February 2024 Caprock Canyon Campout

Hiking and Mountain Biking

February 2nd-4th, 2024

I. Campout Theme:

Hiking and Mountain Biking Campout

II. Departure Time and Place:

We will meet at the church at 6:00 pm and plan on departing at 6:30. The drive is about 5 hrs. so get to the church on time. Make sure to have money for Dinner on the road.

III. Camp

We will camp the entire weekend at Caprock Canyon. The address for the camp is 850 Caprock Canyon Park Road, Quitaque, TX 79255 We will be staying at the LK009, LK008, LK007, and LK006 Campsites.

IV. Transportation:

We will travel by car for this campout.

V. Return Time:

Our goal is to depart Caprock Canyon at 8:30 A.M.  We should return to the Otto Middle School area around 1:30 p.m.  Scouts should bring money for lunch for drive home.

VI. Food:

Patrols / Scouts will be Meal Planning for the entire weekend. This is a great weekend to get all your cooking and meal planning done for your rank advancements.

  • Saturday morning- Hot meal
  • Saturday lunch – Cold or hot meal
  • Saturday dinner- Hot meal
  • Sunday breakfast- Grab and go breakfast

VII. Personal Equipment List:

Necessary Gear:

  • Class A uniform
  • Raingear
  • Heavy Jacket
  • Spork or spoon
  • Closed Toed shoes (hiking books, and biking shoes)
  • Troop Hat
  • 2 sets of shorts or pants
  • 2 shirts (class B or equivalent)
  • 3 sets of underwear
  • 3 pairs of socks 
  • Heavy Sleeping bag, (will be 60’s during day and 40’s at night)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Day Pack for Hiking
  • Mess Kit
  • Trash Bag (for dirty clothes)
  • Flashlight/Headlamp with extra batteries
  • TWO 1-liter Personal Water bottle
  • Trash bags
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Towel

Recommended Gear:

  • Extra pair of shoes (lightweight)
  • Toiletries/Personal hygiene items
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Optional Gear:

  • Mountain Bike
  • Helmet / Gloves
  • Camera 
  • Camp stool or camp chair
  • Lip Balm

VIII.  Cost:

The only cost for this campout will be for the Patrol food. The troop will cover the cost for entrance to the park.

IX. Weather:

Highs in the low 60s and lows in the 40’s. 

X. Schedule:

Friday, Feb. 2nd, 2024

  • 6:30 pm. – Departure
  • 12:30 pm. – Arrive at Caprock Canyon
  • 1:00 am. – Lights out

Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2024 

  • 6:30 am. – Reveille
  • 7:30 am. – Breakfasts
  • 8:30-11:30 – Hiking or Mountain Biking
  • 12:00 pm. Lunch
  • 12:30-6:00. – Hiking or Mountain Biking
  • 6:30 pm. – Dinner
  • 8:30 pm. – Campfire and Program
  • 10:30 pm. – Lights out

Sunday, Feb. 4th, 2024

  • 7:00 am. – Reveille
  • 8:30 am. – Grab and Go Breakfast and Departure
  • 12:30 pm. – Arrive at Otto

XI. Miscellaneous Notes:


  • 5hrs–310 miles to Caprock Canyon- Church to Camp


  • Swisher Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, 539 SE 2nd St, Tulia, TX 79088


We are going to be mountain biking and hiking on this amazing campout. We cannot go wrong whether you want to test your mountain biking skills or explore some slot canyons and bat caves. There will be a ton on things to do!

FOOD:  We will be doing a meal planning meeting and the patrols will be cooking the entire weekend.

GEAR CARRYING:  The normal camp gear will be needed, tent, day pack, water bottles. We will be bringing the trailer for this campout.


  • Plants are our Common Poison Ivy, Sumac and Oak
  • Reptiles are Rattlesnakes, Copperheads, Water Moccasins and Coral Snakes
  • Insects are Black Widow Spider, Brown Recluse Spider, Fire Ants, Scorpions and Wasps.

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