OWL Father/Son Camp-Out

  • Camp Wilderness Ridge Lake 995 Park Rd 1C Smithville, TX, 78957 United States

[We have all the volunteers we need to serve for this weekend! Thank you! Please consider the other opportunities here: www.wildernessridge.com/serve]


It's the end of the season for our Outdoor Wilderness Leadership (OWL) Program for young men in the Bastrop/Smithville area, and we'll be wrapping up with a Father/Son Campout on May 13-15, 2016. The event will be held at the CWR Lake located at 855 Park Road 1C, Smithville, TX 78957. Use the link to find the exact entrance on Google maps: www.wildernessridge.com/gps

Come when you can, leave when you need to. Just let us know when you can be here!

Please sign up to serve here: [We have all the volunteers we need to serve for this weekend! Thank you! Please consider the other opportunities here: www.wildernessridge.com/serve]


Serving roles needed:

  • Activities/Operations:
    -- Helping with check-in, setting up & facilitating activities like High Ropes Challenge Course, Marksmanship, crafts, games, & anything the group needs during their stay
    -- Friday evening through Sunday morning. Most of the activities we need assistance with are morning & afternoon Saturday.


For more info, contact Jeremy Thomasson at (214)718-2618 or jeremy@wildernessridge.com


Location: 855 Park Road 1C, Smithville, TX 78957



Class material may include interactive practical lessons such as tracking, building snares/catching food, learning weather patterns and safe conditions for being outside, natural camouflage-making, caring for God's creation, making camping gear from household items, and learning observational skills.

As always, we will have a lesson from scripture each day.

Please bring a bag lunch & water bottle to each session.

Boys ages 7-12 years old are welcome.

Classes will run from 9:00am - 3:30pm one Wednesday each month from September to April, with an overnight Father/Son camp-out to conclude the year.

For more information, contact Jeremy Thomasson:
(214) 718-2618

Register for the 2014-2015 season:

Sign up for individual class sessions at $65/per session
$400 for 8 sessions + Father/Son campout (about $45/session)




The deadline for registration for the entire 2015-2016 season is September 23, 2015. If registering for individual classes, the deadline will be one week before each class.

We have a price break for multiple children within the same family (please contact our office).

$400 price includes:

  • 8 Sessions
  • Wrap-up Father/Son Camp-out (May 13-14, 2015)

2015-2016 Class Schedule: one Wednesday a month

  • 9/30 -- OWL Session 1 (September)
  • 10/21 -- OWL Session 2 (October)
  • 11/18 -- OWL Session 3 (November)
  • 12/9 -- OWL Session 4 (December)
  • 1/20 -- OWL Session 5 (January)
  • 2/17 -- OWL Session 6 (February)
  • 3/23 -- OWL Session 7 (March)
  • 4/13 -- OWL Session 8 (April)
  • 5/13 - 5/14 -- End-of-year Father/Son Camp-out Celebration (May)