Cub Scouts are invited to bring their families to campout on the shores of the San Saba River.
Check-in will run from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Friday and will resume at 8:00 am on Saturday. There will be four (4) meals served, breakfast on Saturday through breakfast on Sunday. Activities will open at 10:00 am on Saturday. There will be a non-denominational worship service on Sunday morning and camp will close at 11:00 am on Sunday.
The Order of the Arrow has many activities planned. An Indian village will be set-up along the river with BB guns, archery, and slingshots in the rifle & shotgun ranges. Paddleboats will be on the river, canoe races will be on land. A scavenger hunt will lead you all over camp looking for our camp mascot. Bring two (2) 1-liter soft drink bottles if you want to shoot a rocket. The mud pit will be open, so bring some extra clothes for that. There will also be lots of other games and activities as well as Native American crafts.
Registration fee is $25.00 per person and must be in the office or post-marked by April 10, 2015. No registration will be accepted after April 10. Proof of youth protection training and background check must be turned in with registration paperwork to be considered registered.
Anyone arriving on Friday must file a tour plan by April 10, 2015. Please work within your Pack to file a single tour plan.
Everyone age 18 and over that are staying in camp are required to have completed the Youth Protection classroom course within the last year and provide proof to register. Anyone who has not completed the training before camp will need to at camp either Friday evening or Saturday morning. If you would like to have this training in your Pack, please contact your District Exec-utive or the Council office. Also, everyone age 18 and over is required to submit the application for participation which includes a background check.
Spring Ordeal will be held April 17-19, 2015 at Camp Sol Mayer. This will be an opportunity for elected ordeal candidates to complete their Ordeal so they may officially join the Order of the Arrow. Check-in at camp begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17. Ordeal Candidates should arrive between 6:00-7:30 p.m. Camp will end on Sunday morning at approximately 10:30 a.m.
A Brotherhood Ceremony will also be held during the weekend for current Ordeal members who would like to seal their membership in the OA. Contact your Chapter Advisor for eligibility requirements.
Please pay at the same time you turn in your registration form. You will receive a confirmation email Spring Ordeal Weekend once your registration and payment are complete. NO WALK-ON REGISTRATIONS and no late registrations accepted except for Ordeal Candidates. 2015 OA Dues must be current to attend.If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or Wayne Graham.
Philmont Contingent will leave July 8th, and return on July 24th.
Youth Requirements: 14 years old and registered in a Council Unit (13 years old if 8th grade completed)
Costs: $870 (Philmont fees) + $230 travel expenses = $1100 Total
|Deposits due to Philmont (per person)
April 15th, 2015 $100
Sept. 15th, 2015 $385
Feb. 15th, 2016 $385
Contact David Carter, Troop 22 for more information:
Evenings & Weekends:
Please contact David Carter if you have any questions. David will be happy to give a presentation on Philmont at your unit meetings or other events. Please contact him if you are interested.