Field Notes

  • Registration opens for November writing & welding workshop

  • THIS JUST IN: We’re adding another one-of-a-kind experience to our camp repertoire: “Camp DBA Presents: Writing & Welding.” Slated for Saturday, November 22, this workshop at Design Build Adventure headquarters in Austin will be led by writer Katie Ford and design-build artist Jack Sanders. Katie will take you through a morning of expressive writing exercises that will help set the tone for an afternoon of basic metalworking with Jack and his crew.

    The workshop, which is limited to a cozy group of 10 participants, is for anyone interested in self-discovery, … Keep Reading→


    POSTED ON: October 20th, 2014
  • Yoga and Welding Roundup

  • Earlier in March, we hosted our first-ever (and sold-out!) “Camp Design Build Adventure Presents Yoga and Welding.” This one-day workshop took place on a Saturday and embraced the theme of “Practicing your practice.”

    Our adventure began with Kate Campbell leading a relaxing meditation on the front porch. She then took the participants through a hearty session of Vinyasa Flow, where the participants learned to test the boundaries of their comfort zones and focus their minds on the present moment.

    After yoga, we all gathered on the back porch for a … Keep Reading→


    POSTED ON: March 19th, 2014
  • VOODOO MUSIC + ART EXPERIENCE 2013

  • Eleven members of the Design Build Adventure crew headed east to the Big Easy this past November for the Voodoo Music & Art Experience, a three-day festival that, over the years, has drawn more than 450 bands and 1 million music fans to New Orleans city park.

    This year, as Voodoo celebrated its 15th birthday, Design Build Adventure was hired to create the site plan for and then manage the festival’s general admission and VIP camping areas. On the technical side, this entailed mapping out electrical and plumbing and … Keep Reading→


    POSTED ON: December 13th, 2013
  • A Look Back: Adventure in Heavy Metal

  • This fall, we hosted our second-ever Design Build Adventure in Heavy Metal, benefitting the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). It promised tons of adventure from the moment it began. The 2.5-day workshop kicked off in the midst of a severe thunderstorm that caused flash flooding all over greater Austin.

    But the downpour wasn’t enough to stop our 11 adventurers from showing up to embark on a weekend of collaboration, creative thinking, and plenty of music, food and fun.

    After receiving sketchbooks, safety glasses, earplugs and bandanas, the adventurers gathered … Keep Reading→


    POSTED ON: November 5th, 2013


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Weld, swim, eat, drink, hike, at amazing Texas ranchDon't miss the opportunity to get outside, get your hands dirty and explore the outdoors in an exciting new way. Join Explore Ranches Design Build Adventure and Dan Dyer in partnership with Tecovas and YETI at Cowboy Camp at Hudsepth River Ranch. The weekend activities will take place at the headwaters of the Devils River from October 4-6. Participants will get to swim, weld a special design project to assist in the open-fire cooking for Saturday night's dinner, enjoy a special drink from Garrison Brothers Distillery, listen to live music and so much more. Use the link below to register today. Only three tickets left!
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