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OA Trail Crew 2019

The Order of the Arrow is offering you an opportunity to join other Arrowmen in cheerful service and the formation of lasting brotherhood while working long-term camps at Camp Karankawa. OA Trail Crew Scouts may choose to participate in 2 merit badges while at camp. The Merit Badge classes are below.


Sat. Nov. 23

- Chess & Game Design
- Enviro. Science
- Reptile & Amp. Study

Sun., Nov. 24

- Metalwork 
- Mammal Study Option #1


Mon., Nov.  25

- Vet Medicine
- Cit. in the World
- Woodcarving Option #1
(Bring Whittling Chip)

Tues., Nov. 26

- Mammal Study Option #1
- Engineering

- Woodcarving Option #2
(Bring Whittling Chip)

DATE: November 22-26, 2019

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

COST: Complimentary

CONTACT: OA Advisor Ricky Torres at or Camp Ranger DK Hopwood at

REGISTER BY: November 16, 2019



1) Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America and a member in good standing at their local Order of the Arrow chapter. Trail Crew selection will be limited to Wihinipa Hinsa lodge members. Selection will occur 45 days prior to start of camp then selection will open to all OA lodges.

2) Be at least 13 years old the day program begins and not yet 18 by the time it ends.

3) Be physically fit, able to lift and handle materials up to 50 pounds.

4) The OA trail crew are not staff at long term camps.

5) A main priority is the set up of camp and to tear down long term camps in the Bay Area Council.

6) Work a full day on projects, provided by camp ranger or advisers.

7) Crews will have time for one merit badge session of their choice. (One-day or two-day sessions depending on which badge is selected.)

8) Maximum 10 youths per trail crew with 4 adults.

9) Members of trail crew will camp in staff area at Camp Karankawa.