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Posted 5/9/2017

Release no. 17-037

Ashley Florey

Lake Shelbyville – Camping season is finally upon us. To celebrate, Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide free camping during Pack the Park at Forest W. “Bo” Wood Campground on May 11-13, 2017. Campsites will be available on a first come, first served basis Thursday through Saturday night. Paid camping will resume on Sunday, May 14.

Campers can expect a full schedule of activities that the whole family can enjoy.
-Magician: The Great Boodini, Friday, May 12; 7PM-8:30 PM at the Amphitheater
-Inflatable Bounce Houses: Saturday, May 13; 10AM-2PM by the Playground
-Canoe Rides: Saturday, May 13; 10AM-2PM location TBD (info will be posted at fee booth)
-Wood Carving/Artisans, May 13; 10AM-5PM next to Amphitheater
-K-9 Unit Dog Show, May 13; 2PM-3PM at Bo Wood Dog Park
-Live Music – Them Gringos, May 13; 6PM-9PM at the Amphitheater

For additional information regarding Pack the Park, call the Lake Shelbyville Interpretive Services and Outreach Department at (217)774-3951 X 2.