WOW School Outdoor recreation for the whole family

WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Schools are weekend programs designed to teach families how to enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreation activities while practicing personal safety and outdoor responsibility. Four schools are taught annually across the state of Missouri.

Learn Exciting Outdoor Skills

WOW teaches through hands-on learning experience in an outdoor setting attracting a wide range of ages, interests and abilities making it an affordable family outing with an educational experience.

During 2017, WOW school will be taught in 3 locations across the state of Missouri.


2019 information coming soon.

Kansas City: September 21 & 22, 2018

Registration now open
Registration Deadline: September 7th 2018

Course Catalog Registration Release

Roaring River State Park: October 5, 6 & 7, 2018

Registration opens August 10th
Registration Deadline: September 15th, 2018

Course Catalog Registration Kids Camp Registration Release

St. Louis: October 6 & 7, 2018

Registration opens August 6th
Registration Deadline: September 14th, 2018

Course Catalog Registration Release


To apply for a scholarship, please submit the below form to

Scholarships are determined on a case by case basis by the Director of Conservation Education Programs.

Apply Online

For questions contact the education department at:
Phone: 888-222-6060