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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.


  • 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.
  • 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

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

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


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


  • 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

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!

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

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