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Enjoy free family summer activities at Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp features free fun games for kids, activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. It begins Saturday, June 25 and continues through Sunday, July 24 at 76 Bass Pro Shops located across the United States and Canada.

During the Family Summer Camp event, free workshops, which are conducted by store experts, will be held every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday June 25 - July 24. The entire family will enjoy learning the basics of camping, fishing, archery and hunting. Other workshops include hiking and backpacking, outdoor gardening, water safety, backyard adventures and bird watching. All workshops are approximately 20 minutes in length and kids will get a free lanyard and then earn a free, collectible pin for every workshop completed (while supplies last).

Families can participate in the following workshops:


Noon – Bird Watching
1 p.m. – Fishing
2 p.m. – Archery
3 p.m. – Hiking and Backpacking
4 p.m. – Backyard Adventure: learn about wildlife in your backyard


Noon – Archery
1 p.m. – Outdoor Gardening
2 p.m. – Hunting
3 p.m. – Water Safety
4 p.m. – Camping


Noon – Fishing
1 p.m. – Water Safety
2 p.m. – Hunting
3 p.m. – Hiking and Backpacking
4 p.m. – Bird Watching


Noon – Hunting
1 p.m. – Outdoor Gardening
2 p.m. – Archery
3 p.m. – Camping
4 p.m. – Backyard Adventure

In addition, kids can try free craft activities such as planting seeds in a flower pot, coloring a patriotic banner, painting a bear track magnet, assembling a door hanger, and creating a wooden camp photo frame. A different craft activity will be featured each week on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from noon - 2 p.m. (while supplies last).

At the stores, kids can enjoy several free hands-on activities including:

• Casting buckets challenge
• Archery shooting arcade
• Daisy BB gun ranges
• Carousel (not available at all stores)
• Catch and Release Pond* and Souvenir photo** opportunities are available at select stores only, Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3 only, from noon-5 p.m.

For more information and details visit www.basspro.com/summercamp.

Note: Not all special activities will be available at all stores. Check your local store for specific events and activities.

*Anchorage, Alaska and Rocky View/Calgary, Alberta stores will offer a casting pond in lieu of the catch and release fishing pond.

**Souvenir photos not available at all stores.
About Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 93 retail stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company's Tracker Marine Group (http://www.trackermarine.com/), a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 37 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge (http://www.bigcedar.com), voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 Best Hotels for Families in the U.S. For more information, visit http://www.basspro.com/.  To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO.  Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bassproshops.

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