March 2020

Camp Arrowmoon
Camp Arrowmoon Rd.
Hearne, TX 77859

Lat Long Address: 30.859591, -96.489712

Boy Scout on a compass

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. 

Every troop must send a representative to the February and March roundtable to help plan the camporee. Every troop needs run a part of the camporee (e.g., competition, facilities). This year’s camporee promises to challenge the youth leadership. These events cannot happen without each Scout’s competitive spirit and participation.

Registration

Registration is done by the troop leadership. Registration is a two-step process.

Step 1: RSVP for the camporee by March roundtable.

Step 1: RSVP

Step 2: The registration fee is $10 per Scout; adults are free. Registration is online with credit card, electronic check or PayPal. There is a $5 late fee beginning 3/28/19. There is no onsite registration. Council refund policy

Step 2: Payment opens in January

Schedule

Check-in begins 6:00 pm, Friday evening
Check-out           8:30 – 10:00 am, Sunday morning

What to Bring

Personal (check with Scoutmaster):

  • Field uniform (Scout uniform) and belt 
  • Activity uniform (Scout t-shirt)
  • Clothing appropriate for weather
  • Shoes (closed toe) or hiking boots 
  • Pajamas or sleeping clothes
  • Rain gear
  • Flashlight and extra batteries 
  • Personal items (e.g., deodorant, comb, medications, toothpaste, toothbrush)
  • Water bottle (or canteen) and cup 
  • Pocket knife and Totin' Chip
  • Sleeping bag, blankets, sheet 
  • Pillow 
  • Cot or pad 
  • Personal first aid kit 
Mark all items with name and troop number.

Patrol:

  • Tents with ground cloth
  • Water containers for hauling water
  • Cooking gear and food: Saturday breakfast/dinner, non-cooking sack lunch; Sunday non-cooking breakfast
  • Duty roster and menu
  • First-aid kit
  • Trash bags
  • Patrol flag
  • Items for campsite inspection
  • Toilet paper
  • Wash soap for restrooms

Troop

  • BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (part A&B for all Scouting events) for every participant (due at check-in)
  • Firewood, rakes and fire buckets; buckets and shovel to remove unused firewood

Don’t Bring: 

  • Alcholol
  • Valuables
  • Electronics (e.g.,  iPod, iPad)*
  • Fireworks 
  • Sheath or hunting knives 
  • Pets 
  • Hammocks 
  • Personal firearms and ammunition 
  • Jewelry 
  • Personal bows and arrows 
  • Fuel burning hand warmers 

*Electricity is very limited. 

Directions

Lat Long Address: 30.859591, -96.489712

From Bryan/College Station: Take TX-6 north to FM-2549 (there are overhanging, blinking yellow lights and a green sign for Camp Arrowmoon) and turn right. Go 3.2 miles and turn right onto Camp Arrowmoon Road (there will be another green sign). Drive one mile on Camp Arrowmoon Road and turn in to the main gate.

From Hearne: Take TX-6 south to FM-2549 (there are overhanging, blinking yellow lights and a green sign for Camp Arrowmoon) and turn right. Go 3.2 miles and turn right onto Camp Arrowmoon Road (there will be another green sign). Drive 1 mile on Camp Arrowmoon Road and turn in to the main gate.

Late-Breaking Information

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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 Arrowmoon District/Sam Houston Area Council has the right to reproduce your likeness in videography/photography for promotion (e.g., publications, internet, newspaper). 

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. The Boy Scouts of America puts the utmost importance on the safe and healthy environments for its youth membership. The Sam Houston Area Council takes great strides to ensure the safety of its youth as well as the adult volunteer leadership that interacts with them. 

BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed. All participants must follow Youth Protection Guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:

  • Two-deep leadership on all outings required.  
  • One-on-one contact between adults and youth members is prohibited. 
  • The buddy system should be used at all times. 
  • Discipline must be constructive.

Health and safety must be integrated into everything we do, to the point that no injuries are acceptable beyond those that are readily treatable by Scout-rendered first aid. As an aid in the continuing effort to protect participants in a Scout activity, the BSA National Health and Safety Committee and the Council Services Division of the BSA National Council have developed the "Sweet Sixteen" of BSA safety procedures for physical activity. These 16 points, which embody good judgment and common sense, are applicable to all activities.

Youth Protection Guidelines     Guide to Safe Scouting      Sweet Sixteen      Enterprise Risk Management

Contacts

For more information, contact the event chair or district activities chair.

http://arrowmoon.shac.org/camporee-1