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Sep
19
Thu
Holy Trinity Homeschool Co-Op @ St. Mary's Catholic Church (Plantersville, TX)
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Description: Rotations of wildlife activities/presentation for kids and parents about Texas Brigades.

Expected Audience: Unknown

Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades graduate, Lauren Brooker will be attending. Please contact her at laurenbrooker04@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in this event.

BOA Opportunities Available:

  • A.2 Repeated presentations at a single event.

  • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

Sep
21
Sat
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Outdoor Expo @ Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (Athens, TX)
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Description: Learn a variety of outdoor skills and try out activities such as fishing and kayaking. TPWD staff and representatives of conservation groups and outdoor businesses will lead hands-on activities that will help your family enjoy quality time outdoors. Participate in our free family fishing tournament and win great prizes!

Expected Audience: Unknown

Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades will have booth space at this event. Texas Brigades Assistant Leader/Special Agent Peter Cole will be coordinating cadets and leading the hands-on activity at the booth. Please contact him at peter.cole02@gmail.com to sign up for this event!

BOA Opportunities Available:

    • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

    OR

    • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
    Texas Brigades Tailgate @ Tarleton! @ Texan Alley (Stephenville, TX)
    Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Spend time with the Texas Brigades family at Tarleton’s Family Weekend! We’ll provide the food, games, & fun! You’ll need to provide the drinks (ONLY if you’re 21+).

    We will be set up in Parking Lot P20 North, located on Harbin Drive. Check out our facebook event page for updates!

    This family-friendly event is for any of our alumni and supporters, as well as their friends and family – we hope to see you there!

    Event Map: https://www.tarleton.edu/campus/TarletonMap.pdf 

    Sep
    27
    Fri
    East Texas Forestry Experience @ Stephen F. Austin State University Pineywoods Native Plant Center (Nacogdoches, TX)
    Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

    DescriptionIt is with great excitement that Texas Brigades is offering the second East Texas Forestry Experience held at the Stephen F. Austin State University Pineywoods Native Plant Center on Friday, September 27th, from 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event, led by experts in the field from a variety of state agencies, will provide students with an immersive, interactive experience in the field of forestry and natural resources. While all grade levels are open to attend, we highly encourage freshman through junior grade level participants. Registration is by invitation only to school classes/teachers, and limited to 50 students on a first come, first serve basis. Lunch will be provided. To request an invitation, or for more information, please contact Jake Hill (jakeshill00@gmail.com) by Friday, September 13, 2019.

    Expected Audience: 50 +

    Texas Brigades Involvement: This is a Texas Brigades Experience that is NOT open to the public; attendees register by invite only through their teachers. Previous Texas Brigades cadets are invited to assist with the event and display their trifolds. If you are a cadet who interested in attending, please contact Jake Hill (jakeshill00@gmail.com).

    BOA Opportunities Available:

      • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
      • A.5: Assist with a natural resource, wildlife, or conservation organization’s event. Points awarded per day of assistance. Examples of assisting include: helping set up the event, assisting with instruction, or staffing a booth (without your trifold).

      Sep
      28
      Sat
      10th Annual Take Me Outdoors Houston @ Discovery Green (Houston, TX)
      Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Description: At a time when people in big cities are becoming increasingly disconnected from the world of nature and the outdoors, Take Me Outdoors Houston is hosting its 10th annual free, family-oriented outdoors festival Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Discovery Green. Exhibitors will provide hands-on activities, booths, and opportunities to engage audiences who haven’t or don’t often get exposure to the outdoors. The activities at the festival focus especially on resources located in Houston’s backyard. Cadets are encouraged to bring their tri-folds to display for the public to see. On average we have over 3,000 people attend this event.

      Expected Audience: 3,000+

      Texas Brigades Involvement: There will be a booth space at this event for cadets to display tri-folds. Coastal Brigade Camp Coordinator, Derek York, will be coordinating cadets. Please contact him at 832-561-4984 or derek.york@tpwd.texas.gov to sign up for this event!

      BOA Opportunities Available:

        • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

        OR

        • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
        Oct
        1
        Tue
        Early Bird BOA Deadline (June Camps)
        Oct 1 all-day

        Books of Accomplishments due October 1st for June camps. Early Bird BOAs require at least 10 activities to qualify for the Early Bird Prize. Prizes vary by camp.

        June camps include:

        • Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade
        • South Texas Buckskin Brigade
        • South Texas Bobwhite Brigade

        Please submit Early Bird BOAs to camps@texasbrigades.org or mail to:

        Texas Brigades

        3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Suite 126

        San Antonio, TX 78247

        Activities and Instructions can be found here: 2019-2020 BOA Activity Values & Instructions

        Oct
        12
        Sat
        Knife & Outdoor Show @ First Baptist Church (Devine, TX)
        Oct 12 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

        Description: The First Baptist Church in Devine Annual Knife and Outdoor Life show. Well attended with many vendors, food, and Operation Game Thief trailer.

        Expected Audience: Unknown

        Texas Brigades Involvement: There will be a booth space at this event for cadets to display tri-folds. Cadet & Assistant Leader, Shelby Green, will be coordinating cadets. Please contact her directly at (830) 783-7918 (text preferred) or stgreen2902@gmail.com to sign up for this event!

        BOA Opportunities Available:

          • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

          OR

          • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
          Oct
          18
          Fri
          20th Texas Master Naturalist Program Annual Meeting @ Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront Hotel (Rockwall, TX)
          Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – Oct 20 @ 10:00 am

          Description: Cadets will have the opportunity to set up their tri-folds in the vendor area to represent Texas Brigades. There is a slight chance for cadets to have the opportunity to give a presentation during one of the organized meals (pending confirmation at this time).

          Expected Audience: Unknown

          Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades will have booth space at this event. Texas Brigades Assistant Leader/Special Agent Peter Cole will be coordinating cadets. Please contact him directly at peter.cole02@gmail.com to sign up for this event!

          BOA Opportunities Available:

            • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

            OR

            • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.
            Oct
            19
            Sat
            Buda Family Fun Day @ Stagecoach Park (Buda, TX)
            Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

            Description: This event, taking place in Stagecoach Park, is for kids, families, and learning about outdoors; there will be a Sensory Safari, Operation Game Thief Trailer, Archery, Fishing, and BB guns!

            Expected Audience: Unknown

            Texas Brigades Involvement: We are currently gauging interest in this event to see if we should reserve a Texas Brigades booth space. If you are interested in attending, please sign up through the google form embedded at the bottom of this page.

            BOA Opportunities Available:

              • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

              OR

              • A.4: Unmanned trifold display. Restrictions: trifold must be displayed for a minimum of 3 days consecutive days at a single location, or for the duration of an event.

              Oct
              24
              Thu
              Get Ready to Hunt (Bexar Co. Wildlife Series) @ Bexar County Extension Office (San Antonio, TX)
              Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

              Description: This is Bexar County’s third annual Summer Wildlife Series, and this year’s theme is Texas Game Species. Dr. Maureen Frank will be presenting about hunting season in Texas; cadets will be welcome to set up trifolds and/or give a talk. Please contact Maureen Frank at mgfrank@tamu.edu if you would like to attend this event. 

              Expected Audience: Unknown

              Texas Brigades Involvement: Texas Brigades STBUB Volunteer, Maureen Frank will be on-site to organize/direct cadets.

              BOA Opportunities Available:

                • A.1: Single presentation to a captive audience. If you set up your trifold while doing a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.

                OR

                • A.3: Manned trifold display. Restrictions: points awarded per day, minimum of one hour. If you set up your trifold while making a presentation, you will NOT receive credit for the manned display, only the educational presentation.