Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend

Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend has a variety of programs including a range with eight rifle shooting stations and two shotgun shooting stations, horse riding, and numerous hiking trails. Horseshoe Bend has an exciting program that Scouts and leaders won't forget.

Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend is located a half mile inside the main gate of El Rancho Cima. At Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend, life is a little more laid back, as in the days of the Old West. Transportation is a little different from city life, with over 40 horses from which to choose. Scouts may encounter many cowboys who will always greet you with a friendly "Howdy."

During summer camp, Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend has a variety of unique programs that include horseback riding, rodeo, trips to the meadow, and of course, the spectacular hike to Sentinel Peak. The merit badge program includes shooting sports, ecology, conservation, aquatics (pool only), handicrafts and much more. Visit the online Trading Post to purchase camp hats, shirts and more. Troops, teams, crews, and ships can camp on weekends at Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend. Cub Scout camping and non-BSA camping is not offered at this camp. The council is looking for a few dedicated individuals to serve Scouting by being a summer camp staff member at one of the council's camps. Summer camp staff applications will be available soon.

Boots and Saddles is a specialty camp. Scouts work with horses, take overnight trail rides, compete in a rodeo activities, swim and work on requirements for the Horsemanship, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine merit badges. 


Register for Walter Scout Camp at Horseshoe Bend

Week 1 June 12 - 18, 2016
Week 2 June 19 - 25, 2016
Week 3 June 26 - July 2, 2016
Week 4 July 3 - July 9, 2016
Week 5 July 10 - 16, 2016
Week 6 July 17 - 23, 2016
Week 7 Boots & Saddles July 24 - 30, 2016

2016 Leader's Guide (coming soon)

2016 Merit Badge Schedule (coming soon)

How to Register for Merit Badge



Horseshoe Bend Camp

2016 Camp Director Pat Whitnel 713-826-0322
2016 Program Director TBD  
2016 Office Manager Geri Butler  

Camping Services

Administrative Assistant Tami Kinn 713-756-3309
Office Assistant Kaitlin Craig 713-865-9123
Program Director Brett Lee 713-756-3306