Council Calendar

Last Day to Redeem Scout Fair Prizes
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
All Day

OA elections begin (Order of the Arrow)
Thursday, September 1, 2016
All Day

Once a year, a troop or team may hold a unit election to elect youth members into the Order of the Arrow.

Sign up for an OA Unit Election


Labor Day (Office Closed)
Monday, September 5, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge 16-2A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Saturday, September 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Thursday, September 8, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SHAC Corps (camp service project) Camp Brosig, 1893 Trenchman Rd, Sealy, TX 77474
Friday, September 9, 2016 - Sunday, September 11, 2016
All Day

SHAC Corps is an opportunity for troops and crews to give back to camp in the form of a day of service.

Register for SHAC Corps


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Friday, September 9, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day Tellepsen Scout Camp, 3450 County 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Saturday, September 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Advancement Academy Cockrell Service Center (2225 N Loop W Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
Saturday, September 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Advancement Academy is a training for unit advancement chairs, committee members, unit leaders and district advancement committee members. Instructors will discuss advancements for all Scouts, training requirements and recent advancement updates and changes.
 

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Wood Badge 16-3A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Unit Weekend Camping Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016
All Day

Packs, Webelos dens, troops and crews can camp at Bovay Scout Ranch and Camp Brosig.

Register for Cub Scout Family Camping             Register for Troop and Crew Weekend Camping


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


OA Ordeal (Order of the Arrow) Double Lake Recreation Area
Friday, September 23, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016
All Day

Boy Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. 

Register for an OA Ordeal


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


All Staff Meeting
Friday, September 23, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monthly meeting of the council's commissioned professional staff.


Day of Service Double Lake Recreation Area: 301 Fm 2025 Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331
Saturday, September 24, 2016
All Day

Order of the Arrow members will be leading a service project on National Public Lands Day. This service opportunity is open to all Boy Scouts, Scouters, family members and Venturers.

Learn More


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day Tellepsen Scout Camp, 3450 County 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Saturday, September 24, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Popcorn show-n-sell ends
Monday, September 26, 2016
All Day

Show-n-sell product sales end today.

More about show-n-sell


STEM/NOVA Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The council’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) committee and district STEM coordinators meet to implement current initiatives.
 


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, September 30, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Popcorn Blitz Day
Saturday, October 1, 2016
All Day

On popcorn blitz days, units will be encouraged to canvas their neighborhoods selling popcorn. There will be special drawings for prizes for Scouts who meet specific goals. 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Rosh Hashanah begins
Sunday, October 2, 2016
All Day

OA Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Order of the Arrow Lodge Executive Committee meets several times a years to facilitate the business matters of Colonneh Lodge. All lodge officers and chapter chiefs (or designee) and their advisers are required to attend the LEC; however, all Arrowmen are welcome to attend this important planning and business meeting.  Arrowmen who want to help conduct unit elections should attend the election team training.

More information about LEC


Golf Classic Black Horse Golf Club
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
All Day

Golf to support Scouting.  The Golf Classic is played in a shamble format with prizes awarded to the top three foursomes on each course.

Register for the Golf Classic


Catholic Retreat Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, October 7, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016
All Day

Backpacking 101 Training Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, October 8, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Backpacking 101 is a training course for first-time backpackers.

Register for Backpacking 101


Columbus Day
Monday, October 10, 2016
All Day

Yom Kippur begins at sundown
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
All Day

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Council Climbing Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Council Shooting Sports Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Council High Adventure Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge 16-2B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Saturday, October 15, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Leave No Trace Trainer Course Camp Brosig, 1893 Trenchman Rd, Sealy, TX 77474
Friday, October 14, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016
All Day

The BSA Leave No Trace Trainer Course  is 16-hour, overnight course is for individuals, ages 14 and up who wish to serve as Leave No Trace trainers. Trainers are the backbone of Scouting’s outdoor ethics program, providing instruction to individuals and units wishing to adopt cutting edge outdoor ethics into their unit programs. Youth who hold the position of Troop LNT Trainer must take this training. 

Register for BSA LNT Trainer Course 


Fun with Son Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, October 14, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016
All Day

Fun with Son is an overnight campout for newly registered Scouts in 1st - 5th grades and their adult partner and families. Scouts can participate in BB guns, archery, sling shots, crafts, sports, campfire and more.

