Whether you are an experienced hunter or a novice nature buff, nothing stirs the blood like sighting-in on a well-antlered buck as he majestically steps into a clearing on an early, crisp, fall morning. Young Texas deer enthusiasts with a sincere “yearning for learning” should make plans to apply to one of our Buckskin Brigade programs.



-Due/post-marked by March 15th

-BoAs will be reviewed, selections made, and scholarships awarded

-Send or email to the Texas Brigades San Antonio Office

-Make sure to also submit your Assistant Leader/Special Agent App

Time & Place

South Texas Buckskin
Welder Wildlife Refuge, Sinton, June 16-20, 2019

North Texas Buckskin
Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, July 7-11, 2019

Join us for the next camp

Both Buckskin Brigade camps offer participants an in-depth view of Texas’ deer. The committees select the students who will participate in a five day, intensive training to develop an in-depth understanding of one of the most sought-after trophies in Texas. Along with training to assist with the development of leadership skills, public speaking and working as a team, Buckskin Brigade will teach participants deer anatomy and biology, habitat and nutrition requirements, rattling, scoring and survey methods, as well as rifle and archery basics, and hunting/firearm safety. The Brigade model of leadership development, education and empowerment continues with our Buckskin Brigade programs. Come join us!

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2018 South Texas Buckskin Brigade Donors & Sponsors

To Be Updated Soon

Past South Texas Buckskin Brigade Donors & Sponsors

Academy Sports + Outdoors  Atascosa County Farm Bureau
 Atascosa County SWCD #307  Buck Fever
 C5 Enterprises  Coastal Bend Community Foundation // Harvey Weil Sportsman/Conservationist Award Fund
 Connie’s Cuts and Curls  D & D Farm and Ranch
 East Foundation  Hutton Auto Repair
 Hutton Construction  Lawrence Farm & Ranch Supply
 Lazy R Western Wear and Saddlery  National Philanthropic Trust
 Nature Play Designs  Potter Taxidermy Studio
 Salamanders Tees and More  San Pedro Ranch
 Southern Star Ranch  Sparks Insurance Agency
 Stieren Ranch  T & K Tire & Alignment
 Texas Heritage Bank  The Butcher Block
 Washington Soil & Water Conservation District  Widle Holdings, LLC
 Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Texas  Wilson County Wildlife Management Association
 Ms. Sandra Bridges  Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Dickschat
 Mr. Richard Griffin  Mr. Bradin Hanselka and Mr. Barrett Hanselka
 Ms. Jeff Hanselka  Mr. Terry Lieck
 Mr. Chris Mitchell  Ms. Vanessa Moore
 Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell Paulk  Ms. Naomi Ross
 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sanders  Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Schmid
 Mr. Harvey Smith  Mr. & Mrs. Scott Woodard
 Mr. & Mrs. Nunley

2018 North Texas Buckskin Brigade Donors & Sponsors

To Be Updated Soon

Past South Texas Buckskin Brigade Donors & Sponsors

Atascosa County SWCD #307  Buck Fever
 Burnett Veterinary Clinic, Inc.  Community Foundation of Abilene / AVJ Foundation
 Hamilton Coryell SWCD  High Point SWCD
 Hi-Pro Feeds Inc.  Mike & Mary Terry Family Foundation
 Montgomery County SWCD  National Philanthropic Trust
 Rafter-M Farm  Runnels SWCD
 Southern Star Transport  Sportmen’s Club of Fort Worth
 Warren Ranch  Weakley Watson Sporting Goods
 Wildlife Systems, Inc.
Mr. David Garza  Ms. Mary Humphrey
 Ms. Kassandra Ramos


North Texas Buckskin Brigade Committee

Jimmie Caughron Retired, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Matthew Coffman USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Kristi Keierleber
Barrett Koennecke Texas Parks and Wildlife
Ricky Linex USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Ethan McJames USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Dr. Dale Rollins Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Samantha Saldivar

South Texas Buckskin Brigade Committee

Rose Cooper
Chase Currie
Dr. Bob Dittmar
Dr. Bill Eikenhorst
Gene Fernandez Texas Parks & Wildlife
Eric Garza Texas Parks & Wildlife
Omar Gonzales Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Richie Griffin Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Jeff Hanselka Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Daniel Kunz  Texas Parks & Wildlife
Keith Lake  Flying A Ranch
Chancey Lewis
Jaime Lopez
Gray Majirus
Brock Minton Texas Parks & Wildlife
Larry Perez Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Larry Pfeil
Larry Pierce Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dale Rankin Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Matt Reidy Texas Parks & Wildlife
David Rios Texas Parks & Wildlife
Jimmy Rutledge Bass Ranches
Chris Stautzenberger Texas Parks & Wildlife
Tye Stephens
Joe Taylor
Amy Turner Texas Parks & Wildlife
Robert Williams
Dustin Windsor  Texas Parks & Wildlife