Summer Fun at Family Summer Camp

fscDoes your family need something to do this summer?  If so, then head over to your local Bass Pro Shops for Family Summer Camp!

Family Summer Camp runs now through Sunday, July 13.  Activities and workshops take place each Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday during those dates.  We have nine Kids Workshops to participate in including Archery, Camping & Conservation Awareness, Travel Safety, Bird Watching, Kayaking, Shooting & Hunting, Fishing, Backyard Adventure and Water Safety.  Go to www.basspro.com for daily workshop schedules.

We also have an activity area where kids can shoot a Daisy BB gun, use a soft bow and arrow, try out a fishing rod or make a free craft project. We even make homemade ice cream on Saturday afternoons (5 - 6 p.m.)

Join us this summer at Family Summer Camp!

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Free Family Fun!

summer camp

What better way to spend your Summer then with your having fun with your children for free, and yes it says FREE! Well, head out to your local Bass Pro Shops on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays for Family Summer Camp.

Family Summer Camp

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays From June 7 thru July 13, 2014 From Noon thru 5:00 P.M.

Noon thru 5:00 P.M.

FREE BB Range

FREE Casting Buckets

FREE Archery Shooting Gallery

June 7,8,14, and 15 ONLY FREE 4 X 6 Photo and Catch and Release Pond

Seminars: Join our staff as we have fun interactive classes followed up by a scavenger hunt.

Tuesdays

12:00 P.M: Bird Watching

1:00 P.M: Fishing

2:00 P.M: Archery

3:00 P.M: Kayaking

4:00 P.M: Backyard Adventure

Thursdays

12:00 P.M: Archery

1:00 P.M: Shooting and Hunting

2:00 P.M: Travel Safety

3:00 P.M: Water Safety

4:00 P.M: Camping and Conservation

Saturdays

12:00 P.M: Fishing

1:00 P.M: Water Safety

2:00 P.M: Shooting and Hunting

3:00 P.M: Kayaking

4:00 P.M: Bird Watching

Sundays

12:00 P.M: Shooting and Hunting

1:00 P.M: Archery

2:00 P.M: Travel Safety

3:00 P.M: Camping and Conservation

4:00 P.M: Backyard Adventure

*****Each Saturdays from June 7, 2014 thru July 12, 2014 from 5:00 P.M.thru 6:00 P.M.  enjoy the great tradition of Homemade Ice Cream sampling!*****

So bring out your little ones, their friends, your friends friends, the neighbors children, nieces, nephews, and anyone and everyone you know to enjoy some free family fun and create memories that will last a lifetime!

 

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Summer Camp Continues

Family Summer Camp Schedule - June 14, 15, 17, and 19

Catch and Release Pond - Free Photo Download

This is the LAST WEEKEND for the Catch and Release Pond and the free photo download, June 14-15, noon-5 p.m.

  • Free outdoor activities from noon until 5 p.m. including the Daisy BB gun range, casting, and archery.
  • Free crafts - Noon - 2 p.m. - Crafts change each week!
  • Homemade ice cream sampling - 5-6 p.m. on Saturday evening only
  • Last, but not least, our popular workshops - Each child receives a lanyard at their first workshop and a pin for each workshop they attend throughout the summer. Collect all nine pins!Catch and Release Pond

Saturday, June 14
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sunday, June 15
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure

Tuesday, June 17
12 p.m. - Birdwatching
1 p.m. - Fishing
2 p.m. - Archery
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure

Thursday, June 19
12 p.m. - Archery
1 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
2 p.m. - Travel safety
3 p.m. - Water Safety
4 p.m. - Camping and Conservation

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Digs for Dogs @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

Digs for Dogs

 

Bass Pro Shops Altoona

First Annual

 

 

 

Build a Doghouse Contest

Benefitting the

Animal Rescue League of Iowa

 

Animal Rescue Leage of Iowa

 

Two ways to help!

  • Build a fun and functional doghouse and enter it in the contest - enter on your own or as a team!
  • Place a silent bid on a custom-built doghouse and help the ARL!


All entries will be displayed at Bass Pro Shops Altoona August 1-10.
The public is invited to place silent bids during that time.
Bid winners announced August 10.

