Blackbeard's Shipwrecked Pirates Weekend
Aug. 11, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017
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The CARDBOARD Boat Races!

  • Cardboard Boat Races
  • Kid's Buried Treasure Hunt
  • Walk the Plank
  • Pirate Party At the DJ - by the Pool weather permitting.

Boat Races:

We have four different age groups:
5 - 7 years
8 - 12 years
13 - 17 years
18 & adult
NEW this year!
Two Man Boat - you still only use 120 yards duct tape. All Two Man Boats MUST have at least one person that is 15 years or older. (No separate age group categories)
Construct a boat out of nothing but cardboard (NO tubes or waxed cardboard allowed, only corrigated cardboard) and 120 yards of duct tape! We provide cardboard through Great Northern Corporation. Then, get ready to race. Paddles and life vests are supplied. Paddle out and around the buoy and back. First one in wins!
8:30 am – noon/Pick up your cardboard and rule sheet
* 12:30 pm BoatTech@Bonnie Lake
ALL boats MUST be present to be eligible to race
* 1:00 pm – The Races will start at 1:30 PM sharp
(a portion of the beach will be closed during the races)
Viking DJ Entertainment 7:30 - 10:30 pm by the Pool (weather permitting)

To view pictures of the race last year, please click here:


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