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National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) Indiana University
7/30/2018 - 8/4/2018
All Day

National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC)

July 30 - August 4, 2018
Indiana University

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow, and is Scouting's second-largest national event. Over 8,000 Arrowmen from across our nation gather for an inspirational and unforgettable experience full of fellowship, training, adventure, and fun!

During NOAC, Arrowmen will participate in a six-day conference which includes top notch training sessions, cool recreational opportunities, evening shows full of theatrics and special effects, and exciting programs.​

Due to expected high interest coupled with capacity constraints at Indiana University, the National Order of the Arrow Committee instituted a delegation size limit. Colonneh Lodge has been allotted 57 slots for youth members. A waitlist will be used for those registering after our initial slots are filled and Colonneh Lodge will request additional slots based on interest from our Arrowmen to attend NOAC 2018.

In addition to a limitation of contingent size, a 3:1 youth to adult ratio is being enforced.  Therefore, adults interested in attending NOAC 2018 with Colonneh Lodge will be required to fill out an application to attend as an adult contingent member. A selection process similar to 2015 will be used to determine those adults that will be able to attend NOAC 2018 with Colonneh Lodge.

Learn More       Youth Registration       Adult Application 


Venturing Banquet
8/16/2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Venturing Banquet

August 18, 2018  |  6:00 - 9:00 pm
Cockrell Scout Center

The Venturing Banquet is the annual awards banquet where Venturers and leadership will be presented with recognition for their work in the Venturing. Before the banquet, Venturing Officer Association (VOA) elections will be held for the offices of council Venturing president, vice-president of program, and vice-president of administration. The elections procedures are outlined in the VOA by-laws. If you are interested in running for office, submit a nomination form. Tickets are $20 per Scout and Scouter. After 6/8/18, tickets are $27. Council refund policy

Register for Venturing Banquet         Learn More


Popcorn Sign-Ups
9/1/2018
All Day

Popcorn Sign-Up

Hundreds of thousands of dollars go back to the Scouting program in the Sam Houston Area Council as a result of the annual popcorn sale. 73% of all dollars collected during the sale support local Scouting. The popcorn sale is a way for a Scout to support his or her way through the various activities during the year. There are three options to sell popcorn: traditional take order sales, sell online to friends and family out of town and show-n-sell. For more information, contact your district popcorn kernel or district executive.

Sign-up for Traditional and Online Sales       Sign-up for Show-n-Sale

Why Sell?

• Increase your unit and council income – 73% stays in the local area.
• Scouts pay for their way for various Scouting programs and activities.
• Scouts learn life lessons by earning their own way. To 
• There are loads of incentives to motivate Scouts: cool prizes, $600 club, $1800 club.
• Ordering has never been easier than with the Trail's End app.
Videos and resources help Scouts learn how to be successful.


Minto Rendezvous Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/7/2018 - 9/9/2018
All Day

Minto Rendezvous

September 7-8, 2018

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.  Some events such as navigation, first aid, knot tying relays and marlin spike require study and practice.  Other events like blindfold canoe race and no paddle canoe race require luck and laughter to run the course.

Ships from all across Texas and Oklahoma look forward to the fun and fellowship. The highlight of the weekend is the annual Flotsam Flotilla race of homemade vessels made from a variety of materials.  The event is being held at Bovay Scout Ranch (3450 County Road 317, Navasota, TX 77868).

Learn More and Register


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Sam Houston Area Council The Sam Houston Area Council, BSA, serves nearly 60,000 youth in 16 counties southeast Texas area through dedicated service and leadership of nearly 20,000 adult volunteers. Scouting is completely funded by the generosity of our local communities.  
Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.   
Eagle Scout Association - SHAC The Eagle Scout Association - Sam Houston Area Council is a fellowship of men who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank who desire to use their efforts and influence toward forming the kind of young men America needs for leadership. Membership is open to all Eagle Scouts; there is no charge to join.
Exploring Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.   
Scouts with DisAbilities and Special Needs The Disabilities Awareness Committee is committed to making Scouting accessible and enjoyable to all Scouts, regardless of their abilities.   
Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development.  
Scout Days / Merit Badge Days Scout Days are awesome opportunities to get your Scouts, friends and family together for some exciting experiences around the area with other Scouting families. All Scout Days are offered at a discounted price of admission. Also, many of our partners offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops.
Training Schedule Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. See the council training schedule for a list of trainings offered in the council.
Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults.   

District Events

Districts hold a variety of activities and training events throughout the year. 

 

 

 

http://www.samhoustonbsa.org/event-registration