The Family Summer Event at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has begun, featuring free fun workshops, activities and games where kids and families can learn skills to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. The interactive activities continue through July 21 at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations across the United States and Canada.

Free weekly workshops are conducted by store experts every Thursday and Saturday from 12-3 p.m. and every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. providing the entire family the chance to learn the basics of camping, fishing, shooting and archery. Other workshops include water sports, hiking and backyard adventures (workshops recommended for kids ages 6-12). All workshops are approximately 20 minutes in length. Families can participate in the following workshops:

Thursday, June 27, Saturday, June 29 , Sunday, June 30

Thursday and Saturday, Noon and 2 p.m./Sunday, 2 p.m. – Fishing 101

Thursday and Saturday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m./Sunday, 1 p.m.– Camping and Hiking

Thursday, July 4, Saturday, July 6 , Sunday, July 7

Thursday and Saturday, Noon and 2 p.m./Sunday, 2 p.m. – Water Sports

Thursday and Saturday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m./Sunday, 1 p.m.– Fishing 101

Thursday, July 11, Saturday, July 13, Sunday, July 14

Thursday and Saturday, Noon and 2 p.m./Sunday, 2 p.m. – Shooting and Archery

Thursday and Saturday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m./Sunday, 1 p.m.– Camping and Hiking

Thursday, July 18, Saturday, July 20, Sunday, July 21

Thursday and Saturday, Noon and 2 p.m./Sunday, 2 p.m. – Shooting and Archery

Thursday and Saturday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m./Sunday, 1 p.m.– Backyard Adventure

Family Summer Event also offers free weekly crafts related to the workshops that include activities such as creating an outdoors frame, creating your own binoculars, decorating a wooden tent, coloring a plaster magnet, completing a bear craft and others. The craft, along with a backpack clip, will be provided to the first 40 kids attending each workshop. During the shooting/archery and fishing workshops, kids will have the opportunity to practice with targets. When kids complete all five workshops they will receive a completion pin (while supplies last).

This year, a new games area offers free family games such as Bean Bag Bucketz, Spikeball, Giant Pong, Bag Toss, Ladderball and Four in a Row. These fun games are all available for purchase at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations.

For more information and details visit www.basspro.com/event.