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Upper Wabash Interpretive Services

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Upcoming Events

June 2018

Outdoor Adventures Day Camp

June 20 @ 9:30 am - June 21 @ 4:30 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Kids ages 7-12 are invited to join us for two days of fun activities. Activities include outdoor cooking, archery, canoeing, hiking, and learning survival skills. Camp runs from 9:30am-4:30pm each day, and families are encouraged to camp for the night to enjoy evening stories around a campfire. All activities are led by trained Interpretive Naturalists and a certified shooting sports instructor. Daily lunch and a snack are included. Day campers will meet at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. Pre-registration is required by calling 260-468-2127. The fee for both days of camp is $50 per child. The one day camp fee is…

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Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Events such as cornhole tournaments and disc golf begin at 10am. Peru Amateur Circus performs at the beach at 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm. Live music with Cadillac Creek Band from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray! Fireworks begin at dark. Free will donations will be accepted beginning at 5pm. Park entry closes at 9:30pm or sooner if parking capacity fills.

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July 2018

Smokey Bear’s Birthday Bash

July 20 - July 22
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday with games, food, a parade, live music, campsite decorating contests, and lots of fun! Saturday from 8am-10:30am chow down on pancakes and sausage prepared by the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services Friends group. Donations gratefully accepted. Party at the pond from 2:30pm-4:30pm - there will be water games with the local fire department, a corn hole tournament, and a youth archery shoot (equipment and safety instruction provided). A parade honoring Smokey Bear begins at 6:45pm in the modern campground at Lost Bridge West. Enjoy birthday cupcakes following the parade! Live music starts at 8pm and continues through…

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Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

July 27 - July 29
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Join us as we celebrate Christmas in July!  We'll also celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday with fun events. Campsite decorating contest, sand sculpture, water games, and more. Call us for details.

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October 2018

Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend I

October 5 - October 6
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Enjoy a family fall weekend outdoors. Prizes for best campsite decorations, dutch oven cooking contest, and family camp challenge. Entire weekend full of fun with pumpkins for sale, board game competitions, family challenge field event, crafts, trick or treating, flashlight tag, music and lots of fun. Register by e-mail: trody@dnr.in.gov.

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Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend II

October 12 - October 13
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Have a fun family weekend outdoors. Prizes for campsite decoration, pumpkin decorating, chili cook-off, and corn hole tournament. Events include adult corn hole, pancake breakfast, kid's target shoot, trick or treating, and a square and line dancing ball. Pumpkins and kettle corn for sale. Great family fun all weekend long. Email Trody@dnr.in.gov to register.

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Salamonie Lake Fall Festival

October 19 - October 20
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Celebrate fall with various activities designed for family fun. Free event - gate and campsite fees apply. You'll enjoy pumpkin decorating, and don't miss the campground decoration contest! Pick up a schedule of events at the gatehouse or the Interpretive Center. Saturday fun includes live owls in the campground, costume contest, trick-or-treating, and hayrides.

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