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Summer Camp 2020

2020 SUMMER CAMP IN CIRCLE TEN COUNCIL

“Camping is cool!” Of course jumping off the blob on a hot summer day will cool just about anyone off.  Boy Scouts from all over North Texas enjoy fun-filled summers at Camp Constantin on Possum Kingdom Lake.

DATES: June 21st – June 27th

LOCATION: summer camp is $285 for each scout and 175 for each adult and that is before any camperships.

COST: $285 for each scout and $175 for each adult (before any camperships). Camperships cover 50% and you can do the fundraisers to cover the rest.
Map of campsites and program areas

MERIT BADGES: Scouts should start determining which merit badges they want as some of them will fill up quickly. Highly suggest new scouts to select easier ones such as basketry, art, etc. If a scout doesn’t have First Aid, they should select that as it is a requirement to do many other merit badges and for safety in the troop all scouts should have that training.

The list of available merit badges can be found in the Leaders Guide at https://az601583.vo.msecnd.net/app-content/posts/10616/2019/11/06/circleten_09_18_15_8999.pdf
9 different program areas
Merit badge combo classes
First Year Camper (Brazos Buccaneers)
First Class and Second Class rank instruction
66 classes to choose from
Course scheduling begins March 1

ALL SCOUTS MUST HAVE
Medical Forms (A, B & C) https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/ahmr/ (this requires a doctor signature on as a physical)

ALL ADULTS MUST HAVE
Adult in Compliance Form https://az601583.vo.msecnd.net/app-content/posts/10616/2019/04/30/circleten_10_41_50_5548.pdf
Sex Offender Database updated link https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffender/PublicSite/Index.aspx
Medical Forms (A, B & C) https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/ahmr/ (this requires a doctor signature on as a physical)

AMENITIES

  • Located on 6 miles of Possum Kingdom Lake shoreline
  • Strong emphasis on water sports and activities, including sailing and waterskiing
  • Shooting sports, including a new five-stand shotgun range
  • Gaga ball pit
  • 700+ seat chapel/amphitheater
  • Air-conditioned dining hall
  • Fully plumbed private bathhouses and restrooms

CAMP INFO

Summer camp programs include one of Scouting’s largest waterfront areas with sailboats, waterskiing, canoeing, swimming, motor boating, snorkeling and blobbing. Camp Constantin also offers a variety of program areas such as: Trail to First Class, Handicraft, Nature, Scoutcraft, Shooting Sports and much more.

The Jack D. Furst Aquatic Base is famous for its waterskiing program featuring a fleet of ski boats for skiing some of the very best water in Texas.

Weekend camping is offered at Camp Constantin year round except during the summer months. Programs include: camping, hiking to Johnson Peak, canoeing, rowing and shooting sports.

While at Camp Constantin you also might want to wet a fishing line. Bring your rod and some tackle and you may pull in one of the abundant striper or bass from this clear lake.

DIRECTIONS

From Dallas take I-20 west to US 180.  Take US 180 west through Mineral Wells to SH 337. Turn right (north) on SH 337 and proceed 11.2 miles to SH 254. Turn left (west) on SH 254 and proceed 7.1 miles to SH 16 South. Follow SH 16 south for 1.8 miles to Park Road 36. Turn right (west) on Park Road 36 and proceed 1.9 miles to the junction of Park Road 36, FM 2351 and FM 2353.

NOTE: FM 2351 and Park Road 36 are the same road at this point.

Continue west on FM 2351 and Park Road 36 for 2.5 miles. Turn left (south) on Park Road 36 and proceed 2 miles to the camp entrance.

 

ADULT ACIVITIES
Adult Water Odyssey
BITS – Basic Instructor Training
Basic Rifle Shooting training
Basic Shotgun Shooting training
Special Events and Evening Activities Possum Kingdom Luau
Constantin Ironman
Assault on Mt. Johnson
Cinema P.K.
Fat Bat tournament
Hell’s Gate Canoe Trip
Nuke ‘Em tournament
Friday Open Area Extravaganza
Water Carnival

 

Financial Assistance is available through Campership Forms

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