Camden County

Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camden


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  • Important update related to COVID-19

    • As Missouri COVID-19 restrictions ease, MU Extension is resuming some face-to-face operations. Faculty and staff are delivering programs and services in our community while striving to follow CDC guidelines to keep you and ourselves safe. Please follow any guidance posted on this page or at our office. In the meantime, many events will continue to be delivered online and our list of public COVID-19 resources continues to grow to address your needs.
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The University of Missouri Extension office is now open in our new location at 179 Business Rte. 5, Camdenton, Mo 65020 (across from First Baptist Church on South 5 from the square). We are doing soil tests. Please wear a mask to protect you and our staff.

If you have a plant or insect to id, please send a photo to [email protected] along with your question and contact information. We will call you with the information we gather.

To contact us by phone to register for upcoming workshops and/or inquiries: 573-346-2644 (Jan Schatz, Office Manager) 

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Contact us

MU Extension in Camden County
179 Business Rte 5
PO Box 1405
Camdenton, MO 65020

Office hours:

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed daily from noon to 1 p.m.


We are right across from the First Baptist Church on South 5.