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November Campout

posted Oct 20, 2014, 8:18 PM by Pack 46 Webmaster   [ updated Dec 11, 2014, 1:46 PM ]
Please register for our next campout coming up on November 1st & 2nd at Brazos Bend State Park. Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help you and your Scout discover the joys of camping and our Texas State Parks.

The Texas Outdoor Family program taught by Texas Parks & Wildlife will provide us with an opportunity to enjoy all of the following activities (subject to weather conditions):
  • Credible Campers & Campsites:
    • Adults: Learn Leave no Trace principles, how to pitch your tent and use stoves safely
    • Junior Rangers:  A kid specific hike, including a conversation about Leave No Trace
  • Building Base Camp: Families come together, gather equipment, and build base camp for the weekend.
  • Caching in on State Park Trails: Trail adventure and exploration through GPS and Geocaching
  • Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking Tips: How to safely build fires and cook on open flames / grills
  • Experience the Sounds of the Night: Celebrating nature’s  night sounds with a Ranger led presentation
  • Visiting the Brazos Bend Nature Center: See wildlife up close and see some great exhibits
  • Exploring Brazos Bend: Take a walk around the lakes of Brazos Bend to see the amazing alligators and water birds!
  • Chat with a Park Ranger: Q&A – Learn more about parks and conservation
  • Know Before You Go: Breaking Camp and Leaving No Trace of your stay
All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is provided by Texas Parks & Wildlife, but you are welcome to bring your own equipment as well. Families are expected to provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items. More details are available, including what is provided and what to bring, at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/calendar/media/texas-outdoor-family/pre-materials/tof_welcome_complete.pdf 

The program starts at 9am on Saturday, November 1st and concludes at 11am on Sunday, November 2nd (but you are welcome to stay and explore the park afterwards).

To reserve your spot, you must register via the Eventbrite link on our home page or by going directly to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pack-46-november-2014-campout-tickets-13807636011. The cost is $65 per family (not per person). We only have spots for 12 families, so get your reservations in.
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