This is a FREE event for each registered scout, each additional family member is $42
We need final RSVP by no later than March 20th
Day of the Program:
Arrive at 5:30 - 5:45 p.m.
While touring-we inform campers about safety, history of the ship, how the ship was built, and how life was aboard the ship.
Approx. 7:00 p.m.- the night tour of the lower decks of the ship begins.
Approx 9:15 p.m. - we meet in the Dreadnaught room to view a documentary video about the ship. (Please bring snacks and soft drinks for the campers during the film). Next the campers participate in an “Informational Scavenger Hunt” where they use the ship and the information they just learned from the tour to answer questions. The highest scoring camper of this “Hunt” has the privilege of being the “Officer of the Deck” the following morning. We must ask permission from this “Officer” to leave the ship the next morning.
Approx. 10:00 p.m. - “Taps” is played and it’s off to the bunks for the campers. “Firewatch” is set in to place at this time. Sleeping areas are air conditioned and/or heated.
6:30 a.m.-“Reveille” is sounded and it’s time to get up, go to bathroom, brush teeth, etc.
7:00 a.m. – A catered breakfast is served from McDonalds. All orders must be placed at least one week before your scheduled overnight: While the campers eat breakfast they can watch a silent movie taken aboard the TEXAS in 1931.
7:30 a.m. – The morning tour begins.
8:00 a.m. – “Morning Colors”, Raising of the US flag.
Approx. 09:20 Graduation Ceremony:
Held in the Ward Room as the campers names are called they receive graduation certificates & patches. Time is taken to learn how to salute properly when leaving the ship.
- Lower flag.
10:00 a.m– Depart the ship by presenting a proper salute.
Texas Battleship - 3523 Independence Parkway South LaPorte, TX 77571
|| Karen Robertson