The 6th annual Family Campout is coming up this weekend.  Hosted by the National Great Rivers Museum, activities begin on May 16th and includes family friendly activities and competitions.  Participants are scheduled to meet at the Audubon Center at Riverlands in West Alton, Missouri on Saturday.

Park Ranger Janet Meredith tells The Big Z the campout has activities for a variety of interests.

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Other activities include family teambuilding games, campfire cooking competitions, and an outdoor movie after dark.  Participants who only want paddle experience can attend the Riverlands Paddle Festival on the same day.  Activities continue on Sunday.  You can register your spot for any and all of these activities by calling 462-6979 or click on the link at this story on


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