Outdoor Skills Workshops

August 2014

August 23 End Date
Jr. Ranger Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Want to become a Texas State Park Junior Ranger?...
August 23 End Date
Guided Canoeing Tour / Canoeing Basics
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
August 23 End Date
Archery at Choke Canyon State Park
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Whoosh! What was that?! Oh, that was the rangers at Choke Canyon teaching their archery program. Come visit us for a fun, two-hour lesson if you've ever wanted to learn archery.
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 and 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
Atlatl, anyone?
Mckinney Falls State Park
Learn all about the prehistoric hunting tool, the atlatl, and try your hand at using one!
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
Atlatl, anyone?
Mckinney Falls State Park
Learn all about the prehistoric hunting tool, the atlatl, and try your hand at using one!
August 30 End Date
Dutch Oven Breakfast
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger for breakfast cooked in a Dutch Oven!
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
August 31 End Date
Atlatl, anyone?
Mckinney Falls State Park
Learn all about the prehistoric hunting tool, the atlatl, and try your hand at using one!

September 2014

September 4 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training (MOLT)
Galveston Island State Park
Join Texas State Parks in their second Master Outdoor Leadership Training. This training, open to the public, is designed to take excited volunteers, volunteer hopefuls, or budding outdoor enthusiasts and coach them through best practices in hosting an outdoor skills or interpretive program.
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 5 End Date
Wilderness Safety and Survival Workshop
Fort Parker State Park
A weekend-long workshop for adults only, offers a solid foundation for emergency preparedness in the wilderness.
September 6 End Date
Entry Level Fly Fishing Course
Sea Center Texas
Spend a day learning the basics of fly fishing including fly tying, fly casting, aquatic ecology, regulations/ethics, saltwater fishing tactics, and actual fishing practice.
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| (Full - Waitlist Forming)
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
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.
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 26 End Date
Bow Hunter Education
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Basic Bow Hunter Education Class
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.
September 27 End Date
Geocaching 101 Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Get some tips, tricks, and the skills you need to discover the awesome outdoor game called geocaching!

October 2014

October 3 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Full - Waitlist Forming)
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
Women's Yak-N-Pak, Big Thicket
Village Creek State Park
An annual favorite, this year's Yak-n-Pak takes us on a quiet paddle along the meandering waters of Village Creek. A short hike to camp and an easy day hike afford exploration through the unique flora and fauna of the Big Thicket.
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
Wilderness Skills Course - Lost Maples
Lost Maples State Natural Area
A three-day, two-night backpacking experience for women only.
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 18 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 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 25 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.
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
Mentored Waterfowl Workshop
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn a diverse skill set for hunting waterfowl!
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 15 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.
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
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.
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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