Family Campout/National Hunting and Fishing Day

2015 Family Campout Schedule | 2015 Registration Info.| 2015 Family Campout Map

The City of Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department presents the Family Campout on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26, 2015 at Old Settlers Park.

Come spend the night in Old Settlers Park!  You’ll pop your tent around the Lakeview Pavilion, eat a hamburger dinner, have fun, play games, sit around the campfire eating s’mores and then off to sleep under the stars.  Wake up with the sunrise and enjoy breakfast, and then check out the National Hunting and Fishing Day activities. 


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Registration is required. Children ages 2 and under are free and do not need to be registered.

Registration fees are $10 per person.

Registration fee includes two meals (hamburger dinner on Friday provided by Hat Creek Burger Round Rock and breakfast on Saturday), instructional how-to sessions, use of demonstration equipment and a t-shirt for each paid participant. Activities include family games, hayrides, a tent decorating contest, a campfire complete with smores, and more!

See Flier and Information Sheet for complete details and what to bring.hatcreek_footerlogo-1

What to bring

You will need to provide all of your own camping equipment. We recommend bringing:

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bags
  • Flashlight
  • Reusable water bottle (water coolers will be available to fill bottles)
  • Warm clothing
  • Insect repellent
  • Snacks and drinks (No alcohol)

No pets allowed. No electricity available. No shower facilities.

About the Campout

It is said that a family that plays together stays together. Is there a better way to create lasting memories than through camping, fishing or other similar activities? We don’t think so; however, fewer families are enjoying these activities, the outdoors, and each other.

The Family Campout shows families how fun the outdoors can be. The campout will lead into National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Get ready for the Campout by attending one of the FREE classes at our local Round Rock REI:
Monday, September 14th, 6:30-8pm, Camping Basics class at Round Rock REI
Monday, September 21st, 6:30-8pm, Elevated Camping: Hammocking Basics at Round Rock REI

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