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Longhorn Council Camps and Texas High Adventure Base

Longhorn Council Camps and High Adventure programs offer many unique adventures for youth and adults alike. Troops and Crews from 43 states, England, Scotland, and Mexico have come to Chisholm Trail Adventure. Request or download the Texas High Adventure Base videos. Download the Summer Camp & High Adventure Reservation Form.

Texas Youth Protection Requirements for Adults at Camp.

Camp Discounts 2014

Week 3 Special: Troops and Crews attending during Week 3 receive a $10 per person discount. No Out-of-Council fees.
Week 4 Special: Troops and Crews attending during Week 4 receive a $15 per person discount. No Out-of-Council fees.
$20 CAMP + HIGH ADVENTURE SPECIAL: For each youth registered in the merit badge summer camp at Camp Tahuaya, Worth Ranch, or Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, the unit gets $20 off one youth or one adult attending a Longhorn Council High Adventure program (up to the number of youth and adults attending high adventure). Includes Troops and Crews from the same chartering organization.

Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, Worth Ranch, and Camp Tahuaya host our BSA high adventure programs and offer traditional summer camp merit badge programs.

Scroll down or click the links for info on Summer Camp & High Advenure Programs. Click here for WHAT'S NEW for 2014 Camps.

High Adventure Programs

Chisholm Trail Adventure
Steele Island Wakeboarding
Brazos River Canoe Trip

High Adventure Intern Program
 

Summer Camps

Camp Tahuaya
Sid Richardson Scout Ranch
Worth Ranch

Individual Maverick Scout

Specialty Camps for Individual Scouts

Aviation, Technology, & Shooting Sports Week
Watersports and Aquatics Merit Badge Camp
Aquatic School

 
Click here for WHAT'S NEW at LHC Camps
Scouting Magazine features SR2 Flight Simulators
 
Camps & High Adventure Guide (2.2 MB)
Request Texas High Adventure Base Info
 
Click here to download Summer Camp &High Adventure videos:
Texas High Adventure Base Overview video  (1:34) - 31.9 MB
Longhorn Council Summer Camp video  (4:47)  93 MB
Chisholm Trail Adventure video  (4:42) - 65.4 MB

Download our Camp and High Adventure videos:

Click here to download both Texas High Adventure Base videos - 99 MB:
Download Texas High Adventure Base Overview video - mpeg4  (1:34) - 32.8 MB
Download Chisholm Trail Adventure mpeg4 video (4:42) - 67.2 MB
High Adventure and Summer Camp Staff Jobs:   Camp Staff Application

SUMMER CAMP VIDEO: Watch our Summer Camp Overview Video (4:47)

An Overview of Worth Ranch, Camp Tahuaya, Sid Richardson Scout Ranch and their programs!

Looking for high adventure? Watch the Texas High Adventure Base Overview Video (94 seconds)

An Overiew of our high adventure programs: 50 Mile Canoe Trip, Wakeboard Camp, & the amazing Chisholm Trail program!

CAMP TAHUAYA
Camp Tahuaya's Lake Boyd Callan was dredged in 2004 - it's 16-20 feet deep now in many places where it had been only 5 feet deep!Arlington, Texas Scouts at Camp Tahuaya in 2004

Arlington, Texas Scouts at Camp Tahuaya in 2004Rainbow Trout in Camp Tahuaya's Lake Boyd CallanScouts relaxing in Explorer campsite in June 2004
A small, beautiful, heavily-wooded camp with the largest natural spring in Texas. Everything at Tahuaya is within easy walking distance. The Shanklin mill, millrace ruins, and Old Military Road are historic landmarks. Tahuaya has a new pool and showerhouse, and the lake has been deepened to improve fish habitat. 50 Merit Badges offered,


SID RICHARDSON SCOUT RANCH

Sunset on Lake Bridgeport at Sid Richardson Scout RanchFriday night campfire overlooking Lake Bridgeport at Sid Richardson Scout RanchArchery in 2004 at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch
Soaring to Eagle participant in Swimming Merit Badge class at Sid Richardson Scout RanchHigh Adventure on the water: A Scoutmaster gets bounced one of our Blobs in June 2004.
A Texas-size Boy Scout camp with Texas-sized high adventure programs, 74 Merit Badges offered, lots of history, and a new air-conditioned dining hall. 3,000 acres of scenic cliffs, open prairie, heavy forests, and 19 miles of rugged shoreline on Lake Bridgeport. The historic 1870's U.S. Cavalry outpost site is a centerpiece of our Chisholm Trail High Adventure - one of BSA's finest High Adventure Programs.

