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Camp Tyler

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15143 Camp Tyler Rd,
Whitehouse, TX 75791

(903) 565-4475

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Conceived by the Kiwanis, led by D. K. &  Lottie Caldwell, the dream began as a simple project to create a location for the Campfire Boys & Girls to have a summer camp. As other groups heard about the effort, more civic organizations participated with an eye to include other youth organizations during the summer. The Kiwanis and Mr. & Mrs. Caldwell realized that children were losing their roots to the land, nature, and soil as Tyler was becoming a more urban area. Soon the effort encompassed almost the entire Smith County Community.

Today, Camp Tyler Outdoor School continues to provide outdoor education in "The Classroom Without Walls". Inquiry based education encourages students to ask "Why?", gather evidence, form conclusions, and decide how to apply their new knowledge to the world around them. Teachable moments capture the innate excitement, the "Aha!" moments that students naturally have about the world and its process.

Business Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed