Event Registration

Scout Days

Scout Days are opportunities for Scouts and their families to receive discounts on events with our community partners. Many of our partners also offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops for Cub Scouts and Webelos.

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Wood Badge S3-576-16-2 Bovay Scout Ranch
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Saturday, September 10, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge

September 8-10 and October 13-15, 2016

 

Wood Badge is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting.  The program highlights personal and unit level leadership development with courses in team building, problem-solving, communication, conflict resolution and many other useful skills.   These skills can be taken directly back to packs, troops, ships, crews and teams to help leaders guide youth in dynamic Scouting programs.   Wood Badge is a fun, challenging and inspirational Scouting experience for all leaders who wish to improve their leadership skills.

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

SHAC Corps

September 9-11, 2016 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. The deadline for registration is the Monday prior to the event. 

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Advancement Academy Cockrell Scout Center
Saturday, September 10, 2016
All Day

Advancement Academy

September 10, 2016

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. The day begins with an opening general session followed by program specific breakout sessions. The working lunch will consist of a Q&A discussion on advancement topics followed by additional breakout sessions.

This training is a highly recommended program for all district and unit advancement chairs and anyone interested or involved in the advancement process. The fee to attend is $5. Lunch will be available for $8 and must be ordered when registering. Copies of the Advancement Guide are available at the special discount price of $10, if pre-ordered ($12 onsite).

                 Course Schedule                        Course Catalog                       Advancement Academy Registration      


Wood Badge: S3-576-16-3 Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge

September 16-18 and October 21-23, 2016

Wood Badge is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting.  The program highlights personal and unit level leadership development with courses in team building, problem-solving, communication, conflict resolution and many other useful skills.   These skills can be taken directly back to packs, troops, ships, crews and teams to help leaders guide youth in dynamic Scouting programs.   Wood Badge is a fun, challenging and inspirational Scouting experience for all leaders who wish to improve their leadership skills.

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

Day of Service

September 24, 2016

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.

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Nearly 200,000 volunteers and park visitors will provide service at 2,520 public land sites in all 50 states. 

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Wood Badge conducted in Spanish Camp Perry at Rio Hondo, TX
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - Saturday, October 8, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge conducted in Spanish

October 6-8, 2016 and October 26-28, 2016

The Rio Grande Council is hosting an upcoming Wood Badge course conducted in Spanish at Camp Perry at Rio Hondo, TX. Wood Badge is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting.  The program highlights personal and unit level leadership development with courses in team building, problem-solving, communication, conflict resolution and many other useful skills.   These skills can be taken directly back to packs, troops, ships, crews and teams to help leaders guide youth in dynamic Scouting programs.   Wood Badge is a fun, challenging and inspirational Scouting experience for all leaders who wish to improve their leadership skills.

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

Leave No Trace Trainer Course​

October 14-16, 2016

The Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a 16-hour, overnight course to train participants, ages 14 and up, 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.

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Leave No Trace Master Educator Course (2 weekends) 1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474
Friday, October 28, 2016
All Day

Leave No Trace Master Educator Course 

October 28-30 and November 10-13, 2016

The Leave No Trace Master Educator Course is a 5-day course conducted over two weekends. Prior completion of a Leave No Trace Trainer course is recommended. 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. 

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

Jewish Retreat

October 28-30, 2016

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”). 

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Webelos Coyote Extreme Bovay Scout Ranch
Friday, November 11, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
All Day

Webelos Coyote Extreme

November 11-13, 2016

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme is a weekend campout for 4th and 5th grade Webelos 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 teamwork and an introduction to Boy Scouts. Space is limited, so register early. 

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Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch
Monday, December 26, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016
All Day

Winter Camp

December 26-31, 2016

Winter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Boy Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. Over 50 merit badge classes are offered, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp. Winter camp registration is $285 per Scout if registered before December 1, 2016. A $15.00 late fee will be applied for all Scouts registered after December 1, 2016. Units must provide one staff member for every six Scouts attending winter camp. 

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Camp Staff

Over 250 staff members are needed to provide the best possible program for the Scouts. Staff positions include serving as a merit badge counselor, service crew member or camp commissioner. Volunteers are also needed to help in the dining hall, trading post, quartermaster store, business office, and program areas. Youth and adults who would like to serve on winter camp staff should complete an online application:​

  Adult Staff (ages 18+) Registration             Youth Staff (ages 17 and under) Registration