Circle 10 Council Camps

Camp Wisdom

972-298-3177 | MAP: 6400 W Red Bird Lane, Dallas, TX 75236

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  • 11 miles from downtown Dallas
  • Home to Shirley Sowell Cub World (Fort Farrington, Sir Dee Brown Castle, pirate ships, and activity center)
    • BB range
    • Archery range
  • Home of Billy Sowell Scout Camp
    • Gill Clements Shooting Sports Complex (opened May 2017)
      • 50-yard rifle range
      • 5-stand, 5 position shotgun game with multiple targets
      • Designed specifically to accommodate teaching Scouts, so there is an instructional range, as well
      • Shooting sports building with air-conditioned/heated classroom and storage
      • Flush toilets
    • COPE course
    • Swimming pool
    • Fishing lakes
    • 700 seat Jim Ince Outdoor Amphitheater
  • 18,000 sq. ft. Camp Wisdom Leadership Center (banquet hall, meeting rooms, kitchen, dorm rooms)
  • Fully plumbed private bath houses and restrooms

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 many district and council events.

Billy Sowell Scout Camp, located on the western half of Camp Wisdom, includes 28 weekend sites for unit camping. Don't miss 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.

Clements Scout Ranch - Trevor Rees Jones

903-675-3781 | MAP: 11217 FM 2970, Athens, TX 75751

Camp Maps PDF: Trevor Reese Jones Campsites Meisenbach Campsites Ft. Bridger Trail Map

  • 3,200 acres of pine forest with five lakes
  • Fishing, swimming, canoes, rowboats, shooting sports
  • COPE cour
  • Gaga ball pit
  • ATV program (summer camp)
  • Horses (equestrian program, including monthly trail ride programs for Scouting units)
  • Air-conditioned dining hall
  • Fully plumbed private bath houses and restrooms
  • "Philmont style" backcountry camps

The Clements Scout Ranch is home to Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp and Camp Meisenbach.

Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp 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. Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp 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.

Camp Meisenbach has eight weekend campsites with two large pavilions and beautiful Lake Murchison which provides 160 acres of great fishing, several fishing docks and a large pavilion along the water's edge.

The Roy & Frances Rea COPE Center located at Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp is a challenge course designed for boys at least 13 years old. The programs have been carefully developed to build trust in one another 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. There is a fee for each boy to attend a weekend session.

The John Coffman Climbing & Rappelling Complex is also located at Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp. This 60 ft. wooden structure is for climbing and rappelling activities for Scout Troops, Varsity Teams and Venturing Crews.

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

Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp and Camp Meisenbach have 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.

Camp Constantin

940-779-2131 | MAP: 3003 Park Road 36, Graford, TX 76449

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  • Located on 6 miles of Possum Kingdom Lake shoreline
  • Strong emphasis on water sports and activities, including sailing and water-skiing
  • Shooting sports, including a new five-stand shotgun range
  • Gaga ball pit
  • 700+ seat chapel/amphitheater
  • Air-conditioned dining hall
  • Fully plumbed private bathhouses and restrooms

Camp Constantin/Jack D. Furst Aquatic Base is located on Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County. 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.

Summer camp programs include one of Scouting's largest waterfront areas with sailboats, waterskiing, 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 Aquatic Base is famous for its waterskiing 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.

Camp James Ray

903-786-2591 | MAP: 2026 Mill Creek Road, Pottsboro, TX 75076

Camp Maps PDF: Campsites & Program Areas Map 3-Mile Loop Trail Map

  • 540 acres on Lake Texoma
  • Fishing/water sports/shooting sports
  • New pool with slide and beachfront entry - opened May 2018
  • Air-conditioned dining hall
  • Host to eight sessions of resident camp for Cub Scouts and Webelos and six annual sessions of NYLT
  • Fully plumber private bath houses and restrooms

Camp James Ray is located on Lake Texoma near Pottsboro, Texas. This 540 acre camp offers camping, hiking, canoeing, sailing, rifle, shotgun and archery ranges, swimming, and 11 year-round campsites.

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. Come explore miles of shoreline on Camp James Ray which will provide some great fishing and many opportunities to see the geese that call the area home! Don't forget to bring your fishing gear and cameras!