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Fishing Derby Weekend Fishing Derby Weekend

    About this event

    The Sun Retreats Avalon Fishing Classic is back again! Bring your fishing rod, pick up some bait from our General Store, and get to fishing for this annual campground tradition.

    Event Schedule

    Jun 24, 2024

    09:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Free
    Water Exercises with Betsy

    Join Betsy in the pool for some water exercises to start off your day.

    Location: Pool

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    10:00 AM | Free
    Kids' Craft

    Get ready for another fun kids' craft.

    Location: Pavilion

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    02:00 PM | Free
    Gaga Game

    Gather your friends and get ready for some Gaga!

    Location: Gaga Pit

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    06:00 PM | Free
    Beach Ball Hockey

    Gather your friends and join in on a fun game of beach ball hockey.

    Location: Pool Field

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    Jun 25, 2024

    08:30 AM - 09:30 AM | $
    Aquasize

    Lynn will lead the group in Aquasize Tuesday mornings!

    Location: Pool

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    10:00 AM | Free
    Kids' Craft

    Get ready for another fun kids' craft.

    Location: Pavilion

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    01:00 PM | Free
    Guessing Game

    Guess how many fish are in the jar and maybe you will win it all!

    Location: Pavilion

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    02:00 PM | Free
    Gaga Game

    Gather your friends and get ready for some Gaga!

    Location: Gaga Pit

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    04:00 PM | Free
    Fish Out of Water Game

    Try to walk in a straight line blindfolded, if you go off course, get ready to get wet!

    Location: Pool Field

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    06:00 PM | Free
    Family Game Time

    Gather your family and make a game night out of it. Stop by George's Place and feel free to bring dinner in with you while you play!

    Location: Pavilion

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    Jun 26, 2024

    09:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Free
    Water Exercises with Betsy

    Join Betsy in the pool for some water exercises to start off your day.

    Location: Pool

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    10:00 AM | Free
    Kids' Craft

    Get ready for another fun kids' craft.

    Location: Pavilion

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    01:00 PM | Free
    Pool Games

    No need to leave the pool in order to have fun, we'll bring the fun to you!

    Location: Pool

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    02:00 PM | Free
    Gaga Game

    Gather your friends and get ready for some Gaga!

    Location: Gaga Pit

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    04:00 PM | Free
    Ball Hopper Race

    Ages 13 and under are welcome to join us on the ball hoppers for some racing and challenges on the pool field.

    Location: Pool Field

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    06:30 PM | Free
    Teen Craft

    Ages 13 & up are invited to make a cool creation just for you!

    Location: Pavilion

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    Jun 27, 2024

    10:00 AM | Free
    Kids' Craft

    Get ready for another fun kids' craft.

    Location: Pavilion

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    02:00 PM | Free
    Gaga Game

    Gather your friends and get ready for some Gaga!

    Location: Gaga Pit

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    04:00 PM | Free
    Sand Art Fun

    Join us for some sand art fun this afternoon!

    Location: Pavilion

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    07:00 PM | Free
    Candy Bar Bingo

    One candy bar = one bingo board. Come see how much candy you can win!

    Location: Pavilion

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    Jun 28, 2024

    09:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Free
    Water Exercises with Betsy

    Join Betsy in the pool for some water exercises to start off your day.

    Location: Pool

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    10:00 AM | Free
    Kids' Craft

    Get ready for another fun kids' craft.

    Location: Pavilion

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    01:00 PM | Free
    Shaving Foam Twister

    Twister but with a little bit of a messy twist. Get ready to get a little messy and have a lot of fun!

    Location: Pool Field

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    03:00 PM | Free
    Guessing Game

    Take your best guess at how much is in the jar and you could win! Can you guess what we'll fill the jar with this time?

    Location: Pavilion

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    05:00 PM | Free
    Wacky Mini Golf

    We've got the equipment and some wacky, silly, funny challenges...just bring yourself and a good attitude for a fun afternoon!

    Location: Mini Golf Course

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    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM | $
    RSK Donuts

    RSK Donuts is back each Friday night this summer! Stop by and get a tasty treat!

    Location: Outside Pavilion

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    07:00 PM | $
    Adult Craft

    Join Betsy for another fabulous adult craft! Signup in pavilion ahead of time and pay at craft center during craft.

    Location: Craft Center

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    07:00 PM | Free
    Movie Night

    Family movie night for those with younger kids not attending the teen pool party! Luca is tonight's movie selection.

    Location: Pavilion

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    07:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Free
    Teen Pool Party

    Ages 13-18 are invited to join the Sun Staff for a Teen-Only Pool Paty. All teens should secure permission from their parents to attend and must follow all instructions of staff or they will be instructed to leave the pool area. We will have lights, music, and games and all teens are invited to bring a snack to share with friends. As always, no glass or animals at the pool. Follow all safety instructions of staff and all other pool rules must be adhered to at all times.

    Location: Pool

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    Jun 29, 2024

    07:00 AM - 07:30 AM | $
    Registration & Breakfast

    Register down at the lake to participate in this year's derby. The entry fee is $4 per participant. George's Place will also have breakfast sandwiches and juice available for purchase down at the lake.

    Location: Lake

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    07:30 AM - 11:30 AM | $
    Fishing Derby

    Get ready to catch as many fish as you can. Our volunteers will help to track your catches so we can see who will be this year's top winners!

    Location: Fishing Lake

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    01:00 PM | Free
    Kids' Fishing Craft

    Join us to make a craft that goes with our theme!

    Location: Pavilion

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    03:00 PM | Free
    Kids' Game: Bobbing for Fish

    Get ready for a fun and silly challenge this afternoon!

    Location: Just outside Pavilion

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    05:00 PM | Free
    Casting Contest

    Join us on the pool field for our final fishing derby challenge of the day.

    Location: Pool Field

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    06:00 PM | Free
    Fishing Derby Awards Ceremony

    Come on out for the Awards Cermony you've all been waiting for. We'll award trophies and prizes for our top winners of the 2024 Fishing Derby!

    Location: Pavilion

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    07:00 PM | Free
    Live Music: Brian McConnell

    Join Nashville recording-artist Brian McConnell for some live music at the front garden area. Bring a chair and wind down after a busy, fun day at the Fishing Derby.

    Location: Front Garden Area

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    Jun 30, 2024

    10:00 AM | Free
    Suncatchers

    Join us to make a new suncatcher this Sunday morning!

    Location: Pavilion

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    11:30 AM | Free
    Goldfish Eating Contest

    How many goldfish is too many goldfish? How fast can you eat the goldfish? Join us for a fun challenge.

    Location: Just outside Pavilion

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    01:00 PM | Free
    Candy Bar Bingo

    One candy bar = one bingo board. Come see how much candy you can win!

    Location: Pavilion

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    03:00 PM | Free
    Water Gun Wagon Ride

    Get your water guns ready and meet us outside the pool. We'll supply buckets of water and remind participants of the rules. No water balloons and no shooting at innocent bystanders, only those clearly participating in the fun!

    Location: Meet outside Pool

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    06:00 PM | Free
    Family Game Time

    We'll have some family fun set up in the pavilion this evening. Drop by and make some memories with your family!

    Location: Pavilion

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