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Cape Nature Center Hosts Teen Canoeing Event

By Missouri Dept. of Conservation

First posted on 05-09-2014


by Candice Davis


Teens aged 12 to 15 are invited to attend “Swamp Paddling” with the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center on Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Allred Lake.

“This event is a great confidence booster for kids and it really takes them to a new level of discovering nature,” said Sara Turner, the Nature Center manager.

Turner said canoeing is a time honored tradition that gives an appreciation for how settlers in southeast Missouri viewed what was once known as “swamp east” Missouri.

Guests aged 12 to 15 years are required to register before the event by calling (573) 290-5218.

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