Applications for the 2017 season will be available November 1, 2016! Click the link below to access the Cadet and Adult Leader forms.

2017 Applications

Applications may be completed online, via the electronic application (preferred),

or scanned/emailed to

or mail to: 
Texas Brigades
3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 126
San Antonio, TX 78247


If you would like to receive information in the future about Texas Brigade camps, please follow the link below and request that we add you to our prospect list for next year. 

Future information requests click here


WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS? All students with an interest in biology, wildlife, fisheries, conservation, or the outdoors are encouraged to apply. You must be 13-17 years of age and you should also be willing to commit to conducting a minimum of three educational programs when you return home.

  • HOW MANY CADETS ARE AT THE CAMP? Each camp is a little different because of facilities. There will be 20-30 cadets at each.

Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade - Centennial Lodge, Coleman, TX

South Texas Buckskin Brigade - Welder Wildlife Refuge, Sinton, TX

South Texas Bobwhite Brigade - Buck Horn Creek Ranch, McCoy, TX

Bass Brigade - Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX

North Texas Buckskin Brigade - Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX

Ranch Brigade - Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX

Waterfowl Brigade - BigWoods on the Trinity, Tennessee Colony, TX

Coastal Brigade - Sea Scout Base, Galveston, TX

  • HOW DO I APPLY? Applications may be printed from this website and submitted via email. Or, you may obtain an application by contacting the Texas Brigades office.
    Phone: 855-TXBRIGS or (210) 556-1391


          Or Mail to:

          Texas Brigades
          3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste.126
          San Antonio, TX, 78247

  • IS THERE A FEE? Yes. The fee of $500 covers all meals, lodging, and supplies. We encourage you to solicit all or part of your fee from your local Soil and Water Conservation District, bank, civic group, or conservation organization. The Brigades will help you locate a sponsor, if requested. An application for Camp Tuition Financial Assistance can be found here Don't let money stop you from applying! We will help you find financial assistance.



Texas Brigades
3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 126
San Antonio, TX 78247

Natalie Bartek, Executive Director

Kathy Pearson, Program Coordinator