Updated at 4:25 p.m.
Original copy 1:44 p.m.
Jay Holden, a spokesman for the
camp, says the teen jumped 30 feet into
The boy was Life Flighted to Mercy
"We're really pleased with the emergency response," says Holden. "Great test of the system."
He says the teen was checked out of
the hospital a few hours later, and is returning to the camp near Lampe.
"The Kamper jumped off of the bluff according to Kanakuk safety standards established for this regular activity. He was wearing a life jacket and there was a certified lifeguard on duty. The depth of the water is carefully checked."
The Missouri Highway Patrol is now investigating; the scene was cleared within an hour.