Class Notes:

  • Feel free to bring your own tent and camping gear or we have tents and sleeping mats available for you to rent.

  • Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast, plus morning snack will be provided on Sunday. We will ask you to pack a lunch for each person for Saturday. 

  • A fixed blade outdoor knife is required for this class. They are readily available online or you can choose to purchase or rent one or more from us during registration.

  • A full packing list and class details will be emailed to you upon enrollment.

Camping 101 (family class)

Camping can be so much fun, but it can also be kind of daunting. Are you or your family interested in camping more but you just feel like you don’t have your camping skills dialed? 

If so, this class is for you! Earth Native will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your camping trips. 


Topics covered will include:

  • How to set up a basic tent and tarp shelter

  • Starting and maintaining camp fires (and fire safety)

  • Basic knot tying

  • Using a camp knife and hatchet effectively and safely

  • Awesome and effective campfire cooking methods

  • Food management (keeping the critters away)

  • Basic outdoor navigation skills

  • Packing for success and taking care of your gear

  • Great camping trip planning practices and gear recommendations

  • Getting the most out of your time under the stars

Dates: TBA

Time: 9:30am Saturday thru 12:00pm Sunday

Cost: $95 (ages 13+), $55 (ages 7-12), Kids under 6 are free OR $280 for a family of 4 or more!

Location: Earth Native Campus, 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX

Ages: Open to all ages!

Please contact us to be notified when dates are announced for this class.

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