Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

August 2017

Aug 24 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 24 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 26 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Aug 26 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 26 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Aug 26 End Date

Art in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Make your own souvenir to take home with you!
Aug 26 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Aug 26 End Date

Bird Beaks and More!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come visit the bird blind and we will examine one of a bird's most important tools-HIS BEAK! We will finish off this activity by building your own bird with its own adaptations to take home if you would like. As a bonus, we might even get visits from feathered friends at the blind while we do our activities!
Aug 26 End Date

Art Extravaganza!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
It is easy to find beauty in nature, let's find inspiration in the park for our own art!
Aug 26 End Date

Food Chain Fun!

Brazos Bend State Park
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Journaling (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Aug 26 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Aug 26 End Date

Arts in the Park - MOVED TO SOUTH SULPHUR UNIT DUE TO CLOSURES-

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Try your hand at watercolors!
Aug 26 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Arts in the parks
Aug 27 End Date

What's all the Buzz About?

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the wonders of bees.
Aug 27 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Aug 30 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 31 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 31 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!

September 2017

Sep 1 End Date

Fossils! Journey to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Make your own fossil!
Sep 2 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 2 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 2 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the afternoon!
Sep 2 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
Sep 7 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 9 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 9 End Date

Art in the Park - Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! Take your creation home or add it to our garden exhibit!
Sep 9 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 9 End Date

Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Art

Using Nature to Create Art
Sep 11 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 12 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 13 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 14 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Sep 16 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 16 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Eisenhower State Park
Watch a live chainsaw demonstration and create a craft inspired by native wildflowers! We'll be learning how the park protects its prairie habitats.
Sep 16 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Arts in the parks
Sep 16 End Date

Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Sep 23 End Date

Bird Beaks and More!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come visit the bird blind and we will examine one of a bird's most important tools-HIS BEAK! We will finish off this activity by building your own bird with its own adaptations to take home if you would like. As a bonus, we might even get visits from feathered friends at the blind while we do our activities!
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Journaling (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Looking for a relaxing hobby to get you outside?
Sep 23 End Date

Knot on my watch

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival knot tying
Sep 23 End Date

Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Sep 30 End Date

Art in the Park - Pretend Binoculars

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at the Amphitheater and help your little adventurer make their own cardboard binoculars! While supplies last!
Sep 30 End Date

Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!

October 2017

Oct 7 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
Oct 7 End Date

Nature Art

Using Nature to Create Art
Oct 11 End Date

Homeschool: Nature Art

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Oct 12 End Date

Homeschool: Nature Art

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Oct 15 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
Oct 21 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park after dark and join us for games, crafts, Spooky Trail, and more!
Oct 28 End Date

Junior Ranger: Absolutely Batty (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about bats while making a craft to take home!
Oct 29 End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Halloween in Sea Center Spooktacular style!

November 2017

Nov 11 End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!

December 2017

Dec 6 End Date

Homeschool: Christmas for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Dec 7 End Date

Homeschool: Christmas for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!