Conservation Department

 Governor's Capital Campouts

Capital Campouts, as described by the American Recreation Coalition, are high-profile events for youth and their families at or near state capitols or governor's residences that showcase for them and those watching via-media, the fun outdoor opportunities in state parks and other outdoor spaces.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


A dozen Capital Campouts are already on the calendar!  The full slate of Capital Campouts so far is:

  • May 16 - Wyoming: Lions Park, Cheyenne (Gov. Matt Mead)
  • *June 4 - Missouri: Capitol Complex, Jefferson City (Gov. Jay Nixon) BASS PRO SHOPS PARTNERSHIP
  • June 5 - Kansas: McLennan Park, Topeka (Gov. Sam Brownback)
  • June 5 - Massachusetts: Castle Island State Park, Boston (Gov. Charlie Baker)
  • June 13 - Montana: Capitol Grounds, Helena (Gov. Steve Bullock)
  • June 13 - New Hampshire: Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown (Gov. Maggie Hassan)
  • June 13 - Rhode Island: Lincoln Woods State Park, Lincoln (Gov. Gina Raimondo)
  • June 17 - Indiana: Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis (Gov. Mike Pence)
  • June 20 - Colorado: Johnson-Habitat Park, Denver (Gov. John Hickenlooper)
  • June 25 - Virginia: Capitol Grounds, Richmond (Gov. Terry McAuliffe)
  • June 26 - Delaware: Brandywine State Park, Wilmington (Gov. Jack Markell)
  • June 26 - Washington: Governor's Mansion, Olympia (Gov. Jay Inslee)


  *Governor Jay Nixon's Capitol Campout

Click the logo above to learn more about our Bass Pro Shops sponsored 2015 Missouri Capitol Campout!