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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join us to learn how clouds play an active role in the movement of water in the water cycle. Whether you are cumulus or nimbostratus you will surely have a sunny time during this program!

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall: 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$12/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

Join us as we discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs on this guided tour! Scouts will explore various environmental science concepts, while learning about the endangered species of Spring Lake. Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center Patch.

Tickets are $12/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required: scoutday.meadowswater.org/

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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
Join us for Girl Scout Badge Day to discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs. Learn about the importance of water and how to conserve it! Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center Patch. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required. Details: scoutday.meadowswater.org Click here for more information
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Let’s get our hands dirty together for World Soil Day. We will learn about the various components of soil and explore ways to help the soil thrive. Afterall, soil is the foundation for all life!

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
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. We will learn all about the plants and animals that call the Wetlands home.

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
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.

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
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.  

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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Location:
Spring Lake Hall - 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos Texas 78666
Cost:
$8/person; children 2 and under are free
Contact:
Spring Lake Tours Office,
springlaketours@txstate.edu
(512) 245-7540
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

With bird migration underway, it’s the perfect time of year to break out the binoculars at Spring Lake! We will explore the various adaptations that allow certain bird species to be successful in their environment. This program is sure to be a hoot!

This series of classes is designed for K-12th students to get outside and experience nature firsthand. Classes take place on one Tuesday of each month from September-December. Register for 1 or all classes in the series! Every class includes a boat ride and other activities that vary from class to class. Homeschool students are encouraged to register. Prior registration is required. (limit 40)
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