An Explorer Day Camp from Aug. 1-3 at Knob Noster State Park is the perfect way to learn about nature while having fun.

This free camp is offered to children between the ages of 8 and 14.

Participants will kayak, hike and learn about native Missouri wildlife while earning their Missouri State Park Explorer Patch. The first day will focus on mammals; the second day will focus on amphibians and reptiles; and the third day will focus on participants earning their explorer patches.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited and registration must be received by July 31. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch will not be provided.

For more information or to register, call (660) 563-2463.

Knob Noster State Park is located one mile south of U.S. Hwy. 50.

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