Weekend Camping

Outdoor adventure is the promise made to Scouts when they join Scouting. Youth yearn for outdoor programs that stir their imagination and interest. Cub Scout weekend camping information can be found here. Troops, teams, crews, and ships can camp at one of our council camps for a usage fee of $2 per person ($3 person for out-of-council units).

    

Weekend Camping at Camp Brosig

Camp Brosig is a 92-acre property located four miles north of Sealy, TX in Austin County. Brosig has 20 campsites, pavilions, restrooms and a few showers available for weekend camping. Ranger or campmaster support may not be available at this camp. Troops, teams, crews, ships, packs, and Webelos dens can camp at Camp Brosig.

Leadership Requirements: It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America that trips and outings may never be led by only one adult (two-deep leadership). At a minimum, two registered adult leaders or one registered adult leader and a parent of a participant, one of whom must be at least 21 years of age, are required for all trips and outings. Sufficient adult leadership must be provided on all trips and outings based on the total number of youth attending.

Safety Considerations: At least one adult must have Hazardous Weather Training. Follow all Guide to Safe Scouting policies and youth protection guidelines.

Camp Brosig Leader's Guide           Camp Brosig Online Reservation


Camp Brosig Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are SHAC's camp policies?

SHAC's Camp Guidelines and Policies:

Camp Guidelines and Policies

What are the directions to Camp Brosig?

From Houston: Take I-10 to Sealy Texas, exit at State Highway 36 this is a hairpin loop exit. You pass over highway 36 on I-10 before you exit so you come into Hwy 36 from the west. From the first red light after exiting at Highway 36 turn left (north) onto Highway 36. Go thru town approximately 5.1 miles until you pass the intersection of Farm Road 331. Christian City Church is on the left, soon after is Trenchman Road on the left. Go 1.6 miles on Trenchman Road to Camp Brosig. The camp gate is on the left (south) side of road. Main asphalt road will take you to the check-in building, the first building on your left. Approximate time from Houston 1 hour.

From Hempstead/Bellville: Take FM 159 from Hempstead to Bellville. After crossing the railroad tracks in Bellville take an immediate left at the first light on to State Highway 36 continue for approximately 6 miles to Farm Road 949. Turn right onto Farm Road 949 and follow this road to the first road to the left. This will be Trenchman Road and the camp gate entrance will be approximately ½ mile on your right. The camp gate is on the right (south) side of road. Main asphalt road will take you to the check-in building, the first building on your left.   Approximate time from Hempstead 30 minutes.

Address:  1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474 map

Geno Aguilar
Camp Brosig Reservations
 (713) 756-3304
 Geno.Aguilar@scouting.org
 Camp Brosig: 1893 Trenckmann Road, Sealy, TX 77474


Weekend Camping at Tellepsen Scout Camp
Boy Scout/Venturing/Varsity/Sea Scout Camping

The new Tellepsen Scout Camp is located at Bovay Scout Ranch near Navasota, TX.

Tellepsen Scout Camp has eight campsites that accommodate 50 individuals per site. Each campsite has a 30' x 40' pavilion with electricity. One shower and restroom facility will be available for every two campsites. Tellepsen Scout Camp has the council's largest rifle range and a 41-foot climbing tower. The rifle range consists of four 50-yard high-powered rifle stations, four 100-yard high-powered rifle stations, a five stand shotgun range, eight shooting stations for .22 rifles and pistols and an archery range. The climbing tower has two rappelling stations per side of 11 feet, 22 feet, 32 feet, and 41 feet. Districts can reserve the Duke Energy Camporee site or Tellepsen Scout Camp for district events through the district professional.

Leadership Requirements:* It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America that trips and outings may never be led by only one adult (two-deep leadership is required). At a minimum, two registered adult leaders or one registered adult leader and a parent of a participant, one of whom must be at least 21 years of age, are required for all trips and outings. Sufficient adult leadership must be provided on all trips and outings based on the total number of youth attending.

Reservations Campsites are reserved on a first come, first served basis. All program area and camping fees must be paid in advance to the Sam Houston Area Council office. In-council camper fee is $2.00 per weekend per person, out-of-council camper fee is $3.00 per weekend per person.

Safety Considerations: At least one adult must have Hazardous Weather Training. Follow all Guide to Safe Scouting policies and youth protection guidelines.

Weekend Reservations at Tellepsen Scout Ranch

Note: If Tellepsen is full, troops, teams and crews are allowed to camp at Bovay Scout Ranch if there is weekend camping.

Weekend Programs and Leadership Requirements

(Weekend camping provides their own certified leadership for weekend activities to include, climbing, canoeing and shooting sports.)

  Cost Additional Considerations Additional leadership requirements*
Camping $2 per person
($3 for out-of-council units)
   
Archery $50 per group (2-hour usage) Price includes shooting equipment. • One archery trained leader for every 10 shooters.
Rifle $8 per 25 rounds (minimum of 5 participants required) Personal equipment or ammunition is not allowed. Price includes 25 rounds of ammunition, rifles and safety glasses. • One Range Safety Officer (RSO) for every 8 shooters and,
• One National Rifle Association (NRA) Rifle trained leader for every 8 shooters.
Shotgun $13 per 25 rounds(minimum of 5 participants required) Personal equipment or ammunition is not allowed. Price includes 25 rounds of ammunition, shotgun, clays, and safety glasses. • One Range Safety Officer (RSO) for every 6 shooters and,
• One National Rifle Association (NRA) Shotgun trained leadership for each shooter.
Climbing and rappelling $13 per participant (4 hour usage) Gear and equipment is provided by camp. Participants must bring a hold harmless agreement. • One climbing level one trained leader and,
• One climbing director or climbing two trained leader
Canoeing $30 per trailer
(6 canoes per trailer)
PFDs and paddles are provided by camp. Canoes can only be used onsite. • One adult with Safety Afloat training for every ten people on the water
• One adult with Safe Swim Defense training for every ten people on the water 
Qualified supervision

• One person acting as a lookout
• Response personnel
• One adult certified in CPR


Tellepsen Scout Camp Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What program areas are available at Tellepsen Scout Camp?
Troops can reserve the shooting range, climbing tower. The shooting sports range can accommodate rifle and shotgun shooting as well as archery. Troops must provide their own certified trained adults according to the requirements for each activity.
What are SHAC's camp policies?

SHAC's Camp Guidelines and Policies:

Camp Guidelines and Policies

What are the directions to Tellepsen Scout Camp?

Tellepsen Scout Camp is located at Bovay Scout Ranch. 

Directions through Hempstead:  Take Hwy 290 North through Hempstead, TX.  From Hempstead take Hwy 6N for 16 miles.  Turn right onto County Road 317.  Travel to end of road through camp gate.

Directions through Conroe:  From Conroe, take Hwy 105 West for 45 miles. Turn left onto Highway 6 for three miles. Turn left onto County Road 317 (just past Grassy Creek).  Travel to end of the road through camp gate.

Address: 3450 County Road 317, Navasota, TX 77868

 

Geno Aguilar
Tellespen Scout Camp Reservations
 (713) 756-3304
Geno.Aguilar@scouting.org
 Tellepsen Scout Camp: 3450 County 317, Navasota, TX 77868