Camping

Camping

There are several different types of BSA camping programs available in Five Trails District

  • Short-term camping 
    • Cub Scout Camping: This is usually a Pack or Den overnight family campout.
      Note: Campouts of this type require that a BALOO-trained Adult Leader be present at all times (in addition to the usual two-deep leadership requirements). 
    • Boy Scout Camping: This may consist of one-to-several night(s) campouts. 
    • Venturing Camping: This may consist of one-to-several night(s) campouts. 
  • Long-term camping
    • Cub Scout Day Camp
      • Every June, Five Trails District offers Cub Scout Day Camp at Camp Wisdom. 
        See the link HERE for more details. 
        • The Five Trails District Day Camp page is coming soon .... 
      • Webelos resident camps are held every summer at Camp James Ray. 
        See the link HERE for more details. 
    • Boy Scout Summer Camps 
      • Circle Ten Council holds Summer Camp at its two long-term camp sites: 
        • Camp Trevor Rees-Jones, near Athens, TX
        • Camp Constantin and Jack Furst Aquatic Base, on Possum Kingdom Lake, near Graford, TX
      • See the link HERE for more details about Circle Ten Council Summer Camps. 
      • Some Troops go to other summer camps. For a list of which Troop is attending which summer camp, 
        click HERE
    • Boy Scout Winter Camp
      Circle Ten Council holds Winter Camp at Camp Trevor Rees-Jones every winter. 
      See the link HERE (TBD until we get closer to December) for more details. 
  • High Adventure Camping

These high-adventure opportunities are available only to older Scouts; the minimum age varies by venue. See the links below for details. 

    • Philmont Scout Ranch
      See the link HERE for more details.
    • Northern Tier 
      See the link HERE for more details.
    • Sea Base
      See the link HERE for more details.
    • Summit Bechtel Reserve
      See the link HERE for more details. 

There are also family programs available at some of these high adventure venues; see the individual links above for details. 

  • Jamborees 
    • National Jamborees
      National Jamborees are held every 4 years at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia
      See the link HERE for more details.
    • World Jamborees
      World Jamborees are held every 4 years 
      The next World Jamboree will be the US in 2019 at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.
      To see our web page about the World Jamboree, click HERE
      See the link HERE for the official 2019 World Scouting Jamboree website.

Note: Circle Ten Council has a "camping opportunities" web page HERE

 

 

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