Date(s) - 12/21/12-12/23/12
Webelos Scout Winter Camp is a South Texas Council winter camp program for Webelos Scouts plus their parents and leaders. It is a four day and three night winter camp at beautiful Camp Karankawa located near Mathis, Texas, designed to help Webelos Scouts have a great winter camp adventure and get a big boost of energy to complete the Arrow of Light or Webelos Badge and many other Scouting advancements.
There are two ways to attend the Camp Karankawa Webelos Scout Winter Camp.
1. A Cub Scout can attend with an adult family member (approved by the parent).
2. A Den or Pack can come to camp with a minimum to two adult leaders while maintaining a ratio of boys to adults of at least 4 to 1.
- Wide selection of Webelos Activity Pins
- Character Connections
- Leave No Trace
- Texas Badge
- Team Sports
- BB Gun Shooting
- Troop Readiness
- Star Gazers
- Family Campfire Program
- Daily Patriotic Ceremonies and much, much more.
The Webelos Winter Camp fee includes the cost of 7 meals and 2 cracker barrels (night time snacks); program supplies; insurance; camp patch and a t-shirt for each person that has paid by the early bird discount deadline.
The camps fees are:
Webelos Scouts: $100
A late fee of $25 per person will be assessed after November 30, 2012.
What to Pack
- Sleeping gear (sleeping bag or blanket, pillow, etc)
- Cots or air mattress if desired
- Weather appropriate clothing
- Scout Uniform (if you have one)
- Hat, close toed shoes, underwear, socks, etc.
- Shower Gear (soap, shampoo, towel, etc)
- Sunscreen, bug spray, etc.
- Water bottle or canteen
- Flashlight & extra batteries
Optional, but handy items:
- Camera and supplies
- Camp Chair(s)
- Cooler and soft drinks/snacks
- Camp lantern(s)
What NOT to Pack
- Alcoholic beverages, drugs, stimulants or other illegal substances
- Firearms, archery equipment, sheath knives, throwing knives, or other dangerous weapons
- Pets including dogs, cats, hamsters, etc.
- Items not conducive to Scouting.
Check-in & Check-Out
Check-in and camp set-up will begin on Friday morning, December 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Closing ceremony is at 4:30pm on Sunday, December 23, 2012.
Each person attending the Webelos Winter Camp must complete and submit a BSA Health & Medical Form parts A, B & C. This form can be found here. This form and any prescription medications must be turned into medical personel upon arrival at camp. Prescription medications must be in their original containers and will be dispensed by the camp medic according to the instructions on the container. It is recommended that individuals with multiple medication to place all of their mediations in a zip top plastic bag with their name clearly written on the outside of the bag.
Dining & Hospitality Services
The first meal served will be Friday lunch. The last meal served will be Monday lunch. All meals will be prepared and served for you in the camp dining hall. The menu will feature nutritious and delicious kid friendly meals. The camp will make reasonable accommodations for those individuals with special meal requests for religious or medical reasons. Special meal requests must be submitted in writing to the Scout Service Center before December 14, 2012 to allow time to adjust menus and food ordering. All meals in addition to the main entrée and side dishes will include a PB&J sandwich bar and salad bar
- To ensure a quality experience, this camp will be limited to the first 200 paid Scouts, Scouters, and parents.
- You must complete a Boy Scouts of America Annual Health and Medical Record, Parts A & B for each person attending. Sorry, we don’t disclose any previously submitted health forms at the Council Service Center. So, prior to submitting your registration documents, you may want to keep health form copies for future use. You can download a copy of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record here.
- Youth Protection YC06-0014 is required for ALL adults attending this event.
- Youth Protection policies of the Boy Scouts of America do not allow parents to share a tent with any child except their own.
- Vehicles are not allowed in campsites (UNLOADING ONLY)
- f you would like to check-in Thursday evening due to distance of travel please make arrangements with the Camp Director, however you will be required to prepare your own breakfast on Friday morning.
- Liquid fuels for lanterns ARE NOT ALLOWED
- Be mindful of BURN BANS
- Prepaid event or activity fees for an outdoor event/activity are refundable in full if the request is received in writing at the Scout Service Center more than 30 days prior to the start of the event/activity. Event or Activity fees for an outdoor event are also full refundable if the Council cancels the event/activity. More information about the South Texas Council’s Refund Policy is available here.
For more information, please contact Marty Sepulveda at 361-814-4300 Ext. 17 or Martin.Sepulveda@scouting.org.