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Scoutcraft Day

Scoutcraft Day

The Thunderbird District is hosting a fun-filled day of Scoutcraft skills and Scouting activities at Wessendorf Ranch ‘The Narrows’ near Blanco!  The one-day event from opening flags to early evening campfire, is an opportunity to get outside and catch up on rank requirements.  Hiking, Orienteering, Tomahawks, Wood Yard, Gear Swap, Cook-Off competition and more!  Learn and demonstrate Scoutcraft skills for ranks Scout through First Class.  Higher ranks, use the EDGE method to teach or just brush-up on skills.

Registration: All youth and adults register here through Double Knot by May 6. Fee is $12 per person which includes a small contribution to Friends of Scouting. Individual Scouts are welcome!

Who:  All Thunderbird District Scouts
What:  OUTDOOR FUN!  Learn & demonstrate rank requirements or use the EDGE method to complete teaching requirements
Where: The Narrows at Wessendorf Ranch near Blanco
When:  May 8th 9:00am-6:00pm
Why:  Outdoor Fun!  Catch up on rank requirements!  Meet Scouts and Scouters from across the District!

Troop Station Sign-up: Troops, please sign up here to host a rank station and/or activity station. Plan to bring all gear necessary for your station, lunch, and a campfire cook-off dinner. Pop-up tents welcome! Set a rotation schedule for scouts to teach rank requirements and oversee the activities in shifts so they have time to participate in other stations. Troops bring medical forms for participants.

What to Bring:

Schedule of Events:
8:30am Gates open for troop station set up
9:00am Opening flag ceremony
9:15am – 11:30am Stations rotations
10:00am – 11:30am Orienteering and 5-mile hike
11:30am Lunch (Troops and individuals bring your own)
12:30pm – 4:00pm Station rotations
1:00pm – 2:30pm Orienteering and 5-mile hike
4:00pm Meal prep and station tear down
5:00pm Campfire and cook-off
6:00pm Closing flag ceremony

Wessendorf Ranch ‘The Narrows’ – Rough Area

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