The Sam Houston Area Council is hosting the Seventeenth 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 located a 2019 Crawford Street, Houston, 77002
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 is a "rain-or-shine event". A Scout is prepared, a daypack is recommended for each person to carry personal items, snacks, water, lunch, trash, personal first aid items, rain gear, or jacket as necessary.
• Each hike begins promptly at 9:00 am, please arrive by 8:30 am and check in with your coordinator.
• This is a walking event, please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
• Scouts should wear their complete uniform.
• Bring a water bottle and a sack lunch.
For Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, the hike can also be used to fulfill advancement requirements as follows: Cub Wolf: #10b, 11a, 11b; Cub Bear: #12b, d, & e; Webelos: #7, 4 & 5 for Arrow of Light; Scout Tenderfoot: #5 & #9; Scout 2nd Class: #2a & #1b; Scout 1st Class: #1-partial & #3. It is the responsibility of the Cub's parents or the Scout's adult leader to signoff on the completion of these requirements.
Each participant is required to provide their own sack lunch. A shuttle service to deliver the lunches to the noon stop will be available at Check-in so please consider appropriate packaging or container and identification for the lunches.
Registration: All participants must fill out a registration form and pay a fee of $5 per participant. Please register by 2/20
The cost will be $8.00 for each participant and the payment should be made through Double knot on the Council website. Questions...contact George Etier, 713-677-4159 or firstname.lastname@example.org