Utah's state parks staff have assembled a potpourri of summer outdoor activities. Dubbed ROCKIN' — or Reaching Out Connecting Kids in Nature — each event requires preregistration and is limited to 10 families. Participating families receive a free gift. The list of activities includes:

Happy Campers! On June 27 and 28 at Jordanelle State Park, Hyrum State Park, Fremont Indian State Park and Museum-Palisade State Park, campout staff teach cooking in the outdoors, Dutch oven cooking, camp stoves and open fire, and how to properly build and extinguish a fire.

Helmet Head! This activity teaches all-terrain vehicle safety and the importance of helmets on June 28 at Palisade State Park; July 19 at Jordan River OHV State Recreation Area; Aug. 2 at the Southwest Region Office in Cedar City; and Sept. 6 in the Wasatch Mountain State Park.

Ahoy! teaches the importance of wearing life jackets and how to wear them on July 12 at the Rockport State Park and Utah Lake State Park. The activity is in a variety of water situations.

Go Fly a Kite! On July 19 at the Flight Park State Recreation Area, park staff will teach how to fly a kite.

History Hunt! This iron history day camp takes place July 31 through Aug. 2 at the Iron Mission State Park Museum.

Take a Hike! On June 28 hikers can explore the dark side of Goblin Valley State Park with a night hike.

On Aug. 16 hikers can get tips about responsible hiking in Red Fleet State Park, Willard Bay State Park and Kodachrome Basin State Park.

To register, see stateparks.utah.gov or call 800-322-3770 or 801-322-3770.