The Sam Houston Area Council is divided into geographic districts. Each district is served by at least one professional staff member -- district executive and/or district director. The district executive or director leads teams of hundreds of adult volunteer leaders in providing a Scouting program to the youth members in the community.  Council Map 

District Map


District Location and Boundaries Contact  
Apollo Southeast and southwest area of the Houston ISD attendance zones of Harris County, including Sharpstown, Bellaire, Meyerland, Braes Oak, Third Ward, Sunnyside, and Hiram Clarke areas.  Vacant

Marcus Jackson, Field Director
Arrowhead Fort Bend ISD attendance zone north of US-59 in Fort Bend County and Alief ISD. Coleman McDonough, District Executive
(310) 404-6256
Arrowmoon  Anderson-Shiro, Bryan, Caldwell, College Station, Huntsville, Iola, Madisonville, Navasota, New Waverly, Normangee, North Zulch, Richards, Snook, and Trinity school districts. Joe Rasmussen, District Executive
Big Cypress  Northwest area of the Cy-Fair ISD attendance zones of Harris County, including Cypress, Bridgeland and Fairfield. Michael Pastor, District Executive
Coastal Plains Bay City, Brazos, Boling, East Bernard, El Campo, Lamar, Louise, Matagorda, Palacios, Tidehaven, Van Vleck, and Wharton school districts. Jamaal Roberts, District Executive
(281) 908-9890
David Crockett  Bellville, Brenham, Burton, Columbus, Hempstead, Rice Consolidated, Sealy, Somerville, Waller and Weimar school districts. Leslie Anderson, District Executive
Flaming Arrow  Splendora, New Caney, Huffman and Humble school districts. Chris FloresDistrict Executive
George Strake  Conroe New Waverly, Oak Ridge, Shenandoah, The Woodlands and Willis school districts.  Dusty Boatright​, District Director
(713) 263-4778
Iron Horse  Spring and Klein ISD (east of Kuykendahl) located North of Houston in Spring, TX. David McCarl, District Executive
Lone Star Aldine ISD and Houston ISD schools in Garden Oaks, Oak Forest, Acres Homes, the Heights, Independence Heights, north side of downtown Houston. Marisol Gonzalez, District Director
(713) 598-4954
Mustang  Spring Branch ISD and Houston ISD schools north of Westheimer and outside of Beltway 8. Aaron Babin, District Executive
Orion  Tomball, Magnolia and Montgomery school districts. Dylan Kellner, District Executive
(832) 549-1951
Phoenix  Klein ISD (west of Kuykendahl) located North of Houston and east of Highway 249. Eric Haats, District Executive
(832) 421-5932
Raven  East Houston area of Houston ISD, Barbers Hill, Channelview, Crosby, Galena Park, Goose Creek Consolidated, Channelview, Crosby, Mont Belvieu, Sheldon school districts.  Trevor Lewis, Senior District Executive
(713) 263-4104
Red Wolf  Eastern Area of Cy-Fair ISD attendance zones of Harris County and the southwest side of the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD south of West Rd and west of Eldridge Pkwy. Donald Galiley, District Director
(832) 971-8951
San Jacinto  Clear Creek, Deer Park, La Porte and Pasadena school districts. Patrick Murphy, District Executive
ScoutReach  A non-traditional school-based program that supports select schools in the Sheldon ISD, Fort Bend ISD, Houston ISD, and Lamar CISD. Sidney Castillo ScoutReach Director
(713) 865-9154
Texas Skies  Katy and Royal school districts. Jonathon Mook, District Director
(832) 707-0161
Thunder Wolf  Fort Bend ISD attendance zone South of US-59 and Stafford ISD in Fort Bend County. Marcus Jackson, Field Director
(832) 545-0228
Twin Bayou
Southwest area of Houston ISD attendance zones of Harris County, including West University, Tanglewilde, River Oaks, Upper Kirby, Neartown, Galleria, Tanglewood and Westchase. David Ralph, District Executive
(972) 816-7966

Council Programs

Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.  Contacts  
Exploring Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.  Contacts  
Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development. Contacts  
Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults.  Contacts  

Council Committees

Advancement The council Advancement Committee is responsible for implementing the procedures that help achieve BSA advancement. Contacts
Aquatics The Aquatics Committee has overall responsibility for the Council’s aquatics activities in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts and Exploring. Members of the aquatics committee are experienced Scouters with a background in aquatics or aquatics specialists involved in the Scouting program. Contacts
Camping The Camping Committee is designed to help councils and districts offer a balanced outdoor program that delivers the promise of Scouting—from Cub Scouting to Venturing and Sea Scouting. Contacts
Climbing The council Climbing Committee is dedicated to providing quality training and activities above and beyond the basic camping experiences of the Boy Scouts of America. Contacts
Conservation Committee The council Conservation Committee provides expertise in matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management.  Contacts
Fishing Committee    
International Committee

The council International Committee work to help Scouts and leaders from the BSA to experience the bigger picture of Scouting and connect with it through our involvement in the World Organization of the Scout Movement.


Scouts with Disabilities and Special Needs The Disabilities Awareness Committee is committed to making Scouting accessible and enjoyable to all Scouts, regardless of their abilities.  Contacts  
Shooting Sports The purpose of the council shooting sports committee is to manage and provide resources to the council, the camping committee, and the council camps for all activities involving shooting sports whether during summer camps or during year-round shooting opportunities. Contacts  
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are considered by many to be the foundation of an advanced society. A variety of awards that incorporate learning with cool activities and exposure to STEM are available.  Contacts  
Training The leadership training committee is charged with making available certain training opportunities, seeing to it that high standards are set and complied with, and assuring that instructors faithfully adhere to those high standards. Council Training Schedule Contacts  
Powder Horn Training is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course that helps Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troop, crew or ship. Contacts  
Wood Badge Training is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting.  Contacts  

Council Camps

Bovay Scout Camp Bovay Scout Ranch is a 1,498-acre property located three miles south of downtown Navasota, Texas. Bovay Scout Ranch has facilities for a wide range of activities including a water park, slingshots (wrist rockets), BMX bikes, dino dig, Cub Scout shooting range and more. • Leader's Guide • Pack Overnight Camping  • Adventure Camp  • Resident Camp  • Webelos Coyote Extreme  • Fun with Family Contacts  
Camp Brosig Camp Brosig is a primitive, 92-acre property, located six miles north of Sealy, TX, in Austin County with 20 campsites, program fields, large covered pavilion and meeting room.  •   • Weekend Camping Contacts  
Camp Strake Camp Strake is a first-class, state-of-the-art camp at a rural site near the Sam Houston National Forest, close to the community of Evergreen. • Leader's Guide • Weekend Camping   • Summer Camp   • Winter Camp   • Full Throttle Contacts  
Tellepsen Scout Camp Tellepsen Scout Camp is located at Bovay Scout Ranch with rolling hills and lakes, campsites surrounded by native huisache and bois-d’arc trees, and sunsets that are absolutely breathtaking.  • Weekend Camping Contacts
Camping Resources Campmasters  • Camp Staff   • NCAP