Teams can be non-profit organizations or a business. Judges will select a winner for the most creative doghouse in each entry bracket -- the winning individual and team will receive a

$150 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card!

For complete details and the registration form, visit the Notes section of our Facebook page (you don't have to be on Facebook to view!) or stop by the Altoona, Iowa, Bass Pro Shops store!

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Summer Camp 2014

Join us this year for another exciting time at summer camp at the Bass Pro Shops in Leeds, AL. This year, summer camp kicks off on June 7th and ends on July 13th. We will have FREE workshops and activities every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. On Saturday, we will serve FREE homemade icecream samples at 5pm.

Here is a list of our activities:

Saturday and Sunday 2 weekends ONLY: June 7th & 8th, June 14th & 15th

  • Catch and release pond - try your hand at catching a fish from the indoor pond in the fishing area of the store.
  •  Free 4 x 6 photo - you on the cover of a magazine. Take home a photo of you and your family on the cover of the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Kids magazine.

Satuday, Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday activities include:

  • Duck shooting arcade - practice your aim using a foam bow & arrow by knocking down plastic ducks in an arcade style game
  • Casting buckets - improve your casting, flipping, and pitching techniques using our bass fishing buckets
  • Make and take crafts - each week on Saturday, we will introduce a new craft to make and take home
    • June 7th, 8th, 10th, & 12th color a wooden ring toss
    • June 14th, 15th, 17th, & 19th create your own rainbow thermometer
    • June 21st, 22nd, 24th, & 26th design a magnifying glass
    • June 28th, 29th and July 1st & 3rd create your own personal camp journal
    • July 5th, 6th, 8th, & 10th color a wooden wiggle fish
    • July 12th & 13th color a wolf track
  • BB range - take a shot at a target inside an inflatable BB range.
  • Archery - shoot a Bear bow & arrow
  • Ice Cream samples on Saturday
  • Workshops - come sit in an educational workshop and learn about the great outdoors
    • Tuesday's workshops:
      • 12 pm Bird Watching
      •  1 pm Fishing
      •  2 pm Archery
      •  3 pm Kayaking
      •  4 pm Backyard Adventure
    • Thursday's workshops:
      • 12 pm Archery
      •  1 pm Shooting & Hunting
      •  2 pm Travel Safety
      •  3 pm Water Safety
      •  4 pm Camping
    • Saturday's workshops:
      • 12 pm Fishing
      •  1 pm Water Safety
      •  2 pm Shooting & Hunting
      •  3 pm Kayaking
      •  4 pm Bird Watching
    • Sunday's workshops:
      • 12 pm Shoothin & Hunting
      •  1 pm Archery
      •  2 pm Travel Safety
      •  3 pm Camping
      •  4 pm Backyard Adventure

 

 

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Learn How to Get More "Bang for Your Buck" for this Father's Day

Calling all Outdoor Rewards Mastercard holders and those interested in applying to get more "bang for your buck"! We have a promotion going on June 6-15, 2014, for New & Existing card holders. You can receive up to $100.00 off instantly for qualifying purchases when you use your Outdoor Rewards Mastercard to purchase new gear.


Purchase Amount: Instant Rebate:
$100 - $199 $10.00 off
$200 - $349 $25.00 off
$350 - $599 $50.00 off
$600 - and up $100.00 off

*New Card Holders will save 10% off or $15.00 off and be eligible for the instant rebate.

**Current card holders who have had an open account for more than 90 days may reapply to receive 10% off  or $15.00 off &  receive the instant rebate. It's like DOUBLE the discount!
   
*The Instant Rebate is awarded based on the amount charged to the Bass Pro Shops Rewards Matercard and upon credit approval on purchases up to $1,500.00.

 

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

Family Summer Camp 2014 @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

This weekend our very popular Family Summer Camp is back! Kids' workshops and activities every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from June 7 to July 13! All activities begin at noon - we will have the casting buckets, archery range and Daisy BB Shooting Range, plus the additional fun events listed below!

Our first two weekends feature two special events:

Saturday and Sunday, June 7 & 8 ONLY

  • Catch and Release Pond

Noon-5 p.m. - Kids can experience FREE fishing at our big indoor catch and release pond! We supply the gear, you bring in the kids! Big thanks to the Northern Polk Pheasants Forever for assisting us June 7 with the pond!

