Lewis & Clark Adventure Challenge for Young Explorers!

Release Date: Jun 4, 2018  

GREAT FALLS, MONT., June 4, 2018—Calling all young explorers!!! The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, in partnership with Giant Springs State Park, is searching for young explorers, accompanied by a parent/adult, to take the Lewis and Clark Adventure Challenge on Saturday, June 16th from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

Participants will travel a 1.2-mile route encompassing a mixture of paved and dirt trails along the mighty Missouri River. As they navigate their way around, the young explorers will need to work through six educational stations highlighting experiences of the Corps of Discovery and the natural history of Giant Springs State Park.  All youth who complete the challenge will earn a Jefferson Peace Medal or a Bear Claw Necklace to commemorate their experience as explorers.

 

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More about the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center: Since 1998, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center has brought alive for visitors the indomitable spirit of exploration embodied by the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition through western North America and their interactions with Plains and Northwest Indians. Each year, 48,000 visitors engage in live programs with park rangers and special presenters, walk interpretive trails, explore 6,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits, view either of two movie by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan or Gray Warriner or take an optional audio tour in any of five languages. The LCIC is managed by the Forest Service. More info, call 406-727-8733 or visit www.fs.fed.us/r1/lewisclark/lcic.