Life's Better Outside
Life's Better Outside: Camping
Want to take your family camping but dont 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 6 can get hands on experience to learn the basics of camping. For example: how to set-up and breakdown 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!
To learn more about Texas Outdoor Family visit texasstateparks.org/tof.
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.
For other great tips on how to prepare your family for a camping, watch the featured video Get Started Camping.
What You Need
- Sleeping Bag
- Appropriate clothing
- Personal items
- Food and other kitchen items
- Find animal tracks
- Outdoor kid journal
- Texas Outdoor Family Workshops
- Go Fish! Learn to Fish events
- Neighborhood Fishin' lakes
- See what experts have to say about the benefits of nature play
- Remember, pack out what you bring in: Leave No Trace!