.)  Hummingbirds are the tiniest of  birds, yet they are some of the toughest, most energetic creatures on the planet.  These birds spend most their lives in fast forward, but now –    high speed video lets us enter their world.  Meet at the Nature Center for this wonderful Nature Program.        $2 per  vehicle to enter the campground.

 

Fri. 5/27

Kid’s Camp: 9:00—10:30AM      Meet at the Campstore Pavilion.  Make new friends!    Play games!  Have fun!    Hosted   by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

10:00AM—Wildflowers of Gulf State Park: Visit our Nature Center and learn about the wildflowers of Gulf State Park.      $2 per vehicle to enter the campground.

1:00PM— Snake Encounters: Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes.  Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake.  $2 per vehicle to enter campground.

 

Sat. 5/28

8:00AM Yoga at the Beach Pavilion $10 drop in rate (no parking fee for class)     

 1:00PM— Video: The Ultimate Guide: Snakes  Shed those misconceptions and learn the truth about snakes in this 30  minute film. .  Meet at the Nature Center for this program.  $2 per vehicle to enter campground.