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Spirit Mound

2015 sessions

Registration will be availble in February.

Newton Hills State Park
Canton, SD
June 10-12, 2015 (Wed-Fri)

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
Yankton, SD
June 26-28, 2015 (Fri-Sun)


2014 sessions

Lake Herman State Park
June 27-29, 2014
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Oakwood Lakes State Park
Aug. 8-10, 2014
View photos from the event


The program fee (TBD) includes:

  • Electrical campsite for two nights.
  • Choice of several outdoor skill classes.
  • Participation in several group sessions and activities, including a campfire potluck.
  • Program materials and use of equipment.
Participants are responsible for providing their own campers or tents and camping will be on designated sites. A park entrance license is also required.


Specific classes will be set for each session, but typically include:

  • Archery
  • Birding
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Disc Golf
  • Shooting Sports
  • Fishing
  • GPS/Geocaching
  • Lawn Games
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Outdoor Photography
  • Dog Training Demonstrations
  • Pioneer Activities


  • Registration will be availble in February.