  • Free Photo Download

Noon - 5 p.m. - Free photo download for kids - like they're on the cover of Outdoor Kids magazine!

Workshops

Free workshops for kids are held every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday through July 13! This weekend's workshop schedule is:

Saturdays
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/family-summer-camp-2014#sthash.JE2iiTVb.dpuf

Saturday:
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sunday:
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure

For Tuesday and Thursday's schedules, visit our Facebook page.

CraftsFamily Summer Camp 2014 Craft Week one

A different craft each week! The craft for June 7 & 8, 10 &12 craft is:
Color a Wooden Ring Toss (while supplies last)

 

Don't forget - Every Saturday evening from 5-6 p.m. (or while supplies last) we'll be serving up samples of homemade ice cream!

 

Coming Up! 

June 14-15 - Family Summer

Camp features the KAYAK POOL!  Young and old can try kayaking in our 20x50 ft pool!

Kayak Pool @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

Kayak Pool - Bass Pro Shops AltoonaKayak Pool @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

 

 

 

 

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Saturdays
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sundays
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/family-summer-camp-2014#sthash.JE2iiTVb.dpuf
Saturdays
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sundays
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/family-summer-camp-2014#sthash.JE2iiTVb.dpuf
Saturdays
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sundays
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure - See more at: http://blogs.basspro.com/blog/bass-pro-shops-altoona-ia/family-summer-camp-2014#sthash.JE2iiTVb.dpuf
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Free Fishing Weekend

National Fishing and Boating Week is June 1-8 and many states celebrate free fishing days during that time. In Iowa, June 6-8 are a Free Fishing Weekend for Iowa residents. Not a fisherman (or woman)?  The first full weekend in June is set aside by the Iowa DNR as Free Fishing Weekend, so Iowa residents can give fishing a try without paying for a license. All other rules and regulations do apply.

This is also a perfect time to take kids fishing for the first time. the DNR schedules this weekend because it's typically the time when bluegills are closer to shore and a little Family Fishing - Bass Pro Shops Altoonafeistier! Iowa has many great small county and state parks where you can fish from the banks and give kids (and adults) a fun time fishing!

Not sure what basics you need to get started? Come on in to Bass Pro Shops Altoona and we will help you get the right basic gear to start, from hooks and bobbers, to the right fishing line, and a good basic rod and reel combo for you and the kids, plus some small lures or bait advice.

You can find a listing of free fishing days around the country at www.takemefishing.org/nfbw/.

Here is a listing of some of the many family and kids events in Iowa that are free during Free Fishing Weekend on June 7. Of course, if it's raining, bring the kids to Bass Pro Shops Altoona and they can fish inside for free in our Catch and Release pond that weekend!

