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All Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
6/26/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Boy Scout Summer Camp and Rough Riders: Week 3 El Rancho Cima, 5800 Ranch Road 32, Fischer, TX 78623
7/2/2017 - 7/8/2017
All Day

A variety of summer programs are offered at El Rancho Cima, near San Marcos, TX, for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers and Sea Scouts.

Summer Camp


Boy Scout Summer Camp and Rough Riders: Week 4 El Rancho Cima, 5800 Ranch Road 32, Fischer, TX 78623
7/9/2017 - 7/15/2017
All Day

A variety of summer programs are offered at El Rancho Cima, near San Marcos, TX, for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers and Sea Scouts.

Summer Camp


Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp Session 1 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/9/2017 - 7/12/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Council Conservation Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
7/11/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The council conservation committee provides the council with all available expertise regarding matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.


Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp Session 2 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/12/2017 - 7/15/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


El Rancho Cima Decommissioning Celebration 5800 Ranch Road 32, Fischer, TX 78623
7/15/2017
1:00PM - 8:00PM

For anyone who wants to see El Rancho Cima before it closes, there will be a camp staff alumni activity and a decommissioning of El Rancho Cima activity on July 15, 2017.   Scouts and leaders are invited to attend a special fun-filled day of hiking to Sentinel Peak, swimming, shooting sports, bus tour of the property, BBQ dinner, and a final closing campfire to see El Rancho Cima one last time.

Register             Learn More about Camp Development


Boy Scout Summer Camp: Week 5 El Rancho Cima, 5800 Ranch Road 32, Fischer, TX 78623
7/16/2017 - 7/22/2017
All Day

A variety of summer programs are offered at El Rancho Cima, near San Marcos, TX, for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers and Sea Scouts.

Summer Camp


Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp Session 3 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/16/2017 - 7/19/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


National Scout Jamboree Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia
7/19/2017 - 7/28/2017
All Day

Scouting’s flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Over the course of 10 summer days, once every four years, the Boy Scouts of America comes together. 

National Scout Jamboree


Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp Session 4 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/19/2017 - 7/22/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
7/19/2017
7:30PM - 9:30PM

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 Summer Resident Camp Session 5 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/23/2017 - 7/26/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer #1 Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
7/26/2017
All Day

District fall recruiting night chairs and their team members are invited to this training. The council membership committee will present ideas on how to conduct the district Fall Recruiting Night Training. Fall Recruiting Night support materials will be distributed to districts.


 

Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp Session 6 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/27/2017 - 7/29/2017
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Popcorn show-n-sell commitment deadline
8/1/2017
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


OA Vigil Honor Nominations Due (Order of the Arrow)
8/1/2017
All Day

Nominations for the Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor are due in August, and are announced at OA Fall Pow WowAfter two years of exceptional service as a Brotherhood member, and with the approval of the national Order of the Arrow committee, a youth or adult Arrowmen may be recognized with the Vigil Honor for their distinguished contributions to their lodge, the Order of the Arrow, Scouting, or their Scout camp.


Online Popcorn Sales begin
8/1/2017
All Day

Selling online is the best way to sell to friends and family who live far away. Online sales count toward Scout rewards including great prizes and the scholarship program. Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Register Scouts to sell online        More Information about Popcorn Sales


Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer #2 Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/2/2017
All Day

District fall recruiting night chairs and their team members are invited to this training. The council membership committee will present ideas on how to conduct the district Fall Recruiting Night Training. Fall Recruiting Night support materials will be distributed to districts.


 

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/8/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

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


Council Conservation Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/8/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The council conservation committee provides the council with all available expertise regarding matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.


Council Climbing Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/8/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Council Shooting Sports Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/8/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Council High Adventure Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/8/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Venturing Banquet Cockrell Scout Ranch
8/12/2017
All Day

The Venturing Banquet is the annual awards banquet where your peers and leadership will be presented with recognition for their work in the Venturing and Sea Scout programs. At the banquet the new Venturing Officer’s Association leadership will be announced.

Venturing Banquet


Trainer's EDGE Training Cockrell Scout Center
8/12/2017
8:30AM - 3:30PM

Trainer's EDGE is BSA's trainer development course designed to help Scouters put into practice the EDGE training model and gain self-confidence through hands-on training experiences.  Trainer's EDGE brings to life the EDGE model taught in Troop Leadership Training, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Specific Training, National Youth Leadership Training, and Wood Badge.

Register for Trainer's EDGE


OA Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) and Election Team Training (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/13/2017
2:00PM - 6:00PM

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 wish to help conduct unit elections should attend the Election Team training beginning at 4:00 pm.


OA Troop Representative Summit (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/13/2017
6:30PM - 8:00PM

The Order of the Arrow (OA) Troop/Team Representative Summit is a training experience for OA troop/team representatives and their advisers. The summit focuses on building leadership skills, providing service to the troop and working with the OA troop/team representative adviser.

Register for the OA Troop/Team Representative Summit


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/14/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Popcorn Kickoff (for unit popcorn kernels) Locations vary by district
8/15/2017
All Day

At the popcorn kickoff, unit leaders will receive, sales materials, training, and leader tools. Every unit should send at least one leader.  Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Popcorn Information


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/16/2017
11:30AM - 1:00PM

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


Day Camp Meeting (close out meeting) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/16/2017
6:45PM - 9:00PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/17/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Campmaster Training Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
8/19/2017
All Day

The campmaster corps is a group of selected, trained, and registered Scouters who serve at council weekend camps whenever units are using any part of the camp property.