Register for Fun with Son


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Friday, October 14, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monthly meeting of the council's commissioned field staff.


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) Cockrell Scout Center
Saturday, October 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

JOTI @ SHAC is an opportunity for Scouts to talk or email other Scouts all over the world. Scouts of all ages are invited to participate. Registration is not required. We will have some shared computers available, or we can show you how to use your laptop or mobile device.

JOTI / JOTA


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Monday, October 17, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Council Coordinated Meeting Sam Houston Area Council
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

Register for Council Coordinated


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Spook-o-ree Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, October 21, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Climbing Training: Topping Out (tower course) El Rancho Cima, 5800 Ranch Road 32, Fischer, TX 78623
Friday, October 21, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016
All Day

Topping Out Supplemental Day Class is climbing tower instructor's course and spans two evening and two weekends.

Register for Topping Out


Wood Badge 16-3B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, October 21, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Popcorn Blitz Day
Saturday, October 22, 2016
All Day

On popcorn blitz days, units will be encouraged to canvas their neighborhoods selling popcorn. There will be special drawings for prizes for Scouts who meet specific goals. 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Interamerican Regional Scout Conference (IRSC) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Monday, October 24, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
All Day

BSA is hosting the 26th Interamerican Scout Conference at the Cockrell Scout Center. Invited Scout representatives from 33 countries will attend to stimulate the development of the Scout movement within the region.

Learm More about the Interamerican Scout Conference


Council Recognition Reception
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
All Day

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

Council Recognition Reception


Jewish Retreat Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, October 28, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016
All Day

Jewish (and non-Jewish) Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and their families, are invited to attend a weekend of fun activities combining Scouting skills with Judaism while enjoying delicious (Kosher) meals. The Houston Jewish Committee on Scouting sponsors the Houston area Jewish Scout retreat known as Kinus (Hebrew for “gathering”). 


Leave No Trace Master Educator Course - Weekend #1 1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474
Friday, October 28, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016
All Day

The Leave No Trace Master Educator Course is a 5-day course conducted over two weekends. Graduated LNT Master Educators will be able to organize and teach the 16-hour Leave No Trace Trainers Course, the BSA Leave No Trace 101, and Outdoor Ethics Orientation, LNT awareness workshops and facilitate all of the BSA Outdoor Ethics Awards for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. 

Register          Learn More

All Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2016
All Day

Popcorn orders due
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
All Day

Unit popcorn orders are due today.Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  

Place popcorn order              Information about popcorn


Winter Camp Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All winter camp staffers should attend the winter camp staff meeting.
 

OA Fall Pow Wow (Order of the Arrow) McNair Cub Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, November 4, 2016 - Sunday, November 6, 2016
All Day

The Order of the Arrow (OA) Fall Pow Wow is Colonneh Lodge's premier event. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more.

Register for OA Fall Pow Wow


Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow Training
Saturday, November 5, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow is a one-day training with new ideas and resources for Cub Scout leaders and parents. Over 50 classes are offered on topics such as awards, crafts, games, songs, skits, outdoor cooking, derbies, den meeting ideas, field trips, pack committee resources, pack meeting ideas and more. 

Register for Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow


OA Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Sunday, November 6, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Order of the Arrow Lodge Executive Committee meets several times a years to facilitate the business matters of Colonneh Lodge. All lodge officers and chapter chiefs (or designee) and their advisers are required to attend the LEC; however, all Arrowmen are welcome to attend this important planning and business meeting.  Arrowmen who want to help conduct unit elections should attend the election team training.

More information about LEC


Election Day
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
All Day

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Leave No Trace Master Educator Course - Weekend #2 Camp Brosig - 1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
All Day

The Leave No Trace Master Educator Course is a 5-day course conducted over two weekends. Graduated LNT Master Educators will be able to organize and teach the 16-hour Leave No Trace Trainers Course, the BSA Leave No Trace 101, and Outdoor Ethics Orientation, LNT awareness workshops and facilitate all of the BSA Outdoor Ethics Awards for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. 

