Teen vs Wild

  • Dates: July 11-14, 2022
  • Days: Monday–Thursday
  • Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Must bring a sack lunch.
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Cost: $220
  • Orientation 2022: Orientation will be held July 7, 2022, at 12:30 or 5:30 p.m.,
    • Location: Northwest Campus, WTLO 1108 (Theatre), 4801 Marine Creek Pkwy., Fort Worth, TX 76179
    • Check our Map of Northwest Campus for parking and construction updates.
  • What to bring: sack lunch, water bottle, bug spray and sunblock everyday. Students will be expected to spend time outdoors, so staying hydrated is a MUST.
  • Students participating in canoeing will be required to perform a swim test on day 2. If unable to successfully complete the test, students will not be able to participate in the canoeing activity.

About Teen vs. Wild Camp

TEEN vs WILD is a week-long, outdoor immersion experience that fosters environmental stewardship in the land leaders of tomorrow. Adventurers will hone and develop skill sets needed to be successful and knowledgeable leaders:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Survival skills
  • Sustainable practices
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking

Featured Experiences

TEEN vs WILD will offer a series of awesome adventures and learning experiences that promise to be discoverable by all senses, but here are some exciting previews:

  • Navigation: Adventurers will learn how to use multiple tools to navigate rough terrain.
  • Animal Tracks & Sounds: Learn how to read animal tracks and listen to the sounds the animals make.
  • Fire Building: Learn fire building and safety from the experts.
  • Foraging in the WILD: Adventurers will learn how to forage in the wild, as well as how to grow and prep their own food for the outdoors.
  • Water Quests: Canoeing, seine fishing and much more.
  • Scavenger Hunt Expedition: Excursion to the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge to test your survival strengths.

Sign up!

Fill out an online application and attach your student’s latest report card or progress report to the application. Follow our register for youth courses instructions that take you to MyTCCTrack.

If you select TEEN vs WILD in the online application it will contain the Responsibilities of Student Participant with Waiver Agreement (PDF).Listen We have included the waiver here for your information only.

Course Information: KINX-7023-30004-0591691


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