Vermont Inst. of Natural Science: Raptor Show Sun., September 3rd
ONGOING SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
DUCK HUNT: We've hidden colorful fun mini rubber ducks all around the campground for you to find. You find one, you keep one!
* This activity is for children 0-15.
* 1 duck per child per visit
* No ducks 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 rubber ducks.
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.
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 27th, 7-8:00pm: Memorial Day Community Campfire and Smore's. Join us at the lodge for a community gathering around the fire while we enjoy some smore's. Free while supplies last.
NEW! Live MUSIC JAMBOREE: -Saturday, June 24th: FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT. 4 musicians will be performing at our pavilion. There is a $5 suggested donation entry. All net proceeds donated to local non-profit, South Eastern Vermont Community Action, to support families in need with winter heating emergencies. 5 bands will be preforming live for, kids crafts and activities, cornhole, community campfire, coffee can raffle, 50/50 raffle, and snack and drinks for purchase. 200 ppl max. all net proceeds to benefit SEVCA fuel programs
CHRISTMAS IN JULY: - Saturday, July 15th - 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 17th. 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 16th: 10-11 camper and tent ornament making. Supplies will be handed out from the lodge to take back to your site 7-8 pm cookie giveaway. Come get your sweet treat for the evening to enjoy with family around our community campfire at the lodge. -Sunday, July 17th: 9:30-11 coffee and baked goods. Announcement of Best Decorated site 10 a.m.
JULY 22nd, Adult Sipn' Paint: looking up through the trees $20 per person. Please register by calling, e-mailing, or sending a message via facebook by Friday, July 14th 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.
Saturday, August 12th, 7:30-8:30 pm Ice Cream Social:. We supply the ice cream and a few toppings for you to enjoy , served through our to-go window at the lodge while supplies last. doggie ice creams treat $1.
Saturday, August 26th, 5:30-8pm. 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off: Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place. 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 25th at 8pm.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND: Science weekend! Saturday, Sept. 2nd: 10-11 to-go activity and scavenger hunt. BINGO Kids Bingo 4-4:30 Adult BINGO 6:30-8 for cash. Held at the Pavilion rain or shine. VINS returns this season as it was a hit last year! Vermont Inst. of Natural Science (VINS)- live owl presentation on Sunday the 3rd 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.)
Saturday, Sept 16th, 6-7:30pm, 3rd Annual TFCG Trivia Night: Mixed genre of questions from music to movies, fashion to science, and food to sports. Winning team receives a mystery PRIZES. No cheating with cellphones. We'll provide a few munchies and a few drinks for all to enjoy. BYOB. please bring responsibly.
You must be 18 or older. Teams no larger then 5 persons. Open to the public. If you are NOT staying at TFCG a $3 suggested donation is appreciated.
Please drive directly to the field. You may arrive 20 minutes early. Guests not staying at TFCG are not permitted to enter the main portion of the campground. This event is capped at 50 people INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S WEEKEND, A.K.A TFCG HALLOWEEN WEEKEND: Saturday, Oct., 7th: -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.
Sunday, Oct., 8th, 8:30-1pm: TFCG 2nd annual Seasonal Craft Fair. TFCG craft fair open to the public. Our seasonal guests are all very talented, from painting to soap making, sewing, baking, and paper crafting. The perfect time and place to start your holiday shopping early. Most vendors except cash or check only.
HAPPENINGS AROUND VERMONT:
AREA EVENTS: 2023 MAY: JUNE:
June 16-18th, 46th Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival, 5966 Woodstock Rd, Quechee. Tickets: www.quecheeballoonfestival.com