7:00 a.m. - Blue Lake Kids Day Fishing Clinic/Kids Fishing Derby - Lewis and Clark State Park, Onawa, IA
8:00 a.m. - Bondurant Youth Fishing Derby, ages 15 and under - Lake Petocka, Bondurant, IA
8:00a.m. - Pleasant Hill Youth Fishing Derby, ages 4-13 - Copper Creek, Pleasant Hill, IA
8:00 a.m.  West Lake Park Fishing Clinic for kids - Lake of the Hills, West Lake Park, Davenport, IA
8:00 a.m. - Go FISH - "Fishing Instruction Starts Here" - Hickory Grove Lake - Nevada, IA
8:00 a.m. - Central Park Annual Kids Fishing Derby, ages 16 and under - Central Park Lake, Center Junction, IA
8:00 a.m. - Youth Fishing Tournament/Clinic -  Little Sioux Lake, Correctionville, IA
8:30 a.m. - Fishing Clinic, ages 6-16 -  McIntosh Woods State Park, Ventura, IA
9:00 a.m. - Kid's Fishing Day - Fishing Clinic - Willow Lake, Woodbine, IA
9:00 a.m. - Fishing Clinic - Riverside Park, Stacyville, IA
9:00 a.m. - Annual Kids' Fishing Clinic - Wapsi (Central City to Oxford Junction), Central City, IA
9:00 a.m. - Des Moines County Conservation Free Kids' Fishing Derby -  Big Hollow Lake, Sperry, IA
9:00 a.m. - Fishing Clinic and Derby - Pollmiller Park Lake, West Point, IA
9:00 a.m. - 15th Annual Cops N' Bobbers Fishing Clinic - Youth Fishing Clinic - City Hall, West Des Moines, IA
9:00 a.m. - Hook, Line and Sinker Fishing Derby - 7th Annual Free Family Fishing Derby - Mariposa Lake, Newton, IA
9:00 a.m. - Free Fishing Clinic for all ages - Hurstville Pond, Maquoketa, IA
9:30 a.m. - Youth  Fishing Clinic - Davis County Pond,  Bloomfield, IA
10:00 a.m. - Youth Fishing Derby - Fishing Clinic - Brushy Creek Lake, Duncombe, IA
10:00 a.m. - Lake Anita Kids' Fishing Day, ages 15 and under - Lake Anita State Park, Anita, IA
10:00 a.m. - Free Family Fishing Event - Liberty Centre Pond, North Liberty, IA
10:00 a.m. - Optimist Club/Page County Cons. Fishing Derby/Clinic - ages 5 to 15 - Pioneer Park, Shenandoah, IA
10:00 a.m. - Ankeny Optimist Club Free Fishing Derby/Clinic, ages 5-13 - Hawkeye Park Pond, Ankeny, IA
11:00 a.m. - Scranton's Kids' Fishing Days - Fishing Clinic - Lost Lagoon, Scranton, IA
11:00 a.m. - Seth Thompson Memorial Kids' Fishing Day/Clinic, ages 16 and under - Wilson Park Lake, Lenox, IA
1:00 p.m. - Backbone Lake Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby, ages 15 and under - Backbone State Park, Dundee, IA
2:00 p.m. Iowa DNR/Izaack Walton League Kids' Fishing Day - Mississippi River Pool 13, Bellevue, IA  
3:00 p.m. - Kids Fish Iowa! Adventure Youth Fishing Clinic - Lowe Park, Marion, IA
4:00 p.m. Family Fishing Fun - A late afternoon of fishing fun at this secluded pond -  Glissman Pond, Adel, IAFishing Derby

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Family Summer Camp @ BPS

 

 

What was your favorite part of summer vacation?
If it was summer camp you need to check out our Family Summer Camp, June 7- July 13.
This summer we will meet every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday for some good ole fashioned summer camp fun!

 

 

 

FREE Workshops

Tuesday
Noon    Bird Watching
1 pm    Fishing
2 pm    Archery
3 pm    Kayaking
4 pm    Backyard Adventure

Thursday
Noon    Archery
1 pm    Shooting and Hunting
2 pm    Travel Safety
3 pm    Water Safety
4 pm    Camping and Conservation

Saturday
Noon    Fishing
1 pm    Water Safety
2 pm    Shooting and Hunting
3 pm    Kayaking
4 pm    Bird Watching

Sunday
Noon     Shooting and Hunting
1 pm    Archery
2 pm    Travel Safety
3 pm    Camping and Conversation
4 pm    Backyard Adventure

**Receive a lanyard and start collecting your Summer Camp Pins for every workshop you complete !

While supplies last**   

                        

                                        

 

 

FREE Crafts

Color a Wooden Ring Toss
    June 7, 8 and 10, 12

Create your own Rainbow Thermometer
    June 14, 15 and 17, 19

Design a Magnifying Glass
    June 21, 22 and 24, 25

Create your own Personal Camp Journal
    June 28, 29 and July 1, 3

Color a Wooden Wiggle Fish
    July 5, 6 and 8, 10

Color a Wolf Track
    July 12 and 13

FREE Carousel
    Ride along a wildlife carousel filled with outdoor critters galore while enjoying festive music and lights!

FREE Shooting Arcade
    Take aim at the shooting arcade and compete against others to see who hits the most targets!

FREE Casting Challenge
    Test your skills using a rod and reel at our target casting area. Challenge your family to see who can hit the most while improving your aim!

FREE BB Shooting Range
    Try our our Bass Pro Shops/ Daisy BB Shooting Range. A great activity to enjoy after attending the Shooting & Hunting Workshop!


*****BONUS for the first TWO Weekends ONLY- June 7&8 and 14&15 12-5 pm*******

FREE Photo Download
    You on a cover of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Kids!
FREE Catch and Release Pond
    Stocked with live fish ready for your kiddos to fish!

