Fathers & Flashlights

Fathers & Flashlights is a FUNdraising family event.  It provides an opportunity for fathers and their children to spend some quality time together in the heart of our community. Fathers & Flashlights is open to families zoned to attend West University Elementary school. 


Registration for Fathers & Flashlights will open in early September.


On behalf of the Friends of West University Parks Fund, we want to thank you for participating in and supporting Fathers & Flashlights 2021. Fun times with great neighbors – we couldn’t have asked for a better event! 

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November 5-6


West University Elementary fields

Event Leadership

Katie & Chris Hill

Kelly Beth & Charlie Hapgood

Sarah & Mark Knysh


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F&F 2021

The 14th annual Fathers & Flashlights urban campout was held on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 on the fields surrounding West University Elementary School. 523 children and 249 dads camped while over 240 volunteer moms took part in this unique and cherished neighborhood event.

Pictures tell the story. Thank you to Lauren DeFrehn for the photos.

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