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All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/25/2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Winter Camp Leaders Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
12/4/2019
6:00PM - 8:00PM

At least one adult leader from each unit registered for winter camp should attend the winter camp leaders meeting.
 

Recharter turn-in District meeting
12/5/2019
8:00AM - 3:00PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. The recharter paperwork is due to the district by December roundtable.

Learn more about Internet Recharter


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/6/2019 - 12/8/2019
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/7/2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service.

Register for College of Commissioner Science


NYLT Participant Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/8/2019
All Day

Youth attending National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) must attend the orientation meeting.

Learn More


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/9/2019
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Field Staff Planning Conference Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
12/10/2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
12/10/2019
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
12/11/2019
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Recharter turn-in District roundtable
12/12/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. The recharter paperwork is due to the district by December roundtable.

Learn more about Internet Recharter


Order of the Arrow (OA) Service Weekend Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/13/2019 - 12/14/2019
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoOrder of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Learn More


Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
12/14/2019
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Top Leader Basic Training Day is an opportunity to train the top unit leaders before recharter. All top leaders must be trained before December recharter. Top leaders are Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Advisors, and Skippers. 

Register for Top Leader Training Day​​


Winter Camp & NYLT Service Day
12/14/2019
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Volunteers are needed to set-up for camp for​ Winter Camp and National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/18/2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


All council employees meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/20/2019
All Day

Staff Holiday Party Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/20/2019
All Day

Christmas Eve (Office Closed)
12/24/2019
All Day

Christmas Day (Office Closed)
12/25/2019
All Day

Scouts BSA Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/26/2019 - 12/31/2019
All Day

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.

Register for Winter Camp


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Tellepsen Scout Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch
12/26/2019 - 12/31/2019
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Boy Scouts and Venturers who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Register for NYLT


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/30/2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Day Camp Directors Staff Development Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/4/2020
8:00AM - 1:00PM

In lieu of monthly day camp meetings, there will be a staff development workshop. All day camp directors and program directors need to attend. The workshop will cover the day camp program, supplies, promotions, registration, regulations and standards, preparing the camp book for inspections, selecting water bottles and leader gifts, and determining dates for the spring meetings.

RSVP for the Staff Development Workshop


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/8/2020
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Key Leader's Conference Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/11/2020
All Day

Key Leaders Conference is an annual half-day meeting for district leadership.
 

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/13/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
1/14/2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/15/2020
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
1/15/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/15/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Scout Fair Kickoff (for district Scout Fair chair)
1/16/2020
All Day

District Scout Fair chairs meet to prepare for the unit kick-off meeting.


Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award nominations due
1/18/2020
All Day

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity.

Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Nomination


OA Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) & Banquet (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/18/2020
All Day

Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) is a dynamic training where Arrowmen learn how to become a better leader. Youth and adult training classes include leadership development, event planning, goal setting, and other tools needed to improve chapters.

Register for LLD & Banquet


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
1/18/2020
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
1/18/2020
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/21/2020
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Executive Committee Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/23/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Scout Fair Kickoff (for unit leaders) Various district locations (www.shac.org/kick-off)
1/23/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

At the Scout Fair Kickoff, unit leaders receive training and materials for the Scout Fair coupon books sales, a brilliant way for units to raise money and prepare Scouts to earn their own way! Leaders will also receive information on how their unit can participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant to earn an additional 10% commission.


Scouting For Food: Door Hanger Distribution Day
1/25/2020
All Day

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project. During the second weekend of Scouting for Food, Scouts pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

Sign up for Scouting for Food


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/27/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Scouting for Food: Collection
2/1/2020
All Day

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project. During the second weekend of Scouting for Food, Scouts pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

Sign up for Scouting for Food


New Board Member Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/6/2020
All Day

National Day Camp School Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
2/7/2020 - 2/9/2020
All Day

The purpose of National Camping School (NCS) is to provide adults with a learning experience and training related to the operation of council camp. The key staff members will, in turn, train and supervise other staff personnel in your council camping program. Training is offered for staff members who will serve as district day camp directors and program directors.

Learn More       Day Camp Director Website


Scout Sabbath
2/8/2020
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Council First Aid Meet
2/8/2020
8:00AM - 12:00PM

The Council First Aid Meet is an event that challenges Scouts in troops to perform first aid in simulated real-life situations. Patrols compete in practical first aid problems, displaying hands-on skills from the Scout Handbook, First Aid Merit Badge pamphlet and current American Red Cross guidelines. The top three winning patrols at each district’s First Aid Meet are eligible to compete in the Council First Aid Meet.

