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Thunderbird Scouting Adventure Weekend (SAW) 2017



March 31-April 2, 2017

Exact Schedule is here: SAW-2017-Schedule


We will be competing scout skills, concentrating on pioneering and First Aid.  Regardless of your level of ability, we will have fun, exciting challenges for you!  For younger scouts, there will be the chance not only to compete for the honor of their unit, but also to fulfill rank requirements in all these areas!  More experienced scouts will have the opportunity to take on bigger challenges!  We will also have a backcountry program for older scouts 14 and older who are at least First Class rank.


$15/person ($5 discount for units early registration by March 13)

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Wessendorf Ranch on the Devil’s Backbone

Go W. on 290 West toward Johnson City

Where 290 intersects with highway 281, go left (south), continue past Blanco

Take a left on RR 32, just south of Blanco and go approx 6 miles

Take a left on County Road 473/403 “Narrows Rd.” about 3.5 miles

Ranch Gate will be on left


Boy Scouts, Teams, Posts, Crews, and Ships are all welcome to participate!

How to Register:

Registration is now open, at:


At check-in, each unit will need to turn in a complete list of all attendees, a BSA Annual Health and Medical record for all attendees, proof of YPT for each adult, and show proof of your tour permit. 

The list of attendees should include, at a minimum, their first & last name and, if a youth, their rank.  A printout from your unit’s registration system is acceptable.  Be patient at check-in since this is the first time we will be receiving this information.

What to Bring:

Frontcountry Scouts will be engaging in pioneering and first aid activities and should have gloves, and long-sleeve clothing which will protect their arms and legs.  Backcountry Scouts should expect to spend the night in the backcountry, and most of their day exploring the back country of the beautiful Wessendorf Ranch, so make sure to have backpacking gear, compass, gps, hat, good hiking boots, socks, and trail food, but most importantly, lots and lots of water!

Units should bring plenty of water, as there will not be potable water available on-site.



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