Pack 55 - Spring Campout
BSA's Camp Bovay
Mar 1-3, 2013
Approximately 60 miles from Houston.
1. Take U.S. Hwy 290 toward Austin (taking the HOV lane will save lots of time on Friday).
2. Near Hempstead, exit on Hwy 6 toward Navasota and Bryan. Stay on Hwy 6 for 15 miles.
3. Turn right onto County Road 317 (before you get to Grassy Creek, and before you get to Navasota).
4. Stay on CR 317 for about 2 miles. Camp Bovay is at the end of this road.
Map of Camp Bovay: click for map (Google map)
Please check-in at the Bovay registration office upon arrival. Sites have been pre-assigned by den.
A BSA medical form (Parts A & B only) will be required for every child and every adults attending this campout. The medical forms must be presented upon arrival at Bovay. The form does not require any physical exam, doctor's visit, or doctor's signature. Click on "Forms & documents" in index on left to downloaded the medical form.
Campsites & Tents:
Bovay will provide tents. These tents are BSA canvass wall tents (no floors or mosquito net). The tents are on concrete platforms, and cots are recommended. Cots can be rented at Bovay for $5 cash (paid at time of rental). There are areas nearby where personal tents can be placed.
All sites have water and electricity. Please observe the rules on where you can park your car. You may need to unload your gear, and then move your car to a parking area.
Activities at Camp Bovay:
Fort, nature center, fishing, biking and nature hikes.
Click HERE for the Camp Bovay brochure.