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Texas Outdoor Family Workshop at Goose Island State Park - Jan 10-11
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« on: January 12, 2009, 02:55:55 PM »

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/goose_island/

Facilities

    * Individual car camping sites for each family
    * Restrooms with hot showers
    * Overnight State Park Police Officer public safety and security

Equipment

    * Provides the basic camping equipment needed for the weekend, thanks to TPWD sponsors. Also, participants will be sent a suggested packing list for personal items and meals.

Agenda
First Day Activities
Time    Activity
9:30 a.m.    Registration at Park Headquarters
9:45 a.m.    Welcome to Texas Outdoor Family
10:00 a.m.    Family Fishing Fun for Everyone
Learn how to catch a fish family style!
12:00    Lunch Prep and Outdoor Picnic
Explanation and practice of recycling ethics
1:00 p.m.    Creating Careful Kayakers
Introduction to Kayaking
Caching in on State Park Trails
Trail adventure and exploration through GPS and Geocaching
3:30 p.m.    Credible Campsites
Pitching tents and leaving no trace
Family Food and Fire
Fire Starting and Outdoor Cooking
Optional Nature Craft
Hands-on crafts using natural elements
6:00 p.m.    Cooking Prep, Good Eating and Clean up
Per pre set menu, family cook out and clean up
7:30 p.m.    "Experience the Natural Wonders at Night"
Public Evening Interpretive Program
8:30 p.m.    Family time, s'mores and sleep
Second Day Activities
Time    Activity
7:30 a.m.    Bright and Early Breakfast
8:30 a.m.    Coffee and chat with a Park Ranger
Q&A - Learn more about parks and conservation
9:30 a.m.    Know Before You Go...
Breaking Camp and Leaving no Trace of your stay
10:30 a.m.    Congratulations on becoming a Texas Outdoor Family
11:30 a.m.    Optional Kayaking
GPS units will be available to use your new geocaching skills
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.
    * Instructors will teach you how to enjoy family camp cooking.

Fees

    * $55 per family (up to 6 individuals) - includes all entry and camping fees.
    * You will be asked to bring your family's food for the two-day event and a suggested list of items will be provided.

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 receive a confirmation packet with directions and more details will be sent to you after you are registered for a Texas Outdoor Family workshop.
    * Please note that all reservations and full payment must be made at least five business days in advance of the workshops. All fees are non-refundable.

Pre-workshop Materials

    * Texas Outdoor Family Introduction media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_introduction.pdf (PDF 311.2 KB)
    * Recommended items to bring media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_equipment.pdf (PDF 335.3 KB)
    * Shopping List media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_shopping.pdf (PDF 315.8 KB)
    * A Note from your Park Ranger media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_parkranger.pdf (PDF 327.1 KB)
    * Liability Waiver media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_waiver.pdf (PDF 280.5 KB)
    * Medical Information form media download http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/media/tof_medical.pdf (PDF 297.2 KB)

For More Information

    * Frequently Asked Questions for Texas Outdoor Family events held at state parks http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/bof/sp-faq.phtml
    * E-mail: tofsp@tpwd.state.tx.us
    * Telephone: (512) 389-8903 to speak to a Texas Outdoor Family representative; Monday ? Friday, 9:00 a.m. ? 6 p.m.
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