DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Chapman State Park

July 19 - August 18, 2018

Friday, July 20

Hand-Dipped Candles

Learn about the history of candles and make your own, during this fun hands-on program.

Campfire Program: History of CSP

Join the park naturalist to roast marshmallows and learn about the history of Chapman State Park. S’mores fixings and sticks will be provided.

Saturday, July 21

Lil' Buds: Salamanders

Get the kids outdoors with this program featuring a nature story, hands-on exploration, and a craft. Designed for children ages 2 to 6 but all are welcome. ...

Go Mothing!

Join Forest Program Specialist, Tim Tomon, from the Bureau of Forestry to learn about the fascinating world of moths and other insects. Observe and identify...

Sunday, July 22

Friday, July 27

Foil Moon

Come to the beach concession to make a foil-printed moon while waiting for the moon to rise.

Full Buck Moon

Enjoy watching the full moon rise above Chapman. Spotting scopes and a telescope will be set up to get a closer view of the moon. Bring a flashlight and...

Saturday, July 28

Wildlife Olympics

Learn about the animals that inhabit the park while participating in this fun family activity. Prizes will be awarded.

Campfire Program: Creatures of the Night

Keep your eyes and ears open for animals that come out at night while sitting around a campfire. We will listen for bats, owls, frogs and watch for...

Sunday, July 29

Saturday, August 4

Introduction to Backpacking

Join us for a unique camping experience inside Chapman State Park with all food and equipment provided! When: August 4-5, 2018, 10:00 AM on Saturday to...

Sunday, August 5

Sunday, August 12