Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

(262) 275-2117

401 Devils Lane
Walworth, WI
53184

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Rescheduling & Refunds due to COVID 19: We will make every attempt to run the program as scheduled, with possible modifications in location, distancing, and other precautions. If we cannot run a program on its scheduled date, we will attempt to reschedule or will issue you a refund. We will do our best to keep you informed.
Safety & Cleanliness Procedures: Your safety is of vital importance to us. We will continue to take utmost precautions to keep you and your family safe from contagions that could spread. Each class/lessons will have different procedures. Thank you for your cooperation!
Questions or Concerns? Please don't hesitate and contact us
 

Special Events & Family Programs

Fall 2020
Movie Nights | Activities | Water Park | Valley of the Kings | Halloween & Fall Events | Baking/Root Beer/Gingerbread | Grand Geneva Ski Program


Admission $1.00. Concessions available.
*Children under 10 years must be accompanied by a patron at least 13 years old.
We ask you follow social distancing for family groups.
 

Friday, October 23 at 6:30 PM - Hotel Transylvania

Relocated to Devils Lane Park, Walworth

 

Family Scavenger Hunts

Do you like solving puzzles and riddles? These scavenger hunts will take you throughout the Big Foot community as you search for clues. Take a photo of each object as you find them and race to be the first one to complete the hunt. Challenge will be distributed Friday evening. You have the weekend to explore!

Date Theme Extra Details
September 19 "Back to School"  
October 24 "Fall is Here" More Details & Goosechase App

FREE
Please register 7 days prior

black point Seed Harvesting - All Ages

September 8 - October 22
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 - 6:00 PM
FREE - No advanced registration required

Seed harvesting time is a great time to be out in nature. The days are sunny and cooler, and we also harvest later in the afternoon when the sun is lower in the sky. This is a wonderful time to see the wide variety of seeds existing in over 80 acres of prairie at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy. Meet at the main entrance off HWY 67

Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with GLAS Education

During this free evening of astronomical observing, you’ll be able to see Jupiter, Saturn, and other celestial objects through small telescopes, learn about the equinox, and safely explore activities related to astronomy and the night sky. Bring your best questions for our volunteers and scientists!
Friday, September 25
Time: 8:00-10:30 PM
Location: Library/Elm Park in Lake Geneva
Free

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Virtual Trivia Nights - Family Friendly

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join us via Zoom and Kahoot to test your knoweldge on popular subjects. The winning trivia buff will get a $5 gift certificate to Big Foot Recreation.
FREE TO PLAY!

Registration Deadline: 3 days prior

Friends September 24 7:00 PM
Mean Girls October 7 7:00 PM
Star Wars October 20 7:00 PM
Big Bang Theory November 3 7:00 PM
Harry Potter November 16 7:00 PM
Nightmare Before Christmas December 16 7:00 PM

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Family Days at Moose Mountain Falls

Come swim, splash, and slide at Timber Ridge's indoor waterpark: Moose Mountain Falls! With slides, hot tubs, kiddie pools, and more there is fun for the whole family.
Access to the lodge and locker rooms begins at 12:00 pm. *Bring your own towel.
Limited space available - max 75
Advanced registration required
Sunday, November 8 or December 6
1:00-8:00 pm

Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, Lake Geneva

$15/Person - All Ages! (Ages 0-11 months - Free)

Fall Family Cookout

Instructor: Matthew Menning
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
Fee: $12/person, under 8 free
Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 4:30 - 7:00 PM
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Bring your family out and join us on a quick nature hike around Kishwauketoe. After the hike we will be cooking hot dogs & brats over the fire pit and telling spooky stories. Of course, no meal is complete without cobbler for dessert! All supplies are included. Participants, please bring your own beverages.

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Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving

Bring your creativity and carve a spooky face! Pumpkins, carving utensils - everything you need is included!

Saturday, October 10 from Noon - 2:00 pm
$7 / participant
Pearce Farm Stand
W5740 N. Walworth Road, Walworth
Advanced Registration is required

Enchanted Halloween In The Woods

Halloween In The Woods combines the spooky fun of Halloween with the beauty of nature for the whole family. The woodland is transformed into a make believe forest complete with a talking owl, a scaredy-cat skunk, a singing spider and other creatures. Hikes start every 10 minutes with the last hike ending at 8:30 pm. Each group of under 10 people will have their own time slot. Masks and social distancing required. Cider, popcorn & craft included. All activities will be outdoors, rain or shine.
Advance registration required.

Sunday, October 11
1:00-8:00 pm
Location: House In The Wood, Lake Delavan
Fee: $8 per person

Big Foot Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 24
BFHS East Parking Lot
4 pm - 6:00 pm
FREE
Bring your lil’ goblins for outdoor & socially distanced safe trick or treat event! Local businesses and families will participate for this community trunk or treat event. Vote for the best trunk, and they’ll win an award!
Safety Protocols & Trunk Registration Form
Wanna decorate a trunk? Contact the Big Foot Recreation Office at 262-275-2117.


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Gingerbread House Creations

Keep the mess out of the house and come out to this new family tradition! We provide large handmade pre-assembled gingerbread houses, in addition to frosting, candy canes, gumdrops...all the fixings to create a beautiful house that will be sure to be a centerpiece at your house this holiday season. Gather your family together for this sweet event!
* Kit pickup option is available

Saturday, December 5 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
BFHS Studio Room
$30 / house
Registration Deadline:November 18
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Family Take-Home Holiday Baking Cookie Kit

Make your family cookie baking easy with this ready-to-go kit. Each kit includes 18 cookies, frosting, sprinkles plus decorating tips and tricks. This fundraiser will help support FCCLA Club at Big Foot High School.


Registration Deadline: December 4
Kit Pickup: December 11
$20 / kit
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Root Beer Making & Tasting

Learn how to make your own root beer! Each family will make 2 gallons of root beer, designing your own labels and bottling your brew. The following week we will have a taste test and enjoy root beer floats before your take your tasty creations home. Bring your own bottles (we have caps) or purchase a case from us.
Registration deadline is October 7.

Register

Instructor: Chuck Thiesenhusen
Location: BFHS E35 (Foods Room)
October 12 & 19 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
$25 per batch & $18 for a case of bottles
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