Outdoor Programs

Outdoor Programs

The Lake Lodge
at Camp Lake of the Woods in Swope Park
7310 Oakwood Dr.

Fly Fishing
Saturday, February 23
10 – 11 a.m.      23
5 years old to adult
Participants will learn about the history of fly fishing and how to cast a fly rod.  A mock-stream will be set up for participants to practice catching and identifying fish species.

Kayaking with simulator
Saturday, March 30
10 – 11 a.m.
10 years old to adult
Have you ever wanted to try kayaking but didn’t know where to begin? You’re in luck! Missouri State Parks is offering to teach you how to paddle. Staff will be offering free kayaking instruction. This will be a great opportunity to try something new. Class will cover ground school instruction and an opportunity to try out a kayak simulator on land. You supply the enthusiasm and an eagerness to discover nature and a new skill.

Camping 101
Saturday, April 27
10 – 11 a.m.
5 years old to adult
A weekend outdoor with family promises quality bonding time.  Many State Parks have various levels of camping accommodations at a reasonable price for families.  The campsites serve as a base site to gather up after a long day of exploring the park.  Participants will learn the basics of tent camping including tent set-up, camping etiquette, safety, and fire building skills.

For more information, call Melissa Bueker at 816-759-7313 ext 1162.

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