Polar Bear Plunge



Help raise money for Camp Widji as you dive into Percy Priest Lake at our Polar Bear Plunge, Widji's signature event. Bring the whole family for face painting, winter arts and crafts, penguin bowling and more! Your choice of complimentary hot chocolate, coffee or popcorn is included with your ticket, and hamburgers and hot dogs are available for purchase.

2019 Schedule

  • 11 a.m. – Activities open for the grand Polar Bear Plunge. On-site registration will be available.
  • 12:45 p.m. – Polar Bear Plunge awards ceremony for our costume contest and more!
  • 1 p.m. – Take the Plunge!
  • Jan. 1, 2019

  • Ages: All Ages!
  • Cost: $6 entry ($20-$40 for apparel)
  • Meals Included: Choice of coffee, hot chocolate, or popcorn. Hot dogs and hamburgers available for purchase.
  • Hours: Opens at 11 a.m. (Plunge at 1 p.m.)

More information


Contact: Julie Blucker, jblucker@ymcamidtn.org

Volunteers Needed

Activities include...

Hot Chocolate

Costume Contest

Face Painting

Grilling Hot Dogs/Burgers

Plunge!

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Polar Bear Plunge



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