LOVELAND, Colo. - Boyd Lake State Park's programs continue through the season with interactive kid activities, family/group activities, and interesting and informative programs for all ages. These programs are designed to both entertain and teach visitors about the park and Colorado. Please join us for this week's fun programs. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All programs are free, but all vehicles entering the park must have a daily pass, $8, or an annual pass, $70. For additional information please call 970-669-1739. These programs will be held outdoors weather permitting so sunscreen and water are recommended. The July 27 through July 29 programs:
Friday, July 27:
Friday Night Kid's Activity: Life of a Squirrel - Camp Loop A/B Main Building, 7 p.m.
This is an interactive program designed for children 4 to 13. We will learn about squirrels and how important and difficult their lives are. We will then play a game to allow the children to live the life of a squirrel. Prizes are awarded for the "squirreliest" squirrel!
Saturday, July 28:
Fishing Clinic - North side of the lake, 10 a.m.
A Colorado Parks and Wildlife Volunteer Fishing Instructor will be here to teach young kids the art of fishing. He will cover basics such as parts of the rod, bait choices, casting and much more. We will have some spare rods and materials to loan. Supplies are limited so if you have your own please bring it. An adult will be required to attend with their children. Children under 16 do not need a fishing license.
Sunday, July 29:
Exploration Station; Water Conservation - Swim Beach, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Water is important to everything on the planet, but how? Come find out some interesting, and sometimes shocking facts about water use in the United States. We'll discuss the importance of water conservation and how even the youngest person can help solve our water problems for the future.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado's state parks, please see: http://parks.state.co.us
. To learn more about Colorado's wildlife programs, please see: http://wildlife.state.co.us