Event Registration

Scouting for Food
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Saturday, January 31, 2015
All Day

Scout for Food Registration for Units

Scouts throughout the Sam Houston Area Council will help make a difference to fight hunger. Scouting for Food is the leading service program for Boy Scouts of America. In partnership with the Houston Food Bank and "Souper Bowl of Caring," this council-wide service project begins Saturday, January 24, 2015 as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, January 31, 2015 to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries. 

Unit Scouting for Food Registration


 

SHAC Corps (camp service project) Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, February 20, 2015 - Sunday, February 22, 2015
All Day

SHAC Corps

February 20-22, 2015 at Bovay Scout Ranch

SHAC (Scouts Helping At Camp) Corps is an opportunity for troops and crews to give back to camp in the form of a day of service. The Order of the Arrow is leading this opportunity, but this service project is open to all Boy Scouts and Venturers. Campers only need to bring their personal camp gear. Camp is providing the food and a special council shoulder patch that will only be available to those who provide service. Service projects will include creating new campsites and clearing new programs areas for activities. Letters will be given to youth who need school service hours. Units or individual Arrowmen (OA members) may register for this free event. Deadline for registration is the Monday prior to the event

Register for SHAC Corps


 

Baden Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center
Friday, February 20, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Baden Powell Dinner

February 20, 2015

Adult Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), or staffed National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE)are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

During the evening, attendees from the previous year share memories of their leadership training experience through slide shows, stories and regalia presentations. Scouters will be given an opportunity to contribute to the Training Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to Scouts and Scouters attending council leadership training courses.

Register for Baden Powell Dinner


 

Ten Commandments Hike 3 hikes: see www.shac.org/ten-commandments-hike
Saturday, February 21, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ten Commandments Hike

February 21, 2015

The Sam Houston Area Council is hosting the annual Ten Commandments Hike in conjunction with Scout Sunday. This year we will host three separate hikes.

  • The Museum District Hike will start at First Christian Church located at 1601 Sunset, Houston, 77005
  • The North Hike (Kingwood area) will start at Strawbridge United Methodist Church located at 5629 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood 77345
  • The Downtown Hike will start at St. John’s United Methodist Church location TBD

Participants will enjoy viewing these historic and newer places of worship and hearing a brief presentation at each stop of the history of the building, the distinctive nature of their religious belief and a brief explanation of one of Ten Commandments. The hike includes an event patch for each participant. All Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, parents, adult leaders, siblings, Girl Scouts, church youth groups, Sunday School Classes, confirmation classes, or other interested youth and their parents, and friends are welcome! The event costs $5.00 for each participant and includes a patch.

Register for Ten Commandments Hike


 

Venturing Challenge Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Sunday, March 1, 2015
All Day

Venturing Challenge

Febuary 27-March 1, 2015

The Venturing Challenge is a weekend campout at a Bovay Scout Ranch. This event is intended to be an opportunity for the youth to bring prospective Venturers and Sea Scouts to a council-wide activity. The weekend is filled with games, movies, crew against crew competitions, campfire program. This year's theme is highland games. Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture and heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands.

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Scout Fair Unit Registration NRG Arena
Saturday, April 18, 2015
All Day

Scout Fair Registration for Units

Every pack, troop, team, crew, ship and post is encouraged to participate in Scout Fair. Units that participate at Scout Fair, with a booth or as a service unit, earn an additional 10% commission on Scout Fair Coupon Book Sales.

Scout Fair Booths: Every unit is encouraged to sponsor a booth at the fair. This is your opportunity to show our community what Scouting is all about, and to share your scouting skills with fellow Scouts and Scout Leaders. In the past, booths have included craft stations (Cub Scouts), rope making (Boy Scouts), orienteering (Venturing), and law enforcement (Exploring). Keep it simple and fun. By involving all the Scouts and parents in your unit, booth preparation and set-up, manning and take down can be shared to keep it simple and make it fun. Each unit hosting a booth will receive a ribbon. For more information regarding booth rules and regulations, please refer to the Scout Fair booth safety guidelines. For questions, contact your district Scout Fair chair or district executive. Units must register for a booth by March 31, 2015.

Unit Scout Fair Booth Registration

Service Units: Units can participate in Scout Fair as a service unit. Service units should check-in at the council service unit booth upon arrival. Scouts are needed in many ways to help at Scout Fair, whether helping to hand out flyers, unload boxes, or set up areas. Your unit will receive a notice of where your help is needed one week before the fair. Service units must have a minimum of 50% of their registered youth participating to receive the additional commission.

