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June 2013 Camp Fawcett Summer Camp

Camp Fawcett's 85th Anniversary was celebrated this summer, and after twelve long years the Council, Scouts and Scouters came together to experience the magic that only happens at summer camp.  The entire Camp...

Journalism & Water

Impressions are made by the way individuals, or in this case a Scout presents words. Michael Hill, Troop 153 of Ozona, Texas prepared the below as part of his Journalism Merit Badge. Apparently the water Olympics made...

June 1st, 2013 Reunion

What started as a Reunion for Camp Fawcett Alumni has evolved into a well rounded networking gathering of not only alumni, but also Scouts, parents and Council Board members. Below are random photos. Council Board...

What 50 years means.

Easily one could state that 50 years equals .5882% of the 85 years that Camp Fawcett came into being, but there is more to it than that. Camp Fawcett Alumni keep returning to Camp Fawcett year after year in greater...

Watermelon vs Tomato June 1st, 2013

If you’ve never been to a Camp Fawcett Reunion to camp out with sons, grandsons, old and new friends you have no idea of the amount of fun loving joking and cutting up that goes on. We try to create the same...

The White House

Actually this is the Health Lodge wherein all lead paint was removed, repainted and a septic tank was added. Funding for the Health Lodge and the Rifle Range upgrade came from the Lum Thompson Estate that was given to...

Family Cub Camp May 4th-5th, 2013

Family Cub Camp was held at Camp Fawcett May 4th & 5th, 2013. We would like to thank Brenda and Jerry White for facilitating this event. Events included: Archery BB Gun Sling shots Tin can...

Competition Camporee April 19th-20th, 2013

Texas Southwest Council District Executive Thomas Cornejo was responsible for developing and putting on this Competition Camporee. A total of seven Troops attended from Sonora, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Uvalde...

Lum Thompson 1882 to 1967

Some may wonder why Columbus Upson “Lum” Thompson, who was born September 26, 1882 on his family’s Nueces Canyon Bonner Ranch and passed away on June 13th, 1967 in Leakey would be posted on the Camp...

Best Troop of the 1960’s

Summer camp to be held at Camp Fawcett in June 2013 prompted two Camp Fawcett alumni, being Craig Neumeyer and Russell Tidwell to dig through their archives and send us the three below pieces of information and comments...

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