WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School

10/6/2023 to 10/8/2023 | Roaring River State Park | Cassville, MO

Plan to attend the 26th annual WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School Oct. 6-8 at Roaring River State Park.

WOW teaches through hands-on learning experiences in an outdoor setting. Attracting a wide range of ages, interests, and abilities, WOW Outdoor School is an affordable family outing with an educational experience. Knowledgeable instructors will lead courses on numerous outdoor activities throughout the park and at local venues. Classes introduce attendees to a variety of outdoor activities that 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. The weekend programs are designed to teach families how to enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreation activities while practicing personal safety and outdoor responsibility.

For more information on registration, call the WOW Education Office at 417-225-1162 or visit

Event Times:
  • Friday, Oct 6: 1:30-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct 7: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 8: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Roaring River State Park is located at:

12716 Farm Road 2239, Cassville, MO | 417-847-2539

Associated activities

  • Camping
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Rock Climbing/Rappelling