Sample Agendas for Texas Outdoor Family Workshops

 

One Night Program

Time Scheduled

Saturday

 9 - 9:30 a.m.    Registration at Park HQ
 9:45 a.m. Welcome to Texas Outdoor Family
Meet your TOF rangers for the weekend.
 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Unit 1:  Credible Campers & Campsites
Adults:
Talk about Leave No Trace principles, how to pitch your tent, and how to use stoves safely.
Junior Rangers: Hang out with a ranger and talk about camping.
 Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
Picnic lunch at camp, preferably a “no cook” meal.
 1 - 4:30 p.m. Unit II:  Activity Block
Exploring the park through planned activities and free time.
 5 p.m. Unit III:  Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking Q & A
A ranger conversation about safely building fires and campsite cooking. 
 5:30 p.m. Cooking Prep, Good Eating and Clean Up
Family cookout and clean up.
 Dusk Unit IV:  Evening Activity
An evening activity that is fun for the whole family.
 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. Quiet Hours
Please respect your neighbors by allowing them a peaceful night’s sleep.

Sunday

 7:30 a.m.  Awake Bright and Early – Breakfast and Tent Cleaning
 9 a.m. Unit V: Know Before You Go …
Breaking camp and leaving no trace of your stay.
 11 a.m. Return Gear
Please return your clean and dry gear to your on-site ranger.
 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Explore the Park
The TOF experience might be over, but you are free to explore the park and enjoy all it has to offer until the close of business!

 


 

Two Night Program

Time Scheduled

Friday

6 - 6:30 p.m.    Registration at Park HQ
6:30 p.m. Welcome to Texas Outdoor Family
Meet your TOF rangers for the weekend.
6:45 p.m.
Unit 1: Credible Campers & Campsites
Adults:
Talk about Leave No Trace principles, how to pitch your tent, and how to use stoves safely.
Junior Rangers: Hang out with a ranger and talk about camping.
Dusk Evening Activity
An evening activity that is fun for the whole family.
10 p.m. - 6 a.m. Quiet Hours
Please respect your neighbors by allowing them a peaceful night’s sleep.

Saturday

 8 - 10 a.m. Family Free Time
Explore the park or make a gourmet camp breakfast. This time is yours!
 10 a.m. - Noon Activity Block
Exploring the park through planned activities and free time.
 Noon  Lunch
Take a break and fuel up before the afternoon fun!
 1 - 4:30 p.m.  Activity Block
Exploring the park through planned activities and free time.
5 p.m.  Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking Q & A
A ranger conversation about safely building fires and campsite cooking.
5:30 p.m. Cooking Prep, Good Eating and Clean up
Family cookout and clean up.
 Dusk   Evening Activity
An evening activity that is fun for the whole family.
 10 p.m. - 6 a.m. Quiet Hours
Please respect your neighbors by allowing them a peaceful night’s sleep.

Sunday

 7:30 a.m.  Awake Bright and Early – Breakfast and Tent Cleaning
 9 a.m. Know Before You Go …
Breaking camp and leaving no trace of your stay.
 11 a.m. Return Gear
Please return your clean and dry gear to your on-site ranger.
 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Explore the Park
The TOF experience might be over, but you are free to explore the park and enjoy all it has to offer until the close of business!

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