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Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family.  In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.

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Full Throttle
Sept/Oct, 2022

Full Throttle is a weekend event for Scouts BSA. Troops who are camping at Camp Strake in September can sign up their Scouts to participate in program areas such as shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, archery), climbing, COPE, swimming, boating, and ATV. The camp staff provides the program leadership.

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Popcorn Fundraiser

Every Scout should learn the value of hard work and earning their own way. The popcorn sale is the perfect opportunity to teach this valuable life lesson and fund the most exciting year of Scouting ever.  The popcorn sale is not just about selling popcorn...It’s also about promoting Scouting!

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Bovay Scout Ranch

Adventure Camp is weekend campout for packs. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas. 

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Overnight Camping is an opportunity for packs to offer positive outdoor activities. The pack leadership plans the campout, program and meals. 

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Winter Camp
December 26-31, 2022

Winter camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 

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Summer Camp
June / July 2023

Summer camp is a week-long overnight camp for Scouts BSA that provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail.

Register your unit before October 1st for an early bird discount.

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First Aid Training

The council offers are a variety of first aid training courses throughout the year including First Aid/CPR/AED, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course, and Wilderness First Aid.

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Shooting Sports Training

The council offers are a variety of trainings and instructor certifications by discipline-specific subject matter experts to prepare those individuals who will serve in a leadership or supervisory role in the various shooting sports activities.

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Climbing Training

Topping Out is a climbing tower instructor's course. Individuals who satisfactorily demonstrate the skills necessary to be an instructor will be able to run climbing programs in their unit.  

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Camping

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership.  The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail.

Summer Camp

Weekend camping often plays a central role in most of the 48 program features troops choose as a monthly theme.

Weekend Camping

 

Wood Badge

Wood Badge is the Boy Scouts of America's ultimate leadership training designed to meet the advanced leadership needs of Scouters in all aspects of the BSA, whether unit, district, or council level. It is a fun, energetic, and inspiring course guaranteed to infuse your unit with fun and meaning – all designed to fulfill the mission of the BSA, and ensure our youth are getting everything they are promised from the program.

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Youth Safety

The safety of children in our programs is the most important priority of the Boy Scouts of America. 

The BSA’s safeguards are key parts of our multilayered approach to help keep kids safe.

These measures were informed by respected experts in the fields of child safety, law enforcement, and child psychologyand are among the strongest safeguards found in any youth-serving organization. 

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Scouting Supports Education

Scouting activities contribute to the academic development of the children who participate. 

The Cub Scout program supports over 120 elementary standards (TEKS) that students are to learn. More than 85% of merit badges include requirements that meet National Science Education Standards, giving Scouts a foundation in everything from nuclear science to robotics.

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Friends of Scouting

The true cost of Scouting is much higher than what most people realize. Help us provide the resources necessary to make sure every youth can benefit from Scouting’s adventure-filled activities that foster character, honesty, respect and life-long values.  

Your financial investment, plus your time and talent, is among the greatest gifts you can give. 

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