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October 3-4, 2021 • Camp Rising Sun

The MPRA Student Workshop will expand your knowledge, provide a great networking opportunity and give you a chance to interact with parks and recreation students and professionals from around the state.



Sunday, October 3:

1:00 – 1:30      Arrival, Check-In, and Resume Drop Off

1:30 – 1:45      Welcome and Announcements

2:00 – 5:00      Volunteer Service Project

5:00 – 6:00      Session: MPRA and Annual Conference 101 

6:15 – 7:00      Dinner and Resume Review

7:00 – 7:45      My Career: Professionals Panel 

7:45 - ??          Campfire/Networking


Monday, October 4:

8:00 – 9:00      Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00    Concurrent Sessions:

  • Park Planning

  • Selecting an Internship

10:00 – 10:30  Break/Activity

10:30 – 11:30  Concurrent Sessions:

  • Park Planning

  • Selecting an Internship

11:30 – 12:15  Lunch/Clean Up/Announcements




Complete this form and email to info@mopark.org

To make payment by card, call 573-636-3828.

To pay by check, mail form and payment to

Missouri Park and Recreation Association

2018 William Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109

Payment and registration must be received by September 24, 2021.



You will be staying overnight in cabins at Lake Ozark State Park. More information will follow concerning what to bring, workshop schedule, and directions. Your registration fee covers lodging and three meals. 


This is an alcohol free event.

Participants of this event must:

1. Contact the MPRA office for guidance if you have tested positive for COVID-19 less than 14 days before the         event.

2. Stay home and monitor your health if you have had contact with a person who has symptoms of COVID-19         within 14 days prior to the course date.

3. Follow CDC guidance and wear a mask indoors.

4. Complete a Participant Health Liability Form and have your temperature checked upon arriving at the event.

For more information contact Rebecca Young at Rebecca.Young@dnr.mo.gov