Activities for Kids

Kid’s Tent Activities Noon-5pm: Learn about AMD as you craft your own AMD Tie-Dye or create upcycled critters, spring art and a card for your Mother.  March with us in the Earth Celebration Parade at 4:40 and share with everyone why you love your Mother Earth.  See you there….Bring Yo’ Mama!

2:30: Discover your animal companion and explore your tracking skills with Mountain SOL

4:35pm: Kid’s meet for Earth Celebration Parade

Activities for Everyone

Saturday, May 7th

Meet us on Saturday in the Kid’s tent for these activities!

Noon-3pm: Come learn about Birds of Prey with the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia

Noon: Get stretchy with your inner Yogi with Christina Parrish

1pm: Mussel Showcase with AllStar Ecology

2pm: Check out more of our Feathered Friends on a Bird Walk with Mountaineer Audubon

3pm: Explore our River Friends during the Fish and Bug Identification Workshop with FOC and Save our Streams

3:30pm: Flow with the River Hula Hooping Workshop with Valerie Slone

4pm: Perfect your cast at the Fly Fishing Demo with Jack Bell

Sunday, May 8th – Mother’s Day

Unity Yoga
9:30am: Meet at the pavilion at the Cheat Festival site to begin your Sunday with yoga by the river.
Nature Walk in the Cheat River Canyon with Naturalist Mike Powell
10am: Meet at 10 AM at the WMA parking area on the south end of Cheat Canyon near Albright. Just up Beech Run Road from the fest site. If you don’t know where that is, please ask at the FOC info tent at the fest.
Upper Cheat River Water Trail Float and Litter Clean-up with Blue RidgeOutdoors
10am : Meet us at 10 AM at Rowlesburg City Park to float with Blue Ridge Outdoors, learn about the history of the Cheat, and make the river shine. A shuttle will be organized at that time. The group will float about 3 ¼ miles from Riverview Lounge to the park. Blackwater Outdoor Adventures will provide canoes and a deli style lunch. People are also encouraged to bring their own boats. BlueRidge Outdoors will offer fun incentives for litter-getters.