Sleep under the stars at the 5th Annual Family Campout
Alton, Ill. – Get your family together for an outdoor adventure at the 5th Annual Family Campout on September 27-28, 2014. This year’s festivities will include archery, family teambuilding games, campfire cooking competitions, stargazing, and an outdoor movie after dark! This event is in celebration of National Public Lands Day. What better way to celebrate our Public Lands than to spend the night on the banks of the Mississippi River!
Corps of Enigneers reopens main chamber at Mel Price Locks
Alton, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District reopened the main lock chamber to river traffic at Melvin Price Locks and Dam today after completing emergency repairs to one of the busiest locks on the Mississippi River.
BrainSTEM - Maiking Summer Science Fun!
The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation are partnering to offer this exciting summer adventure camp to get your kids enjoying the outdoors! Our upcoming summer camp opportunity is BrainSTEM Camp, July 21st-23rd at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, IL.