Circle 10 Camp Information

North Star District Camping
Circle Ten Camps 

 


Camp Trevor-Rees Jones | Camp Constantin | Camp James Ray | Camp Wisdom

 

How To Make Reservations

Reservations must be made through the Scout office two weeks in advance of your activity. A Tour and Activity Plan may be filed at the same time. For availability of camps and campsites, contact Council reservations at 214-902-6764. General guidance, reservations for weekend camping at Circle Ten camps should be planned as far in advance as possible. They are very popular destinations and frequently host Order of the Arrow and district camporee events.

More information about the camps, and links to reservations for the camps

 


Camp Trevor-Rees Jones


The Clements Scout Ranch is home to Camp Trevor-Rees Jones and Camp Meisenbach. The ranch has over 3,300 acres of towering pines and hardwoods with four well-stocked lakes. 

Camp Trevor-Rees Jones has nine weekend campsites with two large pavilions and 19 summer campsites complete with a dining hall, headquarters building, first aid lodge, swimming pool, waterfront, horses, the 60 ft. John Coffman Climbing Tower, the Roy & Frances Rea COPE Center, and many more traditional program areas. Camp Trevor-Rees Jones is also home to a first class Museum of Natural History. A variety of wildlife trails, great fishing on all four lakes, rowboats, canoes, rifle, shotgun and archery ranges are available.

The John Coffman Climbing & Rappelling Complex is also located at Camp Trevor-Rees Jones. This 60 ft. wooden structure is for climbing and rappelling activities for Scout Troops, Varsity Teams and Venturing Crews. This 60 ft. wooden tower offers a variety of climbs and rappels. Any groups wishing to use the tower must be accompanied by a trained instructor. Training & certification is offered by the Council. For more information call Circle Ten 214-902-6764.

The ranch also has a herd of horses just waiting to be ridden. Trail rides can be reserved on Saturday only.

Camp Trevor-Rees Jones has some of the best-stocked fishing lakes in the State of Texas. Just bring your rod and reel along with some bait, and you just might land yourself a giant largemouth bass.


Organized trail rides are available at Camp Trevor-Rees Jones. Trail rides are Saturday only from 9-12 and 1-4. A cost of $10 per one and a half hour ride, per horse. For more information contact Circle Ten at 214-902-6764.


 


COPE at Camp Trevor-Rees Jones


The Roy & Frances Rea COPE Center located at Camp Trevor-Rees Jones is a challenge course designed for boys at least 13 years old. The programs have been carefully developed to build trust in one and other and strengthen the self esteem of the participants. While solving problems and accomplishing challenging tasks participants overcome obstacles while swinging, climbing, jumping, zipping and camping together. Project COPE is an exciting program that not only benefits the individual participant, but also helps unit committees, district committees, training staffs or any group work together more effectively to obtain a common goal. There is a fee for each boy to attend a weekend session. To reserve your dates, call Camping Reservations at 214-902-6764 More information include fee schedule and forms is available HERE.

 

 

 


Camp Constantin


Camp Constantin/Jack D. Furst Aquatics Base is located on Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County, near Graford, Texas. This camp has over 385 acres and covers six miles of shoreline that look towards the majestic Castle Cliff on Possum Kingdom Lake. Activities include hiking, rifle, shotgun, archery, canoeing and swimming in one of the clearest lakes in Texas. Canoes are available for rental.  Call Circle Ten at 214-902-6764 for availability and pricing.

Summer camp programs include one of Scouting's largest waterfront areas with sailboats, water skiing, canoeing, swimming, motor boating, snorkeling, and blobbing. Camp Constantin also offers a variety of program areas such as: Trail to First Class, Handicraft, Nature, Scoutcraft, Shooting Sports and much more.

The Jack D. Furst Aquatics Base is famous for its summer camp water skiing program featuring a fleet of ski boats for skiing some of the very best water in Texas.

Weekend camping is offered at Camp Constantin year round except during the summer months. Programs include: camping, hiking to Johnson Peak, canoeing, rowing, and shooting sports. While at Camp Constantin you also might want to wet a fishing line. Bring your rod and some tackle and you may pull in one of the abundant striper or bass from this clear lake.


More information about Camp Constantin

 


Camp James Ray


James Ray Scout Reservation is located on Lake Texoma near Pottsboro, Texas. This 540 acre camp offers camping, hiking, canoeing, sailing, rifle, shotgun and archery ranges, swimming, and 12 year round campsites.

Summer Camp programs include merit badge classes, rifle, shotgun, archery, sailing, canoeing, rowing, and motor boating using our waterfront on Lake Texoma. James Ray Scout Reservation is home to the Sanford Aquatics Center with a 280,000 gallon, one-of-a-kind swimming pool. This pool features a beach front entrance, two diving boards, two aqua jet systems, and a 141-foot water slide.

If you are looking for big lake adventure, how about canoeing to Goose Island? Located just across from the waterfront, Goose Island provides a unique overnight camping experience in the middle of Lake Texoma.

Weekend camping at Camp James Ray offers activities such as hiking, canoeing, rowing, shooting sports, and the Sanford Aquatics Center.

If hiking and exploring are what you want, take a hike across Homesites Road. You can enjoy our many trails with lots of wildlife.

Lake Texoma is famous for sand bass and stripers. The several miles of shoreline on Camp James Ray provide some great fishing. Remember to bring your fishing gear.


More Information about Camp James Ray

 


Camp Wisdom


Camp Wisdom is the home to Boy Scout Camp Billy Sowell and Cub World. The camp is located 11 miles from downtown Dallas. With 371 acres there is plenty of room for a great camping experience close to Dallas. As one of the oldest camps in Texas, this camp is filled with lots of camping history. Many Dallas natives spent a week of their summer at Camp Wisdom. Because of its location, the camp is ideal to host to many district and council events.

Boy Scout Camp Billy Sowell, located on the western half of Camp Wisdom, includes 28 weekend sites for troop camping, a shooting sports area which includes archery, rifle, and a trap range for shotgun. The camp also features a dining hall, the Sowell Center headquarters building, a health lodge and the Jack Harbin Scouting Memorabilia Museum. There are also four program lodges and three camporee fields.

Camp Wisdom's swimming pool is Olympic sized and can provide for a variety of aquatics programs.

The Jim Ince Outdoor Amphitheater can seat over 700 people. This amphitheater provides a magical setting for a variety of camp programs.


Canoes are available for rental. Call Circle Ten at 214-902-6764 for availability and pricing.


Camp Wisdom is also the home of Cub World.


More information about Camp Wisdom

Date: 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 13:00