Cuboree

March 16-18, 2018

Camp Karankawa
3249 FM 1459 Rd
Sweeny, TX 77480

Cub-o-ree is a weekend camp out for Cub Scouts. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy camping, outdoor games, a conservation project and campfire. The theme is "Amazing Outdoor Adventure."

Every pack needs to provide volunteers to help run the event. Please contact jdfloyd0729@yahoo.com to volunteer.

Registration

The registration fee is $15 for youth (Cub Scouts and siblings) and $5 for parents. Scout leaders are free. Registration should be completed by the pack leadership.

The last day to register is Monday, March 20, 2017!

Registration opens in January.

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What to Bring

 

Personal Items

  • Toiletries
  • Medication
  • Bug spray (non-aerosol)
  • Scout uniform 
  • Cub Scout/pack t-shirt
  • Coat/jacket/rain poncho
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Hat
  • Clothing appropriate for weather
  • Extra clothes and shoes
  • Shower shoes
  • Pajamas or sweats
  • Sunscreen
  • Pen/pencil and writing pad

Optional:

  • Snacks (but not in tents)
  • Sunglasses
  • Glow sticks
  • Camera
  • Football or soccer ball
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer

Family Camping Gear

  • Tent with tent stakes and hammer
  • Ground cloth/tarp for under tent
  • Pillow
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Water bottle
  • Sleeping bag
  • Blankets (if using an air mattress)
  • Toilet paper

Optional:

  • wet wipes
  • battery operated lantern
  • camp chairs
  • cot or sleeping mattress (with air pump)

Pack Campsite Equipment

  • First aid kit
  • Propane camp stoves
  • Propane fuel
  • Shovel
  • Propane lanterns
  • Rain canopies/dining flys
  • Camp tables
  • Wash basins or buckets
  • Dish soap
  • Pots and pans for cooking
  • Paper towels
  • Large trash bags
  • Food/snacks stored in dry/secure footlocker
  • Hot drinks (coffee, tea, chocolate)
  • Water buckets
  • Rope
  • Pack flag / den flag / US flag
  • Ice chest(s)

Tentative Schedule

 

Friday

   
  3:00 - 6:00 pm Check-in staff and volunteers setup       Cub Scout Frontier
  4:00 – 9:00 pm Unit arrival and check-in Cub Scout Frontier
  10:00 pm Gate closed Camp Karankawa entrance
  10:00 – 10:45 pm Leader's meeting
(every unit should send a representative)       
Cub Scout pavilion
  10:00 Lights out All campsites
 

Saturday

   
  8:00 am Reveille All campsites
  8:30 – 9:30 am Breakfast and clean-up All campsites
  9:30 – 9:45 am Opening ceremony and flag raising Cub Scout pavilion
  10:00 am – 12:00 pm Conservation project Various locations
  12:15 – 1:30 pm Lunch/quiet time and clean-up All campsites
  1:45 – 4:45 pm Afternoon activity rotations Various locations
  5:00 – 5:15 pm Lower flag Cub Scout pavilion
  5:15 – 6:45 pm Dinner and clean-up All campsites
  6:45 – 7:45 pm Prepare for campfire All campsites
  8:00 – 9:00 pm Campfire Cub Scout pavilion
  9:15 – 10:00 pm Pack free time All campsites
  10:00 pm Lights out All campsites
 

Sunday

   
  7:00 am Reveille All campsites
  7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast All campsites
  8:30 – 9:00 am Scout’s Own Worship Service Outdoor chapel
  9:00 – 10:00 am Break camp/Leave No Trace All campsites
  10:00 am Depart for home All units

 

Check-in and Paperwork

On-site check-in begins at 4:00 pm on Friday. Bring the following documents to check-in.  It will help speed up the check-in process. Campsites will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will have until 10:00 pm to set-up camp. Gates close at 10:00 pm.

  1. Camp roster with all participants listed – youth, adults, siblings.
  2. A copy of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (part A & B for all Scouting events) for every participant (adult, youth and sibling) which can be found at www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx.

Contacts

For questions or to volunteer, contact Jeffery Floyd Sr. at (713) 837-6465 or jdfloyd0729@yahoo.com.

Resources

Camp Karankawa Guidelines/Policies

  1. Two deep leadership required for all trips/outings
  • Two registered adult leaders, or one registered leader and a parent of a participating Scout or other adult. 
  • One of whom must be at least 21 years of age or older, are required for all trips/outings.
  1. Chemical fuels
  • The use of liquid fuels for starting any type of fire is prohibited.
  1. Transportation
  • Seat belts are required for all occupants.
  • Passengers may not ride on the rear deck of a truck or SUV.
  • Trucks may not be used for transporting passengers except in the cab.
  • Trailers must never be used for carrying passengers.
  • The camp speed limit for all vehicles is

10 mph on all roads.

  1. Trash – Garbage
  • Trash and garbage should not be buried.  All rubbish that cannot be burned is to be placed in a tote litter bag and placed in the nearest recognized trash disposal.
  1. Damage to equipment  and facilities
  • Report all lost or broken equipment to Jeffery Floyd, Cub-o-ree Coordinator (713) 837-6465.
  1. Bikes
  • All cyclists must wear a properly sized and fitted helmet.
  1. Leave No Trace
  • Follow Leave No Trace principles for camping.
  1. Items and activities not alowed on BSA properties
  • Alcoholic Beverages / Illegal Drugs
  • Fireworks
  • Skateboards
  • Skates, Rollerblades
  • Personally owned firearms
  • Personally owned archery equipment
  • Personally owned cross bows
  • Personally owned sling shots or projectiles
  1. For added safety, courtesy, and respect for others, please follow these camp rules:
  • Fires
    1. Must be attended at ALL TIMES
    2. Extinguished before leaving camp
    3. No liquid accelerants
  • Speed Limits are 10 MPH on main roads and 10 MPH in campsite areas
  • Pets are not allowed in camp except for special needs only (visual, hearing, etc.)
  • Check-in is after 4:00 pm on Fridays.
  • Check-out is before 11:00 am on Sundays.

Photographs    

Notice!  Please be advised that promotional videotaping/photography may be in progress at any time at an event. Your entrance constitutes your agreement that the council and district has the right to reproduce your likeness in videography/photography for promotion (e.g., publications, internet, newspaper).

Scouting Safely

Safety is Your Responsibility posterThe BSA's Commitment to Safety is ongoing and we want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees cannot be compromised. BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed and all participants must follow youth protection guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:

  • Two-deep leadership on all outings required.  
  • No one-on-one contact between adults and youth members. 
  • The buddy system should be used at all times. 
  • Discipline must be constructive.

Youth Protection Guidelines     Guide to Safe Scouting     Enterprise Risk Management

Contacts

For questions, contact the Cub-o-ree chair or district activities chair.