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The Persimmon Bugle

Amongst the flora and fauna of Camp Fawcett are Persimmons. Persimmons come in the form of brush and will grow to be trees. The fruit of the persimmon trees produce in late spring and summer, generally at the same time...

Camp Fawcett Totem Poles

On May 2, 2012 as a result of a photo supplied by Julius Graw, a 1960 Eagle Scout, a question was asked about what happened to the two Totem Poles at Camp Fawcett. As per this article and the below photo: http://...

Wahinkto Lodge Vigil Reunion May 11th – 12th, 2012

Wahinkto Order of the Arrow Lodge #199 held its 5th Vigil Reunion at Camp Fawcett, with thirteen Vigil members in attendance, along with five Vigil Candidates.  Mike Wallace, the Council’s Camp Ranger was in...

Spring Cub Camp May 5th-6th, 2012

The Spring Cub Scout Family camp was conducted at Camp Fawcett with a theme of Cinco de Mayo, with an attendance of approximately 175 youth and adults. This camp was chaired by Carl Frentz. While most events did not...

Council Troop 71 & Totem Poles

Julius Graw,. originally of Uvalde, sent us this photo of Council Troop 71 attending the 1960 Jamboree. Notice the two Totem Poles on each side of the photo that were used as a gateway at the Jamboree? The one on the...

Expertise Camporee April 20th-21st, 2012

A testament to the need for a Camporee was more than evident at Camp Fawcett with over 120 Scouts in attendance. Vic Hilderbran of Troope 81 (Uvalde) was instrumental in promoting and making sure this Camporee filled...

New Patch - Texas Southwest Council

During the March 22nd Board meeting the above shoulder patch was approved.

Flora Marie Graw

Note: Initially we sent this obituary notice out as an email announcement related Mrs. Graw, however the email responses sent back about how Mrs. Graw had touched so many people’s lives, that we felt it is...

Memories of John Keyes and Camp Fawcett

I was so glad to read the news about John Keyes Finegan being honored with the Silver Beaver this year.  I can think of no one more deserving.  Thank you for letting us know about this honor. Reading that...

2011 Fall Ordeal at Camp Fawcett

On October 7-9, 2011 eighty-five Arrowmen from Wahinkto Lodge, our Scout Executive, and several District Executives from all around the Concho Valley Council meet for their Annual Fall Ordeal Induction Weekend at Camp...

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