Events & Programs

Find out what’s going on at the museum.

17February Friday
Special Event

Fun in the Forest After Dark

Time: Friday, February 17, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm / Texas Forestry Museum
Families will roast a hotdog over a campfire, take a night hike, play some games, and more. The event will take place outside of the museum and guests should bring a flashlight for the night hike. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $5 per person. This event is sponsored by TimberPro Forest Service. If […]
03April Monday
Special Event

Adult Lecture Series

Time: Monday, April 3, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm / Texas Forestry Museum
Adults are invited to attend a short presentation and hands-on session that relates to the lecture. The lectures cover a range of topics and is free to the public. Past topics: edible plants, canning, woodturning, felting, etc. For more information about the specific topic of lecture call (936) 632-9535.
06May Saturday
Special Event

Tree Pose Yoga For Kids

Time: Saturday, May 6, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am / Texas Forestry Museum
At the Texas Forestry Museum, children will learn fun yoga poses, enjoy a snack, and have time to play with the museum’s interactive exhibits. The event is free to the public. If you have any questions, please call (936) 632-9535.
30May Tuesday
Summer Camp

Maker Camp (A)

Time: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 May 30, 2023 - June 2, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Maker Camp (A): May 30 – June 2 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn skills like sewing, hammering nails, painting, using power tools safely, etc. while building their own wooden house. We hope this camp will encourage children to use their imagination while they […]
05June Monday
Summer Camp

EEK Week

Time: Monday, June 5, 2023 June 5, 2023 - June 9, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
EEK Week: June 5 – 9 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm: We take the kids around to different forest, nature, historic sites around East Texas. Some of the places we visited in 2022 were the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Gillespie Lumber Co. sawmill in Nacogdoches, Caddo Mounds in Alto, Ellen Trout Zoo, […]
19June Monday
Summer Camp

Timber Tots Nature Art

Time: Monday, June 19, 2023 June 19, 2023 - June 23, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Timber Tots: Nature Art: June 19 – 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn about different types of nature art, medium, natural artists, and more. In 2022, we made leaf prints, a twig owl, pine needle brush paintings, popsicle stick collaborative, water color leaf […]
Summer Camp

Summer Sylvans Nature Art

Time: Monday, June 19, 2023 June 19, 2023 - June 23, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Summer Sylvans: Nature Art: June 19 – 23 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn about different types of nature art, medium, natural artists, and more. In 2022, we made leaf prints, a twig owl, pine needle brush paintings, popsicle stick collaborative, water color leaf […]
26June Monday
Summer Camp

Timber Tots Forest Animals

Time: Monday, June 26, 2023 June 26, 2023 - June 30, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Timber Tots: Forest Animals: June 26 – 30 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn about different types of forest animals whether it’s mammals, reptiles, insects, etc. In 2022, we learned about vertebrates, squirrels, fish, nocturnal animals, etc. and each day we had crafts, lessons, […]
03July Monday
Summer Camp

Maker Camp (B)

Time: Monday, July 3, 2023 July 3, 2023 - July 7, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Maker Camp (B): July 3 – 7 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn skills like sewing, hammering nails, painting, using power tools safely, etc. while building their own wooden house. We hope this camp will encourage children to use their imagination while they learn skills […]
17July Monday
Summer Camp

Timber Tots Recycle Camp (NEW)

Time: Monday, July 17, 2023 July 17, 2023 - July 21, 2023 / Texas Forestry Museum
Timber Tots: Recycle (NEW): July 17th – 21st from 9 am – 12 pm: This camp remains at the museum and has the children learn the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling through fun crafts and games. This is the first time we are offering this camp. A camp for children ages 4 – entering 1st […]