Come join us at Douthat State Park for a day of fun in the sun at the Beach Complex for the Douthat State Park and Big Country 101 Annual Back to School Beach Bash on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, beginning at 11 a.m.
Activities will include a toilet paper toss, hula hoop contest, limbo contest, sand sculpting contest, diving contest, and a water balloon toss. The inflatable obstacle course and castle bounce will be available all day for even more fun, and FREE hot dogs will be provided by the Lakeview Restaurant for everyone at noon. Hot dogs will be available until they’re gone.
The day will come to an end with the Cardboard Boat Regatta. Build a boat from cardboard and duct tape only and then race it through the course on the lake for CASH prizes! First place will receive a $101 cash prize, second place will receive a $50 cash prize, and third place will get a $25 cash prize. Best in Show wins a $50 cash prize as well so make sure to get creative with your boats.
The boats will be judged on appearance at 3 p.m. and the race will begin immediately after the judging is complete.
The Beach Fees for the day are $1.01 per person. All activities are free once the beach fee is paid.
For general park information go to www.virginiastateparks.gov, contact the park office at 540-862-8100 or e-mail Douthat State Park at [email protected]. Douthat is located at 14239 Douthat State Park Road, Millboro, VA 24460.