Wildomar invites residents to Camp Out in the Park

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Wildomar’s sixth annual Camp Out in the Park event will take place overnight Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, at Marna O’Brien Park. Jeff Pack photo

The city of Wildomar is inviting residents to spend a night under the stars at Marna O’Brien Park as part of the sixth annual Camp Out in the Park event Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23.

For just $5 a person older than age 5 and free for everyone younger, attendees will have the chance to participate in games, activities, bounce houses and a waterslide from 6 to 8 p.m.

All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Then at 8:15 p.m., everyone will gather around for a screening of “The Goonies,” which is rated PG, on a big screen at the park.

After that, everyone will can enjoy s’mores in the campground at 10 p.m. The activities end at 10:30 p.m. with “lights out.”

Everyone must register for the event, and registered guests will receive a T-shirt, ice cream, pizza for dinner and doughnuts for breakfast.

Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 23, and campsites should be packed out by 9 a.m.

Attendees should bring a tent, sleeping bags, chairs, pillows, bathing suits, a flashlight and snacks.

The city has pledged to participate in the Great American Backyard Campout, a national sponsored program with the National Wildlife Federation. For every person that registers for this event, the federation will receive $1. For more information on the program, visit www.backyardcampout.org.

The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, June 14, and can be completed online at www.wildomarcampout.eventbrite.com.

Marna O’Brien Park is located at 20505 Palomar Street in Wildomar.

For questions or more information on Wildomar’s Camp Out in the Park, contact Janet Morales at jmorales@cityofwildomar.org or call (951) 677-7751, ext. 210.

Jeff Pack can be reached by email at jpack@reedermedia.com.