Schweitzer Outdoor Weekend: June 3-5

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Join us Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 at Discovery Ministries, in Eminence, MO. This will be a great weekend in outdoors together featuring: Campfires (s’mores and singing), sightseeing, catered meals, lodge/RV/camp, swimming pool, plus the option to do Mt Zippies Revenge (Saturday), and canoe on (Sunday). 

All ages welcome, anyone under 18 needs to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Registration deadline is May 15. If you cancel before May 15, we can refund 75% of your payment (25% of it was a non-refundable deposit.) No refund can be given on cancellations made on May 15 or after.

Find all the info below and register here, when you are ready.

When: June 3-5
Check-in is 6-9 p.m. on Friday Night
On Saturday, you’ll have the option to add on the Mt. Zippies experience or explore on your own and then on Sunday, we’ll have a short morning gathering and then spend time canoeing and enjoying lunch.

The cost for this trip vary depending on if you’d like to stay in the lodge, in a tent, in your camper and whether you’d like to have meals provided or bring your own. Additionally, you have the option to add on activities including Mt. Zippies and canoeing.

• Lodge: $150 for a lodge room that sleeps up to 7 people
(up to 10 rooms available)
• RV site with hookups: $24 for RV site
• Tent Site: $16

You can chose to add on a Meal Plan which includes Breakfast, Lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday in the lodge. Cost is $42 per person.

If you’d rather pack and prepare your own meals that is ok.

We will gather in the evening for bonfire time and have some snacks provided on both Friday & Saturday.
*Catered Meals are limited to the first 50 people who sign up.

Canoeing & Mt Zippies
• Explore & Hike on your own
• Adventure on Mt. Zippie – $30 per person for Mt. Zippies.
Limited to the first 30 people who sign up. This is an adventure challenge, open to kids but older ones with climbing  etc, skills. 

Sunday: Canoe down the Jack’s Fork River
• $5 per canoe (2-3 people per canoe) or $5 for shuttle of your own boat. (Schweitzer is covering some of the original canoe fee).: Canoe down the Jack’s Fork River
• $5 per canoe (2-3 people per canoe) or $5 for shuttle of your own boat. (Schweitzer is covering some of the original canoe fee).

Lodge Room Info: For more info about bring your own bed and bath linens, check out the Discovery Ministries’ website before completing your registration. 

You can also check out the amenities for camping (yes, the pool, bathrooms, and hot showers are included in camping)

Saturday Exploring options:
There is also lots of time to explore on your own: 

 * Alley Spring – 3 minutes from Discovery Ministries
Rocky Falls – 45 minutes from Discovery Ministries
Echo Bluff State Park – 20 minutes from Discovery Ministries