Bass Pro Shops and Camp Barnabas team up to host Springfield Outdoor Days

Springfield, MO (May 18, 2018) – In collaboration with Bass Pro Shops, Camp Barnabas invites you to participate in a free fun-filled day of outdoor adventures and exploration on Saturday, May 19 from 10 am to 1 pm at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield.

Activities will include: Kayaking in a 15,000 gallon pool, casting activities, catch and release pools, Bass Pro Shops interactive camping display, hoverball archery, air-rifle ranges, a bounce house and more.

“Johnny Morris and Bass Pro Shops are dedicated to helping connect people of all ages and abilities to nature, By partnering with Camp Barnabas, Bass Pro Shops is helping to ensure that all families have a great opportunity to have fun and get outdoors.”Shelby Stephenson, Public Relations and Social Media Manager for Wonders of Wildlife

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Days is a celebration of education through outdoor adventures, the learning of outdoor skills, and the conservation advocacy of our natural resources and wildlife. All activities will be adapted for all abilities, ages and areas of interest to enjoy.

The entire community is invited to attend. For more information about the event, call Krystal Simon at 417-708-5297 or email [email protected].

Based in Southwest Missouri, Camp Barnabas is a non-profit charitable organization that includes two locations dedicated to providing life-changing experiences to individuals with special needs and chronic illnesses as well as their siblings. Each summer Barnabas serves approximately 2,000 campers and welcomes 2,400 missionaries. Over the past 24 years, Camp Barnabas has welcomed more than 75,000 campers and missionaries to camp. Barnabas exists to offer opportunities to all individuals, regardless of their disability or diagnosis, and to the people who serve them by providing social experiences that increase spiritual knowledge, social learning and human dignity. In addition to camp, Barnabas also includes Barnabas Prep, a two-year faith-based collegiate program designed specifically for students with special needs. It is an independent living learning experience that helps individuals recognize their strengths and potential and challenges them to grow into their best selves. For more information about Camp Barnabas, visit