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Tween Summer Wilderness Workshops

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Central Standard Time

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Recur every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Friday until 08/03/2017 00:00:00.

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Bob Jones Nature Center
355 E Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, Texas 76092

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BJNC’s Tween Summer 2017 Wilderness Workshops

Your tween’s chance to gain valuable wilderness skills and knowledge is not far away! Bob Jones Nature Center educators will lead fun, inspirational Wilderness Workshops this summer specifically designed for 10 to 14 year olds.
Each workshop focuses on a skill necessary to survive independent of technology but also uses nature education apps and features to enhance your tween’s experience of the outdoors. There is no better place to impart these skills upon campers than in the Cross Timbers Ecosystem right here in Southlake, with its dense woodlands, savannas, prairies and diversity of wildlife.

Hiking Essentials * July 12-13

  • Ultimate Backpack List
  • Nutrition & Cooking
  • Hydration & Water Sources

Avoiding Hazards * July 19-20

  • Identifying Poisonous Plants
  • Recognizing Venomous Snakes
  • First Aid on the Trail

Shelter-Building * July 26-27

  • Striking a Tent
  • Knot Tying & Wood Working
  • Constructing Bridges

Navigation Skills * August 2-3

  • Geocaching
  • Off-Trail Hiking & Mapping
  • Rescue Scenarios

Dates: July and August – see above
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $85 per workshop per tween
Discount: 10% Discount for BJNC Members at a Family and above level
Registration: Eventbrite
Call 817.491.6333 to become a member or to register as a member.
Note: Dress for the outdoors and wear closed-toe shoes. Be sure to pack water, a snack, sunscreen and bug repellent.


Welcome to a unique opportunity to explore and discover. Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is here to help you appreciate the beauty and understand the importance of our Cross Timbers ecosystem. Come to hike, bird, or learn more about this precious North Central Texas habitat. The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a City of Southlake park, 501(3)(c) nonprofit, and a treasure for all of us. The mission of Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is to restore and preserve the Eastern Cross Timbers ecosystem through environmental leadership, education, and compatible outdoor activities. - Contact Bob Jones Nature Center at