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Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

“Venture Outdoors Fest” returning to Lums Pond State Park this spring

BEAR (March 2, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that registration is open for “Venture Outdoors Fest.” At Lums Pond State Park, from Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17, “Venture Outdoors Fest” will showcase the myriad outdoor recreational activities available to Delawareans.

Activities will include: stand-up paddle boarding, zip-lining, horseback riding, hayrides, rock climbing, Irish road bowling and more. Participants also have the option of tent camping in Area 3 for one or two nights free of charge.

Those who choose to stay at the campground may do so for the standard campground fee. Information about Lums Pond campground and rates is available at

Lunch and dinner will be provided on May 16, along with breakfast on May 17. Adult beverage samples will be provided to those 21 and older. Live music will be offered on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as s’mores around the campfire.

Free tent camping is available from May 15 at 6 p.m. to May 17 at 10 a.m., and all activities take place on May 16. Attendees must be at least 18 years old. Tickets are $50 per person, and include meals, activities and games, music, camping, and a t-shirt. If participants wish to add the GoApe Treetop Adventure to their itinerary, the cost is an additional $37. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.

For more information on “Venture Outdoors Fest,” visit Or contact Riley Hays at 302-739-9249,

Vol. 45, No. 52

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