Scouting for Food
January 28, 2017 and
February 4, 2017

 In partnership with the Houston Food Bank and "Souper Bowl of Caring," the project begins as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

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University of Scouting
February 11, 2017

University of Scouting is an annual training event for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, Venturing, Sea Scouts, Order of the Arrow, district and council leaders and parents. It is an action-packed, fun-filled single day of supplemental training where participants choose from over 130 courses. A variety of youth courses (Webelos and Scouts 11-18) are also being offered.

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Scout Fair
Coupon Books

Selling Scout Fair Coupon Books is a brilliant way for units to raise money and prepare Scouts to earn their own way! The Scout Fair Coupon Book offers great savings for the buyer, while Scouts earn commissions for every $10 Coupon Book sold. Buyers support the Scouting program while receiving hundreds of dollars in valuable savings from our community partners.

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It's a Jungle Out There!

 Cub Scouts will be going on a safari adventure during day camp and resident camp this summer.

Most packs celebrate Scouting anniversary week in February with a birthday party called the blue and gold banquet. Consider using a jungle safari theme.  We have free place mats and a variety of resources to help plan a memorable event.

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Baden Powell Dinner
February 24, 2017

Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, or staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

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Camp Development for the 21st Century

• Developing the new Camp Strake

• Building a new Janis and George Fleming Cub World at Bovay Scout Ranch

• Improving Camp Brosig and McNair Cub Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch

• Discontinuing operations that have low usage, are not meeting financial plan and/or are not sustainable.

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National Scout Jamboree
July 19-28, 2017

The jamboree is a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Held once every four years, Boy Scouts and Venturers come together for 10 days of adventure at the Summit Bechtel National Family Scout Reserve in West Virginia.

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Upcoming Events

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Scout Fair Kickoff (for unit leaders) Various district locations
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Scout Sunday
All Day
University of Scouting - Spring
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Venturing Challenge Duke Energy Camporee Site at Bovay Scout Ranch
Feb24 - Feb26
5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Baden Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM