Indian Waters Council - Boy Scouts of America - Columbia, South Carolina
Webelos Woods

A weekend is especially for Webelos to work on advancement-oriented activities and Scout skill activities on a set schedule.

Webelos Woods

September 19-21, 2014
Register HERE
Parent/Webelos Leader Guide HERE

1 adult to every 4 Scouts
Registration is by pack, although individual registration will be allowed if only one boy from a pack is interested. Participation is limited to 12 patrols of 10 boys on a first-come, first-served basis. Places are secured by completing the online registration and receipt of fees.

The program tentatively includes a cooking demo and Nutrition belt loop, Outdoorsman, Hiking belt loop, 2 team sport belt loops for Sportsman, and a portion for the Fitness Activity Pin.

Uniforms: Scouts will wear their full Class A uniform on Sunday morning for the morning parade, chapel and closing ceremonies. At all other times, an activity uniform of Scout shorts and Scout t-shirt is acceptable.

Here's the skinny on this event:

  • For Webelos only (and their parents & leaders); siblings cannot be accommodated.
  • Boys will be formed into patrols of 10.
  • Boy Scout patrol leaders and assistant patrol leaders will lead each patrol.
  • Patrols will rotate through advancement oriented activities, Scout skill activities on a set schedule.
  • Most activity sessions will be Boy Scout led.
  • A ceremonial campfire will light the sky on Saturday evening.
  • Event will meet several Arrow of Light requirements.
  • Activity to begin the transition from Cub Scouting events to Boy Scouting activities.
  • Boy: leader/parent ratio is 4:1.
  • A non-denominational Christian chapel will be held Sunday morning.
  • Meals will be in the dining hall, but hobo dinner boys will cook for themselves Saturday evening.
  • Meals included in the registration include breakfast on Saturday & Sunday, lunch Saturday and dinner Saturday evening.

What To Bring: Sleeping bag or sheets and blankets, pillow, tent, flashlights, toothbrush, toiletries, rain gear, jacket, hat, (evenings can get cool). Place sleeping items in a heavy duty garbage bag for the Scout to carry or in a good duffel bag or backpack; if he drops it, everything stays clean and dry. The walk to your camp could be 1/4 mile. Your Scout's uniform should be marked with his name on the labels and in his hat.

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