Outdoor Campus West Hosts 3rd Annual Outdoor University in South Dakota

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Rapid City, SD -(Ammoland.com)- Are you and your family interested in learning a new outdoor activity together? Here’s your chance!

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (SDGFP) Outdoor Campus West in Rapid City will host its third annual Outdoor University on Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MDT.

“Outdoor University provides something for everyone,” said Chad Tussing, director of the Outdoor Campus West in Rapid City. “Individuals and families can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities no matter if they are an avid outdoors person or just getting started. Spend an hour or the whole day here.”

Individuals and families can try canoeing, archery, air rifles, fishing, kayaking, rock climbing and fly casting. In addition, Nature Adventures and South Dakota Public Broadcasting will be on site with additional presentations and activities.

A kids’ area features soft target shooting and other fun outdoor park-setting games and crafts; including a giant yard mural. Several other organizations, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial and the National Wild Turkey Federation, will have booths with activities as well.

About the Outdoor Campus

The Outdoor Campus’ mission is to provide education about outdoor skills, wildlife, conservation and management practices of South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks to all ages in order to preserve our outdoor heritage.

About The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (SDGFP)

The purpose of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is to perpetuate, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance South Dakota’s wildlife resources, parks, and outdoor recreational opportunities for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the people of this state and its visitors, and to give the highest priority to the welfare of this state’s wildlife and parks, and their environment, in planning and decisions.

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