District Webelos Crossover

February 24-26, 2017

McKaskle Retreat Center
25001 Kickapoo Rd
Waller, TX 77484

The Tatanka District Webelos Crossover is an opportunity for the 5th grade Webelos to participate in a meaningful crossover ceremony. Webelos who have not yet received their Arrow of Light can also participate in an Arrow of Light ceremony.

Units can camp for the weekend. The campout is open to everyone in the unit. Each unit will do a service project on Saturday.  Pack leaders are responsible for meals, Saturday program and leadership.

Registration

There is no cost to participate. The unit leader needs to RSVP. The unit leader also needs to contact the troop(s) that the Webelos are joining so that they can send a representative.

RSVP

Tentative Schedule

               

Friday

 
  3:00 - 9:00 pm Arrival and check-in
  11:00 pm Lights out
 

Saturday

 
  6:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast and clean-up
  8:00 - 8:15 am Flag ceremony and announcements
  8:30 - 11:30 am Service project
  11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch
  1:30 - 3:30 pm Den time (leaders check Scout handbooks)
  3:30 - 4:30 pm Webelos visit Boy Scout troops
  4:30 - 5:30 pm Parents prepare dinner / Scouts work on skits
  5:30 - 6:00 pm Dress in field uniform (Scout uniform) for ceremony
  6:00 - 7:30 pm Arrow of Light ceremony
  7:30 - 9:30 pm Group dinner and desserts
  9:30 pm Campfire, stories, skits and roasting marshmallow
  11:00 pm Lights out

What to Bring

All participants:

  • BSA Health and Medical forms (Parts A & B) for every participant
  • Appropriate clothes for weather
  • Camp chair
  • Flashlight
  • Water
  • Insect repellant
  • Webelos should bring their field uniform (Scout uniform)

Webelos leaders:

  • Arrow and Boy Scout neckerchief, slide and epaulets for each 5th grade Webelos

Pack leaders:

  • Two items for the cracker barrel on both Friday and Saturday evening. 

If camping, personal gear:

  • Tents with ground cloth
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Extra clothes
  • Jacket, raingear, hat
  • Closed toed shoes (tennis shoes)
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries
  • Mess kit; water bottle or cup
  • Toiletries
  • Medications
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Optional items: glow in the dark sticks, camera, hand sanitizer, snacks (do not leave in tent), battery operated lantern, wet wipes

Contact the pack leadership about whether you need to bring your own food and cooking gear, or if food will be prepared as a pack or den.

If camping, unit gear:

  • Water containers for hauling water
  • Cooking gear and food
  • First aid kit
  • Trash bags
  • Optional items: table, marshmallows and sticks, raised firebox and wood (if you want a fire), five-gallon buckets and shovel (to remove all ashes and unused wood), canopy

RSVP

The unit leader should RSVP.  

Webelos Crossing Over

 

Camping

 

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