Summer Camps



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McKinney Roughs Nature Park

Just east of Austin, McKinney Roughs Nature Park has 1,100 acres of pine forests and box canyons where your child can experience outdoor adventures at weekly summer camps.


Outdoor Camp - ages 5-12

Children ages 5-12 can attend up to eight weeks of day camp starting June 15. Camp is Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with each week's camp activities revolving around a different outdoor theme.

Teen Adventure Camp - ages 13-15

Teens ages 13-15 can attend up to two weeks of day camp starting June 15. Camp is weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with each week’s c​amp activities revolving around a different outdoor theme.

Camp installment plan

Anyone registering for four or more sessions may place a 50 percent deposit at the time of registration and pay the remaining balance by May 15. You must register for this option by calling 512-303-5073. If the remaining balance is not paid by May 15, the registration will be canceled and the deposit will be forfeited.

Session transfers

After registration is complete, campers may transfer to a different session by paying a $10 transfer fee. Email outdoorprograms@lcra.org to request a transfer. Include the camper's name and session(s) to which you want to transfer. We will do our best to accommodate transfers. You will receive an email notifying you of the status of your request.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park

Just south of Bay City, Matagorda Bay Nature Park has 2 miles of both beach and river access where your child can experience outdoor adventures at weekly summer camps.


Outdoor Camp - ages 5-12

Children ages 5-12 can attend up to three weeks of day camp starting June 8. Camp is weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with each week's camp activities revolving around a different outdoor theme.

Teen Adventure Camp - ages 13-15

Teens ages 13-15 can attend one week of day camp starting June 22. Camp is weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with activities revolving around an outdoor theme.

Camp installment plan

Anyone registering may place a 50 percent deposit at the time of registration and pay the remaining balance by May 20. If the remaining balance is not paid by May 30, the registration will be canceled and the deposit will be forfeited.

Camp cancellation policy

No refunds will be given for cancellations after May 30. For cancellations made on or before May 30, your tuition will be refunded minus a $35 processing fee for each camp session canceled. Cancellations should be made by emailing matagordabay@lcra.org​. Include the camper's name and the session(s) you wish to cancel. A confirmation email will be sent to you after the refund is processed.

Session transfers

After registration is complete, campers may transfer to a different session by paying a $10 transfer fee. Email matagordabay@lcra.org to request a transfer. Include the camper's name and session(s) to which you want to transfer. We will do our best to accommodate transfers. You will receive an email notifying you of the status of your request.