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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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Be A Scouting Influencer

We want to reach out to each potential Scout and their family with a personal invitation to join Scouting, where they will learn positive values, new skills and have fun with friends. Our goal is to recruit 3,000 new families in 30 days.

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Full Throttle

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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Winter Camp
December 26-31, 2021

Winter camp is an 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. Winter camp will be held at the new Camp Strake

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Wood Badge
October 15-17 & 30-31, 2021

Wood Badge is the ultimate leadership training designed to meet the advanced leadership needs of Scouters in all aspects of the BSA. 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 is getting everything they are promised from the program.

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LNT Trainer Course
October 15-17, 2021

The Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a 16-hour overnight course for individuals who wish to guide units in developing a culture that effectively demonstrates responsible outdoor choices that reduce impacts of Scouting activities. Leave No Trace Trainers, outdoor ethics guides, and outdoor ethics advisors are the backbone of Scouting’s outdoor ethics program.

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Fun with Family
October 8-10, 2021

Fun with Family is an overnight campout for newly registered Cub Scouts and their adult partner and families at Bovay Scout Ranch. Scouts can participate in archery, sling shots, crafts, rockets, sports, campfire and more.

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Shooting Sports Training

The shooting sports committee is providing rifle training and instructor certification to prepare those individuals who will serve in a leadership or supervisory role in the various shooting sports activities.

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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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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

 

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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Digital Safety

Many units and families are discovering creative ways to have fun Scouting at home. When using digital and online resources, there are some important guidelines from the National Council about youth protection, safeguarding personal information and recording online meetings.

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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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