Register Now for Spring Events with the Arizona Family Campout Program

December 14, 2022

PHOENIX – If you ever wanted to be a part of Arizona’s Family Campout, now is your chance! This popular learning program helps families of all ages enjoy a variety of outdoor activities during a weekend camping experience.

Registration opened 8 a.m. on December 14 for dates beginning in March. Events sell out quickly, so early registration is encouraged. The Family Campout Program teaches families the basics of tent camping, as well as various outdoor activities such as kayaking, archery, geocaching, astronomy, and more! Plus, Arizona State Parks and Trails provides the equipment! Each event also includes a service project to teach conservation and preservation at the park. This is an exciting experience for kids to discover the joy of time spent outside.

New this year is a weekend at Alamo Lake State Park, where families will learn camping, outdoor meal prep, and fishing at this popular destination. Families who are interesting in learning more about reeling in a big one will be sure to love this event.

Family Campouts offer valuable lessons to any family interested in learning more about the outdoors. For just $90 for a family of four, kids can experience many different fun activities in with all equipment provided, including the tents. Children must be over 5 years old. Families can register for one event per season. The activities vary depending on the park, participant ages, and weather conditions, but all guarantee a fantastic outdoor adventure.

Visit to learn more about the program, see reviews from previous families, and register for a spring date.


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For information about all 35 Arizona State Parks and Natural Areas, trails, Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and State Historic Preservation Office, call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit


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