WOW school comes to Roaring River

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Classes offered on range of outdoor activities

Park staff members at Roaring River State Park will host the Wonders of Wildlife National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School 1 p.m. Friday through 5 p.m. Sunday.

Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) will present its annual program introducing people to outdoor activities. WOW is a hands-on learning experience that attracts a wide range of ages, interests and abilities. This is a great family outing for learning the basic skills necessary to enjoy these outdoor activities in a safe and responsible manner. Knowledgeable instructors will lead these courses.

Various outdoor activities will be held throughout the park and at local venues. Classes may include caving, rappelling, canoeing, shooting sports, fly fishing, fly tying, fishing, archery, primitive skills, camping, outdoors survival, Dutch oven cooking, nature crafts, outdoor photography, high ropes, rock climbing, stargazing and nature identification classes, just to name a few. These classes are designed to be hands-on to give participants the skills to succeed.

For more information, people may visit: Pre-registration is required to attend.

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.

Roaring River State Park is located seven miles south of Cassville on Highway 112 in Barry County. For more information about the event, contact the park office at 417-847-2539.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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