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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • To do this weekend: Daddy and Me Campout

  • Three event highlights:

    1. Daddy and Me Campout will be an overnight event for parents and their children.
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  • Three event highlights:
    1. Daddy and Me Campout will be an overnight event for parents and their children. The event, which is sponsored by the Leavenworth Parks and Recreation Department, will be held from 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday at the Wollman Aquatic Center, located at 13th and Shawnee streets.
    2. While it's called Daddy and Me Campout, mothers also can participate in the event. Families will need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and other items they'll need during the campout. The event will take place inside the fence of the Wollman Aquatic Center. A staff person will be spending the night there with the families.
    3. Nancy Baker, recreation supervisor, said families will be able to swim from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Various games also will be set up. Around 9:30 a.m., staff will fire up a grill and make s'mores. She said staff will provide breakfast the following morning.
    Why you should attend:
    Baker said the event is great for families and it is safe and fun.
    "I think it's a nice opportunity to get out to nature," she said.
    When: From 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday
    Where: Wollman Aquatic Center, 13th and Shawnee Streets
    Tickets: $25 for a parent and one child, $5 for each additional person; Those who are interested are asked to register at the Riverfront Community Center as early as possible
    Info: Call 913-758-6629

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