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Outdoor Activities For The Summer

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Matt and Heather talk to Lisa and Joey Sprinkle from the Champaign County Forest Preserve about the activities available to participate in at the forest preserve. The Champaign County Forest Preserve offers a parent/child foot golf event every week at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet. Take Me Fishing is another event offered on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Lake of the Woods. Canoeing for Beginners if Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Walnut Hill Boat Launch at the Homer Lake Forest Preserve.

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Matt and Heather talk to Lisa and Joey Sprinkle from the Champaign County Forest Preserve about the activities available to participate in at the forest preserve. The Champaign County Forest Preserve offers a parent/child foot golf event every week at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet. Take Me Fishing is another event offered on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Lake of the Woods. Canoeing for Beginners if Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Walnut Hill Boat Launch at the Homer Lake Forest Preserve.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6996887?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:01:46 +0000 Outdoor Activities For The Summer Matt and Heather talk to Lisa and Joey Sprinkle from the Champaign County Forest Preserve about the activities available to participate in at the forest preserve. The Champaign County Forest Preserve offers a parent/child foot golf event every week at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet. Take Me Fishing is another event offered on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Lake of the Woods. Canoeing for Beginners if Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Walnut Hill Boat Launch at the Homer Lake Forest Preserve. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6996887?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WCIA for the special olympics. >>matt: it's the perfect time to encourage your kids to get out and explore central illinois from fishing to canoeing. >>heather: the champaign county forest preserve district - - and she brought a friend, joey. is it bring your kid to work day? >> it is. >>heather: what do we have planned? >> so many things kids can do. i think people don't realize. golf, fishing, canoeing most of our preserves are set up for that. this week he has been in our golf camp and he has played football put golf. >> it's. [indiscernible] >>heather: does it take a lot of skill? >> not really. >>matt: so you are enjoying that camp and being lisa's son. what are other camps you've done in the past? >> i've done a couple. >> he did a winter one where he did a survival shelter. it was there for months. every time i went to work i was like, there's the shelter. >>heather: we are looking at pictures of the foot golf. $10 each week. >> the camp, we can't sign up for that anymore. we have new management at the golf course and they have started this parent-child golf weekly program. sunday, july 9 through august 24, you can come out each week if you want or come out when you can. bring your child. they can play golf on our part three course. >>matt: and the foot golf as we see it right there. joey, another thing we are talking about is the canoeing. have you done that? not at the preserve yet. yesterday i was fishing and salt girl scout groups going out. they were all canoeing. i was on the bank fishing. one of them did get stuck on the bank. >>heather: did you have to rescue? >> it was on the other side of the pond. >>matt: tell us about the canoeing opportunities. >> we have canoeing for beginners at the walnut hill shelter at home or lake. you can come out and learn how to canoe. >>heather: is there a skill to canoeing? yes because you have to maneuver yourself. >>heather: balance and paddle. >> i think the balancing part is okay but the steering is a little bit hard. most of our lakes are okay for canoeing. you can go to riverbend, home or lake. good-sized lakes you can go canoeing or kayaking on. something you can get your kids involved with. >>heather: you don't have to have your own canoe. you have them to rent or check out. >> no, you have to have your own canoe. for the canoeing for beginners, we will have canoes. if you have your own canoe it's four dollars, if you don't it's eight dollars. we have fishing. at lake of the woods. >>matt: when was the photo shoot? >> last year. >>matt: have you done the take me fishing? >> he's been out there after golf camp. >>heather: are they biting? >> not really. >>matt: what your date of choice? >> normally it's a jig with a - - on it. >>heather: so




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