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Land Between the Lakes to hold Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Woodlands Nature Station will host Cub Scout Day on Saturday, November 22nd, from 10:00am-3:00pm. Activities, programs, and displays will center around the Cub Scout Astronomy Academic Achievement Award to help Cub Scouts gain their belt loop and pin awards.

The Cub Scout Day program is free with Nature Station admission: $5.00 for ages 13 and over, $3.00 for children 5-12, and free for 4 and under. Everyone is welcome.

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

“Cub Scout Day gives scouts an opportunity to use telescopes, learn about our solar system, and gain hands on experience. The West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers club will be there to lead several of the day’s activities and offer advice to aspiring young astronomers and curious Cub Scouts,” says Naturalist Julie Watson.

Activities will be ongoing from 10:00am to 3:00pm and participants can arrive anytime. Nature Station staff recommend allowing 2 to 3 hours to participate in all activities. Those who pack their lunch for the day can use nearby picnic areas. Groups of any size are welcome.

For a complete list of activities visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Schedule_2014_CubScoutDay_Astronomy.pdf or www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar/cub-scout-day/ or call the Nature Station at 270.924.2299. Learn more about the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers at http://wkaa.net/

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program.

Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1.800.LBL.7077 or local at 270.924.2000.

For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to LBLinfo@fs.fed.us. Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes.

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