Sign up now for Mississippi River Adventure Day July 11

New registrations accepted until June 11

Friends of Pool 9 volunteers will once again be offering a day of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn-like adventures when they host their annual Mississippi River Adventure Day Tuesday, July 11 at the Blackhawk Park Pavilion near De Soto, WI. The event is open to youth ages eight to 16 and will take place from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Those age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult, with no more than two students per adult.

Participants will learn to log roll, kayak or canoe the backwaters, bass fish, swim, fly fish and enjoy a picnic lunch on the scenic Mississippi River. All activities are free of charge.

Registration for the event is being accepted until June 11. To register for the upcoming event, visit the Friends of Pool 9 website,, and click on the "F.O.P. 9 NEWS/EVENTS" link at the top of the homepage for a drop-down menu that will then feature another link labeled "M.R.A.D." to click on for registration and additional information. A more direct link to the registration form can be found at Registration or the acquiring of additional information can also be accomplished by contacting Lisa Welsh by telephone at 563-568-7302 or by email at

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