Sunday, May 31, 2020

Free Fishing Weekend - Kentucky

Thanks to Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, you can fish for free (no license) this weekend. It's always the first weekend of June.

 photo IMG_2635_zpsuk01rei3.jpgYou can fin fishing spots all over Kentucky.! During Family Fishing Days, no license is required to fish. 

The FINS program (fishing in neighborhoods) showcases lakes all over the state that are great for fishing.  See information here.

You can also search for fishing spots here and the FINS locations are noted.

LexFun4Kids has a great list of special events that are taking place around town for free fishing weekend.......fishing derbies are popular.

We encourage you to try out fishing this weekend! You can tie it together with a hike and picnic while you check out a new lake and park. 
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Monday, February 17, 2020

Overnight Summer Camps in Kentucky

Are you looking for sleep-away camps for your kids? There are great options all over Kentucky for that overnight summer camp experience!

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Here are some options around Kentucky for sleep-away camp


Bluegrass Christian Camp - Lexington

Camp Crooked Creek - Shephardsville
Camp John Currie - Benton
Camp Earl Wallace - Monticello
Camp Robert Webb - Grayson
Camp Judy Layne - Lexington
Coach Cal Basketball Camp - Lexington
Cathedral Domain - Lexington
Youth Haven Bible Camp - Beattyville
The Cathedral Domain - Lexington
Military Adventure Camp - Millersburg
Faith Christian Camp - Annville
Camp Loucon - Leitchfield
Camp Burnamwood - Lexington
Aldersgate Camp - Ravenna
The Center for Courageous Kids - Scottsville
Barefoot Republic - Fountain Run

YMCA Camp Piomingo - Brandenburg

Camp Victory - Somerset
Ohio Valley Christian Camp - Murray
Crossings - Bagdad and Hardin
Foster Music Camps - Richmond
Reading Camp - Pine Mountain
University of Kentucky (some overnight camps) -Lexington
4-H Camp - Various locations
SCATS (Academically Talented) - Bowling Green
VAMPY (academic) - Bowling Green
Transylvania University College Prep Camps - Lexington
ImpactU at Asbury University - Wilmore

Know of more camps or want to advertise your camp?  Email info@louisvillefamilyfun.net
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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Let's Go to the Louisville Zoo - Winter Family Fun

Wintertime at our popular Kentucky destinations often means fewer people, more time to linger and discounts.

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The Louisville Zoo general admission will be reduced to $9.95 for adults (12–59) and $6.95 for children (ages 3–11) and seniors (60+) now through March 20, 2020. Monday through Friday. There are different rates for the weekend. 

The Louisville Zoo is teaming up with Kroger to help Dare to Care again support families in our community with a winter food drive during the Zoo’s Wild Winter Days presented by Kroger through March 20, 2020.

What to do: Bring at least one canned food item per person to receive $1 off winter adult or child’s admission. 


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Want to know what is needed most? Canned meats (tuna included), canned fruit, fruit juice, beans, peanut butter, soup, rice, cereal, fruit juice, pasta, and canned vegetables. Please avoid glass containers.

More details are available here.

Fall/winter hours at the Louisville Zoo are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (exit by 5 p.m.) and continue through March 20, 2020. 

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