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Bonfire Nights at Babler State Park


*Family In-Person Programs / Family Outdoor Programs & Events -
2020 Fall Catalog

If the Bonfire you are requesting is full, please enroll for the waiting list! We are confirming with St. Louis County that we may enroll more people!


Nothing says fall quite like a bonfire! Bring your family and join us Saturdays in October for a crackling bonfire and a new activity each week! Bring a picnic, charcuterie board, and a cooler and put your feet up around a pre-lit bonfire. No glass please.  $10/person, registration required. All ages welcome.

Check out our Bonfire Nights Event Page on Facebook!

How to Register: Register each individual who will be attending.

Week Days Program Location Time Price
1 Saturday, October 3 Bonfire & Glow-in-the-Dark Family GPS Babler OEC 6:00-9:00 p.m. $10 per person
2 Saturday, October 10 Bonfire & Night Hikes and Star Gazing Babler OEC 6:00-9:00 p.m. $10 per person
3 Saturday, October 17 Bonfire & Glow-in-the-Dark Family GPS Babler OEC 6:00-9:00 p.m. $10 per person
4 Saturday, October 24 Bonfire & Movie Night: Hocus Pocus (PG) Babler OEC 6:00-9:00 p.m. $10 per person

DESCRIPTION:

WEEK 1, October 3:
Glow-in-the-Dark Family GPS: Experience a family favorite in a whole new light! Learn to use GPS units, navigate around camp in the dark and get rewarded with some sweet treats. A video with how-to instructions for the GPS units will be provided via email a week prior to the program. Learn to operate the GPS unit in the comfort of your own home and send in questions via email or ask over Zoom. Saturday evening, GPS units will be handed out (one per family) and everyone will get the chance to try them and ask questions before heading out to find waypoints. Grab a costume and your sense of adventure and join us for this one of a kind family event!  Note: If you choose to use a personal GPS device, you must be able to input Latitude and Longitude coordinates. PRCE is not responsible for lost or damaged equipment.

WEEK 2, October 10:
Night Hikes and Star Gazing: Oh the things you can see, smell and hear at night! Come spend some time outside while we explore the woods with all our senses! Discover the special adaptations that help nocturnal animals survive, the reason pirates wore eye patches and why October is the month of Mars! Guided night hikes will take place every 45 minutes from 6:30-9:00 pm.

WEEK 3, October 17:
Glow-in-the-Dark Family GPS: Experience a family favorite in a whole new light! Learn to use GPS units, navigate around camp in the dark and get rewarded with some sweet treats. A video with how-to instructions for the GPS units will be provided via email a week prior to the program. Learn to operate the GPS unit in the comfort of your own home and send in questions via email or ask over Zoom. Saturday evening, GPS units will be handed out (one per family) and everyone will get the chance to try them and ask questions before heading out to find waypoints. Grab a costume and your sense of adventure and join us for this one of a kind family event! Note: If you choose to use a personal GPS device, you must be able to input Latitude and Longitude coordinates. PRCE is not responsible for lost or damaged equipment. 

WEEK 4, October 24:
Movie Night: Hocus Pocus (PG) Movie Night 7-9 p.m. Watch this funny, scary, silly Halloween movie by the side of a campfire. Bring blankets, snacks and s'mores and don't forget to invite your friends!

WK 1: Bonfire & Glow in the Dark Family GPS
Babler Outdoor Education Center
Saturday, Oct 3
6:00 - 9:00 PM

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Fewer than 5 spots left


$ 10.00
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WK 2: Bonfire & Night Hikes and Star Gazing
Babler Outdoor Education Center
Saturday, Oct 10
6:00 - 9:00 PM

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Full - waiting list


$ 10.00
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WK 3: Bonfire & Glow in the Dark Family GPS
Babler Outdoor Education Center
Saturday, Oct 17
6:00 - 9:00 PM

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$ 10.00
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WK 4: Bonfire & Movie Night
Babler Outdoor Education Center
Saturday, Oct 24
6:00 - 9:00 PM

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Full - waiting list


$ 10.00
Per person