 

                                                          

 

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Gettin' Ready for Camp!

 

Splash Bombs at Bass Pro Shops Altoona!

This weekend we are putting the final touches on our preparations for Family Summer Camp 2014!

In the meantime, if you are in town for the Principal Charity Classic, or maybe camping in the area at one our many great parks and lakes, stop by and say hello!

Heading to Adventureland and Adventure Bay? Then you REALLY need to come by and check out our water toys - like the VERY POPULAR Splash Bombs!  Soak them, splash them, throw them!

Additionally, we have a great assortment of Coast Guard approved life vests for all ages and sizes!

Saturday, May 31

Legal Heat classes at Bass Pro Shops Altoona, IowaLegal Heat - Concealed Carry Class - 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

One class qualifies you to apply for permits in Iowa, Utah, and Arizona, expanding the states you can carry in to 36. Taught by nationally known Legal Heat, the class is about four hours long and only $75. Please register ahead of time at www.mylegalheat.com.

Sunday, June 1

Try Before You Buy

Sunday, June 1 - 12-4 p.m. or while supplies last
Our Gifts Department will be handing out samples of our Uncle Buck's Bacon Jerky - Original and Maple-Glazed!

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Family Summer Camp 2014!

Family Summer Camp is back at Bass Pro Shops Altoona with more fun and two new workshops for the kids!

Beat the heat with us!

Family Summer Camp Logo

Kids workshop and activities every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from June 7 to July 13!

The Catch and Release Pond is BACK! June 7-8, 14-15, noon-5 p.m.!

Free activities from noon until 5 p.m. including the Daisy BB gun airsoft range, casting,
archery, and a free 4x6 photo!

Free crafts - Noon - 2 p.m. - Crafts change each week!

Homemade ice cream sampling - 5-6 p.m. on Saturday evenings, while supplies last.

Last, but not least, our very popular workshops:
Birdwatching, Fishing, Archery, Backyard Adventures, Shooting and Hunting, Water Safety, and, two new workshops this year - Travel Safety and Kayaking!

Workshops are designed for ages 6-13. Each child receives a lanyard at their first workshop and a pin for each workshop they attend throughout the summer. Collect all nine pins!

The workshop schedule is as follows:
Tuesdays
12 p.m. - Birdwatching
1 p.m.- Fishing
2 p.m. - Archery
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure

Thursdays
12 p.m. - Archery
1 p.m.- Shooting and Hunting
2 p.m. - Travel safety
3 p.m. - Water Safety
4 p.m. - Camping and Conservation

Saturdays
12 p.m. - Fishing
1 p.m.- Water Safety
2 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
3 p.m. - Kayaking
4 p.m. - Birdwatching

Sundays
12 p.m. - Shooting and Hunting
1 p.m. - Archery
2 p.m. - Travel Safety
3 p.m. - Camping and Conservation
4 p.m. - Backyard Adventure

Bass Pro Shops' Family Summer Camp is a great way to beat the heat with the kids this summer...and we guarantee you parents, grandparents, babysitters, etc., will learn something, too!

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Family Summer Camp 2014

Mark your calendars! Our annual Family Summer Camp will be June 7-July 13 every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Free activities include a BB gun range, archery range, kids’ fishing, a free 4x6 photo, workshops, scavenger hunts, crafts and more!

-Free 4x6 photo from noon-5p.m. June 7-8 and 14-15 noon-5p.m.
-Crafts on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from noon-2p.m.
-Scavenger hunt noon-5p.m.
-Homemade ice cream sampling Saturdays only from 5-6p.m. and other food sampling on the weekends

Workshops:
Tuesday:
Noon- bird watching
1p.m. fishing
2p.m. archery
3p.m. kayaking
4p.m. backyard adventure

Thursday:
Noon- archery
1p.m. shooting and hunting
2p.m. travel safety
3p.m. water safety
4p.m. camping and conservation

Saturday:
Noon: fishing
1p.m. water safety
2p.m. shooting and hunting
3p.m. kayaking
4p.m. bird watching

Sunday:
Noon- shooting and hunting
1p.m. archery
2p.m. travel safety
3p.m. camping and conservation
4p.m. backyard adventure

