Fun with Family

October 10, 2020

For 2020, Fun with Family is half-day event for newly registered Cub Scouts and their adult partner and families at Bovay Scout Ranch (3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868). Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts (accompanied by a parent or guardian) can participate in an exciting variety of activities such as archery, BB guns, disc golf and more.

Trained staffers will provide program supplies and will lead the activities.

Registration

The registration fee is $25 per Scout and includes an event patch and program supplies. Register early as sessions fill up quickly.

Morning Session      Afternoon Session

The latest state, county, and Center for Disease Control and Maintenance (CDC) requirements on the day of the event will be followed. Participants will be notified before the event of the specific requirements. All participants must follow any procedures recommended by the council's Enterprise Risk Management Committee such as completing a pre-event screening form, temperature checks, wearing a mask (unless for medical reasons), limiting group sizes that remain together during the event, frequent hand washing, and/or social distancing. See the council's COVID-19 "At-Risk" Participant Statement. Participants who are sick or displaying any COVID-19 symptoms should not attend.

What to Bring

For check-in:

Personal:

  • Water bottle, canteen, or cup 
  • Eat a meal before arriving.  Arrive hydrated.
  • Meal and snacks carried in lunch bag (recommend hydrating food and avoid dehydrating foods; avoid caffeinated beverage and sugary drinks; bring nonperishable food unless stored with ice packs)
  • Mask for each participant
  • Scout uniform or Scout t-shirt, recommended
  • Clothing appropriate for weather
  • Closed-toed shoes (e.g., tennis shoes)
  • Rain gear
  • Personal medications
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal first aid kit 
  • Day pack or backpack (to carry gear)
  • read the COVID-19 "At-Risk" Camp Participant Statement 

Optional:

  • Wagon
  • Camp chair
  • Money for patches, snacks and beverages, and t-shirts at the camp trading post, Trader Vics.
  • Check for t-shirts (t-shirts are $10; limited supply; checks only)
  • Bicycle and bike helmet
  • Camera
  • Fishing gear
  • Sports drinks or flavor packets for water (to help keep Scouts hydrated)
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
Mark all items with name and pack number.

Don’t Bring: 

  • Pets
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs
  • Valuables
  • Electronics (e.g.,  iPod, iPad)*
  • Fireworks 
  • Sheath or hunting knives 
  • Scooters
  • Skates
  • Skateboards
  • Hammocks 
  • Personal firearms and ammunition 
  • Jewelry 
  • Personal bows and arrows 
  • Fuel-burning hand warmers 

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:40 am Check-in
9:00 - 12:00 pm Program activities

Afternoon Session

1:00 - 1:20 Check-in
1:30 - 5:30 pm Program activities

Resources

Contacts

 

Brandon Lewis
Director of Support Service
 (713) 756-3319
 brandon.lewis@scouting.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October TBD 2021

Fun with Family is an overnight campout for newly registered Cub Scouts and their adult partner and families at Bovay Scout Ranch (3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868). Scouts can participate in archery, sling shots, crafts, rockets, sports, campfire and more.

Registration

The registration fee is $24 per participant and includes an event patch, activity supplies, snacks and two meals. Register early as sessions fill up quickly.

Registration opens soon. When registration opens, it will be posted at www.facebook.com/shac.bsa.

 

Volunteer Registration

Fun with Family is run by volunteers. Volunteers help with check-in, run program areas (e.g., archery, crafts, rockets), serve in the dining hall, assist with parking and staff the first aid area. Volunteer registration can be done by individuals or unit leaders.

Registration opens in August.

What to Bring

Tent, sleeping bag, pillow, tarp/ground cloth for under tent, water bottle, insect repellent, sunscreen, flashlight with fresh batteries, rain gear, closed toed shoes (tennis shoes), toiletries, appropriate clothing for weather, personal medication, copy of the BSA Health and Medical Record (for all Scouting events) for every participant. Saturday / Sunday participants should eat lunch before arriving.

Optional: camp chair, cot or sleeping mattress, camera, Scout uniform, battery-operated lantern, wet wipes, sunscreen, hat, snacks (do not leave food in tent), glow sticks, super hero costume or t-shirt (to wear during dinner), football or soccer ball (to play in campsites during free time), fishing pole/gear

Friday/Saturday Schedule

Friday: 5:00 to 7:00 pm - Check-in, Camp set up
  7:00 pm - Dinner
  8:30 pm - Campfire
Saturday: 7:00 am - Breakfast
  8:00 am to noon - Program

Saturday/Sunday Schedule

Saturday: 12:00 to 2:00 pm - Check-in, Camp set up
  2:00 to 6:00 pm - Program
  7:00 pm - Dinner
  8:30 pm - Campfire
Sunday: 7:00 am - Breakfast
  8:30 am - Interfaith Service (Inspirational, inter-faith ceremony of praise and worship)

Resources

Contacts

Vincent Manning
Fun with Family Staff Advisor 
 (713) 756-3380
vincent.manning@scouting.org
 Bovay Scout Ranch: 3450 County Road 317, Navasota, TX 77868
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