WORTH RANCH

Worth Ranch campfires are famous in Texas!Worth Ranch has two modern pools, including this big instructional poolClimbing at the Worth Ranch Climbing GardensWorth Ranch is a river camp, located on the banks of the Brazos at the foot of Kyle Mtn., and is host to the Brazos River Canoe Trip
Scouts take in a Kyle Mountain SunsetTubing on the Brazos RiverScouts in the basketball and volleyball play pool
One of America's oldest and finest traditional Scouting programs - since 1929. You get traditional Boy Scout summer camp program at its best from our talented staff and outstanding facilities, including 2 modern pools and the new air-conditioned Duncan Dining Hall. 51 Merit Badges offered,


VENTURING HIGH ADVENTURE and RANGER CAMP


The Texas High Adventure Base is an outstanding destination for Venturing summer programs! Venture Crews can choose from two week-long  high adventure trek options and also the Road to Ranger camp to work on the Venturing Ranger Award requirements. Reserve by December 31 and get $10 off.

CHISHOLM TRAIL ADVENTURE

High Adventure at our U.S. Cavalry Outpost: firing the mountain howitzers in a battle reenactmentHigh Adventure on a pontoon boat: Every crew on Chisholm Trail gets a pontoon boat for a week.Area 51 strike team participants blast aliens at night with laser sights and paintball.High Adventure at the Texas Ranger Outpost: a crew heads out on the trail to track down the outlaws!High Adventure on the water: A Ventuer Crew member from Austin Texas learns to wakeboard in 2002.
High Adventure at our Viking OutpostHigh Adventure on the water: A Venture Crew member on The Blob in 2001High Adventure on the water: Chisholm Trail pontoon boats leaving our Sailing BaseCovert Ops outpost headquarters.High Adventure at the Texas Ranger Outpost: Scouts fire at the outlaws in a frontier battle reenactment
Chisholm Trail is truly unique! You get a pontoon boat for a week to travel to the high adventure outposts and watersports bases on our 16 miles of Lake Bridgeport shoreline! Chisholm Trail Adventure IS Texas High Adventure - an unforgettable program experience for older youth and adults. We offer something for everyone. Our Texas High Adventure Base is 70 miles from DFW airport. It's a High Adventure your crew will remember for years!

Watersports Bases:
Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Tubing, Wakeboarding, BLOBS.
High Adventure Outposts:
U.S. Cavalry, Texas Rangers, Covert Ops & Area 51, Vikings, Fast Draw (Cowboy Action Shooting), Climbing, Sporting Clays, Highland Games.

High Adventure Critique: Review of Chisholm Trail Adventure by Paul Fairbank, author of Scout Camps USA.

Chisholm Trail Adventure page

Watch the Chisholm Trail Adventure Video (4:42)

Backpack on a boat at our unique High Adventure base and do Watersports, living history battles, Viking ship, climbing, Covert Ops, Area 51 paintball, and more!!

BRAZOS RIVER CANOE TRIP

High Adventure on the water: A Brazos River Canoe Trip group at Seven ROcks, one of many scenic campsites on the river.High Adventure on the water: BRCT canoeists make their down the riverHigh Adventure on the water: Canoeists enter the little rapid below the Highway 4 bridge.High Adventure Canoe Camping on our Brazos RIver Canoe Trip
Do your high adventure on the river, earn your 50 Miler award, and test your canoeing and camping skills paddling the scenic Brazos River.
A Worth Ranch High Adventure tradition!

STEELE ISLAND WAKEBOARDING

High Adventure on the water: Steele Island Wakeboarder lands a back flip in July 2004.High Adventure on the water: a Steele Island Wakeboard participant jumping the wake in June 2004.High Adventure on the water: a Steele Island Wakeboard participant jumping the wake in July 2004.
High Adventure on the water! Learn wakeboarding at our High Adventure Base! Wakeboard each day from 6 a.m. to noon, and from supper to dark.

ADVANCED WAKEBOARD SCHOOL

High Adventure on the water: Wakeboard School participant doing a grab in July 2004.High Adventure on the water: Wakeboard School participant throwing tricks in July 2004.High Adventure on the water: Wakeboard School participant coming out of a back flip in July 2004.High Adventure on the water: a wakeboarder coming out of a 360 in July 2004.High Adventure on the water: a wakeboarder doing a Railey in July 2004.
Join our expert wakeboard staff for advanced skills instruction and high adventure fun. An intensive training program to develop intermediate to advanced wakeboarding skills. One week in July. Advanced High Adventure on the water!

Summer Camp & High Adventure Reservation Form
Camps & High Adventure Guide (2.2 MB)
Request Texas High Adventure Base Info
Click here for WHAT'S NEW for 2014 Camps

Camp Discounts

Week 3 Special: Troops and Crews attending during Week 3 receive a $10 per person discount. No Out-of-Council fees.
Week 4 Special: Troops and Crews attending during Week 4 receive a $15 per person discount. No Out-of-Council fees.
$20 CAMP + HIGH ADVENTURE SPECIAL: For each youth registered in the merit badge summer camp at Camp Tahuaya, Worth Ranch, or Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, the unit gets $20 off one youth or one adult attending a Longhorn Council High Adventure program (up to the number of youth and adults attending high adventure). Includes Troops and Crews from the same chartering organization.

Click here to download the Summer Camp and Texas High Adventure Base videos:



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