Register          Learn More

Leave No Trace Master Educator Course - Weekend #2 Camp Brosig - 1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
All Day

The Leave No Trace Master Educator Course is a 5-day course conducted over two weekends. Graduated LNT Master Educators will be able to organize and teach the 16-hour Leave No Trace Trainers Course, the BSA Leave No Trace 101, and Outdoor Ethics Orientation, LNT awareness workshops and facilitate all of the BSA Outdoor Ethics Awards for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. 

Register          Learn More


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Thursday, November 10, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Veteran's Day
Friday, November 11, 2016
All Day

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, November 11, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
3:00 PM - 10:00 AM

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme is a specialty Adventure Camp weekend for 4th and 5th grade Webelos at Bovay Scout Ranch. Webelos are introduced to the patrol method giving them a unique experience into the importance of team work and an introduction to Boy Scouts. Webelos will have an opportunity to shoot BB guns, learn archery, ride BMX bikes, explore the Lost Mine, and have some free time.

Register for Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme


OA Vigil Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
All Day

Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor members are invited to attend OA Vigil Weekend.  The Vigil Honor is the highest honor that the Order of the Arrow can bestow upon its members for service to lodge, council, and Scouting. Membership cannot be won by a person's conscious endeavors.

OA Vigil Honor Nomination Form       Find out more about the Vigil Honor       Colonneh Lodge Vigil Honor Database


OA Unit Elections End (Order of the Arrow)
Monday, November 14, 2016
All Day

Once each year, a troop or team may hold a unit election to elect youth members of their troop or team to become members of the Order of the Arrow.


OA awards nominations due (Order of the Arrow)
Monday, November 14, 2016
All Day

Each year Colonneh Lodge presents several recognitions to youth and adult Arrowmen. Anyone can submit a nomination

OA Lodge Awards


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Monday, November 14, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, November 18, 2016 - Sunday, November 20, 2016
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


OA Ordeal (Order of the Arrow) TBD
Friday, November 18, 2016 - Saturday, November 19, 2016
All Day

Boy Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. 

Register for an OA Ordeal


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Locations vary by district
Saturday, November 19, 2016
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  Visit your district website for the location of your district's popcorn distribution.

 


Thanksgiving Day (Office Closed)
Thursday, November 24, 2016
All Day

Thanksgiving Holiday (Office Closed)
Friday, November 25, 2016
All Day

All Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Monday, November 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Unit recharter turn-in #1 District Roundtable
Thursday, December 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. The recharter paperwork is due to the district by December roundtable.

Learn more about Internet Recharter


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, December 2, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Service Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 3, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service.

Register for College of Commissioner Science


Winter Camp Leaders Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

At least one adult leader from each unit registered for winter camp should attend the winter camp leaders meeting.
 

Unit recharter turn-in #2 District roundtable
Thursday, December 8, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
OA Ordeal (Order of the Arrow) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Friday, December 9, 2016 - Saturday, December 10, 2016
All Day

Boy Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. 

Register for an OA Ordeal


Climbing Training: Topping Out (real rock class) Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965 Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Friday, December 9, 2016 - Sunday, December 11, 2016
All Day

Topping Out Supplemental Day Class is climbing tower instructor's course and spans two evening and two weekends.

Register for Topping Out


Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Top Leader Basic Training Day is an opportunity to train the top unit leaders before recharter. All top leaders must be trained before December recharter. Top leaders are Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Advisors, Skippers, and Coaches. 

Register for Top Leader Training Day​​


 

Winter Camp Work Day Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Saturday, December 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Day Camp Staff Development Workshop Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 10, 2016
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In lieu of monthly day camp meetings, there will be a staff development workshop. All day camp directors and program directors need to attend. The workshop will cover the day camp program, supplies, promotions, registration, regulations and standards, preparing the camp book for inspections, selecting water bottles and leader gifts, and determining dates for the spring meetings.

RSVP for the Staff Development Workshop


Staff Planning Conference To Be Determined
Monday, December 12, 2016 - Tuesday, December 13, 2016
All Day
Annual Business Meeting
Monday, December 12, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Winter Camp Early Check-in Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Winter Camp Early Check-in Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 17, 2016
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Sunday, December 18, 2016 - Friday, December 23, 2016
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Boy Scouts and Venturers who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Register for NYLT


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Christmas Holiday (Office Closed)
Friday, December 23, 2016
All Day
Hanukkah begins
Saturday, December 24, 2016
All Day