Scout Fair Service Unit Registration


 

SHAC Corps (camp service project) Camp Brosig
Friday, May 15, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015
All Day

SHAC Corps

May 15-16, 2015 at Camp Brosig

SHAC (Scouts Helping At Camp) Corps is an opportunity for troops and crews to give back to camp in the form of a day of service. The Order of the Arrow is leading this opportunity, but this service project is open to all Boy Scouts and Venturers. Campers only need to bring their personal camp gear. Camp is providing the food and a special council shoulder patch that will only be available to those who provide service. Service projects will include creating new campsites and clearing new programs areas for activities. Letters will be given to youth who need school service hours. Units or individual Arrowmen (OA members) may register for this free event. Deadline for registration is the Monday prior to the event

Register for SHAC Corps


 

SHAC Corps (camp service project) El Rancho Cima
Friday, May 29, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015
All Day

SHAC Corps

May 29-31, 2015 at El Rancho Cima

SHAC (Scouts Helping At Camp) Corps is an opportunity for troops and crews to give back to camp in the form of a day of service. The Order of the Arrow is leading this opportunity, but this service project is open to all Boy Scouts and Venturers. Campers only need to bring their personal camp gear. Camp is providing the food and a special council shoulder patch that will only be available to those who provide service. Service projects will include creating new campsites and clearing new programs areas for activities. Letters will be given to youth who need school service hours. Units or individual Arrowmen (OA members) may register for this free event. Deadline for registration is the Monday prior to the event

Register for SHAC Corps


 

Cub Scout Resident Camp Bovay Scout Ranch
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
All Day

Cub Scout Resident Camp

Resident Camp is a three-night campout at Bovay Scout Ranch for Cub Scouts entering the first through fifth grade the following school year.  From Cub Scout skills to rank advancements, these camps are full of fun and learning. Cub Scouts attending resident camp are also encouraged to register for day camp, as the advancements offered at  Resident Camp add to those offered at Day / Twilight Camp.

Resident Camp includes activities such as: seeking treasure in the Lost Mine, archeological quest at the dinosaur dig, high speed pedal action at the BMX bike track, Robin Hood style adventure at the archery range, marksmanship at Fort Bluebell’s BB gun range, action at the K.S. “Bud” Adams Sports Field, pow wow at the Indian Village, exploring camp at the Nature Center, and splashing in the water at the David Weekley Family Water Park.

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Resident Camp
Session Date Session Time
Session 1 July 8 - 11, 2015 Wed at 2 pm - Sat at 11 am
Session 2 July 12 - 15, 2015 Sun at 2 pm - Wed at 11 am
Session 3 July 15 - 18, 2015 Wed at 2 pm - Sat at 11 am
Session 4 July 19 - 22, 2015 Sun at 2 pm - Wed at 11 am
Session 5 July 22 - 25, 2015 Wed at 2 pm - Sat at 11 am
Session 6 July 26 - 29, 2015 Sun at 2 pm - Wed at 11 am
Session 7 July 29 - August 1, 2015 Wed at 2 pm - Sat at 11 am

 

Webelos Coyote Extreme Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, November 13, 2015 - Sunday, November 15, 2015
All Day

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme is a specialty Adventure Camp weekend for 4th and 5th grade Webelos Scouts at Bovay Scout Ranch. During this fast paced fun filled weekend, Webelos Scouts work on Arrow of Light requirements, while trekking across the ranch to exciting outpost program areas. Webelos Scouts are introduced to the patrol method giving them a unique experience into the importance of team work and an introduction to Boy Scouts. Space is limited, so register early. Webelos will have an opportunity to shoot bb guns, learn archery, ride BMX bikes, explore the Lost Mine, and have some free time.​

Register


 

Summer Camp El Rancho Cima
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
All Day

Summer Camp

El Rancho Cima, located 15 miles west of San Marcos, TX has a variety of summer programs for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers and Sea Scouts. The camp is 2,680 acres of mountainous terrain covered by an umbrella of cedars and hardwoods. Boy Scouts can earn merit badges, learn and practice their Scouting skills, follow the patrol method and work towards advancement, while having a fun in the Texas Hill Country. 

  • Cockrell River Summer Camp is located on the banks of the Blanco River among native pecan and cypress trees. During summer camp, aquatics are the biggest draw to Cockrell River Camp, including swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing, just to name a few.
  • Horseshoe Bend Summer Camp is held in the shadows of Sentinel Peak and Fortress Mountain. During summer camp, Horseshoe Bend is the hub of the western program. Activities include horseback riding, backpacking, climbing, swimming, and much more.
  • Rough Riders is a high adventure summer camp experience for older Scouts with activities such as zip lining, horseback riding, water adventures, rock climbing, rappelling and much more. Older Scouts can attend Rough Riders while their unit is attending summer camp. Participants can also sign up individually. 
  Dates Cockrell River Camp Horseshoe Bend Rough Riders
Week 1 6/14 - 6/20/2015 Register Register Register
Week 2 6/21 - 6/27/2015 Register Register (LDS 6/22-6/27) Register
Week 3 6/28 - 7/4/2015 Register Register Register
Week 4 7/5 - 7/11/2015 Register Register Register
Week 5 7/12 - 7/18/2015 Register    
Week 6 7/19 - 7/25/2015 Register