Scout-O-Rama returns to Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, Texas and the Boy Scouts of America, Caddo Area Council and Girl Scouts Diamonds Council of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas are inviting the whole family to join them for a day of Scouting fun on Saturday, April 22.

Scouts will be all over the park that weekend but Saturday the public is invited to come learn more about Scouting from 10:30AM to 4PM. Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Sea Scouts, Webelos, Cub Scout Dens, Girl Scouts and more, travel in from all over the four states area for this regional Scout show and love to show off the skills they have learned through Scouting. Admission is Free.

Scout-O-Rama ICS Chili Cook Off Patch from 2016

You might want to indulge in some of the best chili in the Ark-La-Tex during our 2nd annual ICS sanctioned chili cook off. Chili will be served from noon until 3PM and is just $5 for a bowl to sample with.

Texarkana area Scouts are selling chili bowl tickets to earn all of their 2017 Scout-O-Rama memorabilia at no cost. You will be helping that Scout, his Troop and the Caddo Area Council at the same time. Chili bowl tickets will be available at the cook off area entrance as well.

Just look at all there is to do;

  • Hot Air Balloons
  • Live 1800’s era cannon fire
  • Fireworks After dark
  • Pinewood derby racing
  • Fishing
  • Car derby racing
  • ICS sanctioned Chili Cook Off
  • Static displays of military vehicles
  • Scout Crafts
  • Tomahawk throwing
  • Scout About 5K/FunRun (NEW)
  • Native American Dancing
  • Cowboy shootout reenactors
  • Pre 1840’s camping demonstrations
  • Blacksmithing
  • Bladesmithing
  • Canoeing
  • Food vendors

There’s so much to do and see, you might not get it all in!

If you have questions about Scout-O-Rama please call our Scout Service Center at 903-793-2179 or visit us online at, or our Facebook page,

Climbing the rope ladder - SOR 2016


SOR 2017 T-Shirt - Credit JimWeaver
Cannon Fire - SOR 2016