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July 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019 @ Any Washtenaw County park, preserve or facility.
In honor of National Parks & Recreation Month, Washtenaw County Parks would like to challenge residents & non-residents of Washtenaw County to get outside for 31 minutes every day, for 31 days, and "Game On" during the month of July. Participate in all 31 days and you could be entered to win great prizes!
How to submit your photos? Email [email protected] or upload them to our 31-Day Challenge Photo Submission Dropbox (see event page for link). You must include your name, email and place where the photo was taken to be considered for prizes.
In order to have your photo considered for the 31-Day Challenge the photo must include your name and park/preserve or facility you visited, so we can contact you in case you are a winner. By submitting your photo to the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission event page you understand that any pictures taken of you or your family may be used for future promotion, or may be displayed on Facebook.
July 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019 @ Any Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission park, preserve or facility
Adventure awaits! Run, walk, bike, kayak or canoe your way through any Washtenaw County park, preserve or facility on a virtual voyage. Complete the 5K any way you choose, on your own time during the month of July. Sign up and you'll receive a race bib, and upon completion you'll receive a medal!
Register online at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org.
July 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Scio Woods Preserve
Enjoy nature’s quiet in a mindfulness hike through summer’s abundance. We will hike in a walking meditation learn simple exercises that can be done at any time to bring about expanded awareness and connection to the peace of the present moment. This guided movement meditation will be led by Julie Woodward, MA, MSW. Julie is a meditation and yoga instructor, U of M Health Educator, and Co-founder of Mindful City Ann Arbor.
July 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Independence Lake County Park
Learn how to build a campfire with only materials you find in nature. Fire lays, tinder bundles and kindling will all be demonstrated and practiced. Learn the rule of 3’s and how they relate to fires and forts. Then enjoy a peaceful afternoon learning and implementing primitive skills like debris hut building. For kids 7-12 years old. Pre-registration is required, maximum of 12 children. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration # 841004, Section B).
Led by Elle Bogle