Campmasters


Popcorn show-n-sell distribution
8/19/2017
All Day

Show and sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


District Committee Workshop Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/26/2017
12:00AM - 12:00PM

The District Committee Training Workshop is basic training for members of the district committee. The workshop also results in a well-coordinated and dedicated group of Scouters committed to achieving the mission of the council and its districts. The workshop also helps initiate a working relationship between council and district personnel.


All Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/28/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Order of the Arrow unit elections begin
9/1/2017
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)
9/4/2017
All Day
Wood Badge 17-2A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/8/2017 - 9/10/2017
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.

Sea Scouts Minto Rendezvous Bovay Scout Ranch,
9/8/2017 - 9/10/2017
All Day

Minto Rendezvous is an annual regional event where Sea Scouts test their knowledge and skills. The competition includes over 20 events that test a ship’s teamwork, training and preparation in a variety of nautical-related events.  

Learn More


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/8/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/12/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

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


Council Conservation Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/12/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The council conservation committee provides the council with all available expertise regarding matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.


Wood Badge 17-3A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/14/2017 - 9/16/2017
7:30AM - 5:00PM

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)
9/14/2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/20/2017
11:30AM - 1:00PM

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


International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/20/2017
6:30PM - 8:00PM

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/20/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/20/2017
7:30PM - 9:00PM

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


Rosh Hashanah Ends
9/22/2017
All Day
All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/22/2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Monthly meeting of the council's commissioned professional staff.


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/22/2017 - 9/24/2017
2:00PM - 10:00AM

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


University of Scouting - Fall
9/23/2017
8:00AM - 3:00PM

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Women for Scouting Luncheon Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/27/2017
All Day

Golf Classic Golf Club of Houston
9/27/2017
10:00AM - 6:00PM

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


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/27/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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


STEM/NOVA Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
9/27/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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


OA Ordeal (Order of the Arrow)
9/29/2017 - 9/30/2017
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 Blitz Day #1
9/30/2017
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


OA - Day of Service
9/30/2017
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
9/30/2017
8:00AM - 3:00PM

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


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/6/2017 - 10/8/2017
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


Wood Badge 17-2B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/6/2017 - 10/8/2017
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.

OA Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/8/2017
2:00PM - 4:00PM

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


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/10/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

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


Council Conservation Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/10/2017
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The council conservation committee provides the council with all available expertise regarding matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.


Council Climbing Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/10/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Council Shooting Sports Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/10/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Council High Adventure Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/10/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner Hilton-Americas Houston
10/11/2017
All Day

Proceeds from the Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner helps provide Scouting to approximately 50,000 youth in Southeast Texas. Over 10,000 of these youth members live in at-risk communities and are economically challenged. The Distinguished Citizen Award is presented to honor an individual for making a difference in the greater Houston area. 

Wood Badge 17-3B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/12/2017 - 10/14/2017
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.

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
10/13/2017
All Day

Leave No Trace Trainer Course Camp Brosig, 1893 Trenchman Rd, Sealy, TX 77474
10/13/2017 - 10/15/2017
All Day

This 16-hour, overnight course is for individuals, ages 14 and up who wish to serve as Leave No Trace trainers. Trainers are specially commissioned to teach the BSA Leave No Trace 101 Course and to qualify individuals for the BSA Leave No Trace Awareness Card. 

Register for Leave No Trace Trainer Course


 

Catholic Retreat Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/13/2017 - 10/15/2017
All Day
Popcorn Blitz Day #2
10/14/2017
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


Backpacking 101 Training Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/14/2017
8:00AM - 5:00PM

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

Register for Backpacking 101


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/16/2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/17/2017
All Day

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


Celebrating Cultures Luncheon Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/18/2017
All Day

The Celebrating Cultures is an event to recognize individuals and organizations who have made an outstanding contribution toward implementing Scouting opportunities to African American, Asian American and Hispanic American communities.

Learn More


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/18/2017
11:30AM - 1:00PM

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


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/18/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/18/2017
7:30PM - 9:00PM

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 Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/19/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

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

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Fun with Son Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017
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


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) Cockrell Scout Center
10/21/2017
All Day

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


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Spook-o-ree Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/27/2017 - 10/29/2017
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
10/27/2017 - 10/29/2017
All Day

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

Register for Topping Out


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/27/2017
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Popcorn Blitz Day #3
10/28/2017
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


Popcorn orders due
10/30/2017
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.  

Learn more about popcorn

 


Winter Camp Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
11/1/2017
6:00PM - 8:00PM

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
11/3/2017 - 11/5/2017
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


National Camp School for Cub Scout Day Camp Sea Scout Base Galveston (7511 Broadway St, Galveston, TX, 77554)
11/3/2017 - 11/5/2017
All Day

​Every district day camp must have a Cub/Webelos Scout Day Camp Administration National Camp School certified camp director and program director.

National Camp School


Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/10/2017 - 11/12/2017
All Day

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
11/11/2017 - 11/12/2017
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


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center
11/13/2017
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Conservation Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
11/14/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The council conservation committee provides the council with all available expertise regarding matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.