photo tof kids Novembers Activity Of The Month: Camping

(credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

Camping is a great way to connect with nature and your loved ones. Whether it’s stargazing, s’mores and stories around the campfire or encounters with night owls, crickets and other wildlife, you’ll be sure to bond over your experiences. From air conditioned cabins to sleeping in a tent or screened shelter, Texas State Parks offer a variety of ways to spend the night in nature. Reservations fill up quickly, so book your next overnight adventure today.

Want to take your family camping, but don’t know where to start? Texas Outdoor Family workshops make it fun and easy for your family to learn to camp. For just $65, groups of up to six people get hands-on experience setting up and taking down a campsite, starting a campfire, cooking outdoors and identifying wildlife. You also get to try other outdoor activities available at the park, like geocaching, hiking, paddling or fishing. No equipment or experience necessary!

Click here to find a Texas Outdoor Family workshop near you. And check out the video below for great tips on how to prepare for family camping.

Pack up the kids and take a journey back in time. You’ll discover that it’s not what you find, it’s what you find out!

What To Bring:
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Food & Cookware
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Tent (Optional)
Fun Ideas For Kids:

What Experts Say About The Benefits Of Nature Play

Remember, Pack Out What You Bring In: Leave No Trace!

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