More Information about the Council First Aid Meet


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
2/8/2020
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Scout Sunday
2/9/2020
All Day

Scout Sunday is an opportunity for units can attend services in uniform, conduct a flag ceremony, speak about Scouting, present religious awards and/or formally thank the chartering organization for their support throughout the year.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/10/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Camping Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
2/11/2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


OA Service Day (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
2/15/2020
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoOrder of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Learn More


 

Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner
2/21/2020
All Day

Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, or staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

During the evening, attendees from the previous year share memories of their leadership training experience through slide shows, stories and regalia presentations. Scouters will be given an opportunity to contribute to the Leadership Training Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to Scouts and Scouters attending council leadership training courses. The dress is field uniform or business casual.

Learn More


Venturing Challenge Bovay Scout Ranch
2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020
5:00PM - 10:00AM

The Venturing Challenge is a weekend campout  filled with games, movies, crew against crew competitions, campfire program for the youth to bring prospective Venturers and Sea Scouts to a council-wide activity. 

Register for the Venturing Challenge


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/24/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/24/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Ash Wednesday
2/26/2020
All Day
Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
2/28/2020 - 3/1/2020
5:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Scout Fair 5% bonus deadline
3/5/2020
All Day

Units receive a 5% additional bonus commission for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Scout Fair coupon books


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/6/2020 - 3/8/2020
5:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


OA Service Day (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
3/7/2020
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoOrder of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Learn More


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/9/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008-1311)
3/10/2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Wood Badge 20-1A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/13/2020 - 3/15/2020
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

OA Trail Crew (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
3/15/2020 - 3/21/2020
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoOA Trail Crew is an opportunity for Arrowmen to provide service. OA Trail Crew is modeled after the National High Adventure Base programs at Philmont and Northern Tier.  It is also an opportunity to learn how to do trail and conservation projects.

Learn More


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/18/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/18/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Scout Fair 3% bonus deadline
3/19/2020
All Day

Units receive a 3% additional bonus commission for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Scout Fair coupon books


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
3/19/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

University of Scouting
3/21/2020
8:00AM - 3:00PM

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/25/2020
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Scout Fair unit participation deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/27/2020
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant, earn an extra 10% commission on Scout Fair coupon books sold. Units must sign-up by today.

Unit Sign-up for Scout Fair


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/27/2020 - 3/29/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Wood Badge 20-1B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/28/2020
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

OA Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
3/29/2020
2:00PM - 4:00PM

The Order of the Arrow Lodge Executive Committee meets several times a years to facilitate the business matters of Colonneh Lodge. All lodge officers and chapter chiefs (or designee) and their advisers are required to attend the LEC; however, all Arrowmen are welcome to attend this important planning and business meeting.  

More information about LEC


Scout Fair 1% bonus deadline
3/30/2020
All Day

Units receive a 1% additional bonus commission for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Scout Fair coupon books


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/30/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Scout Fair
4/4/2020
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Scout Fair is an event where Scouts from 16 counties converge to showcase their Scouting skills. Scouts and the entire family will enjoy visiting hundreds of booths with fun activities and crafts, learning Scout skills, meeting new friends and tasting the delicious outdoor cooking. Bring comfortable shoes and your camera. Open to the public. The event is free (parking is typically $12).

Learn more about Scout Fair


Good Friday (office closed)
4/10/2020
All Day

Easter Sunday
4/12/2020
All Day

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/13/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/14/2020
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
4/14/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/15/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/15/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Powder Horn (weekend #1) Tellepsen Scout Camp, 3450 County 317, Navasota, TX 77868
4/17/2020 - 4/19/2020
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; and there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
4/17/2020 - 4/19/2020
5:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/20/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Sporting Clays Tournament
4/23/2020
9:30AM - 7:00PM

The Sporting Clays Tournament is a shotgun shooting game, held annually in support of Scouting.

Register for the Sporting Clays Event


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
4/23/2020
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Arrowman Bash (Order of the Arrow) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
4/24/2020 - 4/26/2020
6:00PM - 10:00AM

Arrowman Bash is a weekend event held each spring, that allows Arrowmen to recommit themselves to the principles of our order: brotherhood, cheerfulness and service. Saturday morning focuses on service to camp, while Saturday afternoon and evening are filled with awesome food, exciting activities, and lots of fellowship opportunities (e.g., games, competitions, Pow Wow). ​

Register for Arrowman Bash


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/27/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Powder Horn (weekend #2)
5/1/2020 - 5/3/2020
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; and there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) Luncheon
5/1/2020
All Day

The NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) is a prestigious recognition given to Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at the local, state or regional level. 

