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Buescher State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX (Registration Closed: FULL)

9:00a Sat, November 16, 2019 to 11:00a Sun, November 17, 2019
Customer Service
(512) 389-8903

Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.

Family posing in front of tent.

General Program Details

Equipment

  • We provide basic camping equipment needed for the weekend (pictured below). You provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items.
  • Download the TOF Welcome Packet for a more detailed list of what we provide and what you should bring. 

A 6 Person Tent, Propane Stove and Fuel, 2 Cooking Pots, 1 Frying Pan, 2 Cots, Tongs, Cooking Spoons, Spatula, 1 Foam Pad per Youth, Wash Basins, Broom, Dust Pan, Mallet, and Coffee Press (on request)

Fees

The cost is $75 per family (up to 6 individuals) which includes all park entry and camping fees.

Meals

You provide your own meals. Read the TOF Welcome Packet to find camp meal ideas.

Conclusion & Departure

Texas Outdoor Family camping workshops conclude with borrowed gear returned at or before 11am on Sunday. Your onsite Ranger will provide more details at the event.

Specific Program Details

Facilities

  • Individual car camping sites for each family
  • Potable water at or near each campsite
  • Restrooms with hot showers
  • Overnight ranger presence for comfort and confidence

Activities Specific to this Workshop

  • Tent setup demonstration
  • Leave No Trace
  • Geocaching – a modern day treasure hunt
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Fire building
  • Dutch oven and outdoor cooking demonstration
  • Sounds of the night presentation
  • Junior Ranger journal

All activities are subject to weather conditions. View our Sample Agenda.

Program Policies

Pets

Pets are not allowed on TOF camping workshops.

Weather and Cancellation

We recognize that the weather will impact your camping experience. TOF staff will notify you via email and telephone if your event cancels. If cancelled, we will add your reservation to our transfer list to be eligible for a future event, pending availability. Due to the state's process for handling funds, refunds cannot be offered.

How to Register

Check availability and make an online reservation at your convenience. Click on this link to open the online reservations system. Make a note of the workshop date - November 16th. It will be required on the next page to complete your reservation. 

You also have the option to call (512) 389-8903 and speak to one of our "Texas Outdoor Family" customer service representatives Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

All reservations must be made by 1pm on the Wednesday prior to the event.

Still have questions?

Visit our FAQ page for more program details.

You can also email tofsp@tpwd.texas.gov for answers.