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  Jump Start Your Summer

Get your 2013 summer off to great start with the opening of the county's beaches on Memorial Day weekend, Children's Day at Missouri Town 1855 on June 1, National Marina Day on June 8 and the Jacomo Day Camp.

And, of course, enjoy our campgrounds or rent a boat any day of the week.

Jackson County Beaches Open May 25

Take a plunge into the water. Build a sand castle. Play some volleyball. Just lie back and catch some rays.

Beach VolleyballDo it all at one of Jackson County's beaches located at Blue Springs Lake and Longview Lake. They open Memorial Day weekend and are open through Labor Day weekend.

Daily admission is just $3.00 for children and seniors -- only $5.00 for adults. Season passes are available.

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Children's Day & National Trails Day
Saturday, June 1 at Missouri Town 1855

Leave the video games at home and introduce your kids to a simpler time.

Enjoy time-honored activities such as tug-of-war, marbles and gunny sack races -- all at Missouri Town 1855.

A special exhibit will introduce you to the ever-expanding trail system in Jackson County.

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National Marina Day
Saturday, June 8 at Lake Jacomo Marina

Marina DayJoin in the fun as Jackson County Parks + Rec and Bass Pro Shops host the third annual National Marina Day Celebration at scenic Lake Jacomo Marina.

This FREE event is jam-packed with activities for the entire family, including boat rides, fishing seminars, children's games, raffle prizes, crafts and more.

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Jacomo Day Camp
June 10 - August 9 (Enroll Today!)

Make it a summer your kids will always remember!

Jacomo Day Camp ArcheryJacomo Day Camp offers nine one-week camp sessions for children 6 to 13. Our Kemper Outdoor Education Center on Lake Jacomo features nature trails, butterfly and water gardens, wildlife viewing areas, an arboretum, a large pond and outdoor classroom.

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