All Challenges

This list includes Anywhere Challenges, which are not location specific and can be completed at a time and place of your choosing.

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  • Badge for Arbor Day Children's Activity Book challenge

    Over twenty pages of activities for kids all about Arbor Day. Great for a rainy day!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor Only icon Indoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Flat Smokey  challenge

    Take pictures of Flat Smokey practicing safe campfire skills, and share on social media!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor/Outdoor icon Indoor/Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for At-Home Adventure Bingo challenge

    Play Bingo by working, playing, and exploring around the house!

    3–4 hours icon 3–4 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor/Outdoor icon Indoor/Outdoor
    Seasonal icon Seasonal Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Healthy Trees, Healthy Lives challenge

    Trees Care for Your Peace of Mind! Did you know that exposure to forests decreases mental fatigue by relaxing and restoring your mind as well as providing a sense of security? Visit healthytreeshealthylives.org to learn more!

    Less than 30 minutes icon < 30 minutes Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for People of Forestry Activity Book challenge

    Learn about Careers in the Forest in this Activity Book from Southern Foresters and the USDA Forest Service. Explore the skills and vocabulary of Green Careers in Forestry!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor/Outdoor icon Indoor/Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for East Texas Trees for Pollinators challenge

    How many east Texas trees can you find and identify? Visit the W.G Jones State Forest and rediscover your sense of adventure on the trails. Immerse your senses in the forest and test your tree ID skills.

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Sound Map challenge

    Sit somewhere in your nearby nature and listen to sounds. Identify them as natural or man made.

    Less than 30 minutes icon < 30 minutes Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Nature Sensory Hike challenge

    Take a hike in nature using your 5 senses and see what observation you can make. (Only Taste if an EXPERT says so)

    Less than 30 minutes icon < 30 minutes Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Junior Forester Kindergarten-2nd grade program challenge

    Families can visit the state forest’s Environmental Education Center to check out a backpack loaded with nature investigation supplies. They’ll also receive a grade level appropriate activity book (K-2 or 3-5) containing hands-on learning experiences that the children will complete while taking a self-guided hike in the forest. Upon completion, each child will receive a prize! The Junior Forester program is FREE of charge and available from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged. Due to limited staffing, this program is not available on weekends.

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Moderate icon Moderate Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Recurring Event icon Recurring Event Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Junior Forester 3rd-5th grade program challenge

    Looking for something fun AND educational to do with your kids while at Harbison State Forest? Consider participating in SC Forestry Commission’s Junior Forester program. Families can visit the state forest’s Environmental Education Center to check out a backpack loaded with nature investigation supplies. They’ll also receive a grade level appropriate activity book (K-2 or 3-5) containing hands-on learning experiences that the children will complete while taking a self-guided hike in the forest. Upon completion, each child will receive a prize! The Junior Forester program is FREE of charge and available from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged. Due to limited staffing, this program is not available on weekends.

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Moderate icon Moderate Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Recurring Event icon Recurring Event Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for SCFC Geocache Coin Challenge challenge

    Geocaching is a great family-friendly activity for all ages to get outside and explore our beautiful forests. The purpose of this course is to educate the public about the South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) and the importance of forestry in our state. There are seven individual geocaches hidden along the education trails at Harbison State Forest in Columbia, SC. Each cache contains information regarding the divisions and duties within the SCFC. There is an accompanying set of seven questions (1 for each cache) that can be completed and turned into the Education Center. If you answer all seven questions correctly, you will receive a Forest Life geocache coin!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Native Flowers for Pollinators challenge

    Explore Native Flowers to STX that pollinators love best!

    Less than 30 minutes icon < 30 minutes Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Seasonal icon Seasonal Fixed Fee icon Fixed Fee age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Common Native Birds of the LRGV challenge

    Become familiar with identifying local avifauna by observing what they do in the thornbursh.

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Fixed Fee icon Fixed Fee age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Butterflies and Pollinators  challenge

    Learn about the different types of pollinators which work bring balance to our ecosystem!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Fixed Fee icon Fixed Fee age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for South Texas Native Trees challenge

    Explore South Texas Native Trees by learning what makes them unique!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Fixed Fee icon Fixed Fee age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Spring Scavenger Hunt challenge

    Explore the Spring Season and discover

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    Seasonal icon Seasonal Fixed Fee icon Fixed Fee age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Flat Smokey challenge

    Take pictures of Flat Smokey practicing safe campfire fire and wildfire prevention skills, and share on social media!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor/Outdoor icon Indoor/Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Discovering Forest Careers Activity Booklet challenge

    Learn and explore forest careers through the Careers in the Forest Activity Book created by the Southern Group of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service. Complete short activities, coloring pages, and learn skills and vocabulary related to green careers in forestry!

    1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Indoor/Outdoor icon Indoor/Outdoor
    Year-round icon Year-round Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly
  • Badge for Hullabloom challenge

    Community event teaching about pollinators and environmental stewardship! Come see Texas A&M Forest Service to complete this challenge!

    Less than 30 minutes icon < 30 minutes Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
    One-Time Event icon One-Time Event Free icon Free age icon Family Friendly