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Spooktacular, Mounds SRA (Brookville Lake)

By Department of Natural Resources

Friday, October 1, 2021

Spooktacular, Mounds SRA (Brookville Lake)

P.O. Box 100, Brookville, IN 47012

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Friday, October 1st

6:30pm–7:30pm Campfire & S’MOREgasboard – Join us at the Camp Store for an evening campfire and build your own unique s’more! We will have a variety of ingredients for you to use in your s’more creation.

8 pm Nocturnal Hurdles – There are many obstacles to overcome in the nighttime forest. Nocturnal animals must use their keen senses to survive. Join us while we talk about some of Indiana’s nocturnal animals and test your senses along the way! Meet at the Campground Shelter across from Wildlife Wander Trail for a moderate ¾ mile hike.


Saturday, October 2nd

12 pm Going Batty! – Discover some fascinating facts about bats! These small, but mighty nocturnal predators play a vital role in our world. Meet at the Camp Store to learn more and make a bat to take home.   

1:30 pm Costume Contest – Show off your wicked or whimsical costume during this fun event! Our contest is open to all ages. Bring your 4 legged friends too! Join us at the Amphitheater at the Campground Overflow Parking Lot.

4 pm – 6 pm Trick-or-Treating! – Our campground will be alive with Trick-or-treaters! Campers, please have your outside lights on so our ghosts and goblins will know to stop. *Roads through the campgrounds will be closed to motor vehicles during this time in order for children to trick-or-treat safely.

6 pm – 10 pm Campsite Judging – Campsite decorations will be voted on by YOU, our campers! Be sure to pick up your voting ballets from the Campground Gatehouse. During this time campers will be walking around the campground to select our spookiest campsites! Each campsite will be given two ballets to cast their votes for their favorite campsite. Return your completed ballets to the Campground Gatehouse no later than 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. Free camping will be awarded to the top three campsites! Winners will be posted at our Camp Store on Sunday morning at 10:00 am. 

7 pm Cold-Blooded Creatures – Join us at the Camp Store to meet some of our resident reptiles and discover amazing facts about these often misunderstood creatures.

8 pm Calls of the Wild – Have you ever wondered what creatures are calling in the nighttime woods? Explore the world of nocturnal animals and learn to identify them by their calls. Join us at the Camp Store.



Sunday, October 3rd

10 am Skin and Bones – Join us at the Camp Store to identify animals by what is left behind. We will also have a variety of animal furs and bones for you to identify.


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