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Council Recognition Reception
November 28, 2017

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards. 

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The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer.  The 2017 award recipients have been announced.  

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College of Commissioner Science
December 2, 2017

This ongoing training opportunity will benefit new commissioners and experienced unit commissioners. You do not have to be a registered commissioner to attend. Any adult leader that is interested in the numerous resources available in the Scouting movement is also invited to attend.


Top Leader Training Day
December 9, 2017

Top Leader Basic Training Day is an opportunity to train the top unit leaders (Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Crew Advisors) before recharter. All top leaders must be trained before December recharter. 

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Winter Camp
December 26-31, 2017

Winter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Boy Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. Over 50 merit badge classes are offered, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp.


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Storm Assistance

If your Scouting unit has been affected by the recent storms and has lost items crucial to serving the youth in your community, the Scouting family is here for you. 


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Program Guide

Program Guides were distributed to units at May roundtables to help support unit’s annual planning process. Electronic copies are available.

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Friends of Scouting

Your financial investment, plus your time and talent, is among the greatest gifts you can give. Take a moment to make an investment in our community’s future.

The true cost of Scouting is much higher than what most people realize. Help us provide the resources necessary to make sure every youth can benefit from Scouting’s adventure-filled activities that foster character, honesty, respect and life-long values.  



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Camp Development

• 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

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Upcoming Events

Council Recognition Reception
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Recharter turn-in Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Unit Friends of Scouting (FOS) Ambassador Training Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Boy Scout Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Dec26 - Dec31
All Day
Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Scout Fair Kickoff (for unit leaders) Various district locations
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Scout Sunday
All Day