Barnabas campers enjoy Outdoor Days at Bass Pro

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Camp Barnabas campers start festivities at the first-ever Camp Barnabas Outdoor Days May 18 and 19 with a celebration. The event, which included a celebration of education, natural resources and wildlife with indoor activities and outdoor adventures, was a thrill for campers. The disability community was also invited to participate. Contributed photo

Camp Barnabas campers start festivities at the first-ever Camp Barnabas Outdoor Days May 18 and 19 with a celebration.

Camp Barnabas staffer Matt admires a stingray at the Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium in Springfield last month. Campers Bass Pro Shops partnered to host the first-ever Outdoor Days weekend event, which included live animal displays, kayaking, archery, and an overnight campout. Contributed photo
Camp Barnabas camper Brett poses beside a large bear at Bass Pro’s Wonders of Wildlife Museum in Springfield last month, when the camp for individuals with special needs and mega outdoor retailer Bass Pro teamed up to host Outdoor Days. Contributed photo
A group of campers from Camp Barnabas enjoyed an overnight campout on May 18 at Bass Pro Shop’s Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium, and activities the next day, including kayaking in a 15,000 gallon pool, casting activities, archery, air-rifle ranges, live animal display including stingrays and penguins, a scavenger hunt, and more as part of a new partnership between the camp and mega outdoor shop and museum. Contributed photo
Camp Barnabas campers enjoyed escorting campers through Bass Pro Shops Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium and Museum in Springfield in May for Outdoor Days, a new joint, two-day adventure between Bass Pro Shops and Camp Barnabas for the campers and disability community in general to celebrate outdoor education and wildlife. Contributed photo
Pictured in photo, from left, are Camp Barnabas summer staffers Camille, Maddie and Amanda, with camper Ava, visiting the Wonders of Wildlife Museum during Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Days event. Contributed photo
Camp Barnabas campers had the time of their lives visiting Bass Pro Shops Wonders of Wildlife Museum in Springfield May 19, dubbed “America’s Best Aquarium & Attraction.” Contributed photo
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