Note From Ross Perot – Time Capsule Update/Reminder

Texarkana’s most well-known and successful son is surely Ross Perot. We were very lucky to have him as our keynote speaker at Scout-O-Rama 2015, and he has always been a wonderful supporter of Scouting here in the Caddo Area Council. As we do every year, we invite Mr. Perot to attend…

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Chili Teams – Sign Up Now For The 2nd Annual ICS Cook Off

  For the second year in a row, Scout-O-Rama will be hosting the International Chili Society’s “Home Style” Chili Cook-off on Saturday, April 22 right after the opening ceremonies. Anyone interested in organizing a team and competing with their best chili recipe, logon to 4statesSOR.com to download the registration form…

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Scout About 5k/Fun Run – New for 2017

Scout O Rama Adds ‘Scout About 5K/FunRun’ Saturday, April 22nd Scout O Rama returns to the Ark-La-Tex Saturday, April 22, 2017 with fun for Scouters, parents, brothers and sisters, and those who might be interested in Scouting.  This year they are also proud to announce a new event to Scout…

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2017 Time Capsule

The Caddo Council would like you to participate in the burial of a time capsule. The burial of the time capsule will take place during the 2017 Scout-O-Rama event at Spring Lake Park. All submissions for the time capsule will be taken until 3 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017. …

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1991 Time Capsule Update

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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Old and New Time Capsules

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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Live Cannon Fire

We’d like to welcome Battery G, 1st Michigan Light Artillery unit. Battery G was one of the original 12 Batteries raised in response to President Lincolns call for troop to defend Washington DC at the onset of the civil war. They fought in several battles down the Mississippi River to…

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Native American Dancing and Crafts

The Texas Connection out of Houston Texas will be coming to host a Native American events activity. They are well known throughout the United States in regards to dance competitions and craft! They are bringing six drummers. Texas Connection Singers is a Southern Indian Singing group. They sing at Pow…

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BSA Hot Air Balloons

Up, up, and away! Boy Scout hot air balloons will be in Texarkana for the 2016 Four States Scout-O-Rama. In 1985, Eagle Scout Dr Ralph Armstrong created the first Boy Scouts of America hot-air balloon.  Learn more at BoyScoutBalloons.com Two of these balloons will be flying over Spring Lake Park…

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ICS Chili Cook-Off

International Chili Society Sanctioned “Home-style” Chili Cook-Off: Saturday April 2 The ICS adult home style chili activity does have a entry fee of $25.00 for members and $45.00 for non members.  You must be a card caring member of the ICS and $20.00 of the $45.00 goes for those who…

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