Campers take a rest near their tent. (credit: MYCHELE DANIAU/AFP/Getty Images)

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 how to camp! For just $65, a family of up to six can get hands-on experience to learn the basics of camping. For example: how to set up and break down a campsite, start a campfire and identify wildlife. Your family will also get to enjoy the outdoors with activities such as geocaching, paddling and fishing. No equipment or experience necessary!

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Click here to learn more about Texas Outdoor Family.

If tent camping is not your thing, try a cabin or a yurt! Texas State Parks offer a variety of ways for your family to enjoy an overnight stay. Reservations fill up quickly, so book your next overnight adventure today.

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Watch the featured video for other great tips on how to prepare your family for camping.

What To Bring:
  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Personal Items
  • Food & Other Kitchen Items
Fun Ideas For Kids:

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