Join the fun at Arizona State Parks and Trails Family Campout Program, set for Dec. 2-3 at Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction. The program gives kids a break from electronics and introduces them to new outdoor adventures for one-weekend at a state park.

The program is ideal for those new to camping but all are welcome to share in this weekend experience. An activity filled weekend could include fishing, archery, mountain biking, hiking, or birding, depending on the date and park chosen.

Trained camp coordinators will assist by teaching campers how to set up a tent, prepare food outside, build a fire and work on a service project. The program fee is $90 for a family of up to four people. Additional family members are $5 each for up to six people. Sorry, children 5 and younger and pets cannot attend this program.

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