June 27, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Onondaga Cave State Park to host Cave Conservation Corps Day Camp July 9-11

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 27, 2019 – Children ages 8-15 can spend three days with park naturalists learning about caves at Onondaga Cave State Park on July 9-11. Participants will learn about cave geology, cave ecosystems, cave biology, the cave food chain and cave preservation. Activities will take place above and below ground. Additionally, campers will get an opportunity to help restore a portion of the cave by participating in their very own cave restoration project and a wild caving experience hosted by trained professional cavers.

The camp will be limited to 20 participants and a small fee to cover the cost of materials will apply. Additional details regarding the camp can be found one the web at Those interested in participating can find the registration form at Missouri State Parks online event listing.

Onondaga Cave State Park is located 7 miles southeast of the Leasburg exit off of Interstate 44 on Highway H. For more information about this and other events, contact the park at 573-245-6576.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.