W.L. Davis District

The W.L. Davis District serves Scouting units located in select schools in the Houston school district (south region): inner city of Houston, Third Ward, Sunnyside, and Hiram Clarke areas. All Scouts leaders are invited to the monthly Roundtable meeting on the second Thursday of the month at the Buffalo Soldiers Museum (3816 Caroline St., Houston 77004) at 7:00 pm. 

The Boy Scouts of America have a rich 100 year history and today continue to instill the values of leadership, citizenship and service in youth of south Houston.  W.L. Davis was an outstanding community leader who believed in the educational, moral, and leadership development of African-American youth thereby earning the respect and admiration of all people,  He introduced Scouting values to inner-city youth.  W.L. Davis was a true pioneer of the Scouting movement of the Sam Houston Area Council.

W.L. Davis District Leadership                 W.L. Davis District Calendar

Upcoming Council Events

August 1 - December 1, 2014

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  Traditional take-order sales run from October 1 to November 24, 2014.

Important Dates:

October 1 - November 24 Traditional take-order popcorn sales
December 1 Unit orders due on Trail's End website
December 13 Unit top sellers form due to district (at distribution center)
December 13 Unit payments due to district (at distribution center)
January 10 Top seller's celebration (for council, district & online top sellers)


During 2014, the Sam Houston Area Council is celebrating 100 years of serving youth. For a century, Scouts have embraced "Do A Good Turn Daily" and "A Scout is Helpful." Help celebrate a century of service by purchasing limited edition 100th anniversary council shoulder patches (CSP) for $7.50 and activity patches for $1.00, while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own these keepsakes that will be cherished for a lifetime. Segments can be earned for Camp Participation and participating in Community Service / Land Stewardship Day. Patches can be ordered online, or purchased at the Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311) or one of the five Houston area Scout Shops.

Order Patches!