Learn More


Silver Beaver Award nominations due
5/1/2020
All Day

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer for distinguished service to youth.  Nominations are due every year on May 1st.

Silver Beaver Award Nomination Form


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
5/1/2020 - 5/3/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


NYLT Participant Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/3/2020
All Day

Youth attending National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) must attend the orientation meeting.

Learn More


New Eagle Scout Reception
5/3/2020
All Day

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout Class.  The council continues its tradition of providing this reception free of charge for new Eagle Scouts and three guests.  The evening is underwritten with generous sponsorships by many Eagle Scout alumni, charter members and patrons.

RSVP for the New Eagle Scout Reception


Camp Strake Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Camp Strake, Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358)
5/8/2020
All Day

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Camp Strake being built at a rural site near the Sam Houston National Forest will be held.

More Information


 

 

OA Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow)
5/8/2020 - 5/10/2020
All Day

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. 

Register for an OA Ordeal


Camp Strake Open House Camp Strake, Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358)
5/9/2020
All Day

An open house will be held to allow Scouts and Scouters to tour the new Camp Strake being built at a rural site near the Sam Houston National Forest.

More Information


 

 

Mother's Day
5/10/2020
All Day

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
5/12/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/14/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
5/15/2020 - 5/17/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/18/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

National Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
5/20/2020 - 5/22/2020
All Day

International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/20/2020
6:30PM - 8:00PM

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/20/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/20/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Popcorn Chair Orientation (for district popcorn chair) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
5/21/2020
All Day

The district popcorn kernel chairs meet to prepare for the popcorn sale and district kick-offs.

More information about popcorn   


Memorial Day (Office Closed)
5/25/2020
All Day

Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) Nominations Due
6/1/2020
All Day

The Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) is presented by councils to Venturers who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Scout Oath and LawNominations for the VLA are due each year on June 1st. The awards are presented at the Venturing Banquet.

VLA Nomination Form


Cub Scout Day Camps
6/1/2020 - 6/19/2020
All Day

Day camp is a council camp hosted by districts for Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade the next school year. No matter what camp you choose, you can be sure it will be loaded with an awesome program such as BB guns, archery, sports, games, and crafts, rank advancements, Scout skills, fun and more. 

Learn More


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 1 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/7/2020 - 6/13/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) 20-1 and 20-2
6/7/2020 - 6/12/2020
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/12/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 2 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/14/2020 - 6/20/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) 20-3 and 20-4
6/14/2020 - 6/19/2020
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/15/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/17/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 3 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/21/2020 - 6/27/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

Father's Day
6/21/2020
All Day
All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/26/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 4 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/28/2020 - 7/4/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 5 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
7/5/2020 - 7/11/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 6 Camp Strake, Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358)
7/12/2020 - 7/18/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

McNair Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp - Session 1 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/12/2020 - 7/15/2020
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/13/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

McNair Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp - Session 2 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/15/2020 - 7/18/2020
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/15/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


McNair Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp - Session 3 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/18/2020 - 7/22/2020
2:00PM - 2:00PM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 7 Camp Strake, Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358)
7/19/2020 - 7/25/2020
All Day

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 is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


 

McNair Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp - Session 4 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/22/2020 - 7/25/2020
2:00PM - 11:00AM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/27/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer (for district volunteers) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
7/29/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

District fall recruiting night chairs and their team members are invited to this training. The council membership committee will present ideas on how to conduct the district Fall Recruiting Night Training. Fall Recruiting Night support materials will be distributed to the district recruiting chairs.

Learn More about Fall Recruiting


Show-n-sell orders due
8/1/2020
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2020
All Day

Selling popcorn online is the best way to sell to friends and family who live far away. Online sales count toward Scout rewards including great prizes and the scholarship program. Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Register Scouts to sell online        More Information about Popcorn Sales


National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) Michigan State University
8/3/2020 - 8/8/2020
All Day

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is a six-day conference which includes top notch training sessions, cool recreational opportunities, evening shows full of theatrics and special effects, and exciting programs for Order of the Arrow members.

