C.O.P.E. Course

The C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) program is composed of
group initiative games
trust events, and
low or high-course events.

Some activities involve a group challenge, while others develop individual skills and agility.

Goals and Objectives:
C.O.P.E. programs often emphasize seven major goals:


COPE events are intended to provide a situation where each participant can do his/her best and provides for each to succeed individually as well as being a member of their team.

The Participants:
The stimulating activities and events of Project C.O.P.E. are designed to meet the needs of people of all ages who are seeking ways to challenge and expand their physical and mental abilities. While the goals and objectives of Project C.O.P.E. were created to respond to the needs of scouting youth, the great scope and flexibility of the program make it appropriate for any business, organization, agency, or school district.

Arrangements can be made for onsite camping or to stay at a local hotel in Harlingen, Texas.
C.O.P.E. course fees will vary on the size of the group and also on how much time is needed for the program.

For more information call the administrative office in Harlingen, Texas at 956-423-0250.

Rio Grande Council forms - links
Camp Perry usage guidelines PDF file - link to Rio Grande Council website.

Camp Perry permit for out of council usage. PDF file - Rio Grande Council website.

Hold Harmless agreement - PDF file - Rio Grande Council website.

Map to Camp Perry - PDF file - on Rio Grande Council website. -
              - See Maps section on this website - campperrytexas.org - for other detailed maps.


Camp Perry Texas Home Page.