Wyoming Arts Council

Paul Taylor and Fireants part of the activities at Summer Outdoor Slam Kids Xtreme

Wyoming Arts Council roster artists Fireants and Paul Taylor will be part of the activities at the Summer Outdoor Slam Kids Xtreme event at Curt Gowdy State Park, June 6-7. This free event gives kids the opportunity to learn the correct and safe way to participate in such activities as archery, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, orienteering and many others. Additionally, children and their families can fish for free on Saturday, watch various demonstrations or go horseback riding (for a small fee).

In addition to the various outdoor activities on Saturday, the Fireants from Buffalo will perform from 4-7 p.m., and Paul Taylor will provide hands-on didgeridoo making workshops from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Saturday’s activities will culminate at 7:30 p.m. with a Moonwalk moonlight hike provided by the U.S. Forest Service. During the hike, traditional navigation, animals’ navigation mechanisms and fun technology and trends will be explored.

Summer Outdoor Slam activities will be held at the Aspen Grove Trailhead near Granite Reservoir. Visitors should take Happy Jack Road (WYO 210) turning into Curt Gowdy State Park at approximately milepost 23 ½. Follow the road past the fee booth and follow the signs to the event.

Summer Outdoor Slam is made possible through the generous donations or participation of Chubby’s BBQ, Kennison’s Catering, All Terrain Sports, Bicycle Station, Rock on Wheels, the Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Search and Rescue Council, Wyoming Arts Council, Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Wyoming State Museum, Wyoming State Trails Program, Laramie County Conservation District and Diamond Peaks Mountain Bike Patrol.

FMI: 307-777-6323.

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