National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC)


 

Venturing Banquet Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
8/8/2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM

The Venturing Banquet is the annual awards banquet where your peers and leadership will be presented with recognition for their work in the Venturing and Sea Scout programs. At the banquet the new Venturing Officer’s Association leadership will be announced.

Venturing Banquet


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/10/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/11/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Vigil Honor Nominations Due (Order of the Arrow)
8/15/2020
All Day

Nominations for the Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor are due in August. After two years of exceptional service as a Brotherhood member, and with the approval of the national Order of the Arrow committee, a youth or adult Arrowmen may be recognized with the Vigil Honor for their distinguished contributions to their lodge, the Order of the Arrow, Scouting, or their Scout camp.


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
8/19/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/19/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/19/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Council Coordinated Meeting
8/20/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/24/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Sea Scouts Minto Rendezvous Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/4/2020 - 9/6/2020
All Day

Minto Rendezvous is an annual regional event where Sea Scouts test their knowledge and skills. The competition includes over 20 events that test a ship’s teamwork, training and preparation in a variety of nautical-related events.  

Learn More


Labor Day (office closed)
9/7/2020
All Day

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/8/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/10/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/11/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
9/16/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/16/2020
6:30PM - 8:00PM

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/16/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/16/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Wood Badge 20-2A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/18/2020 - 9/20/2020
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/23/2020
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


OA Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow)
9/25/2020 - 9/27/2020
All Day

Order of the Arrow (OA) Service Weekends are an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. 

Service Weekends                OA Ordeal


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/25/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/25/2020 - 9/27/2020
2:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Popcorn show-n-sell payments due
10/1/2020
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


Catholic Retreat
10/2/2020 - 10/4/2020
All Day
Wood Badge 20-2B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/3/2020 - 10/4/2020
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Fun with Family Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/9/2020 - 10/11/2020
All Day

Fun with Family is an overnight campout for newly registered Scouts and their families. Cub Scouts can participate in BB guns, archery, sling shots, crafts, sports, campfire and more.

Register for Fun with Family


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/9/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
10/10/2020
All Day

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Columbus Day
10/12/2020
All Day

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/13/2020
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/13/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/15/2020
All Day

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/16/2020 - 10/18/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)
10/17/2020
All Day

Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) is an annual Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) is an annual Scouting event that uses amateur radio to link Scouts around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. ​

Learn More about JOTI / JOTA


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/19/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
10/21/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/21/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/21/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/23/2020 - 10/25/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/23/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

OA Fall Pow Wow (Order of the Arrow) McNair Cub Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch
10/30/2020 - 11/1/2020
All Day

The Order of the Arrow (OA) Fall Pow Wow is Colonneh Lodge's premier event. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more.

Register for OA Fall Pow Wow


Daylight Savings Time ends
10/31/2020
All Day

Popcorn orders due
10/31/2020
All Day

Unit popcorn orders are due today.Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  

 Learn more about popcorn


Catholic Retreat
11/2/2020 - 11/4/2020
All Day
OA Vigil Weekend
11/7/2020 - 11/8/2020
All Day

The Vigil Honor is the highest honor that the Order of the Arrow can bestow upon its members. The Vigil Honor is a high mark of distinction and recognition reserved for those Arrowmen who by reason of exceptional service, personal effort, and unselfish interest, have made distinguished contributions to one or more of the following: the lodge, Order of the Arrow, Scouting community, or their Scout camps.

  Vigil Nomination Form    Vigil Honor Database


University of Scouting
11/7/2020
8:00AM - 3:00PM

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/9/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/10/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Veterans Day
11/11/2020
All Day

Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/12/2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Webelos Coyote Trail Extreme Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/13/2020 - 11/15/2020
All Day

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme is a specialty Adventure Camp weekend for 4th and 5th grade Webelos Scouts at Bovay Scout Ranch. Webelos Scouts are introduced to the patrol method giving them a unique experience into the importance of teamwork and an introduction to Scouting. 

Register for Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme


OA award nominations due (Order of the Arrow)
11/15/2020
All Day

Every year Colonneh Lodge presents several recognitions to youth and adult Arrowmen. Anyone can submit a nomination

   Lodge Award Nominations            Colonneh Lodge Award Winners


Council Recognition Reception
11/17/2020
7:30PM - 9:00PM

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards.

