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Camp Adventure summer camp begins at Stephens Lake Park

Monday, June 9, 2014 | 5:52 p.m. CDT
Children visited Stephens Lake Park for the first day of Camp Adventure, run by Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department. Activities included fishing, baseball and tag.

COLUMBIA — Monday was the first day of summer for about 30 kids at Camp Adventure, a day camp run by Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department at Stephens Lake Park.

The camp runs all summer and caters to children in kindergarten through seventh grade. The camp's programs provide a chance to learn outdoor living skills, play games and enjoy other activities such as fishing, swimming and archery. 

Dayton Grover, recreation specialist for the Parks and Recreation Department, said the number of participants almost doubles once summer school is out. 

"The camp is generational," Grover said. "Some of these kids' parents were campers at one point."

Monday's activities were held at the Riechmann Indoor Pavillion and the surrounding area at Stephen's Lake Park. Camp Adventure runs five sessions throughout the summer, and the final session concludes Aug. 15. Each of the five sessions costs $220 per camper.

Supervising editor is Samuel Hardiman


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