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Experience RIO Adventure

 Overnight Camp is HERE! WE WANT YOU!!

Experience RIO Adventure

 Overnight Camp is HERE! WE WANT YOU!!


Who we are

We are educators with a passion for the outdoors. Our vision is to provide a quality camp experience for people in the Rio Grande Valley. We are proud to offer a wide range of activities at the historic Lula Sams property in Brownsville, Texas. We have been operating outdoor education and day camp programs since our inception in 2015. We launched overnight summer camp in 2019, and in 2020 we will offer weekend Retreat programming. This is the only camp of its kind in South Texas. We hope that you enjoy exploring our website. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our passion



 We provide adventure-based learning tailored for your students, teachers, staff and administrators. Students spend the day exploring the natural world through activities such as archery, plant and animal identification, team-building, canoeing, and many others. 



 Summer Day Camp at Camp RIO is a dynamic, five-day outdoor adventure experience with activities such as paddling, archery, slingshot shooting, geocaching, yoga, fishing, and sports. Each adventurous day is facilitated by a leadership staff known as Camp Guides, which are experienced naturalist and outdoor educators. 



 Starting in 2019, Camp RIO is excited to offer both corporate retreats and family camp to our ever expanding program offerings. Stay tuned for more information in the new year for these programs 



 We are very excited about the launch of overnight camp here at Camp RIO, We will be offer 4 one week sessions during the summer of 2019. During this week long adventure, campers will engage in a wide range of activities and during the evening, special programs will be offered. Campers will be sleeping in our brand new air-conditioned cabins. So with all of that being said.... grab a s'more stick and meet us over by the fire pit!  

Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to schedule a site visit by calling us!

Camp RIO

280 Fish Hatchery Road, Brownsville, Texas 78520, United States

(956) 204-0036



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