What to do on Father’s Day? Compass at Oscar Scherer Park, Osprey FL
Spend time with your child/children on Father’s Day outdoor to do fun things, and learn how to use a compass at Oscar Scherer Park in Osprey FL as a family.
When: June 16, 2013 Sunday
Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Oscar Scherer State Park 1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey FL 34229
Who: Any adults (male and female) with children
Tickets: Free Admission
Registration: Call 941-483-5956 for RSVP
What do I need to attend the Father’s Day Compass event?
The following are the requirements to participate and enjoy the fun Father’s Day Compass event:
1. Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instructions independently or with the help of a companion
2. Must bring your own drinking water and other personal necessary items – hat, sunscreen lotion, long sleeves shirt, insect repellent, handkerchief, towel and camera for taking pictures.
3. Must be able to withstand exposure to the outdoors under a variety of conditions, like hot sun, humid weather, bugs, mosquitoes, wildlife for up to 4 hours.
4. Must have comfortable shoes to walk on traverse soft, wet, sandy, and uneven terrain for up to 1 mile independently or with the help of a companion.
5. Must have the ability to hold a map and/or compass independently or with the help of a companion
6. Child/children 9 years old or under must wear long pants.
What do I benefit from the Father’s Day Compass event?
Anyone who attends the event will learn how to read and use a compass to navigate the park. Once you learn it, nobody can take away the skill from you, it is yours. How nice, have a compass in hand, you will never get lost anywhere around the world.
The event ends at 12 noon; you can stay and play in the park until it closes for free.
What can I do in the Oscar Scherer State Park?
There are many things you can do, like opportunities for bicycling, canoeing or kayaking in Lake Osprey (or along the South Creek which will take you to a Sarasota Bay) , fishing, hiking, swimming, or walking on the Legacy Trail to see the only portion of the Old Rail Road left for exhibition and history. Picnic area is equipped with grills. Visitor center has exhibits and videos about the park plants and wildlife – scrub jay, gopher turtle. Also check out the spring with white water.
What to do on Father’s Day?Compass at Oscar Scherer Park, Osprey FL
This information is provided by your Osprey REALTOR® Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty.