Raccoons2_uwextension.jpgSpring 2017 Candlelight Hike Festival

"Schmeeckle's Superheroes"

Sponsored by the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve

Friday, May 5
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Who are the fastest, best camouflaged, and strongest residents of Schmeeckle Reserve? Walk torch-lit trails through the spring woods and around Lake Joanis and discover Schmeeckle’s most powerful superheroes. Arrive and leave when you like. Free event! View an Events Schedule and Map here.

Cost: Free! A suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family helps fund future programs and events.


Candlelight Hike Sponsors

A special thank you to the following 2016-17 sponsors:   

  • Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve
  • Happy Trails Fund
  • Wells Fargo Advisors-Financial Network
  • Cee Dee Acres Market (donor of all the fall pumpkins)

Character Campfire Program

Join us around the campfire ring for a character program:

  • "Schmeeckle's Superheroes": 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.
    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a dragonfly! Join one of the Reserve’s fastest aerial acrobats at the campfire ring as we fly into the world of Schmeeckle’s superheroes. Meet some of the most super organisms to live in Schmeeckle such as the ant, stick bug, and water bear as we uncover their powerful adaptations.

Other Events All Evening

  • S'mores and marshmallows (at the campfire ring)         
  • Discovery stations featuring hands-on POW-erful activities (at the visitor center)
  • Hero vs. villain craft and snack stations (at the visitor center)
  • Superhero-inspired gifts and glow-in-the-dark T-shirts, 10% off storewide sale (in the Browse Shop)

Admission is free (suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family will help to fund future programs). For more information, please contact us.