Kansas City WOW

9/19/2014 to 9/20/2014

Have you ever wanted to learn skills that will enhance your outdoor adventures?  If you answered yes, then Kansas City WOW is for you. Registration is open now.

Kansas City WOW is packed with opportunities for people of all ages to learn outdoor recreation skills. The event will begin on Friday evening with a camping opportunity, and will continue from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Classes in a variety of outdoor skills will be offered, including archery, fishing, canoeing, camping, GPS, and primitive skills. Trained professionals provide hands-on instruction for people who may not be familiar with the outdoors and children who may be experiencing nature for the first time. The cost to attend is $15 per person or $30 per family, making it an affordable day of family fun. Financial assistance is also available. Advance registration is required and the deadline to register is Sept. 5.

The event is sponsored by the Missouri State Parks; Kansas City Parks and Recreation; Bass Pro Shops; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Missouri Department of Conservation; Wonders of Wildlife; the National Park Service and Missouri State University.

For more information/registration information go to www.wondersofwildlife.org or contact Melissa Bueker, Missouri State Parks, at 816-759-7313 ex.1162 or by e-mail at Melissa.Bueker@dnr.mo.gov.