2018 Summer Camps

Try a new adventure during a Five Rivers MetroParks summer camp!

Weeklong Camps

Summer Youth Horse Camps — Weekly camps for youth ages 8-17 include morning and afternoon sessions, with multiple skill levels offered. Registration for camps at the Riding Center opens in March.

Three-Day Camps

Youth Whitewater Kayaking Camp, July 17-19 — (ages 11-17) Eastwood MetroPark: Advanced kayaking camp for kids with kayaking experience with Five Rivers MetroParks that want to learn to paddle whitewater. Fee $80

Two-Day Camps

Youth Kayaking Camp June 19-20 or June 27-28    — (ages 9-17) Eastwood MetroPark: This hands-on program will use instruction and games as we learn to kayak starting on the lake and move to the river on second day. Fee: $60

One-Day Camps

Youth Fishing Camp, July 12 — (ages 9-12) Carriage Hill MetroPark: Start out fishing 1880s style and move through time to present day.  In the morning you will make and use materials the pioneers of the area utilized to put fish on the table all year long. In the afternoon you will transition to present day where you will make and use present day fishing gear to try and find that catch of the day. Lots of games and fun activities will fill the day. Fee: $30

Teen Fishing Camp, July 19 — (ages 13-17) Eastwood MetroPark: Make your own flies as you learn about this exciting sport. In the morning you will learn to cast, play accuracy games and fish the lake while learning about habitat and fish behavior. In the afternoon you will transition to the river and wade-fish while learning about river safety and fly presentation on moving water. Lots of games and fun activities fill the day. Fee: $30

Half-Day Camps

Teen Mountain Biking Camp, June 19, July 26 or August 21, 1 to 5 PM  — (ages 14-17) MoMBA: This hands-on program will introduce skills for riding singletrack mountain bike trails. Topics covered include trail etiquette, body positioning, braking, shifting, and safety. Bicycles and helmets are required and can be provided. Fee: $15

Youth Mountain Biking Camp, June 21, July 24 or August 23, 1 to 5 PM — (ages 9-13) MoMBA: This hands-on program will introduce skills for riding singletrack mountain bike trails. Topics covered include trail etiquette, braking, shifting, and safety. Bicycles and Helmets are required and can be provided. Fee: $15

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