Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

July 2019

Jul 25 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 26 End Date

Christmas in July

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite summertime tradition!
Jul 26 End Date

Arts in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Fall in love with the outdoors through your artistic side!
Jul 26 End Date

Art in the Park - Watercolors

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join a Ranger for basic watercolor instructions and create a one of a kind personal park souvenir. Use your imagination or observation skills to paint using watercolors. You provide the creativity and we will provide the painting supplies.
Jul 27 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 27 End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Jul 27 End Date

Painting in the Park (11:30AM)

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Jul 27 End Date

Bug Eyes Headband Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us at the nature center for arts & crafts!
Jul 27 End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Jul 27 End Date

Create Your Own Camo

Mission Tejas State Park
Sometimes you have to stand out to blend in!
Jul 27 End Date

Star Party

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a star party at the park!
Jul 28 End Date

Art in the Park: Mud Painting

McKinney Falls State Park
Getting dirty is optional, but having fun is not!
Jul 28 End Date

Track Trek

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
(NO PROGRAM 7/14) Make some tracks to take home, then lets go find the tracks animals left in their home!

August 2019

Aug 1 End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 2 End Date

Art in the Park– Watercolor Painting

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Use your imagination or observation skills to paint using watercolors. Join a ranger for basic watercolor instructions and create a one-of-a-kind personal park souvenir. You provide the creativity and we will provide the painting supplies.
Aug 3 End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 3 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for younger visitors and their families.
Aug 3 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 3 End Date

Animal Tracks!

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of animal tracking and make a plaster replica of your own!
Aug 3 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to play games the Native American way!
Aug 9 End Date

Sea Center Summer Camp - Aquariumania!

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for a mini summer camp where we'll learn what it's like to run Sea Center' Aquariums.
Aug 10 End Date

Annual Photo Show

Village Creek State Park
It's coming! The event you've all been waiting for! The Annual Photo Show sponsored by the Village Creek State Park Volunteer Association is almost here. Whether you enter your favorite photos in the show (due in the office by August 7) or come to the show on August 10 to view the amazing photo entries, it is always an event not to be missed.
Aug 10 End Date

Art in the Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Make a memory and discover the canyon that inspired so many.
Aug 10 End Date

Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make fish print art!
Aug 11 End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Call upon your creative side, grab a paint brush and paint what's in your heart!
Aug 15 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 17 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 17 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for younger visitors and their families.
Aug 17 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 17 End Date

Fossils: A Journey into the Past!

Eisenhower State Park
Learn about the unique fossils preserved by our park and make a replica to take home with you!
Aug 18 End Date

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Aug 24 End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 24 End Date

Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make fish print art!
Aug 24 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Aug 29 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 31 End Date

On The Right Track

San Angelo State Park
Ever wanted to learn how to identify different wildlife's footprints? Well now is your chance at San Angelo State Park. We will be showing what the tracks look like, interesting facts about the animals, and we will be making a track mold for you to decorate and take home.
Aug 31 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 31 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 31 End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!

September 2019

Sep 21 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Sep 27 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Sep 28 End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

Hill Country Heritage Expo

Inks Lake State Park
Step back in time and visit pocket of history in this cultural extravaganza!
Oct 12 End Date

From Rags to Riches

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to re-purpose old fabric into something beautiful
Oct 19 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Oct 19 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Oct 26 End Date

Spooky Species Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Some animals are scarier than others, and sometimes fear is well deserved!
Oct 27 End Date

Sea Center Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for its annual Halloween Spooktacular!

November 2019

Nov 30 End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make Christmas decorations with natural materials