Our adventures

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Our plans for 2021-2022:

  • September 17 – 19: Venturing: the Gathering campout
  • September 26: recruitment meeting
  • October 8 – 11 (4 days, 3 nights): camping trip to Oklahoma’s Broken Bow area
  • October 15: State Fair of Texas outing
  • November 6: movie/game night
  • November 13: Thanksgiving-themed cooking competition
  • December 11: ice skating
  • January 22: costume party
  • February 5: poker night
  • February 18 – 21: camping trip to a state park (location TBD)
  • March 5: video games at Cidercade
  • March 26: PowerPoint night
  • April 9: service project
  • April 23: go karting
  • May 6 – 8: camping trip to a state park (location TBD)
  • May 28: end of school celebration at Little Elm Park
  • June 27 – July 7: summer trip (dates tentative)

July/August 2021: Colorado trip

We did a nine-day trip to Colorado trip. It featured Great Sand Dunes, Zapata Falls, Mt. Elbert, Capulin Volcano, river rafting, Colorado Springs, and more!

More pictures and video will be coming once we’ve had time to produce them!

Mt. Elbert, from our campsite.

May 2021: Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway

We went canoeing, biking (not pictured), swimming, and cooked a lot of food.

April 2021: Mini golfing and dinner

We golfed at Another Round, then had dinner nearby.

March 2021: Eisenhower State Park

(Yes, masks were worn during sustained, close contact.)

February 2021: service project

December 2020: cooking contest

October 2020: pumpkin-carving contest

October 2020: AT&T Trail

Yes, we had two October 2020 events. This was the first one.

A note about March – September 2020

The crew paused activities for March 2020 through September 2020 due to COVID-related uncertainty.

February 2020: Fredericksburg, Enchanted Rock, and Inks Lake State Park

January 2020: Bowlounge

December 2019: cooking competition

Another great cooking competition!

November 2019: Roseland Center service project

The crew helped serve Thanksgiving meals at Dallas’s Roseland Community Center.

November 2019: Tejas Caddo District Camporee

We helped with a camporee, which is for Scouts BSA troops and Venturing crews. We ran a capture the flag game for the troops. It was fun because we played all of the troops!

September 2019: Venturing: The Gathering

Laid back campout at Camp Trevor Rees-Jones. We didn’t take enough pictures!

July 2019: Missouri adventure

From our Plato, Missouri farm home base, we canoed, swam, did a service project, visited a military base, got fudge from Uranus (for real), cooked a lot of great meals, and more!

May 2019: Fort Parker State Park campout

This was a really fun campout! Swimming, boating, biking, cooking, cards, soccer, rain storm, and more!

March 2019: Venturing Rendezvous

Venturing Rendezvous, at Camp Wisdom, was a gathering of many crews within several hours of Dallas. (Despite what the pictures show, pistol shooting was only a small part of the event.)

February 2019: horse ride and camping

We went to Camp Trevor Rees-Jones. Day 1 was spent entirely on the horses. We had a great campout.

January 2019: flag project and movie outing

We kicked off our flag project fundraiser and went to a movie!

December 2018: Holiday party

November 2018: Cooking competition

We were attending a shotoout with another crew, but we got rained out again! This last-minute adventure was really fun.

October 2018: Tyler State Park

This one got rained out. We were supposed to do mountain biking.

September 2018: Kickoff

Our first meeting as a crew.