Activities for Youth at Hagerman NWR
Hagerman NWR and the Friends Offer Programs, Activities for Kids!

Check out our  Hagerman Youth page!  In addition to monthly events, you will find nature-related  activities to do at home and links to great info for youngsters and their families. 


No registration is needed for this event.  Youngsters must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult.  Gear will be checked out for a specified length of  time so that all can participate.  Event will be held at the Display Pond as you enter the Refuge from the east. No fishing license is required for youngsters participating.


For all  Youth FIRST programs... by making a reservation for your child or children - we can be sure to have  enough materials on hand  for each child.  You can now register online as a member or a guest, or if you prefer, just call the Refuge, 903 786 2826. Registration CLOSES Thursday before the event, at 4 pm.  You will not be able to register after that.  AND - please do not leave messages after hours on the Thursday or Friday before the event, we cannot retrieve them.  THANK YOU.

Note:  For Youth FIRST programs, all children ages 4 - 7 must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or other responsible adult.

AND - PLEASE HELP US out!!  if you register and then learn you will not be attending, PLEASE call the Refuge or email us through the CONTACT page to let us know!

(Photo by Cindy Steele)

Who Lives on A National Wildlife Refuge?

Can you identify an animal by its tracks?  Download and print this puzzle page to test your skill -  identify animals found at national wildlife refuges! Page 2 has the answers, but don't peek!

Want to Know About Bird Migration?

 This video from Cornell Lab of Ornithology gives a good overview of bird migration.

What's Your Wingspan?

 Click here to view file with wingspan of various birds  - spread your arms and ask someone to measure your "wingspan".  Which bird's wingspan are you closest to?

Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826