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Annual MWA Members event – float trip, dinner, and annual meeting

09/07/2024 - 09/08/2024

Always the weekend after Labor Day. Our annual members’ picnic! Join us for camping, paddling and fun, Friday night to Sunday morning. Please RSVP via MWA’s Facebook page.

Location: Akers Ferry group campground, located 20 miles south of Salem, Missouri.

From Salem, take Highway 19 south 4 miles. Turn right on KK-16 miles to Akers Group Campground. The campground is 1/2 mile north of Akers Ferry (junction of Highways K and KK).  There are pit toilets and water available, however Note: no campers allowed at this group campsite. The campground is right by the river.


Friday night – set up your campsite and join us for a social gathering.

Saturday – enjoy a float trip and river conservation river clean-up on the Upper Current River.  Leave from Cedar Grove to Akers campground.  Estimated 3 hours.  If you need to rent a canoe or kayak, try Akers Ferry® Canoe Rental (currentrivercanoe.com). Make your own arrangements

Saturday dinner, MWA will provide meat.  Everyone should bring a side dish.

After dinner, MWA annual meeting (includes welcoming newly voted officers).

If you haven’t already signed your annual MWA ACA waiver and intend to paddle with us, please sign the waiver here. Following the float, we’ll have our catered dinner at 6pm.  Purchase of meal tickets will late be available below, online sales will end on 9/2/2023 to help the caterer.

Organizer: Kevin (Slim) Olson <slimbo12@hotmail.com>


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Akers Ferry group campground
37° 22' 59.0160" N 91° 34' 9.9840" W United States + Google Map
(573) 323-4236.
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