The Minter family, including (from left) Kelly; Tessa, 8; Isaac, 6; and Ron, practiced setting up a tent Tuesday at their home in Kansas City. The Minters participated earlier this month in Learn2 Camp at Weston Bend State Park. The program, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, teaches the basics of family camping.
The Minter family, including (from left) Kelly; Tessa, 8; Isaac, 6; and Ron, practiced setting up a tent Tuesday at their home in Kansas City. The Minters participated earlier this month in Learn2 Camp at Weston Bend State Park. The program, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, teaches the basics of family camping. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
The Minter family, including (from left) Kelly; Tessa, 8; Isaac, 6; and Ron, practiced setting up a tent Tuesday at their home in Kansas City. The Minters participated earlier this month in Learn2 Camp at Weston Bend State Park. The program, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, teaches the basics of family camping. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

Missouri teaches families how to camp as fewer choose to spend the night at state parks

June 12, 2015 06:39 PM

UPDATED June 13, 2015 01:01 PM

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