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Welcome to the 2021 Missouri Dare Officers Association Training Conference

Registration Information

When is the MDOA Conference? July 12th, 2021 through July 16th, 2021

How much is the conference? $200 (This is a $25 dollar increase from before to help with rising costs.)

Who can attend conference? The MDOA DARE Training Conference is open to ALL LEO and Educators. You do not have to be a DARE Officer. Our courses will encompass all areas of law enforcement.

What is included? Officers will receive all their annual Mo POST required CEUs except for firearms. MDOA memberships are also included in the conference pricing.

How do we register? Download and complete the registration form below, then mail/email to MDOA.

How do we pay? MDOA can take check or online payment through the PayPal link below.

When is the registration deadline? Pre registration deadline is July 1st. ($25 late fee after July 1st).

What if I only attend 1 day? Educator or 1-Day training is $50.

Is the hotel included in the pricing? No. Attendees are responsible for booking their hotel reservations.

Are there COVID restrictions? Yes. We will be adhering to Local, State, and Federal COVID guidelines.

Can my family join me at the conference lunches? MDOA is not providing conference lunch for family but they are welcome to join us in the fun. Additional plates can be purchased on your registration form.

Attendees can Download & Print the above form, then mail completed form to MDOA with a check.

MDOA P.O. Box 541 Boonville, MO 65233  


Email the form to missouridare@gmail.com and make your online payment below.

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The Old Kinderhook Resort

We're going to The Lake of the Ozarks in 2021! Join us at The Old Kinderhook Resort some relaxation and some fun. Nestled in the heart of Missouri lies over 700 acres of pristine green and breathtaking natural beauty. This charming getaway blends the luxuries of resort life with the active lake lifestyle you love. Take your pick of activities that range from golfing and hiking to boating, swimming, and fishing — and that’s only the beginning. As a destination for all seasons, The Old Kinderhook boasts glittering pools in the summer and glossy ice rinks and more in the winter. Old Kinderhook is a year-round resort ideal for vacations, weekend getaways, and the 2021 Missouri Dare Officer's Association Training Conference.

  • MDOA Room Rate: $102.00/night for King or Double Queen Suites after local fees and tax exemption. 
  • Cottages, Villas, and Estate Homes are available at extra costs. Check with hotel for availability.
  • To book your room(s) please call the resort at 573-260-1247 (mention Missouri Dare Conference).
  • Please Note: Breakfast is not included in the room rate. The resort has a nice cafe next door to the Lodge with breakfast items along with coffee for a reasonable price (under $10).
  • MDOA will provide free quick pastry style items and coffee for attendees at the conference.
  • For any other questions contact Jamee Rugen at j.rugen@camdenso-mo.us or 573-836-0888


Nestled among beautiful valleys at the Lake of the Ozarks, lies one of America’s most spectacular courses.Old Kinderhook, a Tom Weiskopf signature course, is a 6,726-yard par 71 featuring zoysia tees and fairways with large bentgrass greens. It will challenge the most serious golfer, yet plays on the friendly side. The course is renowned for its unsurpassed drama: valleys, waterfalls, hills, trees and water hazards, plus its beautiful lake setting. The elevation changes and breathtaking views will thrill you at every hole. Rental Clubs Available.

Spa 54

Spa 54 at Old Kinderhook located at Old Kinderhook Resort, is a center of well-being that nurtures the mind, body and spirit, based around our heartfelt connection with nature. The Spa offers a number of wellness treatments for the body, facials and massages as well as Salon Treatments. We have full amenities for your use after any treatment, including a shower, steam room and use of our Lodge salt water pools.

The Trophy Room Restaurant

Old Kinderhook’s premier restaurant serves delicious dinners. Enjoy gorgeous views and a warm ambiance. Our menus offer options for every occasion.

The Sand

18″ of quality sand, night-time lighting, and a state of the art netting system provide two volleyball courts available to our guests. Located next to the Cabana this makes for a perfect outing for you and a couple of friends or a great team-building exercise.

Old Kinderhook Resort, 678 Old Kinderhook Dr, Camdenton, Mo 65020. 573-260-1247, www.oldkinderhook.com

Our Keynote Speakers

Our Keynote speakers are being booked right now. Check back soon for details.

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Course Descriptions

Course Outlines are coming soon as the schedule is finalized.

Officers will receive all their annual Mo POST required CEUs except for firearms.

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Conference Schedule

Monday July 12th, 2021

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Opening Ceremony/Lunch (Provided)
  • Breakout Sessions

Tuesday July 13th, 2021

  • Breakout sessions
  • Youth Service Project*
  • Lunch (Not Provided)
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Family Cruise Night*

Wednesday July 14th, 2021

  • Breakout sessions
  • Lunch (Provided)
  • Breakout sessions
  • Family Beach Party*

Thursday July 15th, 2021

  • Breakout sessions
  • Awards Ceremony/Lunch (Provided)
  • Breakout sessions

Friday July 16th, 2021

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Closing Ceremony
  • MDOA Board Meeting

Family Events

Youth Service Project

Date/Time: TBA*

We need your help! Officers can join in on the fishing fun with our youth service project. Connect with local kids on an amazing fishing experience with local legend Bassin' Bob.

DARE Cruise Night

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 @ TBA*

(This event is not booked yet. We are working to lock in specific Times and Details. Check back for more information)

Put some shine on that cruiser and join us for an amazing Cruise Night. We'll leave together from The Old Kinderhook and cruise 30 mins up Hwy 54 to Osage Beach Pkwy for some local food and treats.

Family Beach Party

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 @ TBA*

Kick back and relax. Throw on the Hawaiian shirts and sun screen for a great time in The Sand. BBQ, Music, and Games at the Cabana located at the Old Kinderhook. Kids enjoy making sand castles and searching for buried treasure.

*Family events dates, times, and locations are subject to change without notice.