Scout-O-Rama Gets Loud On Saturday – Cannon Fire, Gunfights, Civil War Battles and Fireworks Are Loud

Cannon firing - SOR 2016

Cannon firing – SOR 2016

Spring Lake Park is home once again to Scout-O-Rama and it’s going to get loud again this year. So if you’re a resident in or near the park area, please be aware the noise is only part of the show and will be done by 4:30PM.

Noise schedule: (All times are approximate)

Cannons will be firing at 12:45PM, 2:15PM and 3:45PM.

Cowboy shootouts are scheduled for 1PM, 3PM and 4PM.

1st Michigan Battery "G" - SOR 2016

1st Michigan Battery “G”

Civil War skirmish line - SOR 2016

Civil War skirmish line

Scout-O-Rama opens to the public Saturday 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 to show off the skills they have learned through Scouting.

Come hungry and bring a $5 bill to purchase a chili bowl and sample 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. Chili bowl tickets will be available at the cook off area.

Did we mention the fireworks after dark?


Plus there’s more to do:

  • Pinewood derby racing
  • Fishing
  • Soap Box Car derby racing
  • Static displays of military vehicles
  • Scout Crafts
  • Tomahawk throwing
  • Scout About 5K/FunRun
  • Native American Dancing/Singing/Drumming
  • 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. But please come and try, it’s going to be tons of fun.

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,

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