January 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina at the Clubhouse (temporary indoor archery range)
Burlington Recreation & Parks invites youth to experience basic archery at the Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina’s Clubhouse. Participants will be taken through a lesson promoting safety and archery basics encouraging a focus on performing a proper shot: featuring an introduction to archery, safety on the range, using a string bow, and 11 steps of archery success through the NASP curriculum.
Space is limited; all participants must pre-register and complete a registration form with liability waiver the day of the program. Archery equipment will be provided by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s North Carolina Hunter Education Program through an enhancement federal grant from the Pittman-Roberson Act. Participants may bring a water bottle with their name on it and a healthy snack. Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.
January 27, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Town & Country Park
Come help spruce up the trails at Town & Country Park - a little treasure tucked away along the banks of the Haw River in Burlington. Help remove debris from the trail, rake leaves, improve trail tread, cut back branches, and pick up trash.
Wear sturdy, closed toed shoes and dress in layers for the weather. Bring a water bottle, snack and a pair of work gloves if you have them. Tools will be provided, but if you have a favorite tool (rake, lopper, pruning shears) bring them along. Youth under 18, must be accompanied by an adult.
Register so we know to expect you and if we need to reach you in the event of a weather cancellation.
January 27, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina
Grab a friend and get out for a walkabout in the woods at a local hiking hot spot. The hike is about 3 miles on natural surface trail over rolling terrain. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome, but under 16 must be accompanied by an adult/ Dogs welcome! Hike starts at 2:30 so arrive a few minutes before.