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Tue, May 07


Bloomington West Campground

22nd Semi-Annual Midwest Preparedness Project Spring Festival

Faith. Family. Fellowship. Come build your tribe at the Midwest Preparedness Project Spring Festival!

22nd Semi-Annual Midwest Preparedness Project Spring Festival
22nd Semi-Annual Midwest Preparedness Project Spring Festival

Time & Location

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May 07, 2024, 12:00 PM CDT – May 12, 2024, 12:00 PM CDT

Bloomington West Campground, 1299 E 600 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047, USA

About the event

Would you like to Network with other Like-Minded Individuals and Groups? Looking to Join a Group or fill a Particular Skill Spot in your Group, or maybe looking to Start your Own Local Group and looking for ideas from other established Groups? - If you answered YES to any of these questions, This is an Event, YOU, should not miss! The Private Group Campsite is 100% Paid For by our Sponsors, so all you need to bring is Yourself, Friends/Family, Camping Supplies and Items to Trade at Barter Town!

Items of interest: *Saturday Night Potluck Dinner (See Potluck Discussion Thread for coordinated meals) * Saturday Night Barter Time (A Post SHTF Exercise, NO Cash, Bartering Only Event that's always fun for the whole Family!) ** - henceforth known as Mooretown in honor of our friend Jerry Moore. * Several FREE Classes on Multiple Topics (Schedule Posted Below)* Hiking, Fishing or Kayak/Canoe right down the hill from the Campsite * Get to know Like Minded Friends in your North, South, East and West areas of operation!

Tuesday-Thursday Activities: Free Camping - First Come, First Serve, Be Respectful of and Curtious to your Fellow Campers. - Camping Space is Limited at this Camp Site.  Come on out and setup your campsite!  The campground is primitive with a vault toilet and port-a-jons only.  There is a working shower house with hot water down the road from the campsite.

Meet, mingle, fellowship with and get to know hundreds of new like-minded friends from all walks of life, backgrounds and parts of the Country (and Canada eh)!



Sunday Activities:  9:30 - Sunday Morning Prayer Service

10:00 - Trash Cleanup of the campground then Breakfast at IHOP

*Disclaimer*  This is held Corp of Engineer land, and all State and Federal laws, rules and regulations are applicable.

CONCEALED CARRY OF FIREARMS BY PERMIT ONLY, ISSUED PRIOR TO EVENT.  Please Contact: for Permit Information through the COE.

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Festival Location:


Clinton Lake - South Side

Bloomington West Campground, 1299 E 600 Rd, Lawrence, Ks 66047

Contact Information

Patrick Henry - Director/Owner

Bobby Spagnuolo - Director/Owner

Opening Hours


Closed to the public


8:00 am - 8:00 pm


8:00 am – 8:00 pm


8:00 am - 8:00 pm


8:00 am – 8:00 pm


8:00 am – 8:00 pm


8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Our Amazing Event Sponsors!

We could not serve the community without our Amazing Sponsors, Vendors and Volunteers.  We are grateful for and are actively seeking sponsorships from companies, organizations and individuals!  Sharing our vision of building a community-inspired, creative festival, our sponsors play a crucial part in making our vision a reality! If you would like to join our growing list of partners and sponsors, or to learn more email us at:
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