A Rain or Shine Good Time!
O.K. Kids stands for Outdoor Kansas for Kids. The Kansas Wildscape Foundation
and a group of national and local sponsors have made this an annual event throughout the State of Kansas where local communities and park and recreation agencies are encouraged to provide fun and entertaining outdoor events to help give kids a better appreciation of the outdoors.
In Coffey County, Kansas, we've made it a whole weekend of fun at John Redmond Reservoir Riverside West campgrounds.
Camp, Play, & Enjoy the Great Outdoors
The Coffey County event includes free camping (tent or RV) for the event weekend. Event campers are required to reserve a campsite via phone or email-see Camping page for info. You don't have to camp to come and enjoy a day of outdoor fun. Day parking area available for event go-ers coming just for the day.
Saturday's activities start, rain or shine, at 8:15 am with the catch and release fishing tourney at New Strawn City Lake. Registration begins at 8:15 am; the tourney begins at 9:00 (ends at 10:30 am).
Back at Riverside West, shuttle service from the day parking area begins. Free lunch at Shelter #6 (hot dogs & chips) is followed by our ongoing activities for the day.
There are several special activities scheduled throughout the day so make sure to check the schedule for times.
Free BBQ supper at 5:30 is followed by the dessert cook-off contest then hayrack rides and movie & popcorn and finally, quite time (about 10:30 pm).
Sunday starts with a free breakfast served hot and fresh 8:00 to 9:30 am followed by a worship service (9:00 am) that concludes the "free for all" weekend!--yes! come back for a great breakfast Sunday morning even if you don't camp overnight!
Hayrack ride shuttles run from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday.
The shuttle stops at the Day Parking Area (main entrance) and all events in the campground. Accessibility needs will be handled upon request.
Thank you to all participants, sponsors and volunteers for making the 2015 Coffey County Outdoor Kansas for Kids event possible for everyone!!
Special Thanks to...
Coffey County Commissioners for their continued support.
Capital Federal Savings * Kansas Wildscape * Pheasants Forever * T&C Wildlife
Burlington Police Department * Burlington Tax Center * Coffey County Chamber of Commerce * Coffey County EMS * Coffey County Fire District #1 * Coffey Health System * Coffey County Library - New Strawn * Coffey County Sheriff’s Office/Reserves * Coffey County Transportation Inc. * Coffey County Water Rescue * COF Training Services * First Assembly of God * Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge *
Kansas Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism * Lamont Wesleyan Church * Neosho Valley Quail Forever * Redmond Area Wildlife Association Trap Club * USD #244 Recreation Commission * Wild Voice Entertainment *
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers –John Redmond Reservoir
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