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The Boy Scouts of America provides programs for boys ages 7-20 and girls ages 14-20.
Tiger Cubs is a program for first grade boys, and their adult partners, that stresses simplicity, shared leadership, learning about the community, and family understanding.
Cub Scouting is a program for 2nd - 5th graders designed to meet the needs of young boys, by offering fun and challenging activities to promote character development, citizenship, and physical fitness.
Boy Scouts is a program for boys 11 through 17, designed to develop character, citizenship, and fitness.
Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women 14 years of age (and in the 9th grade) through 20 years old.
Sea Scouts is a youth development program for young men and women 14 years of age through 20 years old with a special interest in aquatic activities.
Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14 to 20 years old.
Learning For Life
Learning for Life offers seven programs designed to support schools and community-based organizations in their efforts to prepare youth to successfully handle the complexities of contemporary society and to enhance their self-confidence, motivation, and self-esteem.
The Sam Houston Area Council offers a variety of activities in which packs, troops, teams, crews and ships are invited to participate.
Advancement & Awards
Scouts are rewarded for each achievement, which helps him or her gain self-confidence.
International Scouting encourages world friendships, contacts with units from other countries and international activities and opportunities.
Eagle Scout Association
The Eagle Scout Association provides a formal structure for Eagle Alumni to network with each other and to lead in perpetuating the growth of Scouting for the next generation.
Order of the Arrow
The Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.
The Program Guide contains valuable information about council and district programs, descriptions and calendars and is an essential tool for unit leaders.
Scouting Alumni Association
Join the Scouting Alumni Association today to reconnect with Scouting and help build better youth.
The Sam Houston Area Council is committed to making sure that youth have an opportunity to join Scouting, regardless of their circumstances, neighborhood, or ethnic background.
Every Scout deserves a trained leader. Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader.
The Sam Houston Area Council is divided into 27 geographic districts.
Aldine Pathfinder District is in the Central Division and is a Scoutreach program that serves Scouts living in the Aldine and Spring Branch school districts.
Antares District is in the Central Division and is a Scoutreach program that serves Scouts living in the North Forest and Houston school districts, 5th Ward and select schools within Lamar and Fort Bend ISD.
Aquila District is in the South Division and serves the southwest area of the Houston ISD attendance zones of Harris County, including Sharpstown, Bellaire, Meyerland, and Braes Oak.
Arrowmoon District is in the Frontier Division and serves Anderson-Shiro, Bryan, Caldwell, College Station, Madisonville County Navasota and Richards school districts.
Bayshore District is in the East Division and serves Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD and La Porte ISD.
Big Cypress is in the West Division and serves the northwest area of the Cy-Fair ISD attendance zones of Harris County, including Cypress, Bridgeland and Fairfield.
Brahman is in the Frontier Division and serves Magnolia, Wharton and Colorado counties.
Brazos District is in the South Division and serves Lamar CISD and Needville ISD in Fort Bend County.
Copperhead District is in the West Division and serves the southwest side of the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD south of West Rd and west of Eldridge Pkwy.
David Crockett District is located in the Frontier Division and serves Bellville, Brazos. Brenham, Burton, Hempstead, Sealy, Somerville and Waller school districts.
Eagle Trail District is located in the East Division and serves the Pasadena area.
Flaming Arrow is in the East Division and serves Scouts living in the Splendora, New Caney, Huffman and Humble school districts.
George Strake is the Frontier Division and serves Scouts living in the Conroe (north of the San Jacinto River), Huntsville, Montgomery, New Waverly, Trinity and Willis school districts.
Iron Horse is in the North Division and serves Scouts living in the Spring and Klein school districts (east of Kuykendahl).
Mustang District is in the West Division and serves Scouts living in the Spring Branch and Houston (north of Westheimer and outside of Loop 610) school districts.
North Star Division is in the South Division and serves Scouts living in the Fort Bend school district (north of US-59 in Fort Bend County).
Orion District is in the North Division and serves Scouts living in the Tomball and Magnolia school districts.
Phoenix District is located in the North Division and serves Scouts living in the Klein school district (west of Kuykendahl).
Raven District is in the East Division and serves Scouts living in East Houston, Barbers Hill, Galena Park, Goose Creek CISD, Channelview, Crosby, Sheldon and Mont Belvieu school districts.
Skyline is in the East Division and serves Scouts living in Houston schools in Garden Oaks, Oak Forest, Acres Homes, the Heights, Independence Heights, North side of Downtown Houston, Magnolia, Denver Harbor, Wallisville Road and Port of Houston area.
Soaring Eagle is in the North Division and serves Scouts living in the eastern area of the Cy-Fair school district.
Tall Timbers is located in the North Division and serves Scouts living in the Conroe school district (south of the San Jacinto River).
Tatanka is the Central Division and is a Scoutreach program that serves Scouts living in Alief school district, inner city Houston, northern parts of the city, Sunnyside area, Houston Housing Authority, selected city parks and selected schools in Houston ISD.
Texas Skies is in the West Division and serves Scouts living in the Katy and Royal school districts.
Thunder Wolf is in the South Division and serves Scouts living in the Fort Bend school district (south of US-59 in Fort Bend county).
Twin Bayou is in the South Division and serves Scouts living in southwest area of Houston school district, including West University, Tanglewilde, River Oaks, Upper Kirby, Neartown, Galleria, Tanglewood and Westchase.
W.L. Davis is located in the Central Division and is a Scoutreach program that serves Scouts living in the south region of the Houston, inner city Houston, Third Ward, Sunnyside, and Hiram Clarke area.
Help ensure the success of Scouting in the Sam Houston Area Council with meaningful gifts.
Annual Giving (FOS)
Friends of Scouting is an opportunity for families, friends, alumni, business and community organizations to support Scouting.
Endowment gifts ensure that the council can continue to offer the outstanding programs we now have and also grow to meet the needs of our youth and community for the next 100 years.
Leaders of Tomorrow Campaign
The Leaders of Tomorrow Campaign is an initiative to unleash the potential of our programs and camp properties to best serve the needs of Scouting families in the 21st century.
Memorial and Tributes
Memorials and tributes are a gratifying way for individuals, businesses, or groups to remember special friends.
Help ensure the success of Scouting by donating cars, trucks, RVs, trailers, boats, motors, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, securities, uniforms, camping equipment, services, company matching gifts, and company volunteer grants.
Donors can use giving to achieve personal goals, enhance your financial security, and to help shape the future of Scouting.
Special events such as the Dodgeball Challenge, Sporting Clays Tournament and Golf Classic help fund various Scouting programs.
United Way Support
The council has strong partnerships with the United Way of Greater Houston, Montgomery County United Way and United Way of Baytown & Chambers County.
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