Current News

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....

Roger Ridley Silver Beaver

It’s rewarding to watch passionate scouting volunteers provide so much time for young men, over many years with encouragement to set a solid foundation for their life. They serve as a great example to Scouts and...

2015 Frontiers Day Prize Gifts

The volunteer organizers and implementers of Frontiers Day would like to thank Whole Earth Provisions for their continual support of this event. For multiple years and again this year Whole Earth Provisions http://...

1980's Staff & Scouts

A Camp Fawcett alumni that also served on Staff during the 1980's Tony Chambless sent several photos and comments related to his time at Camp Fawcett. This is a picture of one end of the staff living area. ...

Upcoming Frontiers Day April 29th-30th, 2016

DATE CHANGE NOTICE: Frontiers Day IV will be held April 29th and 30th, 2016. This date change request was due to a conflicting date with adult leader training of Woodbadge. A added feature this year is a Flint Napper...

Paint Ball Frenzy II August 15, 2015

Paint Ball Frenzy II was originally scheduled for May 2015. Due to heavy and continual rains, which were much needed - the date was changed to August 15th. We are fortunate in our area to be able to get energetic...

Camp Fawcett Alumni honored

Sanderson Boy Scouts of June 11, 1965 A half-century ago on June 11, 1965, an early-morning flood swept through the streets of Sanderson, TX, carrying away houses, railroad cars and children, claiming 26 lives,...

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