Outdoor Skills Workshops

July 2014

July 25 End Date
Camping with a Ranger
Estero Llano Grande State Park
We supply tents, lanterns, sleeping pads and the fun. You bring bedding and food. We'll show you how to camp!
July 25 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
July 26 End Date
Geocaching 101
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn how to geocache, one of the fastest growing outdoor activities!
July 26 End Date
Kayaking 101 (EVENT FULL)
Blanco State Park
Cool off from the summer heat and learn the basics of kayaking! Texas Outdoor Family instructors will teach you the fundamentals of kayaking and give you a chance to test out your paddling skills! (EVENT FULL TO CAPACITY)
July 26 End Date
Kayaking 101 (EVENT FULL)
Blanco State Park
Cool off from the summer heat and learn the basics of kayaking! Texas Outdoor Family instructors will teach you the fundamentals of kayaking and give you a chance to test out your paddling skills! (EVENT FULL)
July 26 End Date
Survival Series at the Amphitheater: Knot Tying!
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the skills to survive any situation you might encounter in the great outdoors!
July 31 End Date
Underwater Discovery!
Inks Lake State Park
Wade into the shallow waters of the lake and see what you can find!
July 31 End Date
Devil's Waterhole Canoe Clinic & Tour
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of canoeing and then go on a guided tour to Devil's Waterhole.

August 2014

August 1 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
August 2 End Date
“Bark in the Park” – Dog-friendly Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Spend some quality time with your four-legged furry friends and take a leisurely stroll down one of our dog-friendly trails; also, learn a few tips on hiking safely with your pets in the desert and dog-specific leave no trace principles!
August 2 End Date
Geocaching 101
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn how to geocache, one of the fastest growing outdoor activities!
August 2 End Date
Kids Kayak Clinic
Inks Lake State Park
A fun lesson for kids to learn the basics of kayaking.
August 7 End Date
Underwater Discovery!
Inks Lake State Park
Wade into the shallow waters of the lake and see what you can find!
August 7 End Date
Devil's Waterhole Canoe Clinic & Tour
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of canoeing and then go on a guided tour to Devil's Waterhole.
August 8 End Date
Kids Kayak Clinic
Inks Lake State Park
A fun lesson for kids to learn the basics of kayaking.
August 8 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
August 9 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
August 9 End Date
Discover the Trees of the Park – Nature Hike
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 14 End Date
Underwater Discovery!
Inks Lake State Park
Wade into the shallow waters of the lake and see what you can find!
August 14 End Date
Devil's Waterhole Canoe Clinic & Tour
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of canoeing and then go on a guided tour to Devil's Waterhole.
August 15 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
August 16 End Date
Women's Beginner's Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about starting this new activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert.
August 16 End Date
Kids Kayak Clinic
Inks Lake State Park
A fun lesson for kids to learn the basics of kayaking.
August 16 End Date
Night Sky Activities
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 16 End Date
The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 21 End Date
Underwater Discovery!
Inks Lake State Park
Wade into the shallow waters of the lake and see what you can find!
August 21 End Date
Devil's Waterhole Canoe Clinic & Tour
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of canoeing and then go on a guided tour to Devil's Waterhole.
August 22 End Date
Kids Kayak Clinic
Inks Lake State Park
A fun lesson for kids to learn the basics of kayaking.
August 22 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
August 23 End Date
Guided Canoeing Tour / Canoeing Basics
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 23 End Date
What’s A Knot and What’s Not/Knot Tying
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 28 End Date
Underwater Discovery!
Inks Lake State Park
Wade into the shallow waters of the lake and see what you can find!
August 28 End Date
Devil's Waterhole Canoe Clinic & Tour
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of canoeing and then go on a guided tour to Devil's Waterhole.
August 29 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
August 30 End Date
Geocache Treasure Hunt
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 30 End Date
Kids Kayak Clinic
Inks Lake State Park
A fun lesson for kids to learn the basics of kayaking.
August 30 End Date
Leaf Impressions
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 31 End Date
When Birds Fly/Birding Basics
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

September 2014

September 1 End Date
Dutch Oven Breakfast
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger for breakfast cooked in a Dutch Oven!
September 5 End Date
Garner State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 6 End Date
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 7 End Date
Women’s Mountain Bike Ride - Beginner’s
Franklin Mountains State Park
September 12 End Date
Garner State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 12 End Date
Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 13 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 13 End Date
Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | 1 Night Workshop| (Open)
Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 19 End Date
Garner State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 19 End Date
Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 20 End Date
10th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta
Franklin Mountains State Park
Free, fun, family-friendly festival!
September 21 End Date
Guided Intermediate Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
September 27 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | 1 Night Workshop| (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 27 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

October 2014

October 3 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 4 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 10 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 11 End Date
Tyler State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | North Texas | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Tyler State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 17 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 24 End Date
Cedar Hill State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 31 End Date
Choke Canyon State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | 2 Night CABIN Workshop! | (Open)
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

November 2014

November 8 End Date
Bastrop State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 14 End Date
Choke Canyon State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | 2 Night CABIN Workshop | (Open)
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 15 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 15 End Date
Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 21 End Date
Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 2 Night Workshop | (Open)
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 22 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

December 2014

December 5 End Date
Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | 2 Night SCREENED SHELTER Workshop | (Open)
Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

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