Camporee

February 16-18, 2018

Bovay Scout Ranch - Tellepsen Scout Ranch
3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868

Camporee is a weekend campout for troops around the district.  Patrols compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit. 

Please plan on arriving at Bovay Scout Ranch on Friday night.  During the camp out, the individual troops will be responsible for their own meals.

Every troop needs to send a representative to the January roundtable.

2017 Leader's Guide


Boy Scout on a compass

Registration

Registration is done by troops.

Step 1: RSVP for the camp-o-ree by January roundtable on January 11, 2018.

Step 1: RSVP

Step 2: The registration fee includes the camping fee, awards and all activities.

Only paid registrations before 2/2/18 include a t-shirt and a patch. Baseball caps can be ordered for $15. There are two cap options: black with white lettering, or stone with red lettering.

Before registering, have the number of youth, adult t-shirt sizes. Onsite registration is $30 per person.

Step 2: Registration opens in January

Competition Events

  • Rifle
  • Archery
  • Shotgun (3 Scouts per patrol; must be age 13+)
  • Climbing (3 Scouts per patrol)
  • Knot tying
  • Lashings
  • Blind tent sent up
  • Flag etiquette
  • First aid
  • Tomahawks
  • Fire starting
  • Orienteering
  • Bonus: Plants and tracks

Additional Events

  • Eagle Scout competition 
  • Dutch oven cook-off
  • Iron man competition
  • Dodge ball
  • OA call-out
  • Campfire

What to Bring

  • BSA Annual Health and Medical Records (parts A & B for all Scouting events) for every participant. Troops should bring an extra copy of the medical forms in a binder to leave at the first aid station. Troops can pick up the binder at check-out.
  • Hold Harmless Form for every person participating in climbing.
  • Roster of all participants attending due at check-in.
  • Meals (lunch should be a non-cooking lunch)

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 Chip Whitley at 713-443-4710 or whitleycs@msn.com.