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2017 Fall Campout Info

posted Sep 21, 2017, 7:33 PM by Chris Rake   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 8:49 PM ]
2017 Fall Campout 

>> See file attachment at the end of this post for complete camp out information <<

Camp Green Dickson

Camp Green Dickson 
County Road 354
Shiner, TX 77984
  • October 27-29
  • Near Gonzales, Texas (between Gonzales and Shiner - Roughly 2 hour drive from Austin)
  • 335 Acres of BSA Camping
  • Link to Camp Information
  • Campsite Map (we have sites J, K, L, and M)
  • If you do not wish to camp overnight you can come for day time Pack Games and activities.


IMPORTANT CAMPOUT RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Everyone must have a completed Medical Form parts A and B (they expire after 1 year) - BRING YOURS WITH YOU TO CAMP if you haven't already turned it in
  • Scouts must be assigned to a responsible adult who will be present at camp the entire time
  • Two-deep leadership required at all times 
  • Scout buddy system required at all times (no Scouts are allowed to wander off without a buddy)
  • No adult may share a tent with a person of the opposite sex unless he or she is that adult’s spouse.
  • No youth may share a tent with an adult or a person of the opposite sex other than a family member or guardian. 
  • Assigning youth members more than two years apart in age to sleep in the same tent should be avoided unless the youth are relatives.
PROHIBITED ITEMS
  • Electronics for kids (parents are also asked to minimize use)
  • Alcoholic beverages or controlled substances
  • Tobacco use in camp (If an adult needs to smoke, they must do it away from camp out and out of sight)
  • Use of knives by Scouts who do not have their Whittling Chip
  • Use of axes or hatchets by Scouts (regardless of Whittling Chip)
  • Pets or animals as they are not part of tours or activities in Scouting
  • RV's/trailers (this is a tent-only campout)
  • Generators
  • Concealed or unconcealed firearms, fireworks, or explosives

TRAVEL
Directions to Camp Green Dickson.  Travel time is approximately 2 hours from Round Rock.


SETUP
We will have setup starting Friday night around 5pm.  Suggested packing list found in the Pack Resource Library. 


ACTIVITIES

  • Morning Hike
  • Den Lunch
  • Pumpkin Carving
  • Pack Games
  • Trick or Treat
  • Campfire

MEALS

  • Friday night, Saturday Morning, and Sunday Morning are "on your own"
  • Saturday lunch is a den-planned activity
  • Saturday dinner is provided by the Pack - please mention any dietary restrictions when you sign up

CAMPFIRE
At campfire, each den will perform a skit. Leaders/Akelas help your scouts with this. Ideas can be found here.

An email will be sent out before the campout with a more detailed agenda.  Depending on the volunteer sign-up, there may also be the always enjoyed NIGHT GAMES!

FACILITIES
Camp Green Dickson is a Boy Scout Camp with water and latrines at each camp site and a centralized bathroom facility.  There is no electricity at the camp sites.  Please do not bring generators.
 
Hope to see you all there!!!
Questions?  Contact our Fall Camping Coordinator Bryan Herron

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Chris Rake,
Oct 22, 2017, 8:49 PM
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