Fall Camporee

October 7-9, 2016

Camp Brosig

Camp-o-ree is a weekend camp out for troops. Patrols compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, Scout (Tenderfoot,  Second and First Class) skills, and Scout spirit.  

Webelos Woods will be held the same weekend. Troops will have the opportunity to meet with Webelos and their families.

camporee patch

Registration

The registration fee includes a Saturday night BBQ dinner, patch and camping fees. Registration is completed by the troop leader.

Step 1:  RSVP for the camp-o-ree by October 1, 2016, with estimated numbers so we can plan the event.

Step 1:  RSVP

Step 2: Pay online before check-in with your final head count.

Step 2: Payment

Required Forms

Typical Schedule

 

Friday 

           5:30 pm       Check-in begins for troops and optional Webelos check-in for Webelos Woods
  9:30 pm Cracker barrel meeting at covered shelter for Scoutmasters, senior patrol leader and Webelos den leaders
  11:00 pm Lights out
 

Saturday

  7:30 am Reveille 
  7:30-8:30 am Webelos check-in for Webelos Woods
  8:30 am  Meeting for senior patrol leaders, Scoutmasters and Webelos den leaders
  9:00 am Assembly at flag pole
  9:30-12:30 pm     Program: round robin of Scout activities
  12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
  1:30-3:30 pm Program: round robin of Scout activities
  3:30-5:30 pm Brotherhood ceremony for Ordeal members of the Order of the Arrow
  5:30 pm  Flag ceremony
  5:40 pm Dinner served at shelter
  7:00 pm Campfire 
  8:00 pm Call out ceremony
  9:30 pm Cracker barrel meeting at covered shelter for Scoutmasters, senior patrol leader and Webelos den leaders
  10:30 pm Lights out
 

Sunday

  7:30 am Reveille 
  8:30 am Assembly at flag pole
  9:00 am Scouts Own service
  10:00 am Break camp / depart

Details

Every troop must send a representative to the August roundtable to help plan the camp-o-ree. This year’s camp-o-ree promises to challenge the youth leadership, as well as stretching everyone else’s comfort zones. These events cannot happen without each Scout’s competitive spirit and participation. Every troop needs run a part of the camp-o-ree (e.g., Boy Scout competitions, Webelos competitions, facilities). Typical program events include:

                          

First Aid: realistic first aid scenarios. 

  • Webelos come to the scene and solve the first aid situation using the First Responder adventure skills, 
  • Scouts use Second and First Class first aid skills.

Knots: displays of Webelos and Scout knots

  • show how to tie basic knots
  • make rope and/or whip rope ends

Fire Building: show different fire lays, including an LNT mound fire.

  • show types of fire starters and types of fuel (size of wood)
  • show how to start fire without matches
  • have Webelos build and light a fire

Knots and Pioneering: have display of types of knots and lashing

  • build camp gadgets (use correct lashings)
  • have Webelos use knots to erect tent, tarp or flag pole.

Cooking: show different methods of camp cooking

  • set up cooking area … Talk about safety
  • show how to cook something
  • have Webelos try to make and then taste

Model Campsite: set up a model campsite using BSA guidelines

  • show tent areas, dining areas, cooking areas, etc
  • have Webelos Scouts set up a tent

Compass: show how to use a compass and maps

  • show how to read a map
  • show how to use compass with a map
  • have Webelos do a short, simple compass course

Photographs    

Notice!  Please be advised that promotional videotaping/photography may be in progress at any time at an event. Your entrance constitutes your agreement that the district has the right to reproduce your likeness in videography/photography for promotion (e.g., publications, internet, newspaper).

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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

Contacts

For questions, contact the camp-o-ree chair or district activities chair.

Directions to Camp Brosig

Camp Brosig is located at 1893 Trenckmann Road, Sealy, TX 77474. Take I-10 to Sealy and exit at State Highway 36. From the traffic light turn left and go 5.1 miles until you pass the intersection with Farm Road 331. Driver another .6 miles to Trenkman Road. Turn left and go 1.6 miles to Camp Brosig gate on the left. Turn in and drive to the farmhouse on the hill.