The Antares District charter partners are represented in the Houston Indepedent School District and the Goose Creek Independent School District which include 5th Ward, Northeast Houston and Baytown. The Antares District also provides outreach scouting programs and after school activities in Goose Creek ISD and Houston ISD. The district consists of 96 Scouting units with a current membership of nearly 2,400 youth.
The Antares District activities include weekend campouts, family campouts, summer camp, fishing derby, pine wood derby races, local merit badge days.
Antares District Leadership Antares District Calendar
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:00am - 3:00pm at NRG Arena
At Scout Fair, Scouts of all ages converge to showcase their Scouting skills. Meet leaders and Scouts from your neighborhood. Sample the amazing dutch oven creations and other delicacies in the outdoor cooking area. Visit the midway with over 90 experts representing merit badges. Enjoy live entertainment on the center stage. Watch demonstrations, interact with participating booths from our community partners...pick up free offers. Scouts and the entire family will enjoy visiting hundreds of booths with fun activities and crafts, learning Scout skills, meeting new friends and tasting the delicious outdoor cooking. Bring comfortable shoes and your camera. Open to the public. Admission is free (parking is $10).
Scout Fair Page Scout Fair Leader Page
Scout Fair Coupon Books are 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 purchased. Buyers support the Scouting program while receiving over $600 in valuable savings from partners such as Kroger, Sonic, Bass Pro, Goodyear and more. All units receive a 30% base commission for each $10 Scout Fair Coupon Book sold, for funds turned in on or before April 18, 2015. Participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant, and earn an additional 10% commission. Service units must have a minimum of 50% of their registered youth participating to receive the additional commission. Units can also take advantage of early bird turn-in dates offering 5%, 3% and 1% additional bonus commissions. In addition, your Scouts will qualify for prizes once they sell 15 Coupon Books. Please refer to the Scout Fair prize brochure for prizes and sales levels. For questions, contact Ronald George. The final Scout Fair Coupon Book turn-in will be April 18, 9:00 am - noon at Scout Fair (NRG Arena)
Scout Fair Program Scout Fair Map
In the event of inclement weather on Scout Fair Day, no outside booths will be set up. Outside booth units will be given the week of April 20 – April 24 to close out their Scout Fair Coupon Book accounts. This extension is for outside booths only. Close out can be done at the front counter of the Cockrell Scout Center or arrangements can be made with your district executive. Inside booths and activities will continue rain or shine. If the outside activities have to be canceled, a message will posted at www.shac.org/scout-fair and on the council's Facebook page, no later than 8:00 am on Saturday.