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Frontiers Day 2017

Frontiers Day started with a thunderous bang! At around 7:00 am May 20th the skies blessed the camp and scouts with a major downpour! Some scouts slept through the storm, one scout leader Roger Ridley of Troop 255 got a...

Girls Venture Crew Challenge

Well, well, well this San Antonio based all Girls Venture Crew #1779 will be attending Frontiers Day with a message: “to show the boys how it’s done!” Isabella Cannon, Emma Green, Kaylee Griffith,...

OA weekend April 2017

The Order of the Arrow inducted  new 20 Ordeal members and 4 new Brotherhood members through performed ceremonies at Camp Fawcett the weekend of April 1st. OA worked on cleaning out the Quarter Master building of...

Achievement

A regular Camp Fawcett attendee 15 year young Benji Rawald of Troop 280 of Del Rio has achieved a milestone and a rare feat that hasn’t occurred in this council in 94 years. Benji earned all 138 merit badges...
Bruce Bradley Troop 237

Dads Get Camp Ready for Boys

We were sent a news article from the early 1960's. The news article title is "Dads Get Camp Ready for Boys." Unfortunately there are no names associated with the photos. Word from Julius Graw and...

Monty Gibson's camp memories from the 1980's

A memory of Camp Fawcett from the 1980’s provided by Monty Gibson. Thanks Monty for sharing and we’re still laughing at some of your stories! Fawcett was a crucial piece of my formative years in Scouting,...

June 4, 2016 Reunion

It’s become common for scouts from years past i.e. alumni to attend the annual Camp Fawcett Reunion unannounced. Riley Kothmann who attended camp in the late 1960’s and early 70’s, and who hasn’t...

2016 Frontiers Day

We would like readers, and scouts, to seriously ponder what it takes to conceptualize, to visualize implementation and successfully put on a Camporee/scouting event. Be it the most recent Frontiers Day, Expertise...

John Keyes Finegan obituary

The above photo was taken at the 2013 summer camp held at Camp Fawcett. The volunteer leaders felt it was important to reflect history with a rendition of the tent Mr. Finegan's grandfather camped in decades ago as...

2016 Cub Camp

On April 15th-17th around 200+ Cub Scouts, plus parents and staff volunteers descended on a weekend of Cub fun at Camp Fawcett.   This Cub Camp was themed "Scallywags Ahoy” a pirate themed Cub event....

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