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 may 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.

Trail to Eagle is specifically designed program to give older Scouts the opportunity to work on Eagle Scout required merit badges. Boots and Saddles is a specialty camp. Scouts work everyday 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. 


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Week 1 June 14 - 20, 2015
Week 2 (LDS Week) June 22 - 27, 2015
Week 3 June 28 - July 4, 2015
Week 4 July 5 - 11, 2015
Week 4 Super Troop July 5 - 11, 2015
Week 5 Boots & Saddles July 12 - 18, 2015
Week 5 Trail to Eagle July 12 - 18, 2015
Week 6 Boots & Saddles July 19 - 25, 2015
Week 6 Trail to Eagle July 19 - 25, 2015
Weekend Camping Year Round

2015 Leader’s Guide   |   2015 Merit Badge List 
                                                (Available March 2015)


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Horseshoe Bend Camp

2015 Camp Director Pat Whitnel 713-826-0322
2015 Program Director    
2015 Office Manager Geri Butler  

Camping Services

Camp Reservations Tami Kinn 713-756-3309
Staff Advisor Brett Lee 713-756-3306
Office Assistant Kaitlin Craig 713-865-9123