You and your family are invited to join us for a day of fun and fellowship dedicated to the men and women who continue to make the Florida Park Service the best state park system in the country. The event is a joint effort between the FPS Ranger Association and the Florida Park Service to provide a fun, relaxing and affordable weekend for park service staff and their families.
This event is for current and past FPS staff, families and guests. It is not open to the general public.
The “FPS Reunion & Family Fun Day” includes children’s activities, horseback rides, canoeing/kayaking, tram rides, games, swimming, interpretive programs, storytelling, fellowship, food and live music.
3-5:00 pm Registration
6:00 pm Welcome and Potluck Dinner - Bring a dish to share. Plates, Forks, Cups, Tea & Lemonade will be provided
7:30 pm Tram Tour of the Park (Meet at Dining Hall)
6:30 am Coffee for the early birds
7:00 am Group exploration of the park
8:00 – 9:30 am Breakfast in the dining hall
9:30 – 5:00 pm Activities (sign up at registration desk) Horseback Rides, Snake Program, Canoe/Kayaking, Tram Rides, Jr. Ranger Activities, Horseshoes, Cornhole
12 pm-1:30 pm Lunch
6:00 pm Fish Fry with all the fixin's
7:00 pm Music Jam Session (bring your instruments)
8:00 am - 9:00 am Light Breakfast
9:00 am Devotion
Registration: Registration fee includes meals, activities and cabin or campsite.
- Early registration is $12 for each Adult (paid by October 25th) $5 for Children (age 12 to 18) Children under 12 free.
- Registration after October 25th is $17 for each Adult $5 for Children (age 12 to 18) Children under 12 free.
Cabin/Campsites:The group camp and a limited number of campsites have been blocked for this special occasion. To reserve a CAMPSITE email Michael Glisson at Michael.Glisson@floridadep.gov (please include FPS Family Fun Day in the subject line and provide the size of your camping rig) or you can call him in the afternoon at (407) 553-4373. To reserve a CABIN email Sandy Cook at Sandy.FPSRA@gmail.com or you can call at 850-926-5045. The sleeper cabins sleep 10 (you may remember this if you attended Ranger Academy) so bring your family members or co-workers. And don’t forget to bring towels & bed linens.
Saturday Only: If overnight accommodations are not needed just join us for the day but please remember to register.
Questions: Contact Sandy Cook at 850-926-5045 or Sandy.FPSRA@gmail.com
Come join us as we help maintain that FPS family culture!