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Location:
201 San Marcos Springs, San Marcos, Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free.
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this experiential activity designed for 3rd-7th Grade students, students will hone their nature observation skills through mindful approaches and techniques. Slowing down, being fully present, and engaging one's sensory capabilities are cornerstone skills needed for making detailed scientific observations.
Students will use mindful techniques to assist them in finding answers to research questions about their environment. Students will use photography, writing, and group discussions to document and describe observations and understandings of nature experiences. This activity includes a glass-bottom boat ride and wetlands tour.

Registration is required. Tickets are $8/person; children 2 and under are free. Check-in begins at 9:45am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk.

This series of classes is designed for students K-12th to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place once a month. Discount available for reserving multiple events in the summer series.
Learn more at OutdoorAcademy.MeadowsWater.org.
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Location:
201 San Marcos Springs, San Marcos, Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free.
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In honor of World Wetlands Day, we will take you on an adventure through the Meadows Center’s prized Wetlands Boardwalk. We will learn all about the plants and animals that call the wetlands home.

Registration is required. Tickets are $8/person; children 2 and under are free. Check-in begins at 9:45am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk.

This series of classes is designed for students K-12th to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place once a month. Discount available for reserving multiple events in the outdoor series.
Learn more at OutdoorAcademy.MeadowsWater.org.
Click here for more information
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until April 16
Location:
Spring Lake Hall: 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$10/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this 2.5 hour guided tour, scouts will fulfill half of the requirements for the "Environmental Science Merit Badge.” Scouts will explore various environmental science topics, while learning about the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs. Admission includes the tour, glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center patch.

Check-in begins at 9:45am at the Meadows Center ticket kiosk. Tickets are $12/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required. Details: scoutday.meadowswater.org

*Note: The Meadows Center does not distribute official scout badges. Individuals must purchase those through Boy Scouts of America.
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Location:
201 San Marcos Springs, San Marcos, Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free.
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this fully guided tour, students will participate in hands-on activities that explore the ways in which the changing climate impacts the environment.

Registration is required. Tickets are $8/person; children 2 and under are free. Check-in begins at 9:45am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk.

This series of classes is designed for students K-12th to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place once a month. Discount available for reserving multiple events in the outdoor series.
Learn more at OutdoorAcademy.MeadowsWater.org.
Click here for more information
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until April 9
Location:
201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX
Cost:
$10/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Ticket Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Learn about the importance of water and how to conserve it! In this 2-hour guided tour, scouts will fulfill the LOVE Water and SAVE Water portion of the “Wonders of Water Journey Badge.” Admission includes a guided tour of unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs, a glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center patch.

Check-in begins at 9:45am at the Meadows Center ticket kiosk. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required.

*Note: The Meadows Center does not distribute official scout badges. Individuals must purchase those through Girl Scouts of the USA.
Click here for more information
more about event

Location:
201 San Marcos Springs, San Marcos, Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free.
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this program, we will learn about the importance of water and keeping it clean through game play and hands-on activities. We will interact with a large watershed model to discover the impact we have on our watershed, and brainstorm creative solutions to help keep our water clean.

Registration is required. Tickets are $8/person; children 2 and under are free. Check-in begins at 9:45am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk.

This series of classes is designed for students K-12th to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place once a month. Discount available for reserving multiple events in the outdoor series.
Learn more at OutdoorAcademy.MeadowsWater.org.
Click here for more information
more about event

Location:
Spring Lake Hall: 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$10/person
Contact:
Spring Lake Tour Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this 2-hour guided tour, scouts will fulfill all the requirements for the “Into the Wild” badge while learning about the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs. Admission includes the tour, glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center patch.

Check-in begins at 9:45am at the Meadows Center ticket kiosk. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required. Details: scoutday.meadowswater.org

*Note: The Meadows Center does not distribute official scout badges. Individuals must purchase those through Boy Scouts of America.
Click here for more information
more about event

Location:
Spring Lake Hall: 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$10/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tour Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
In this 2-hour tour, scouts will fulfill all the requirements for the “Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge,” except for the Take Action project. Scouts will experience citizen science initiatives first-hand, while exploring the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs. Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center patch.

Check-in begins at 9:45am at the Meadows Center ticket kiosk. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required.

*Note: The Meadows Center does not distribute official scout badges. Individuals must purchase those through Girl Scouts of the USA.
Click here for more information
more about event

Location:
201 San Marcos Springs, San Marcos, Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free.
Contact:
Spring Lake Education Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
With Springtime in full bloom, it’s time to hit the trails! In this adventure filled day, we will explore the park and create our very own plant and animal field guides. We will learn how to use our five senses to better understand the natural world.

Registration is required. Tickets are $8/person; children 2 and under are free. Check-in begins at 9:45am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk.

This series of classes is designed for students K-12th to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place once a month. Discount available for reserving multiple events in the outdoor series.
Learn more at OutdoorAcademy.MeadowsWater.org.
Click here for more information
more about event

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