Outdoor Skills Workshops

January 2015

January 31 End Date
Birding Tyler State Park
Tyler State Park
Let's go birding!
January 31 End Date
Creature Clues - the Masked Bandit
Blanco State Park
A high tech scavenger hunt to discover the clues that a creature left behind.
January 31 End Date
Archery in the Park
Guadalupe River State Park
January 31 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
January 31 End Date
Fire is Living History!
Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration!
January 31 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
January 31 End Date
Archery in the Park
Guadalupe River State Park
January 31 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
January 31 End Date
Geocaching
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
January 31 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
January 31 End Date
Geocaching 101- Cache and Craft
Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
January 31 End Date
Primitive Fire-starting Workshop
Lake Livingston State Park
Join rangers for hands on instruction on how to use a flint and steel and a more modern flint (ferrocerium rod) to start your own fire!
January 31 End Date
Survival Fire
Tyler State Park

February 2015

February 4 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
February 6 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
February 7 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
February 7 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
February 7 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
February 11 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
February 13 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
February 14 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
February 14 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
February 14 End Date
Cupids in Training
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Love is in the air and Cupid needs your help to spread the love this Valentine's Day! Come visit us to learn the basics of archery this Valentine's Day.
February 14 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
February 14 End Date
Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Inks Lake State Park
Park rangers will introduce you to the historic art of Dutch oven cooking.
February 15 End Date
Kids Alive!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival class for kids!
February 18 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
February 20 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
February 20 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Stephen F. Austin State Park | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
February 20 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Cleburne State Park (OPEN)
Cleburne State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
February 21 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels! Must have reservation to participate.
February 21 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
February 21 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
February 21 End Date
Junior Ranger Adventure
Inks Lake State Park
A fun hike and a chance to learn stewardship from a park ranger.
February 21 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
February 21 End Date
GEOCACHING
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
February 25 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
February 27 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
February 27 End Date
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit | Texas Outdoor Family | Special Cabin Camping Event! | San Antonio Area | (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.
February 28 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin 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.
February 28 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
February 28 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
February 28 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids
February 28 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!

March 2015

March 7 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (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.
March 7 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
March 7 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
March 7 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
March 8 End Date
Geocaching
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
March 10 End Date
KNOT ON MY WATCH
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival Knot Tying
March 11 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Spring Break! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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.
March 13 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Spring Break! |Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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.
March 14 End Date
Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
March 14 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
March 14 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
March 15 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Spring Break! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
March 21 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
March 21 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
March 28 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
March 28 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
March 28 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!

April 2015

April 4 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
April 11 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (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.
April 11 End Date
Bastrop State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
April 11 End Date
Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South Texas Area | (Open)
Estero Llano Grande 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.
April 18 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin 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.
April 18 End Date
Map and Compass Basics
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn how to find your way in the wild!

May 2015

May 2 End Date
Pedernales Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Pedernales 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.
May 8 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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.
May 16 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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.
May 30 End Date
Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Huntsville 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.
May 30 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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.

June 2015

June 5 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
June 6 End Date
Galveston Island | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (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.
June 12 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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.
June 13 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (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.
June 19 End Date
Blanco State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Blanco 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 2015

September 18 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
September 26 End Date
Outdoor Expo
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Learn a variety of outdoor skills and engage in activities such as archery, fishing and kayaking.

October 2015

October 3 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 9 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 16 End Date
Blanco State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Blanco 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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

November 2015

November 14 End Date
Pedernales Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Pedernales 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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 21 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (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.

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