Camping and other Activity

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Jun 14 Flags Day flag service
Jul 4 Independence Day flag service
Jul 6-8 DOUBLE LAKE Cold Springs
Jul 22 - Aug 3 PHILMONT TREK 722-S-01
Oct 6 DSABV Buddy Walk - Millican Reserve - service opportunity

POOL OF PROPOSALS for 2019-2020
  • If proposal is placed in a month, it is seasonally tied there for a reason.
  • If proposal is X'd, indicates a known calendar date to avoid for planning purposes (Football, Easter, Christmas, etc.)
  • TBD add map locators, distances to each item
  • Text or email new ideas to David, Joshua, or Tim
Good ideas for plan Bs:
  • drive in Saturday, stay later Sunday
  • have a non-weather affected option in the wings (museum, game night, rec center)
USS Lexington - night aboard (sp)
Big Bend
Davis Mtn
Galveston - Texas Seaport Museum - Elissa (3 masted barque)
MacDonald observatory Star Party
Mother Neff State park Waco (df)
Enchanted rock camping, climbing, and beginner caving experience (df)
Fort parker canoing (df)
Shooting Bovay (anyplace more local? Day trip or camp?)
Horseback riding--Sam Houston?
Caddo lake (are they done road-building? potential canoing option)
Canoing Riverside Austin (camp too? or just daytrip?)
TAMU rec center climbing wall
Bovay climbing tower
Stephen F. Austin State Park - Seely / Waller
Order of the Arrow Ordeal/Service weekend
Double Lake, Cold Springs
Colorado Bend - caving in the area
McKinney Falls - short day hike, good camping options minutes away
5K thru Disaster City - Run for Remembrance

    11 Patriot Day flag runs
    Webelo Woods
    11 Veterans Day flag runs

    Port Aransas - Mustang Island -- catch whooping crane return for spring
    Location TBD - Monarch butterfly migration path through TX -- totally dependent sequence of warm days in the the month
    Webelo Woods


May 27 Memorial Day flag runs
May 14 Court of Honor - Breakfast for Dinner.
May 9 Round Table
May 7 Tue COH planning, 1st aid beam lift, committee meeting.
May 3-5 BIRCH CREEK - Fri night rain-out - no plan C. Cancelled. FYI: this park closes trails for 2 days with that much rain - conservation conscious.
Apr 11 1900 District Round Table  3991 E. 29th Street, BVCOG (Brazos Valley Council of Governments)
Mar 29-31 CAMPOREE
Mar 23 Arrowmoon cleanup prep for Camporee--day trip. Work in firebuilding, if not, then at Camporee.
Mar 23 Support for 7th Annual Down Syndrome Awareness SuperGala. @Brazos Center 1730 doors open.
Mar 21 1900hr District Round Table 3991 E. 29th Street, BVCOG (Brazos Valley Council of Governments)
Mar 2-3 Washington on the Brazos TX Independence event -- day trip
Feb 23 Merit badge university at TAMU.
Feb 22-24 Davison Campout  moved to Feb 1-3 from this date due to scheduling conflicts, then closed due to flooding
Feb 19 Regular Scout meeting St. Thomas Episcopal - Emergency Prep - first aid emphasis
Feb 18 Presidents Day flag runs
Feb 14 District Round Table--new location BCOG (Brazos Council of Governments) 4001 E. 29th Street
Feb 12 Regular Scout meeting St. Thomas Episcopal - Emergency Prep - Apollo 13 as example - search and rescue pattern
Feb 3 Scout Sunday 1330-1730 paintball at zoomz
Feb 2 Scouting for Food -- pick up donations, drop off at Food Bank (downtown Bryan) 0900-1100
Feb 1-3 Arrowmoon Campout
Jan 27-8 Scouting for Food -- put out donation request hangars
Jan 18-20 Hike Bastrop to Buescher -- 10-12 mi, windy, cold, no rain (yay).

Oct 26-28 Webelos Woods -- registration open Sep 1 on council DoubleKnot event registration system
Nov 16-20 Guadalupe (long break into Thanksgiving)
Dec 1 St. Thomas ELC Fun Run -- Interested in directing walkers and joggers or working a water table? Service hours opportunity.
Dec 7-9 ???
Dec 14 Downtown Bryan Christmas Parade
Dec-Jan NYLT Camp Bovay TBD

Oct 7 Downs Walk Millican Reserve
Sep 29 Cub'N'Family Rocket day at the GI museum. Rained out. Rescheduled for Oct 27 as part of Webelo Woods?
Sep 14-16 Canoeing San Marcos. Rescheduled 21-23. Rainout x2.
Sep 11. Patriots day flag run. Rained out solid.
Aug --
Jul 22-28 Camp Alexander, Colorado (18 hr driving)
Jun 30 10/20 mile hike
Jun Grand Canyon
May 29 Court of Honor
May 22 Annual planning meeting - bring your calendars
May 18-20 Mustang Island (not booked, 5 hr drive) -- re-worked at Apr 10, 2018 PLC -- moved to 11-12 Bovay, Houston
May 15 IOLS, advancement
May 11-12 Camp Bovay: overnight Fri, Saturday archery, get home.
    Bovay facilities are booked for range master training.
    Austin Colony facility was vandalized and is not yet repaired.
    Plan is to meet at Mays property with the archery gear we collectively own.
May 8 Campout planning, archery review/advancement
May 1 ILST (Introduction to Leadership Skills) training for youth -- applicable to adults too
Apr 24 New scouts attending, advancement, parent and scout orientation, gear assessment and availability
Apr 17 Troop Elections, advancement assessment, advancement work
Apr 6-8 Camporee at Camp Arrowmoon (30 min drive)
Mar 6 Court of Honor.
Mar 23-24 9-11 Caddo Lake (booked, 4 hr drive). TBD. Construction closed until June.
    Different dates to avoid university spring break.

    Camp Arrowmoon with ILST (introduction to leadership skills training)
Feb 10-11 Dinosaur Valley (booked, 2.75 hr drive)
Jan 30 Court of Honor. Moved to Mar 6
Jan 13-14 Pedernales (booked, 2.5 hr drive)

Dec 15-17 Waco day-trip and museum tour
Nov 17-19 Bastrop North Shore. Hiking at nearby McKinney (booked, 1 hr drive)
Oct 20-22 Webelo Woods at Camp Arrowmoon (30 min drive)
Sep 22-24 Lost Maples (booked, 4.5 hr drive)
Aug 26 Innerspace Caverns, troop cancelled for hurricane Harvey. Fackler family went up anyway.
Jun 18-24 Camp Pioneer
Jun 11-17 Philmont Trek 611-7D. Stay in Amarillo at the Kwahadi museum on both ends. Est. 27 mi (anybody still have the itinerary?)