Texas Outdoor Family | Cooper Lake State Park (North Texas) | Special Two Night Event | Dutch Oven Cooking (Event Full - Wait List Forming)

Join the Texas Outdoor Family for a special two night workshop! This event will feature dutch oven cooking, archery and geocaching. This event will surely be a weekend that your Jr. Rangers never forget!

When Oct 18, 2013 06:45 PM to
Oct 20, 2013 11:00 AM
Where Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Contact Name Texas Outdoor Family
Contact Email
Contact Phone 512 389 8903

 

Facilities

 

Equipment

  • Thanks to TPWD sponsors, the basic camping equipment needed for the weekend will be provided.  Participants will need to bring their own food, plates, sleeping bags and personal items.  Click here for a suggested packing list: TOFPackingList 

 

Agenda & Activities


Friday

  • Credible Campers & Campsites:

Adults: Learn Leave no Trace principles, how to pitch your tent and use stoves safely 
Junior Rangers:  PEAK Program “Promoting environmental awareness in kids” to leave no trace

  • Building Base Camp: Families come together, gather equipment and build base camp for the weekend.
  • Experience the natural wonders at night: Celebrating nature’s natural night noises at  State Parks

Saturday

  • Caching in on State Park Trails: Trail adventure and exploration through GPS and Geo-caching
  • The Art of Archery:  trained Park Rangers will teach you how to safely shoot a bow and arrow at a target.
  • Animal Tracks:  learning about wildlife in the state park and the tracks they make and making a plaster cast of an animal track to take home!
  • Dutch Oven Cooking: Our rangers will share their pro tips in order for you to master the art of Dutch Oven Cooking!

Sunday

  • Coffee and chat with a Park Ranger: Q&A – Learn more about parks and conservation
  • Know Before You Go ... Breaking Camp and Leaving No Trace of your stay

 

Additional Curriculum

  • State Park Junior Ranger Certification Programs – Targeted Audience: 5-12 years of age
  • Environmentally-friendly program which adopts and teaches the 'Leave No Trace' philosophy and practices
  • Additional programs specifically for use and enjoyment of a state park

 

Meals

  • A shopping list/menu will be provided; you will need to bring your own food. Click here to see the suggested shopping list: TOFPre-Materials
  • Instructors will teach you how to enjoy family camp cooking.

 

Fees

  • $85 per family (up to 6 individuals) - includes all entry and camping fees.

How to Register

  • Call 512-389-8903 and ask to speak to one of our "Texas Outdoor Family" customer service representatives Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. They can answer any questions you might have and also can provide the contact number for partner site workshops.
  • You will be e-mailed a confirmation packet with directions and additional items.
  • Please note that all reservations and full payment must be made at least four business days in advance of the workshops. All fees are non-refundable.

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