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In honor of Wyoming Statehood Day, July 10, 1890, Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites celebrate with Kids eXtreme events.

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This outreach program is designed to provide hands-on natural resources education at Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites.

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Trees for Wyoming Program

The Trees for Wyoming program was developed to empower youth and give them a way to proactively respond to the beetle devastation happening in Wyoming and throughout the West.

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This outreach program is designed to provide hands-on natural resources education at Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites.

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Governor’s across the country are helping to introduce their citizens to healthy fun in their Great Outdoors by hosting overnight stays by youth on the lawns of their residences, or in nearby state parks with Capital Campouts.  In 2016, the scope of Capital Campouts expanded to include events in non-state capitals.  These new events are called "Governor's Campouts."

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This Kids eXtreme event provides youth and families the opportunity to learn about our environment and the importance of being a good steward to our public lands. Youth enjoy a number of educational activities.

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The annual Easter Egg Hunts are fun family friendly activities for small children. They bring Wyoming communities together for a day at a Wyoming State Park or Historic Site!

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The Ice Festival is a Kids eXtreme event for youth and families to experience winter outdoor recreation activities such as sledding, snowshoeing, ice climbing and more. Participants also learn about winter habitats, the science of snow and winter safety tips.  

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In partnership with Wyoming Game and Fish, this annual Kids eXtreme event provides youth the opportunity to learn shooting sports, archery, tracking, fly fishing, gold panning, large carnivore identification, and more. 

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Below are images from October Kids eXtreme events.

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The following images are from these events:

Anything That Floats – Guernsey State Park

The “Anything That Floats” event at Guernsey State Park encourages families to build their own water craft and test its mettle in a race on the reservoir.

Ft. Kearny Youth Pheasant Hunt

The Ft. Kearny Youth Pheasant Hunt is Kids eXtreme event that provides the opportunity for families and friends wanting to hunt with young people ages 17 and younger to harvest pheasants, practice safe hunting skills and enjoy the Piney Creek landscape at the historic fort grounds. The event is an opportunity for adults to demonstrate good hunting practices while making the youth experience a priority.

BBSP Week in the Woods

In partnership with the Cody Parks & Recreation Department and USFS, Buffalo Bill State Park’s Week in the Woods is a Kids eXtreme event that allows youth to learn about Wyoming’s natural resources while staying active in the outdoors.

Ft. Bridger 4th of July Celebration

Ft. Bridger’s annual 4th of July Celebration is a Kids eXtreme event that celebrates Independence Day and allows youth and families the opportunity to learn about life at the fort.

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Spelunking Event – This Kids eXtreme event provides youth and families the opportunity to participate in caving, a.k.a. “spelunking”. Helmets and head-lamps were purchased through a generous donation from Devon Energy. 

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The Summer Outdoor Slam (SOS) is a Kids eXtreme event designed to provide youth and families the opportunity to experience outdoor recreation activities. These include: canoeing, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, rock climbing, art in the park, and more.

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This fun Kids eXtreme event celebrates life in South Pass City, a western gold camp. Gold Rush Days features a vintage baseball tournament played in turn-of-the-century uniforms, gold panning, stamp mill demonstrations, historic reenactments and more.

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The WY Outside Challenge is a hands-on, outdoor program that provides participants with an opportunity to complete a wide variety of outdoor activities. The scorecard contains WY Outside Challenge activities such as hiking, camping in a yurt, sleeping out under the stars, catching a fish, going snowshoeing and climbing a tree. Points are awarded for each activity and participants keep track of their own score, taking a photo of each completed challenge. Once 200 points are reached, participants receive prizes and are presented with certificates signed by Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jillian Balow.

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In honor of Wyoming Statehood Day, July 10, 1890, Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites celebrate with Kids eXtreme events.

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