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Family Camp Out at Heritage Park

The first ever family campout is coming to Heritage Park on November 11-12! The fun starts Friday night at 7pm and will wrap up Saturday morning at 7am. Families with children 15 & under can attend, cost is just $30 for the whole family! You can sign up here or at the Cullman Civic Center by November 10. The activities will include a scavenger hunt, capture the flag, story time, family versus family competitions, lots of prizes, great food and snacks, and more! Here is a picking list so your family is ready for the camp out!

1. A tent. Recommended, but not required, your family will probably want to set up a tent for their base camp or to get in a quick snooze when activities wrap up! All tents are allowed and will be setup on the soccer fields at Heritage Park.

2. Proper attire. We will be doing lots of games across the park, so a good pair of tennis shoes will be needed as well as sporty attire. We recommend bringing an extra pair of clothes or two so you can change if you get …

Featured Activity of the Month: Hiking

Hiking isn't just taking a short walk in the woods (well, it is if you want it to be). Taking a hike is an opportunity to escape the modern world and unplug. Along with providing a break from reality, hiking offers physical benefits that can improve health in individuals of all ages. 
·Hiking on a regular basis can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Heart disease can describe a range of conditions that affect your heart, such as: coronary artery disease, arrhythmias (heart rhythm abnormalities), and narrowed or blocked blood vessels. You heart is a muscle. Activity that increases heart rate will strengthen the cardiovascular system and will help improve overall wellness.
·Improves blood pressure and blood sugar levels, particularly in individuals who have Type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes tends to occur in individuals who are overweight, sedentary, and have poor diets. By adding hiking to your routine, Type-2 diabetic patients will push glucose out of their blood and…