Family Summer Camp sweepstakes 7-15- enter online or in-store for your chance to win a VIP weekend camping trip for 4 in an RV at Richmond International Raceway complete with driver meet-n-greets, VIP access to pre-race and post-race activities, plus a photo with the 2014 NASCAR Spring Cup Series. Enter online here: www.basspro.com/summercampsweeps
 

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Kid's Adventure Activities

adventure weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is about a couple things; family, food, enjoying time together, and most importantly its about remebering those men and women who paid the ultimate price for our country.  We remain the land of the FREE, because of the BRAVE!  Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World would like to offer those who defend our nation a 10% discount to say THANK YOU.  Along with having a Kid's Adventure Weekend, so the whole family and all the friend can come out and enjoy some time tiogether.

When: Saturday, May 24, 2014 thru Sunday, May 25, 2014

            11:00 A.M. thru 5:00 P.M.

Where: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 1972 Powerplant Parkway Hampton, Virginia 23666

 We will have a BB Gun Shooting Range, Workshops, a Metal Detector Treasure Hunt, an Adventure Scavengar Hunt, Photo Download, Craft, a FREE Giveaway, and a lot of fun!

BB Gun Shooting Range: 11:00 A.M. thru 5:00 P.M.  Kids test your skills at our bb Gun Shooting Range

Metal Detector Treasure Hunt: Kids, can you "detect" anything hidden under the surface? Find a treasure and receive a prize. While supplies last.

Adventure Scavenger Hunt: Beginning at 11:00 A.M. Hunt and find conservation or wildlife items throughout the store. Find them all and receive a prize. While Supplies last.

FREE PHOTO DOWNLOAD: 11:00 A.M. thru 5:00 P.M. You will be on the cover of your very own Bass Pro Shops Adenture Kids Magazine.

FREE CRAFT: 11:00 A.M. thru 5:00 P.M. Kids, color a camping magnet. While supplies last.

FREE GIVEAWAY: FREE Kid's Adventure whistle and water bottle to the first 100 kids to complete a punch card each day.  See store for details.

Workshops: 11:00A.M. Kid's Adventure Camping: Learn to explore your surroundings while camping.

                     1:00 P.M. Kid's Adventure Camping: Learn to explore your surroundings while camping. 

                      2:00 P.M. Safe Passage: Tips on being safe around the water.

                      3:00 P.M. Safe Passage: Tips on being safe around the water.

                      4:00 P.M. Kid's Adventure Camping: Learn to explore your surroundings while camping.

We hope to see everyone out here to enjoy a fun filled day!

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CatfishSeminars May 31 @ 1:00pm

Catfish Seminar on May 31st at 1:00pm

 

 

"Captain Catfish" aka John Trager and Steve Green from TopCat Fishing Tackle will be conducting seminars on catfishing local waters.

John Trager specializes in targeting catfish within river systems and has developed specialized techniques that allow him to consistently put his clients on both numbers and quality fish.

Steve Green specializes in targeting catfish in lakes. Again, as a guide, he has to put his clients on fish, so he has developed techniques that work day in and day out on lakes that allow him to do just that.

Having both of these catfish specialists together at the same time will give our guests the opportunity to glean information from them that will allow them to be successful in their outings regardless of the waters they are targeting.

The plan is to have each of them present on each of their specialties for 30-45 minutes, and then follow up their presentations with a question and answer sessions with the seminar attendees.

 

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Get the Kids Outdoors!

Bass Pro Shops' Go Outdoors Event continues this weekend with activities just for kids! Our sales continue throughout the weekend and Memorial Day.

Bass Pro Shops Altoona Go OutdoorsSaturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25 - Kids' Adventure Activities Weekend!

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Our Daisy Inflatable Shooting Range is back! Each child receives a Certificate of Completion for trying the shooting range.

Kids' Workshops

11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 4 p.m. - Kids' Adventures in Camping

2 & 3 p.m. - Safe Passage - Water Safety

Kids' Adventure Scavenger Hunt

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Find each item on the card and receive a free flashing clip (while supplies last)!

Metal Detector Treasure Hunt

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Free Photo Download

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - You on the cover of "Bass Pro Shops Adventure Kids"

Free Crafts

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Color a wood camping tent and supplies magnet!

First 100 kids who complete the activities punch card each day receive a water bottle and whistle!

