March 30 - April 1, 2018
Bear Creek Park
Camporee is a weekend camp out for troops. Patrols compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit. Join us for a great Scouting tradition and experience at the Soaring Eagle District camporee. This year’s camporee will include This year’s camporee will include the spider web, knot bar, tomahawk throwing, pioneering (tallest structure), lashing a seven knot tripod, fire building, first aid, tennis ball mania, an orienteering course, Dutch oven cooking, and more.
3535 War Memorial Drive
Houston Texas 77084
Step 1 - Pre-registration: Troop needs to pre-register by February roundtable, with an estimated number of participants for planning purposes. Please let us know if this number changes significantly before the event as campsite assignments are made based on registration numbers. Additional Scouts and adults can be added. Every troop needs run a part of the camporee (e.g., competition), and help in other areas (e.g., registration, facilities, scoring). When pre-registerting, list which events your troop is willing to help run at the camporee.
Step 1: RSVP for Camp-o-ree
Step 2 - Payment: The registration fee is $25 per troop and is done online with credit card, electronic check or PayPal. Late registration begins March 27, 2018 and is $50 per troop. Council refund policy.
Registration opens in February
Every troop must send a representative to the February and March roundtables to help plan the camporee.This year’s camporee 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.
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What to Bring
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|5:00 - 8:30 pm
||Unit arrival; campsite set0up
|9:00 - 9:30 pm
||Leader meeting at HQ with SPLs and Scoutmasters
|9:30 - 10:30 pm
||Unit campsite activities / lights out
|7:00 - 8:30 am
||Reveille / Breakfast / Campsite Clean-up
|8:30 - 8:45 am
||Assembly at flagpole
|8:45 - 9:00 am
||Opening ceremony and instructions
|9:00 - 12:30 pm
|12:30 - 1:30 pm
|1:30 - 4:00 pm
||Archery and tomahawk ranges open
|3:30 - 4:30 pm
||Scoutmaster Old Timers Gathering at HQ
||Event scores due to HQ
|4:00 - 5:00 pm
||Dutch oven competition judging at HQ
|5:00 - 6:30 pm
||Dinner and clean-up
|6:30 - 6:45 pm
||Assembly at flagpole / Flag ceremony
|6:50 - 9:00 pm
||Awards ceremony / Campfire / OA call out
|9:00 - 10:30 pm
||Unit campsite activities / Lights out
|7:00 - 8:30 am
||Reveille / Breakfast and clean-up
|8:30 - 9:00 am
||Flag Ceremony / Interfaith service / Camp-o-ree closing
|9:00 - 11:00 am
||Final clean-up and units depart
The 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
For questions, contact Martin Stakes at firstname.lastname@example.org or the district activities chair.