Concho Valley Council

High Ad-VENTURING Get-a-Way Camp

For the first time, the council held a Venture Camp, following Summer camp in 2008, with some 40 youth plus Advisors involved. This was held June 29 - July 2 and was one of the only Venture Camps held in Texas.  Venture Crews came from Dayton, Texas and San Antonio, Texas in addtion to those from the Concho Valley Council. 

Although the weather was wet at times, the camp included Scuba training, skeet shooting, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, astronomy, black powder, shotgun, rifle, pistol, climbing, rappelling, games, a horseback ride, golf, frisbee golf, leadership classes, and a visit to Fort McKavett and the Caverns of Sonora.

Their fee of $125 for youth and $50 per adult, covered nine meals, Discover Scuba Training costs, program materials and a custom High Ad-Venturing Camp patch.

Sunset at the Venturing Camp
Learning to Scuba Dive
How Do I Look?
Let's Get Ready to Dive

The food was great!

Catholic Mass held in Headquareters
Shooting Sports
Let That Clay Fly
Tour of Fort McKavett
Tour in Caverns of Sonora
Canoeing is fun
I wonder what is over there?

It sure looks high!

Well, let's get started up the climbing wall

Hey, this is fun!

Here I go back down, or is it up?

Fun, fun, fun

Lowering the big U.S. Flag at Fort McKavett

Lowering the flag at Camp Sol Mayer

Paying our respects as the flag is lowered
OK I have my horse ready to mount
Learning a new skill

We want to thank Wynn Alston for providing us with the photos of the Venture Camp.

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