SCOUTS ON TOUR
Please note: All costs cited are for purposes of estimating only - actual charges may and probably will vary. These prices were based on information obtained in 1995 and 1996.

TEXAS


Kwahadi Dancers Performances

Check out the website of Crew 9 from the Golden Spread Council in Texas. To get more info go to www.kwahadi.com NASA Space Center
Houston, Texas

Scouts can camp in the Space Center Building. Call in advance to make arrangements.

(Sorry, I've lost the contact info. If anyone has it, I would appreciate it.)

Scout Lodging in Amarillo, Texas

The Jack Bryant Scout Center

POC: Julie Bailey 806-372-3449

Web: http://eightyscouts.org/?page_id=388
 

Mailing address for reservations:

Eighty Scouts, Inc.
600 S. Tyler St.
Ste. 1406
Amarillo, TX 79101-2361
Phone: 806-372-3449 806-372-3449
Fax: 806-372-3324

From the website:

For those who make advance reservations and bring their own bedroll and sleeping pad, The Jack Bryant Scout Center makes overnight accommodations available at  $3.00 per person per night with no minimum and require a reservation form and $10.00 (non-refundable) deposit to hold the reservation. Please contact our building representative, Julie Bailey, and she will send your group a detailed information package.

Our accommodations include rest rooms, showers, and a committee room with its own doors, and a small training Room. There are lots of things to do at and around the Scout Center. Many troops use our facilities while passing through to Philmont Scout Ranch. We had close to 1,000 scouters stay with us last year and are expecting as many this year.

From a previous email years back:

Over 1500 Scouts and Scouters stayed at our Hut last year on their way to Philmont and Scout ranches in New Mexico and Colorado. We will be pleased to provide lodging for you and your unit. We furnish the building and you furnish the bedroll. Our "Jack Bryant" Scouting Center is Air-conditioned and has showers and a kitchen. A seperate room can be used by your female members if needed.

Located in beautiful downtown Amarillo, Texas and very easy to find, our Hut is the perfect place to layover after a long drive. We are right next door to fine eating and entertainment establishments. All we ask is that you make your reservations early and contribute $3.00 for each person in your group for each night you plan to stay to help us pay our expences.

Let me know if anyone in your unit is interested and we will send a welcome packet and reservation form to you. Pass the word to your other units in your Councils.

YiS
Terry Slade
5122 W. 16th
Amarillo, Texas 79106-4419
ASM-Troop 80

More Overnight Lodging Possibilities:

Brooks AFB   ... in SA
Main #: 210-536-1110
Temp. Housing and
campground: 210-536-3031
http://www.brooks.af.mil

Kelly AFB   ... 5 miles southwest of SA
Main #: 210-925-1110
Temp Housing & campground:
210-925-1844
http://www.kelly-afb.org

Lackland AFB   ... 8 miles southwest of SA
Main #: 210-671-1110
temp. housing & campground (mostly RVs)
210-671-4277 or -5397
Very big commissary, mall, etc.
http://www.lak.aetc.af.mil

Randolph AFB   ... in Universal City,
        20 miles Northeast of SA, off loop 1604 &
        Farm Road 78.
main #: 210-652-1110
temp housing & campground
210-652-3702
Campground is on Canyon Lake, w/40 tent sites,
11 shelters, 9 travel trailers.
http://www.randolph.af.mil

And let's not forget the *other* branch of the service...

Ft. Sam Houston   ...in SA
main # 210-221-1211
temp housing 210-221-8946
There is a lake, but don't know about camping.

Jim Jaeger  

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