Webelos Woods is a camp out designed to introduce Webelos Scouts to the many outdoor adventures of Scouting. This awesome weekend event includes patrol-method camping and Scout activities. On Saturday morning, Webelos denss compete in Scouting skills (first aid, fire building, camping skills, games, knots) and during the afternoon local troops teach basic Scouting skills. The Webelos dens are judged on den flag and yell, resources, leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit. This is also an opportunity for Scouts in troops to work on merit badges.
Registration opens in September.
What to Bring
- Bed roll, or sleeping bag
- Jacket, Raingear, Hat
- Extra change of clothes
- Mess kit; camp cup
- Personal items
- Field (Scout shirt) and Activity (Scout t-shirt) uniform
- 6’ rope per scout (for Knots event)
- Neckerchief (for First-Aid event)
- Webelos Handbook (optional)
- Hand sanitizer
- Folding chairs
- BSA Health and Medical form for every participant
- Tents with ground cloth
- Water containers for hauling water
- Cooking gear & food
- First-Aid kit (required – one per Pack is acceptable)
- Trash bags
- Den flag
- Den food
- Den nenu & duty roster
- Items for Campsite inspection
- Items for Fire Building: 4 hat fulls of Tender (size of match), 4 hat fulls of Kindling (size of pinky finger), 10-15 pieces of Fuel (size of wrist). Please bring the wood in bags (e.g., paper sacks) for easier transport - it can be mixed up
- Optional items: extra table, marshmallows & sticks, raised firebox & wood (if you want a fire), 5-gallon buckets & shovel (to remove all ashes & unused wood), Boy Scout Handbook, canopy
||Leaders, Scouters, and Parents start arriving
||Start cooking breakfast and clean up
||Last participant out
Notice! Please be advised that promotional videotaping/photography may be in progress at any time at an event. Your entrance constitutes your agreement that the council and district has the right to reproduce your likeness in videography/photography for promotion (e.g., publications, internet, newspaper).
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The BSA's Commitment to Safety is ongoing and we want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees cannot be compromised. The Boy Scouts of America puts the utmost importance on the safe and healthy environments for its youth membership. The Sam Houston Area Council takes great strides to ensure the safety of its youth as well as the adult volunteer leadership that interacts with them.
BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed. All participants must follow Youth Protection Guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:
- Two-deep leadership on all outings required.
- One-on-one contact between adults and youth members is prohibited.
- The buddy system should be used at all times.
- Discipline must be constructive.
Health and safety must be integrated into everything we do, to the point that no injuries are acceptable beyond those that are readily treatable by Scout-rendered first aid. As an aid in the continuing effort to protect participants in a Scout activity, the BSA National Health and Safety Committee and the Council Services Division of the BSA National Council have developed the "Sweet Sixteen" of BSA safety procedures for physical activity. These 16 points, which embody good judgment and common sense, are applicable to all activities.
Youth Protection Guidelines Guide to Safe Scouting Sweet Sixteen Enterprise Risk Management
For questions, contact the Webelos Woods chair or district activities chair.