• Blackland Prairie

2017 Camporee "FIRE"

Makade Aki Order of the Arrow Presents the 2017 Camporee FIRE

When: Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd

Where: Camp Meisenbach, Clements Scout Ranch, Athens, Texas

Why: Make Fire, Build Fire, Carry Fire, Put-Out Fire, One, Two, Three FIRE! Plus Troops will compete for the District's EAGLE Trophy (which is now residing with Troop 125).

How: Patrols of 6-8 scouts will compete using outdoor wilderness skills, knowledge, and team strengths to accomplish their assigned mission. Adult volunteers will observe, mentor and ensure safety.

Scoutmaster Dessert Cookoff: Saturday evening before call-out we will join at the pavilion for the 3rd Annual Scoutmaster Dessert Cookoff. Bring your bowl and spoon.

CALLOUT: Makade Aki will have their annual ceremonial call-out. Please make sure your Troop has conducted elections. Contact Kip Lankenau, OA Adviser to make election arrangements. Call-out in ceremonial costumes, at night, with FIRE. Like they used to be.

Attending Troops will staff one activity at Camporee. Troop's OA Representative (Youth or Adult) must attend OA Planning meetings beginning March1st.

Online Registration: You may register your troop including adults, OA staff, and scouts or you may register an individual. Fee is $15 per scout/$5 per adult and OA staff. Click here for online registration

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Blackland Prairie's Twilight Camp - "BUG HUNTERS"

Please Note Correct Dates: June 5-9, 2017

Blackland Prairie District's Twilight Camp is an annual week-long Cub Scout Camp held during the evening in the summer. It is five full evenings of activities including archery, BB guns, sports, and scout skills that are not only fun, but also educational and informative.

Don't forget the swap contest, OA snack shack, Friday night's family picnic and Egg Drop contest plus optional overnight camp out for Webelos.

When: June 5 - 9th, 2017 (Tigers attend Wednesday through Friday)

Time: Monday Check-In at 3:30pm; T-F 4:00pm - 8:30pm

Who: All registered Cub Scouts (Tigers, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos by June 1, 2017)

Where: Valley View Park, 7100 Valley View Rd, Dallas, TX [SE corner of Hillcrest and Valley View Ln]

Fees:

Early Bird Registration by May 25th, 11:50 pm

$45.00 for Tigers (boys entering 1st grade)

$70.00 for Wolf/Bear/Webelos

After May 25th:

$55.00 for Tigers

$85.00 for Wolf/Bear/Webelos

$5.00 for Optional Webelos campout on Friday 6/9 (collected at camp)

$10.00 for Adult Volunteers, Walking Den Leaders, Jr. Staff, Adult Staff

Online Registration: CampMaster

Spring 2017 Oak Leaf Training

Oak Leaf Spring Training


April 22-23, 2017 @ Camp Wisdom

This is the first leadership training class for Boy Scouts preparing them for patrol and troop leadership. Must have earned 1st Class rank to take class and be 12 years old. This is the first leadership course to prepare youth in becoming leaders. This is hands-on training in the great outdoors at Camp Wisdom. Fee $30.00 (includes course materials and Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast). Bring a sack lunch for Saturday.

Welcome To Blackland Prairie

Blackland Prairie District

As a result of Council redistricting, Blackland Prairie was formed from two different districts. Our geographic boundaries include many private, parochial and public schools (DISD) north of Northwest Hwy up to Carrollton/Addison east to Central Expressway (Hwy 75) then west to I-35. 

BP District offers FOUR major events per year for scouts:

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