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About ggazda

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  1. I would concur with the poster that mentioned Buffalo Trail. But I can guarantee that the Camp in Bastrop,TX will be top notch. Especially if Mark Smith is still involved with that camp. Mark can also take credit for the program at BTSR, it was under his direction for many years. It belongs to the Capitol Area Council in Austin. I would also consider Constantine. The program at Sid Richardson (Longhorn Council)is great but may not be worth the trouble and hassle. They always have too many boys and too few staff for my standards. If your boys like to eat, better bring some extra food
  2. One Hour, Sid is a wonderful place. I was on staff there for 5 years and a camper for 3. I am now an District Executive and Camp Director for South Plains Council, and I run our camps in the same way. It has been several years since I have been there for camp, but my father (Scoutmaster and Council Commissioner) goes every other year, and assures me that the tradition is very alive. SID is hot, but the staff keeps the camp so incredibily busy that there is no time to worry. There is 17 miles of lake shoreline, so Sid is an Aquatics dream! The Longhorn Council prides itself in its camping
  3. Hey Scouters, Just wanted to make you aware of a great throwback camp in the mountains of New Mexico. Tres Ritos is located 40 miles south of Taos, NM in the Carson National Forest. Our philosophy is in order to gain happiness you must give it to someone else. We want to make your scout feel like he is in 'heaven for Boy Scouts'. If you want more information please go to www.southplainscouncil.org and click on Summer Camp Leaders guide. Our camp is patrol cooking. We also have a backpacking program called Pecos Packers. While its 110 degrees in Texas, its 70 degrees at TR. We have a few c
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