april, 2022

07apr(apr 7)3:00 pm10(apr 10)11:00 amCamping 101 Weekend with Girl Camper at Meramec State Park

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Event Details

Hey Girl Campers!  I have rented Group Site B at Meramec State Park for a Girl Camper Campout where we’ll learn all the basics of camping. If you are an experienced camper join us to share your knowledge with those just getting started in camping.

Meramec State Park, one of the most beautiful State Parks in Missouri, is located about 60 miles from St. Louis, along the Meramec River where you can swim, fish, boat and raft. There are over 40 caves located throughout the park and no visit is complete without a tour of Fisher Cave. There are more than 13 miles of trails so bring your hiking shoes too!

Along with exploring this beautiful park, we’ll learn all about camping. Don’t have camping gear, don’t worry I will provide everything needed except your tent and bedding. If you don’t have those, you can rent them from me.

This is a tent-only group site. There is limited space for small RV’s or travel trailers in the parking area of the group site- no hook ups. Please check with me for an RV space or you can reserve your own spot in the park on the State Park website: https://mostateparks.com/campgrounds/meramec-state-park

Thursday, April 7th: The weekend starts at Meramec State Park. We will learn about tent set up and camp set up and meet and greet Thursday night.  I will provide dinner and drinks. 

FridayApril 8th: – I will provide coffee and breakfast.  The learning will start with breakfast.  Everyone will have a chance to learn cooking and cleaning at camp!  You will get tips for gear to bring and learn different cooking methods throughout the weekend.  We will have time to venture out in the afternoon. I will have lunch available anytime and I will provide dinner. The lessons continue with more camp cooking.  😊 Friday night we will learn fire building, play a few campfire games and of course – they’ll be s’mores!

Saturday, April 9th: – I will provide coffee and breakfast.  We can do some arts & crafts or go on a hike.  I will have lunch available anytime and I will provide dinner! Saturday night we can practice our fire building then learn to make a Dutch oven cake.

Sunday, April 10th: – I will provide coffee in the morning.  We will say our goodbyes until next time!

The event fee of $125 covers your tent site and all meals, snacks, coffee and group activities.  You can also rent a tent from me for $40.

Register for this event at https://girlcamper.com/events/camping-101-weekend-at-meramec-state-park-sullivan-missouri/

There is a one time $10 registration/safety fee to view and register for Girl Camper events.

Once you RSVP, send fees to paypal.me/Girlcampereasternmo.

After your fees are paid send me a message at [email protected] so I can invite you to the private FB event group. I will post our agenda, menus, personal packing list, and ideas for things to do in this group.

This event is for Girl Campers only (no men, children or pets).

I also encourage everyone to think about our beautiful planet and to reduce your waste as much as possible. Please no single use disposable plastics – bring your own plate, cup and silverware.

Join us for camping, learning and sisterhood.  We can’t wait to meet you all!

 

Time

7 (Thursday) 3:00 pm - 10 (Sunday) 11:00 am CST

Location

Meramec State Park

115 Meramec Park Drive, Sullivan, MO

Organizer

Girl Camper Eastern MissouriTeresa Willis 5022 Gerritt Avenue Saint Louis, MO 63116

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