Try Before You Buy!

Our Gifts Department will be handing out samples from noon to 4 p.m., or while supplies last. Stop by for these tastes:

May 24 & May 25 - Uncle Buck's Jalapeno and Steak-Cut Sweet/Hot Teriyaki Jerky

 

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Coming Up?Family Summer Camp Bass Pro Shops Altoona

Family Summer Camp 2014 returns June 7- July 13!

 

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Go Outdoors !!!

 

 

It’s Spring, FINALLY!  May is here and we are gearing up for our biggest outdoor event of the year – GO OUTDOORS!!!

This event has it ALL- hunting, fishing, camping, kayaking, shooting, hiking –everything outdoors!!!

 

We have Free workshops given by our Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Pro-Staff to teach you camping basics and even some survival techniques!

 

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May 17-18

 

* Pack, Pitch, and Play       11am and 3 pm

   Your basic guide to camping and survival

* Wear It Right!              1 pm

   Learn the 5 important steps of choosing and properly fitting a life jacket

* Priorities of Survival            2 and 4 pm

   Survival workshop given by local pro staff

 

 

 

 

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Bring the whole family out on May 24-25 and let the kiddos play at our Kids’ Adventure Activities from 11 am- 5pm!

* Daisy BB Gun Range   

   Test your skill at our BB gun shooting range

* Metal Detector Treasure Hunt

   Can you detect anything hidden under the surface? Find a treasure and receive a prize

* Adventure Scavenger Hunt

   Hunt and find conservation or wildlife items throughout the store

* Free Photo Download

   You on the cover of BPS Adventure Kids

* Free Craft

   Color a Camping Magnet

 

