Family Campout 2020

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - September 19 @ 11:00 am

Download the Schedule of Events 2020 (TBA)  | Family Campout Map 2020 (TBA)

The City of Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department presents the annual Family Campout on Friday, Sept. 18 through Saturday, Sept. 19 at Old Settlers Park.

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

Outdoor Expo family activities include fun and educational programs with Texas Parks & WildlifeAustin ZooPioneer FarmsPortable Adrenaline, SA Outdoors and more!

Registration for the campout is required. Each registered participant will receive two meals (dinner on Friday evening and pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday morning, vegetarian option available if requested by September 14), s’mores and a t-shirt.

What to bring

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

  • Tent (participants are responsible for setup & take down of tents)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Flashlight
  • Reusable water bottle (water coolers will be available to fill bottles)
  • Insect repellent
  • Snacks and drinks (No alcohol or glass containers)
  • A chair or blanket for campfire and movie

No pets allowed. No electricity available. No shower facilities. Personal campfires are not allowed. 

Schedule of Events
*subject to change, feel free to participate at your leisure

Friday, September 18th
3:30-6:30pm: Tent setup & Decorating
4:30-8:30pm: Lawn Games
4:30-8:30am: Rock Climbing
5-8pm: Austin Reptile Show
5:30-7:30pm: Dinner by Cojo Catering *Must have wristband
6:30-9:30pm: Tent Contest Voting
7-8:30pm: Hay Rides
7-7:30pm: Sunset Yoga
7:40-8:10pm: Family Yoga
8-9pm: Campfire & S’mores *Must have wristband
8:30-10:30pm: Movie “Trolls World Tour”
11:30pm: Good Night All & Lights Out

Saturday, September 19th
6:30-9am: Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
7:30am Equipment Pickup Begins

This event will be held rain or shine unless extremely dangerous conditions exist. No refunds will be given.

Kona Ice will be onsite Friday evening selling shaved ice ($3-$5) and a coffee vendor will be onsite Saturday morning selling coffee and various hot & cold beverages ($2-$7).

Tent Decorating Contest

There will be a tent decorating contest Friday evening so bring your most creative stuff to ‘spruce’ up your tent. Prizes will be awarded to the most creatively decorated tents (1st-3rd place).

To register click HERE. This is a rain or shine event, unless dangerous weather conditions exist. No Refunds

Registration for the campout is required. Registration fee will increase to $15 on September 18. Each registered participant will receive two meals (Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast, vegetarian option available if requested by 9/11), s’mores and a t-shirt. Participants are responsible providing all of their own camping equipment, as well as setup and take down of tents.

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**Family Campout Safety Protocols (As of July 30th)
Social distancing and masks are encouraged during event. Tent spots will be spaced in 20 feet boxes to ensure plenty of distance from neighboring tents. Dinner, breakfast and s’mores supplies will be prepackaged, and all participants will be asked to eat in their tent area. Additional hand-washing stations and hand sanitizer will be easily accessible throughout the event area. Activities and vendors will be safely spaced out to ensure social distancing with a maximum number of participants at a time.

**Additional guidelines may be implemented to ensure a safe experience for all participants depending on city, state and CDC recommendations and guidelines at the time of the event.