Rio Grande Council of Boy Scouts of America
in South Texas
Located East of Harlingen, Texas and 2 miles north of Rio Hondo, Texas, on FM 1420.
Camp Phone number = 956 748-2508 - - - Admin. contact = 956 423-0250
Mailing address = Box 956, Rio Hondo, TX 78583 - - - Admin. Addr. = 6912 W. Expressway 83,
Harlingen, TX 78552
26 degrees 15 minutes North Latitude ~ ~ ~ 97 degrees 35 minutes West Longitude
Rio Grande Council - on doubleknot servers then click on Calendar for events and event registration
Check out the Patches pages linked off - History - at the bottom of the green stripe at the left.
Events a pictoral of several events at Camp including Pow Wow, Winter Camp etc.
Wood Badge files and Gilwell Gazette index
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Camp Perry was established as a Boy Scout Camp in 1927.
It has been continuously operated as a Boy Scout Camp longer than any other such camp in Texas.
It encompasses 260 acres along the west bank of the Arroyo Colorado.
The camp covers over 260 acres with 12 large,scenic campsites.
Since 1927 Scouts and Scouters have been creating memories at Camp
Perry. On the banks of the Arroyo Colorado, thousands of boys have
gained from the quality programs offered over the years. Camp Perry is a
place where memories are made; but it is also a camp with a future. It
is our mission to provide you and your unit with the best possible
outdoor Scouting experience.
The following Council programs are offered at Camp Perry:
- C.O.P.E. Course
- Summer Camp
- Winter Camp
- Council Camporee
- Webelos Warrior Challenge
- Order of the Arrow Indian Lore
- Cub Adventure Weekends
- Explorers Law Enforcement Competition
- Boy Scout Leader Training