Gulf State Park  Activities Schedule

All activities are free to guests staying in the park and a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground for non-guests unless otherwise indicated.

Friday 1/19

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM - Bugs and Insects: Learn new and exciting facts about some of the creepy crawlies that live in GSP. Meet at the Education Building.

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Exploring Coastal Creatures: Meet at the foot of the pier by the Brass Sea Turtle to learn about and get up close with creatures found in the Gulf of Mexico.

Saturday 1/20

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

10:00 AM - Born Wild - The First Days of Life: (50 min.)  Across the animal kingdom, some of the most essential lessons -and the most extreme challenges-occur in the first moments of life. Meet at the GSP Education Building for this program.

Sunday 1/21

The Nature Center is Closed on Sundays.

10:00AM - Camper Devotion:  Meet  in the Education Bldg. (non-denominational & casual)

6:00PM – Sunday Evening Bible Study - Non-Denominational Bible Overview: Meet in the Education Building. Bibles will be available.

6:00PM - Euchre: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

Monday 1/22

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

1:30PM – It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No It’s a Dragonfly: Come and explore the wonderful world of dragonflies. This amazing insect’s life cycle and its surprising hunting abilities make it one-of-a-kind.  Would you want to be a butterfly in a world of dragonflies? Come to the Education Building to learn why you should chose to be a dragonfly.

6:30PM – Monday Night Movies: FLYWHEEL – Meet in the Education Building to see this free movie sponsored by Gulf Area Resort Ministries. For more information, go to www.flywheelthemovie.com

Tuesday 1/23

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM - Ladies Social and Crafts: Meet in the Activities Building to work your project or come to learn a new one with like-minded ladies.

10:00 AM – Guided Pier Walk: Meet at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier concession stand for a free guided tour along the pier. Our Naturalist will talk about some amazing facts about the pier as well as point out various wild life in the water and around the pier.

11:00 AM — Eco Art: Join us in the Activities Building to participate in an art project/craft.

2:00PM - Pier Fishing 101: -Beginner’s course on pier fishing. Learn safety, regulations, how to set up gear, pick bait, and fish from the Gulf State Park Pier. Free program but if you intend to fish please obtain saltwater fishing license in advance. 

7:00 PM - Music Jam Session: Join us in the Activities Building for an evening of fun and music.  This is open to anyone who wants to get together and play music. Bring an instrument or just come to listen.

Wednesday 1/24

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM – Alligator Adventures: Come to the Nature Center to see our baby alligators and learn some interesting facts about this pre-historic creature that can be found in Gulf State Park!

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

6:30PM—Fun Bingo: Come to the Activities Building to meet new and old friends for a fun night of Bingo.  Please bring a wrapped $1 gift.

Thursday 1/25

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

10:00 AM – Bats - The King of Caves: Bats are one of the most economically important non-domesticated animals in North America. Bats are a primary predator of beetles, moths, leafhoppers, and other insects that costs farmers and foresters billions of dollars each year. Meet at the Education Building for this presentation about bats.  

2:00PM – Snake Encounters: Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes. You will learn how to identify the local venomous species and why these creatures so important to our environment.

6:30PM - Bunco: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

Friday 1/26

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM - Horseshoes:  Meet at the Horseshoe Courts. (Bring your own horseshoes or borrow from Camp Store.)

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM – SHARK!! – Come to the Education Building to learn about the amazing sharks that inhabit the Gulf of Mexico.

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Oodles of Oysters: Farm reared and pan-seared, oysters the new chicken. Learn what it takes for them to make it from the bottom of the sea to the top of the table. Meet at the Education Building for this program.

6:00PM – Yahtzee/Farkle: Meet your friends and neighbors for a fun night in the Activities Building.

7:00PM – IMPROMPTWO Concert: Meet at the Activities Building for this free concert.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Please Recycle: There are Recycling Bins available for plastic, paper and aluminum available in the Campground Parking Lot near the Tennis Courts. 

Please DO NOT put plastic grocery bags in recycle