Giboney Cave Tours
Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes get muddy on Walking Tours, and cavers get very muddy and wet on Tunnel Tours. Bring a headlamp or flashlight, or use one of ours. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Friday prior to each tour date. | View program flyer.
6 yrs. and upMay 4, June 1, July 6, Aug. 3
Saturdays, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.,Walking Tour: $5/Person, $16/Family of 4
Tunnel Tour: $7/Person, $24/Family of 4
If you are ages 11-14 and like all kinds of outdoor adventure, these day trips are for you! Each day is packed full of different outdoor activities that include hiking, cave crawling, kayaking, and more. Sign up for one day, or for the ultimate adventure, all five! Drop off and pick up at Dan Kinney Family Center. Limited to 11 kids. Register by Monday prior to each program. | View program flyer.
11-14 yrs.June 5: Hike Roundtop Mountain Hike
June 12: Kayak the James River
June19: Hike Ha Ha Tonka
July 10: Hike and Swim Table Rock Lake State Park
July 31: Springfield Caving Day
Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.$30 Per Day
Eleven Point Paddle Trip
Paddle 20 miles and camp along the stunning Eleven Point River near Alton, Greer Crossing to Riverton access. This spring-fed section of the river cuts through steep bluffs and sloping forested valleys. Transportation and boat included. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear lists and meal planning help available. THIS TRIP IS FULL. Join the waiting list. | View program flyer.
15 yrs. and up (15-17 yrs. with an adult)June 8-9
Sat., 8 a.m.-Sun., 8 p.m.$60/Person
Eco Float Trip
Paddle, learn and enjoy the peaceful James River on this collaborative program with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks Includes fun activities highlighting water quality, aquatic ecosystems, local history and enhancing your paddling skills. Boats and shuttle included. Pack a lunch, water, and sunscreen. Register by June 10. | View program flyer.
9 yrs. and up (9-17 yrs. with an adult)June 11
Tues., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.$25/Person
Rocky Mountain National Park Extended Trip
Walk across the Continental Divide, hike through aspen groves, drive up Trail Ridge Road and camp out in mountain bliss. A true Rocky Mountain adventure awaits you on this extended Colorado trip. Each day includes iconic hikes and activities in and around Rocky Mountain National Park. Fee covers all transportation, lodging, and entrance fees, including six nights of camping and a night in a hotel. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear and meal planning available. Register early, space is limited. | View program flyer.
18 yrs. and upJuly 13-20
Sat., 6 a.m.-Sat., 9 p.m.$700 (add $50 for a single-occupancy hotel room)
Current River Paddle Trip
Paddle an easy and scenic 17 miles of the Current River, Cedargrove Access to Pulltite. This overnight trip is distinguished by abundant springs, a cave that can be paddled into and points of historical interest. Transportation and boat included. Major gear available for rent. Suggested gear and meal planning available. Register by Aug. 22. | View program flyer.
15 yrs. and up (15-17 yrs. with an adult)Aug. 24-25
Sat., 9 a.m.-Sun., 6 p.m.$60/Person