Winter Camp

Winter Camp 35
Brotherhood Walk

Order of the Arrow member? After six months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, a member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order. Completion of this ceremony signifies full membership in the Order of the Arrow.

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December 26-31, 2020

Camp Strake
Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331;
Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358

Winter camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. Winter camp will be held at the new Camp Strake in (Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331; Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358). Over 60 merit badge classes are offered, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp.

Registration is on a wait full.

Troop Registration        Leader's Guide


Adult Volunteer

Every troop must provide one adult volunteer for every six Scouts attending to serve as kitchen staff or a merit badge counselor. Adults who are not attending with the troop and would like to volunteer to serve on staff should contact for a staff application.

Staff Application (for adults camping with troop)


Parents of campers should contact their troop leaders with questions about winter camp. Many of the adult leaders attending winter camp are quite experienced and can answer questions.


Additional Contacts

Sandra Borrego
Winter Camp Registration
 (713) 865-9123

Russell Carman
Winter Camp Director


Tricia Chapela
Winter Camp Advancement Director

Jose Chapela
Winter Camp Program Director


Wayne McLeland
Adult in Camp Compliance / Background Check
(713) 756-3309

Erick Simmons
Camping Director