Opportunity Details

Texas Outdoor Family Austin/San Antonio

Sponsoring Program: Texas Outdoor Family

The Texas Outdoor Family program helps introduce families to a great camping experience in Central Texas Area State Parks. Workshop volunteers help in many capacities including assisting with nature hikes, kayaking, fishing, camping gear distribution, geocaching, taking photos, safety management, and more. The TOF program reached over 1100 families over the course of workshops in FY 2017. It couldn't be done without great volunteer assistance!

Website: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/outdoor-learning/texas-outdoor-family/

This opportunity has multiple shifts, see schedule tab to sign up.


Public Camping Workshop - San Angelo SP; 2 Night Program .................. Please check in with Ranger Bonnie Wallace by email: bonnie.wallace@tpwd.texas.gov

Notes: Volunteers may be required to share a free site with staff or other volunteers and will be allowed free entry into the park during the TOF program. Volunteers will be asked to help move equipment and assist with maintaining group safety / low impact camping / fun. If comfortable and willing, volunteers may be allowed to lead short programs of their choice. This is a great way to help your ranger out, or to gather practical experience to list on your resume. Please coordinate with Ranger Bonnie if you wish to do something special.

Available Positions:  2

Sign up for: 6:00 pm - 11:00 am

Region: South Texas Plains, Hill Country

, TX

Texas Outdoor Family

John Souva

(512) 629-7607

If you hope to camp overnight with the program it is preferrable, but not mandatory, to have your own tent and bedding. A campsite will be provided to you if you volunteer for 4+ hours during the event. If you do not have the necessary equipment, please coordinate with your point of contact before the event so they can bring additional supplies.