Tall Timbers Webelos Woods

November 10-12, 2017

Bovay Scout Ranch
(Duke Energy Camporee Site)

Webelos Woods is a camp out designed to introduce Webelos to the many outdoor adventures of Boy Scouting. This awesome weekend event includes patrol-method camping and Scout activities. On Saturday morning, Webelos patrols compete in Webelos skills (first aid, fire building, camping skills, games, knots) and during the afternoon local Boy Scout troops teach basic Boy Scout skills. The patrols are judged on patrol flag and yell, resources, leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration, and Scout spirit.

Registration

All troops and Webelos den must preregister. The cost is $10 per participant and includes the camp fee, patch, program supplies and awards. 

Registration opens in October.

 

Program

Saturday activities:  There will be camp-wide activities from 10 am - noon.  After lunch, there will be a round-robin style event in the troop campsites where Webelos can see the troops in action and have some fun participating in various activities.  Webelos dens will then be free to visit all troop campsites to get a feel for how each troop operates.  Webelos dens will have ample time to visit the troops.

Campfire program: There will be a campfire program Saturday evening from 8:00 – 9:00 pm.  All Scouts and Scouters should wear field uniforms to this event. If you would like to perform your favorite skit or song, please sign up at the registration tent from 8 am -10 am Saturday morning.  An Order of the Arrow (OA) representative may visit your campsite during the day if additional skits and songs are needed.

Training:  Webelos parents and leaders are encouraged to attend “Webelos to Scout Transition” training which will be held Saturday morning from 10 am to 11 am.

Chapel service:  An Interfaith worship service will be held Sunday morning.

Directions

How to Get There:  Webelos Woods will take place in the Duke Energy Camporee Site of Bovay Scout Ranch. Take 105 east to Hwy 6.  Turn south approximately four miles to camp on left, just south of Grassy Creek bridge. Address: 3450 County Road 317, Navasota, TX 77868.

Check-in and check-out

Boy Scout Troop Check-in: You can arrive as early as Friday at 4:00 pm to set up your area. You should send a troop representative to the registration tent between 5 pm and 9 pm Friday night to hand in your final roster, and to pick up t-shirts, schedules, and other information for the weekend. There will be a cracker barrel for Scoutmasters and Senior Patrol Leaders (SPLs) at 9:30 pm Friday night.

Webelos Den Check-in: You should plan on arriving early on Saturday to set up your tents and check in.  You should send a representative to the registration tent between 8 am - 10 am to hand in your final roster, and to pick up t-shirts, schedules, and other information for the weekend.

Check-out time: Sunday from 9:00 am -11:00 am. After your area has been inspected by an OA representative, you may send someone to the registration tent to pick up your patches. Webelos dens will also receive a participation ribbon for their pack/den flag.

Medical forms:  All Scouts and adult leaders must bring a copy of their BSA Medical and Health Record (for all Scouting events; parts A&B) with them. One person in each unit should be responsible for these forms.

General Information

Tour Permits and Park Approval Standards:  Tour permits are not needed for this event.

Water: Hydrate has become a favorite term during BSA activities.  A well-hydrated Scout is a healthy and happy Scout.

First Aid: Minor first aid will be the responsibility of each troop.  Emergencies should be reported to the registration pavilion. The staff will contact the ranger or camp director, who have emergency protocols in place.

Fires:  You may have propane, wood or charcoal fires in your campsite, but they must be confined to above ground fire containers such as barbecue pits.  NO GROUND FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN THE CAMPOREE SITE!

Scouting Safely

Safety is Your Responsibility posterThe BSA's Commitment to Safety is ongoing and we want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees cannot be compromised. BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed and all participants must follow youth protection guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:

  • Two-deep leadership on all outings required.  
  • No one-on-one contact between adults and youth members. 
  • The buddy system should be used at all times. 
  • Discipline must be constructive.

Youth Protection Guidelines     Guide to Safe Scouting     Enterprise Risk Management

Contact

Questions? Please contact Trey Jackson at 281-459-8777 or trey@treyjackson.me.

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