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Allerton Family Campout

Event Type
Social/Informal Event
Sponsor
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Location
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Date
Oct 8, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022   All Day
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Originating Calendar
Campus Wellbeing Services - ALL UIUC Wellness Events

Save the date to spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! This hassle-free camping experience, will provide families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

Spend the day helping biologists (from the University of Illinois Natural History Survey and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources) catch, identify, and release various wildlife, and enjoy a live wildlife show by NHECM: Natural History Education Co. of the MidSouth. After dinner, relax by the campfire for stories, s’mores and sing along, or go on a stargazing night hike led by the U of I Astronomy Department – Astronomy Illinois.

Participants can also enjoy the Campfire Jamboree featuring the Okee Dokee Brothers, as part of the Allerton Park Concert Series presented by the Ayers Family.

Details and registration information will be available as the date gets closer.

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