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Bay Area CouncilSCOUT FALL CAMP

Fall Camp

Scouts BSA Fall Camp 2020

Join us again this Fall at Camp Karankawa for Fall Camp. Last year we launched a new program format that was a huge hit and provided our Scouts with a whole new camp experience. Scouts BSA can choose from tracks that are program-focused, while earning merit badges, and some Eagle-focused tracks. Scouts will be immersed in an experience that is fun and exciting. Registration is now open.

FIND THE FLYER HERE

FIND THE LEADER'S GUIDE HERE (Coming soon)

DOWNLOAD THE FIELD TRIP FORM HERE

Registration for Out-of Council Scouts will be available October 10, 2020.

 

Merit Badges

Choose the program that best's for you. Classes and activities are not interchangeable. *Eagle-required Merit Badges are marked with an asterisk.
 

CAMP K ART

Merit Badge Focus: 
Art
Pottery
Sculpting
Wood Carving

 

CAMP K CONSTRUCTION

Are you handy with tools or want to learn to be? Then the Camp K Construction Team is the place for you. Experience painting, plumbing, home repairs, and other important skills needed to get the job done.

Merit Badge Focus:  Home repair, Electricity, Plumbing, Painting

Activities: Build A Structure

COST: $25

CAMP K LABS

Become a scientist in the Camp K Science Lab. Participate in various projects as you work hands-on with science projects. Design, build and test a robot, conduct science experiments, make a project out of composite materials and take a great field trip as you investigate nuclear science. Don your white lab coat and googles and join the science team!

Merit Badge Focus: Chemistry
Composite Mat.
Nuclear Science
Robotics

CAMP K NEWS

There’s a lot going on at Camp K during the Fall Camp Experience! Someone needs to cover all the news and happenings. This could be you, as a part of the Camp K news team. Be part of the multi-media team at CK Productions and learn how to inform and entertain in this digital world.  Use all your skills and keep the rest of the campers up to date on everything going on around camp as you create the daily Camp K Newspaper!

Merit Badge Focus: Communication*
Journalism Photography Movie Making

Activities:  SERT Drill - Press Conference – Newspaper - Camp Video

CAMP K OIL & GAS COMPANY 

Camp K has struck oil!  We need you to help run the start up Camp K Oil & Gas. Help the CEO find a place to put the well, survey it out, and build an oil well to get that black gold pumping.  What do you do with it once it’s out of the ground?  You’ll have to sell it somewhere.  Learn what it takes to make it in our modern energy world.  

Merit Badge Focus: Am. Business
Engineering
Exploration
Geology
Surveying

Activities: Field trip planned if possible

DOWNLOAD THE FIELD TRIP FORM HERE

CAMP K RANCH

Saddle up and hit the Camp K Ranch! Out at the ranch you’ll ride horses, rope, work on farm equipment, shoot rifles, and even do blacksmithing. Partake in a cowboy BBQ dinner, play horseshoes and see who comes out on top at the roping competition. Learn to be a Cowboy or Cowgirl and have a good-ole time out at the Camp K ranch.

Merit Badge Focus:
Horsemanship
Farm  Mech.
Metal Work
Rifle
Vet. Med.

Activities:
Brand Making & Branding
Roping & Roping Competition
Track BBQ

CAMP K ZOO

The Camp K Zoo needs trained Zookeepers and Veterinarians to learn all about the animals. Get hands-on at the Camp K Zoo and take part in field observations.  
Gain knowledge needed to make the zoo a great place. 

Merit Badge Focus:  
Animal Science
Bird Study
Reptile & Am.
Mammal Study
Vet. Med.
STEM Nova

Activities: Snake visit- field trip: Crocodile Encounters

COST: Participants should bring $30 to camp in the event that a Field Trip to Crocodile Encounters is approved.

