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Lake Bemidji State Park to host ‘I Can Camp!’ program

BEMIDJI -- Lake Bemidji State Park will host the program “I Can Camp!” Aug. 17-19. Experienced instructors will show participants how to set up camp, start a campfire, cook with camping stoves, and more, according to a press release.

The two-night program is $85. A Minnesota State Parks one-day permit and camping equipment (the use of a tent, cook stove, air mattresses and other gear) is included.

Reservations for the overnight I Can Camp! programs are required and can be made online or by phone. Visit or call (866) 857-2757 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily, excluding holidays.

I Can Camp! is part of a series of skill-building programs offered by the DNR’s Parks and Trails Division. Other programs in the series introduce camping, paddling, mountain biking and archery to beginners.