Kids Seminars

   o Kids Adventures in Camping         

    11 am, 1 and 4 pm

    Learn to explore your surroundings while camping

   o Safe Passage                                    

     2 and 3 pm

    Tips on being safe around water

 

~~~~ The Events Team ~~~~~~

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It's Time to Go Outdoors!

Celebrate the Great Outdoors at Bass Pro Shops' annual Go Outdoors Classic!
Workshops, cooking demos, and our always popular kids' activities!

 

Go Outdoors Event - Bass Pro Shops Altoona


May 17-18 Free Workshops

  • Pack, Pitch, Play - Your basic guide to camping and survival - 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. both days
  • Wear it Right - 1 p.m. Five steps to choosing the the right life jacket - Presented by the Lake Red Rock - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Priorities of Survival - 2 & 4 p.m. both days


May 24 & 25 - Kids' Adventure Activities Weekend  - 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Our Daisy Inflatable Shooting Range is back! Each child receives a Certificate of Completion for trying the shooting range.

Kids' Workshops

  • Safe Passage - Water Safety - 2 & 3 p.m.
  • Kids' Adventures in Camping - 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Kids' Adventure Scavenger Hunt - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Find each item on the card and receive a free flashing clip (while supplies last)!

Metal Detector Treasure Hunt - 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Photo Download - You on the cover of "Bass Pro Shops Adventure Kids" - 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Free Crafts - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. - Color a wood camping tent and supplies magnet!

First 100 kids who complete the activities punch card each day receive a water bottle and whistle!

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Kids Outdoor Skills Challenge

 

Join us for our Free Kids Outdoor Skills Challenge at Bass Pro Shops in Sevierville, Tn. This special event on May 3-4 will give kids an opportunity to learn skills such as knot tying, rod casting and archery. Then we let them put their skills to the test.

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  • CASTING     12-5 pm

How accurate is your casting? Test your skills at our bass casting bucket challenge.

  • ARCHERY     12-5 pm

Test your skills at our Youth Archery Range

  • KNOT TYING  12-5 pm

Learning to tie a proper knot is essential when camping or enjoying the outdoors. Test your skills in our knot tying challenge.

  • SCAVENGER HUNT    12-5 pm

Find conservation or wildlife items throughout the store in this challenge.

  • CRAFTS            12-5 pm

Color a magnetic turtle.

  • KIDS SEMINARS

Kids can learn all about fish and their habitats during the "Think like a Fish" seminars at 1:30, 2:30 and 

5:30 pm.

 

 

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This Weekend @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona - Kids' Challenge Weekend!

***Our first weekend event of 2014 for kids! 

KIDS OUTDOOR SKILLS CHALLENGE WEEKEND!
Saturday & Sunday, May 3 & 4, Noon-5 p.m.

Let your kids learn AND have fun by trying out their skills in casting, archery, knot tying, and through a scavenger hunt outdoors on our lawn and in the portable archery range.

Bass Pro Shops Kids Outdoor Skills Challenge

  • Think Like a Fish kids seminars at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 indoors in the Fly Shop
  • Free crafts - Noon-5 p.m. indoors
  • First 50 Kids to complete the scavenger hunt each day receive a Bass Pro Logo water bottle!
  • First 100 kids to get their punch card filled from all activities receive a Bass Pro Shops logo tackle box!

 

***The FIRST edition in 25 years of the second most printed book in English Language history!

The Compleat AnglerBook Signing - The Compleat Angler - New Edition
Saturday, May 3, 1:30-3 p.m.

The first scholarly edition in more than 25 years of "The Compleat Angler," Izaak Walton's timeless classic. First written in 1653, "The Compleat Angler" is the second most reprinted book in the English language...second only to the King James Bible. It is one of the most influential books of all times, as Walton brought together the conservation, recreational, and philosophical aspects of fishing and our natural resources. It also forged and inspired the beliefs of the Midwestern outdoorsmen who formed the Izaak Walton League of America, one of our leading conservation organizations.

Iowa has one of the strongest IWLA memberships therefore Bass Pro Shops Altoona is the only store in the country to host this special event. Renowned editor Marjorie Swann will be here for the book sale and signing and to visit about her newly added introduction to the work, and 50 pages of explanatory notes that help put the book in today’s context.

 

***The FIRST concealed carry class taught by Legal Heat!

Legal HeatConcealed Carry Classes
Saturday, May 3, 9:30-1:30 p.m.

Concealed carry classes return to Bass Pro Shops Altoona Iowa! One class qualifies you to apply for permits in Iowa, Utah, and Arizona, expanding the states you can carry in to 36. Taught by nationally known Legal Heat, the class is about four hours long and only $75. Visit www.mylegalheat.com to register.

Try Before You Buy!

Saturday, May 3 - Our Gifts Department is serving up samples of Uncle Buck’s Sweet-N-Hot Relish & Uncle Buck’s Sweet Onion Relish with a bite of hot dog, so you can taste how good the relish is! Noon-4 p.m. or while supplies last!

Sunday, May 4 - Our Gifts Department is serving up samples of our Uncle Buck's Cabin Mix and Uncle Buck's Cheese Curls from noon-4 p.m. or while supplies last.

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Go Outdoors Event and Sale


Come join Bass Pro Shops- Columbia for our largest Outdoor sale and event of the year May 16 through 26 for lots of great sales, FREE seminars, giveaways, Oakley/GoPro Sweepstakes and kid’s events! We will host FREE summer fun seminars May 17 and 18th. Learn useful information of water safety, geocaching, outdoor cooki...ng and the priorities of survival in cooperation with Bear Grylls. The following weekend, May 24 and 25th, will be our free kids’ summer kick-off event! We will offer FREE photo downloads, NEW Bass Pro Shops/ Daisy shooting range, metal detector treasure hunt, adventure scavenger hunt, kids’ outdoors seminars, crafts, prizes and kids’ fishing on the deck!

Workshops May 17 and 18 from 11a.m.-5p.m.
-pack, pitch, play 11a.m. and 3p.m. each day
-first 25 customers to attend pack and play workshop will receive a blue Go Outdoors tumbler
-priorities of survival seminars
-first 50 customers to attend priorities of survival seminar receives survival whistle which includes a compass
-wear it right
-Ultimate Outdoors Getaway Sweepstakes May 16-20
-Cooking demos 1-5p.m.

Kids Adventure Weekend event May 24-25
-Bass Pro Shops Daisy Shooting Range (certificate of completion)
-adventure scavenger hunt begins at 11a.m.
-kids' seminars/workshop
-safe passage Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 3p.m.
-kids' adventures in camping Saturday and Sunday at 11a.m., 1p.m. and 4p.m.
-Free photo download
-Craft: color a wood magnet
-Coloring sheets
*first 100 to fill punch card receives free whistle and water bottle

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