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Kiwanis Youth Outdoors Day and Bird City Celebration

Posted by Josh on May 15, 2014
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Join the Wisconsin Rapids Kiwanis Club and Bird City Wisconsin on Saturday June 7th for a fun-filled day at their 8th annual Kiwanis Youth Outdoors Day. IMG_8355

Visit our Youth Outdoors Day page for complete details

This event is free to attend and runs from 9 to 3 in Wisconsin Rapids at Lake Wazeecha’s Red Sands Beach park.

With over 25 hands-on outdoor activities ranging from: canoeing, archery, rock climbing, fishing, and clay pigeon shooting, to birding, kids crafts, baseball, compass reading and kite flying there’s something for the whole family.

A free lunch will be provided as well as a free prize drawing.

Bird City Wisconsin is joining us this year to provide additional activities specific to birding.

  • Children-bird-watchingBill Volkert presents:  Our migratory birds – Wisconsin to  Central America & Back!
  • Kent Hall (“Dr. Bluebird”) Plus! Bluebird trail tours
  • Children’s bird crafts & games
  • Mist netting/Bird banding!
  • and more

Also, there will be offsite activities including:

6:30-8:30 am Grassland Bird Tour  (Leave from Buena Vista Historical Kiosk @ corner of CTH F & W)

8:30 am Rededication of the Kiosk

Sat. April 19th – Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by Josh on April 11, 2014
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Join us for our annual Easter Egg hunts.

kiwanis easter egg hunt (1 of 1)

The Easter Egg Hunts begin at 10:00 sharp, please come 10-15 minutes early to find your age specific area. The event is limited to children of the following age groups: Under 5, 5-7, and 8-10.

PLEASE NOTE: The event locations have changed to the Centralia Center & Lincoln High School parking lots due to the snow conditions still affecting our area in early April.

Youth Outdoors Day 2013 – Summer

Posted by Josh on May 15, 2013
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7th Annual Event
FREE Fun, Food and Prizes 

Download Registration Form – complete and bring with to the event

Bring swimwear or change of clothes if you would like to try a canoe capsize and recovery or waterskiing (dependent on availability).

Would your family like to learn to waterski?
We have 16 time slots. If you are interested email us at On the Wednesday prior to the event we’ll email the 16 families randomly selected.
Saturday June 1st, 2013

Lake Wazeecha South Park
Red Sand Beach – Beach-side Pavilion
South Park Rd
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Outdoor Activities Stations
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Required Safety Course
8:00, 9:00, 10:00 11:00 am

Free lunch served
11:45 am – 1:00 pm

FREE Admittance For All

Children MUST be accompanied
by an adult at all times.

Activities include: archery, rock climbing, fishing, fly tying, canoeing, waterskiing, hunting, .22 range, clay pigeon range, muzzleloader, high power rifle, kite flying, disc golf, fur trapping, dog trials, animal hunting/calling, knot typing, compass reading and more…

Made possible by:

Platinum ($1000+) Silver ($500 – $999) Bronze ($50 – $249)
Solarus Bulls Eye Credit Union Central Home Improvement
Incourage Community Foundation Shopko Foundation Edward Jones – Pat Murphy
Mid-State Houndsman Renaissance Learning
Country Sports
Communications Lunch ($250-499)
Voice of Wisconsin Rapids Mortenson Bros Farms
WFHR & WRCW Wenzel Farms
Channel 7 News Wisconsin Potato Growers Association