Resident Camp
July 2016

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.

Resident camp includes activities such as seeking treasure in the Lost Mine, BMX bikes, archery, BB guns, sports, nature, and swimming.

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Sales Training
July 21 & 23 2016

This sales training will help participants learn how to increase unit fundraising efforts. The training is being conducted by a professional sales coach who has helped units across the country increase their sales revenue dramatically (an average of 14 percent). 

Skills learned apply to all types of fundraising. Every unit should send at least one representative to one of the trainings.

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Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. 

The council is using a new popcorn vendor this year. 70% of all dollars collected during the sale support local Scouting. 

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Fall Recruiting Training

Every pack should send at least one leader to fall recruiting training. Training will be held in every district in August. 

At the training, leaders will learn how to conduct fall recruiting and receive a variety of support materials including fliers and yard signs.

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Program Guide

The  Program Guides contain district and council calendars and important information to help support your unit’s annual planning process. 

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Astros Scout Days
July 24, 2016 vs. Angels
August 28, 2016 vs. Rays

Join the Houston Astros and celebrate Scout Day at Minute Maid Park. 

Arrive early to participate in a pregame parade and stay late for a post game run around the bases! 

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Skeeters Scout Night
August 5, 2016

Enjoy a fun and exciting sleepover at Constellation Field! Participate in a special pregame parade, post-game fireworks Texas-sized snacks, midnight snacks, movie on the Texas-sized video board, camping, and breakfast .

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a variety of advancement based classes for Cub Scouts, Webelos and Boy Scouts. 

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Camp Development for the 21st Century

• Developing the new Camp Strake

• Building a new Janis and George Fleming Cub World at Bovay Scout Ranch

• Improving Camp Brosig and McNair Cub Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch

• Discontinuing operations that have low usage, are not meeting financial plan and/or are not sustainable.

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National Scout Jamboree
July 19-28, 2017
New reduced price

The jamboree is a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Held once every four years, Boy Scouts and Venturers come together for 10 days of adventure at the Summit Bechtel National Family Scout Reserve in West Virginia.

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