DOWNLOAD THE FIELD TRIP FORM HERE

OUTDOORSMAN

Do you love outdoor activities? If the answer is yes then the Outdoorsman Adventure is for you. Practice your marksmanship out at the ranges. Pitch your tent and build a campfire to practice your camp cooking skills. Learn all about fishing and even get to put what you learn to practice with a rod and reel out at the lake. Enjoy a true outdoor experience as a Camp K Outdoorsman.

Merit Badge Focus:
Camping*
Cooking*
Fish & Wildlife
Fishing
Geocaching
Rifle

 

SCOUT EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (S.E.R.T.)

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. Will you be ready? The Camp K Scout Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.)is looking for a few good Scouts to attend the S.E.R.T. Academy. In the academy you will learn the fundamentals of saving the lives and helping people when it matters most.  Learn essential knowledge necessary to mitigate emergency situations.  There’s a plane crash at Camp K!*  Put your knowledge to the test at the end of the week in this intense but fun simulation.  You will work with REAL first responders as you navigate the scenario. *There isn’t really a crashed plane, it’s a simulation.

Merit Badge Focus:
Emergency Prep*
First Aid*
Fire Safety
Search & Rescue

Activities:
S.E.R.T. Drill
CPR/AED First Aid
Fire Station Visit

SCOUTS OF THE FRONTIER

Go back to a simpler time, the time of the wild  frontier. Work with your hands in various projects you’ll need to live on the frontier.  Leather working, wood carving, metal working and basketry are essential skills you will master. Build a frontier project and get ready to go on an adventure in the wild frontier of Camp Karankawa.

Merit Badge Focus:
Basketry
Metal Work
Indian Lore
Pioneering
Wood Carving

COST: $25

 

Registration

CHECK-IN: Check in is from 3 -5 p.m.

DATE: November 20-25, 2020

PLACE: Camp Karankawa, 3249 FM 1459, Sweeny, TX 77480

COST: $50 deposit due at time of registration
$225 for in-council Scouts
$250 for out-of-council Scouts
$125 for adults

$100 for Counselors-in-Training
Staff and Merit Badge Counselors are complimentary

The Bay Area Council is no longer accepting Maverick Scouts. Any Scout attending is required to have two-deep leadership.

PLEASE BRING:
- HEALTH FORM HERE
(Parts A, B & C must be completed. Please turn in at check-in.)
- CURRENT ROSTER
-
ADULTS - COMPLETED Sex Offender check (Please print out "No results page" and bring with you to camp.)
- Closed-toed shoes.
- Sign field-trip note if required for your Merit Badge class.
- Long-sleeve cotton shirt and pants if required for your Merit Badge class.
- Rain gear if needed.

ADULTS-IN-CAMP REQUIREMENTS PER BAY AREA COUNCIL & NATIONAL BSA:
- All adults must be registered members of the BSA.
Click here to download application. 
- All direct contact positioned trained leaders must have Hazardous Weather Training. Click here to access the training. (Sign in or create an account to access the training.)
- All adults must have Youth Protection Training.
Click here to access the training. (Sign in or create an account to access the training.)
- Troops serving girls must have at least one trained female adult over the age of 21 in camp at all times.

TO REGISTERYou will need to have the following information available at the time of registration: For Scouts and staff: T-shirt size, dietary restrictions and any physical disabilities. For Adults: Full legal name, address, date of birth, dietary restrictions and any physical disabilities.

REGISTER BY: November 6, 2020 at Midnight!

CONTACT: Robert Heckler at uspatriot11b@gmail.com or Jill DeWitt at jillmarie.bradley@yahoo.com.

(Space reservation, naming registrants and some Merit Badges are available at this time. More Merit Badges to come.)

Register here

Staff Registration

OA Trail Crew Registration

 

 

 

Adult Training Offered During Fall Camp

Adults do not have to register for Fall Camp to take this training.

8 a.m.-Noon, November 21-22, 2020 (BOTH DAYS required), Camp Karankawa, 3249 FM 1459 Rd., Sweeny, TX 77480, COMING SOON!