Popcorn Sales
October 1 - November 24

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. Scouts learn life lessons by “earning their own way.”  Online sales begin August 1.  There are loads of prizes and incentives to motivate Scouts.

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Advancement Academy 
September 27, 2014

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. 

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Growing Up?
Be Prepared.

Join Cub Scouts and Start the Journey.  Scouting prepares youth with an unbelievable adventure using valuable lessons in leadership, service and achievement.

 

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Wood Badge

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. 

 

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Golf Classic
Kingwood Country Club
October 9, 2014

Join us for a round of golf to support the Sam Houston Area Council.  The Golf Classic will be played in a shamble format with prizes awarded to the top three foursomes on each course. Prizes will also be given for the longest drive and closest to the pin on each course.

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Fun With Son
October 17-19, 2014

Fun with Son is an overnight campout for newly registered Cub Scouts and their families. Activities include bb guns, archery, sling shots, crafts, sports, campfire and more.

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Jamboree on the Internet
October 18, 2014

Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) is an opportunity to meet Scouts from over 100 countries. Scouts of all ages are invited to participate.

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OA Fall Pow Wow
October 31 - November 2, 2014

Order of the Arrow (OA) members are invited to attend OA Fall Pow Wow. It is a weekend of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows and so much more. 

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Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow
November 8, 2014

Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow is a day of training with new ideas and resources for Cub Scout leaders and parents. Over 50 classes are offered.

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Four major events will highlight the celebration of the 100th birthday of the Sam Houston Area Council. Participate in each event and earn the segment to complete this 2014 limited edition Segment Patch. Participants will purchase the initial star patch, and then receive additional segments at no charge upon participation in each event.

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Community Service / Land Stewardship Day
November 15, 2014

In honor of our council’s Century of Service, Scouts across 16 counties will dedicate 100,000 hours in one day to a service or land stewardship project in their local community. Have a community project to be considered?

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The Cockrell Match Program

The Cockrell Foundation provides a dollar for dollar match of all individual gifts in the amount of $500 up to a lifetime cumulative maximum of $25,000 to the council's endowment.

The endowment ensures that the council will continue to offer outstanding programs and allow us to grow to meet the future needs of our youth and communities.

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