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Spring Campout

Registration and signups coming soon.

Fri, Feb 28, 2020 6pm to

Sun, Mar 1, 2020 10am

Where: Smilin V Scout Ranch

Camp Details

  • 91 acres of improved Hill Country ranch land – 8 campsites
  • Men’s/Women’s restrooms, shower facilities
  • Magnificent pavilion with picnic table seating for 200, with serving kitchen

Directions

Near Liberty Hill, Texas
Directions: Google
Map of camp:
Click Here (syncs with Google Maps app on your phone)

NOTE: The above map links direct you to get to camp from Liberty Hill primarily using RR 1869.

Please use this route, noting the following:

  • After leaving Liberty Hill on RR 1869 continue about 6 miles until you see the blue Smilin V Ranch sign, and turn left on CR 285. Then follow the remaining blue Smilin V signs until you see camp on your right.
  • This is the second intersection with CR 285. DO NOT TURN AT THE FIRST CR 285 INTERSECTION. This route is quicker, safer and more respectful to our neighbors.

Moody Gardens Overnight Trip: Night Under the Sea

Event: Night Under the Sea-Moody Gardens Sleepover
Where: Moody Gardens
When: Nov 16, 2019 6pm to Nov 17, 2019 9am

MOODY GARDEN – NIGHT UNDER THE SEA

Come sleep with the fishes and live to tell the tale! Pack 165 is spending the night at the aquarium at Moody Gardens in Houston! This optional event is open to your entire family. This event costs $50 per person. In order to reserve your spot, be sure to get your payment to Treasurer Maggie Salinas as soon as possible.

The Pack will cover 1/2 cost for Scouts who sell $300+ in popcorn.

Approximate Schedule:
6:15 pm to 6:30 pm Group Check-in
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Guided Tour
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Habitat Presentation
9:00 pm to 9:45 pm Pizza Snack (2 slices + one can Sierra Mist per person)
9:45 pm to 10:45 pm optional Late Night Tour
10:30 pm to 11:30 pm optional Themed Games and Activities
11:30 pm to Midnight prepare for bed
Midnight – LIGHTS OUT
7:00 am – 7:45 Wake Up Call and Breakfast (small donuts, breakfast breads, fruit, juice, coffee)
7:45 am – 8:00 am Group Check out and Departure
10:00 am Group is welcome to re-enter the Pyramid 

You are responsible for carrying your own gear.

Fall Campout at Berry Springs Park

October 18-20 2019

When: October 18 to 20 (Friday to Sunday)
Check-In will be at 6:00PM on Friday afternoon
Where: Berry Springs Park and Preserve
Improved Camping Area (Campsites 8 through 17)
1801 Co Rd 152, Georgetown, TX 78626

We would like to get a preliminary headcount, and get everyone a copy of two forms that will need to be completed and returned before you will be allowed to camp.

Your response on the google form below is greatly appreciated:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJNqfnIH4huD-6z14luwI8PDEL42t1VMwj9qprzWKECIHmzw/viewform?usp=sf_link

There will be additional communication regarding planning for a Saturday Dinner potluck (all other meals will be with the den or family), a rough schedule of events, and recommended camping gear / packing list, but I wanted to get the event on everyone’s calendar and get started with the required paperwork. Again, if these forms are not provided, you will not be allowed to camp.

CAMP SCHEDULE

  • Our reservation is from Friday evening to Sunday morning.  Scouts may come and go with their family as needed.
  • Registration Forms will be available soon.

BE PREPARED for Camp!

  • Please download this PDF Medical Form and fill out for each member of your family that is expected to attend the campout.  The Pack is required to have a printed copy on site.  Make sure your printed copies have been turned in to Phil.
  • Make sure your Youth Protection Training is up to date.  Online training is good for one year.  CLICK HERE to take the online training.  It only takes 15 minutes.  Print out your certificate and turn in to Phil.
  • Please fill out the Driver Information form.  (We are using the same form from last year.)
  • Also review the camping checklist for gear to bring.

Signups for Camp!

  • Signup for Potluck Dinner (coming soon)

  • Equipment sign up (coming soon)

More about this camp:

Berry Springs Park and Preserve is utilized for passive recreational uses including camping, hiking and fishing. Click here for the rules and regulations of the park. The park features a 2.5 mile hike/bike trail that will eventually connect to Georgetown Parks and Recreation trails. Berry Springs Park and Preserve was voted “The Best Kept Secret” in the 2010 “The Best of Georgetown” contest. The park was also recognized for its outstanding trails and picnic facilities. The 2010 winners were selected by citizens, visitors and businesses.

Virtual Tour: Take a virtual tour of Berry Springs Park and Preserve, developed by Kathy McCormack, Capitol Area Master Naturalist here.

Berry Springs Park Map

 

Welcome

Welcome to Cub Scout Pack 165 in Round Rock, TX.

Cub Scouting is a year-round family program designed for boys and girls who are about 5 to 10 years old. Parents, leaders, and organizations work together to achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting. In Cub Scouting you’ll have lots of fun, adventure, and activities with your den and pack. But there’s more to it than that. Being a Cub Scout means you are a member of a worldwide youth movement that stands for certain values and beliefs. Cub Scouting is more than something to do. It’s all about the boy or girl you are and the person you will become.

Pack 165 is a part of the Chisholm Trail District in the Capital Area Council, chartered by Round Rock Presbyterian Church.  We hold our Pack meetings at Old Town Elementary School.

For more information on joining Pack 165 please contact us.

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