Getting ready to go paddle-boarding on Rathbun Lake on the beach in front of Honey Creek Resort
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Reservations

Most activities require no advance reservations, unless otherwise noted. To reserve a Field Pack in advance, please email our Resort Activities Staff. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 641-724-1490.

Activities Building Hours
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)


Also available by appointment by calling 641-724-1490

Resort Activity Schedule

Our on-site programs and activities are centered around a weekly theme and typically follow the schedule below (subject to change).

Please Note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult in all programs.

Spring Break (March 15-23, 2019)

Friday, March 15:
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in for Mud Pie Making (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Friday Night Fishing (Location: Activities Room)
8:00 p.m. - Sky Programs with NASA Ambassador Dr. Elwynn Taylor: Galileo's Telescope (Location: Lobby)

Saturday, March 16:
9:00 a.m. - Sky Programs with NASA Ambassador Dr. Elwynn Taylor: The Earth, The Sun, and How the Weather Works (Location: Lobby)
* Nature Bingo will be held following Dr. Taylor's program (Location: TBA)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in for St. Pat's Nature Craft, Green Hair Egghead (Location: Activities Room)

Sunday, March 17 - Monday, March 18:
No activities scheduled

Tuesday, March 19:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Fat Tire Bike Ride (Limited space! Sign-up sheet with age limit in lobby; Location: Nature Center)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Native American Craft (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open

Wednesday, March 20:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Secrets to Morel Mushroom Hunting Hike (Location: Nature Center)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in for Snake Hole Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open

Thursday, March 21:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Fishing (Location: Nature Center)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in for Branch Weaving Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open

Friday, March 22:
11:30 a.m. - Wildlife Signs Hike (Location: Nature Center)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in for Mud Pie Making (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open
4:30 p.m. - Dutch Oven 101 with Experts Ron and Judy Groenendyk (Location: TBA)

Saturday, March 23:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Drop in for Wood Cookie Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
1:30 p.m. - Animal Bingo (Location: TBA)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Nature Center (Activities Building) open
4:30 p.m. - Owl Pellet Dissection (Location: Ballroom)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Owl Nature Movie (Location: Ballroom)


Summer Season (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Honey Creek Resort features a general calendar of Interpretive Programs, which are listed below. Certain programs, like the kayaking and SUP classes, have limited space and age restrictions. Sign-up sheets will be available in the lodge lobby at 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the class.

For all programs, minors must be accompanied by a participating adult. Activities are weather dependent, and subject to change without notice; We recommend checking with our concierge or the kiosk in the lobby before the program start time. The beach for these activities is located south of the Lodge, not the marina. Fishing licenses are available for purchase in the gift shop.

Wednesdays:
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. – Fishing (Location: Activities Room)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. – Kayaking 101 and Stand Up Paddleboard Basics (ages 12 and older, minors must have a participating adult, sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Nature Center (Activities Building) open
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. – Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. – Kayaking Tour for the Experienced (Sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)

Thursdays:
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. – Kayaking 101 and Stand Up Paddleboard Basics (ages 12 and older, minors must have a participating adult, sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. – Family Kayaking (Sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. – Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Nature Center (Activities Building) open
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. – Kayaking 101 (Sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
8:30 - 9:15 p.m. – Nature Experience (Location: Activities Room)

Fridays:
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. – Nature Experience (Location: Nature Center)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. – Kayaking 101 and Stand Up Paddleboard Basics (ages 12 and older, minors must have a participating adult, sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. – Family Kayaking (Sign up in lobby; families with all ages, minors must have a participating adult; Location: Beach)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Nature Center (Activities Building) open
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. – Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. – Friday Night Fishing (Location: Activities Room)
8:30 - 9:15 p.m. – Basic Yoga @ Sunset (Location: Great Lawn)

Saturdays:
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. – Aqua Fitness (Location: Water Park)
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. – Aqua Fitness (Location: Water Park)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. – Kayaking 101 and Stand Up Paddleboard Basics (ages 12 and older, minors must have a participating adult, sign up in lobby; Location: Beach)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. – Family Kayaking (Sign up in lobby; families with all ages, minors must have a participating adult; Location: Beach)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Nature Center (Activities Building) open
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. – Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. – Nature Craft (Location: Activities Room)
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Nature Tales (Location: Activities Room)