Vermont Inst. of Natural Science: Raptor Show Sun., September 5th
ONGOING SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
Owl treasure hunt: We've hidden colorful owls all around the campground for you to find. You find one, you keep one!
* This activity is for children 0-15.
* 1 owl per child per visit
* No owls will be found in a garden, but maybe on the edge, nor will you find them at someone’s house or camping site. The edge of the owner’s yard, big log home, could have owls.
Photo Scavenger Hunt
Seek-and-find and win a prize. Guests are encouraged to explore ALL of TFCG to find all the items on our list. Share your photos with staff at any time during your stay. If you completed the list you win a prize! List of treasures to find are posted at the lodge on the community bulletin board.
TFCG PHOTO CONTEST
Now is your time to shine. Show us just how photogenic you really are and you could win $50 cash! Here’s how it works: * Take a picture of you, and/or your family near a Tree Farm Campground attraction or a scenic photo taken within and/or around the bordering areas of TFCG Caption it Tell us what you love most about TFCG Share your picture and info with us through facebook messenger or e-mail us what we need at firstname.lastname@example.org * By sending us your photo you, and the people in your photo, give us permission to post your photo on facebook, our website, and other social media outlets * Your photo, caption, and what you love most about TFCG will be posted on Facebook at the end of the month you submit it. Fans will vote with likes. The winner of each round moves onto the finale, mid October when we will post the previous month’s winners. Popular vote wins 50 BUCKS! (NOTE: Children under 18 need parental permission to participate. Please do not climb, trample or otherwise harm TFCG property while taking your photo. Please limit 1 photo per person/family per month)
CAMPGROUND ACTIVITIES: More Details Upon Arrival ALL children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult to any activity (all activities are FREE unless otherwise stated. Outside activities are weather permitting)
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: -Saturday, May 29th, 7-8:30pm: Memorial Day Community Campfire and Smore's. Join us at the Pavillion for a community gathering around the fire while we enjoy some smore's. Free while supplies last.
1st Annual TFCG Tag Sale: -Saturday, June 12th, 9am-2pm, Green Acres Field and Pavillion. We've got some spring cleaning to do and we are offering up some unique finds. TFCG merch, 50/50 raffle with proceeds to benefit Springfield Humane Society and the Foundation for Fighting Blindness
CHRISTMAS IN JULY: - Saturday, July 17th - 18th: CHRISTMAS IN JULY! - Saturday: decorate your campsites with Christmas decor. Folks will walk around between 8-9:30 pm and cast their votes. Folks may vote until 9:30 a.m. Sunday July 19th. 1 Popular vote and 3 judges votes. The winner will receive a Gift Card $50 TFCG store gift card. (General info: Please no nails in trees or breaking any foliage. Decorations must be contained within your site. If you have questions please ask at any point. $50 card cannot be used to refund any portion of your stay.)
-Saturday, July 17th: 10-11 camper and tent ornament making. Supplies will be handed out from the lodge to take back to your site 7:15-8:15 pm cookie giveaway. Come get your sweet treat for the evening to enjoy with family back at your site. 8:30- 9:30 pm: COMMUNITY CAMPFIRE/Sing-a-long (TBA, we may modify this so we can still carol)
-Sunday, July 18th: 9:30-11 coffee and baked goods. Announcement of Best Decorated site 10 a.m.
JULY 24th, Adult Sip'n & Dot: Dotting Tree- this may be modified to take with you back to your site or to adhere to social distancing may take place outside. $20 per person. Please register by calling, e-mailing, or sending a message via facebook by Friday, July 20th. Registration opens on facebook or at the office in JUNE. ADults ONLY. Must have 8 ppl registered to hold, 15 ppl max. Bring your Sip and we will bring the rest. Event held at the pavilion, indoors, rain or shine. AUGUST: Ice Cream Social to-go Saturday, August 14th, 7:30-8:30 pm. We supply the ice cream and a few toppings for you to enjoy > more Details to follow
2nd Annual Chili Cook-off, (BACK by POPULAR DEMAND! Saturday, August 28th, 5:30-8pm. Cash prizes for 1st vegetarian, 1st place heat (NEW) and 1st place meat. Chicken, veggie, BBQ, any type of chili welcome. Popular vote and 2 judges votes determine the winner. Need a minimum of 5 entries. Registration is open to guests of TCFG and community members! Tasting open to TFCG guests and those who have registered. You must be present to win. Complete an inquire form found in the contact section. Give us your name, address, phone number, type of chili, and ingredients. Registration Open's August 1st and closes August 24th at 8pm.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND: Science weekend! Saturday, Sept. 4th: kids science experiments to go and scavenger hunt. VINS returns this season as it was a hit last year! Vermont Inst. of Natural Science (VINS)- live owl presentation on Sunday the 5th 10-11. (No dogs allowed. All children must be accompanied by an adult. You may drive your car to the field. Please do not approach the birds.) INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S WEEKEND, A.K.A TFCG HALLOWEEN WEEKEND: Saturday, Oct., 9th: -10-11am Kids arts and crafts - 11-12am Halloween Bingo. - 7:30-8pm Kids and adults costume contest. Trick-or-treat throughout the campground. 6-7:30 Sites participating will have a glowing pumpkin at the end of their site. Vote for best site decoration, best haunted site wins $50! 8-9 kids pie eating and separate adult pie eating contest 8 max for each group, YOU must register. -8 am until found. Hunt for the Hidden Camper Femur, our most popular activity of the season that could win ya 50 BUCKS! 8 am until found. Only 1 person knows where the haunted hidden femur has been hidden and their not going to tell a soul where it is or else the camper's spirit will roam the woods to haunt all who stay.
HAPPENINGS AROUND VERMONT:
AREA EVENTS: 2021 MAY:
Saturday, May 15th, 3pm, Outer Limits Brewing: Green Mountain Roots LIVE, 60 Village Green, Chester
Saturday, May 22nd, 7 am - 9 am, $35. tickets vins.campbrainregistration.com, or call 802-359-5000. Introduction to Birding: VINS
28, 29, 30th Pizza Stone, Chester, live music 6-8pm
Saturday 29th and 30th, Fort an No. 4, "original" New England Primitive Rendezvous. This is a pre 1840 encampment. 267 Springfield rd, Charlestown, NH
Sept. 3-5th, 41st Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival, 5966 Woodstock Rd, Quechee. Tickets: www.quecheeballoonfestival.com