1991 Time Capsule Update

time capsule

The 1991 Time Capsule was opened at this year’s 4 State Scout Show.  It was packed full of interesting stuff, patches, neckerchiefs, VHS tapes, baking soda.  Many of those scouts who contributed to the 1991 time capsule are now leaders in their community, experts in their field, parents of their…

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Need Council Strips for 4 States Patch?

build a patch

For those who wish to find other council strips to complete their patches, here is the contact info for the other patches. Another option would be for troops in Caddo Area Council is to put in an order for various council strips through Lisa at the scout office. Please be aware…

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ICS Cook-Off Results

4 States SOR 
ICS Cook-Off Trophies

Another first for our 4 States Scout-O-Rama is the ICS Chili Cook-Off, which helped raise funds for scouting.  First we’ll introduce the contestants. (Click on each image to see larger photo.)   And now for the winners: Keith Reece – 1st Place  Craig Mueller – 2nd Place Kelly Walker – 3rd…

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Ark-La-Tex Animal Rescue

ark-la-tex animal resue

Newly organized non-profit Ark-La-Tex Animal Rescue is one of the many groups which will be at our scout show in Spring Lake Park.  Look for them near the Mountain Man area. (see map) At this event, you can look about their foster program.  They will have info sheets about fostering to…

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Old and New Time Capsules

Texarkana Time Capsule

At the Texarkana Scout-O-Rama 1991, a time capsule was buried.  The theme was “Scouting for the Environment”.  Now is the time to open the time capsule which scouts buried 25 years ago.  We will open the time capsule Saturday afternoon, around 3:30 pm. We will bury a new time capsule…

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Update on Chili Ticket Sales Program

chili ticket

Scout troops are responsible for tickets if they do not run them in on check-in at the show. Total counts for prize participants due on check in. Scouts may continue to sell tickets at show but units need to understand that they are responsible for turning in unsold tickets are…

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Need a Place to Stay for the Texarkana Scout-O-Rama?

Friends, family coming into Texarkana for the Scout-O-Rama? Need a place to stay while the scouts camp in the park?  Check out Wyndham Garden in Texarkana, the hotel sponsor for 4 States SOR.   Ask for their 4 States Scout-O-Rama discount rate. 5301 N Stateline Avenue Texarkana, TX 75503 903 792-3222 Don’t forget to…

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