Council Recognition Reception


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
11/18/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/18/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/18/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Cub Scout Adventure Camp #5 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/20/2020 - 11/22/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner
11/20/2020
All Day

Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, or staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

During the evening, attendees from the previous year share memories of their leadership training experience through slide shows, stories and regalia presentations. Scouters will be given an opportunity to contribute to the Leadership Training Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to Scouts and Scouters attending council leadership training courses. The dress is field uniform or business casual.

Learn More


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Various by district (www.shac.org/distribution)
11/21/2020
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/30/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Unit recharter turn-in #1 District meeting (see district calendar: www.shac.org/districts)
12/3/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. 

Learn more about Internet Recharter


Cub Scout Adventure Camp #6 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/4/2020 - 12/6/2020
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/5/2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service.

Register for College of Commissioner Science


NYLT Participant Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/6/2020
All Day

Youth attending National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) must attend the orientation meeting.

Learn More


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/7/2020
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/8/2020
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Unit recharter turn-in #2 District meeting (see district calendar: www.shac.org/districts)
12/10/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. 

Learn more about Internet Recharter


Winter Camp & NYLT Service Day
12/12/2020
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Volunteers are needed to set-up for camp for​ Winter Camp and National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).


Council Annual Business Meeting
12/14/2020
All Day

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
12/16/2020
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/16/2020
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/16/2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


All council employees meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/18/2020
All Day

Staff Holiday Party Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/18/2020
All Day

All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/21/2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/26/2020 - 12/31/2020
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide youth who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Register for NYLT


Winter Camp Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
12/26/2020 - 12/31/2020
All Day

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.

Register for Winter Camp


OA Brotherhood Ceremony (Order of the Arrow) Winter Camp
12/28/2020
All Day

After six months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, an Order of the Arrow member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order.

Brotherhood      Order of the Arrow


Key Leader's Conference Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/9/2021
All Day

Key Leaders Conference is an annual half-day meeting for district leadership.
 

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/11/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/12/2021
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/13/2021
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


OA Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) & Banquet (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/16/2021
All Day

Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) is a dynamic training where Arrowmen learn how to become a better leader. Youth and adult training classes include leadership development, event planning, goal setting, and other tools needed to improve chapters.

Register for LLD & Banquet


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
1/16/2021
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award nominations due
1/18/2021
All Day

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity.

Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Nomination


Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/19/2021
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/20/2021
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
1/20/2021
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/20/2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Scout Fair Kickoff (for district volunteers)
1/21/2021
All Day

District Scout Fair chairs meet to prepare for the unit kick-off meeting.


Executive Committee Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/21/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Day Camp Directors Staff Development Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/23/2021
8:00AM - 1:00PM

In lieu of monthly day camp meetings, there will be a staff development workshop. All day camp directors and program directors need to attend. The workshop will cover the day camp program, supplies, promotions, registration, regulations and standards, preparing the camp book for inspections, selecting water bottles and leader gifts, and determining dates for the spring meetings.

RSVP for the Staff Development Workshop


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/25/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Scout Fair Kickoff (for unit leaders) Various district locations (www.shac.org/kick-off)
1/28/2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM

At the Scout Fair Kickoff, unit leaders receive training and materials for the Scout Fair coupon books sales, a brilliant way for units to raise money and prepare Scouts to earn their own way! Leaders will also receive information on how their unit can participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant to earn an additional 10% commission.


Scouting For Food: Door Hanger Distribution Day
1/30/2021
All Day

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project. During the second weekend of Scouting for Food, Scouts pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

Sign up for Scouting for Food


New Board Member Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/4/2021
All Day

Scouting for Food: Collection
2/6/2021
All Day

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project. During the second weekend of Scouting for Food, Scouts pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

Sign up for Scouting for Food


Scout Sunday
2/7/2021
All Day

Scout Sunday is an opportunity for units can attend services in uniform, conduct a flag ceremony, speak about Scouting, present religious awards and/or formally thank the chartering organization for their support throughout the year.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


BSA's Birthday (1910)
2/8/2021
All Day

Offical papers establishing the Boy Scouts of America were signed on February 8, 1910 – the date now celebrated as the birthday of the BSA.


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/8/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/9/2021
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/10/2021
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


OA Ordeal and Service Weekend (Order of the Arrow)
2/12/2021 - 2/14/2021
All Day

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their unit must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. Order of the Arrow Service Weekend is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Register for an OA Ordeal       Register for Service Weekend  


Scout Sabbath
2/13/2021
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Council First Aid Meet
2/13/2021
8:00AM - 12:00PM

The Council First Aid Meet is an event that challenges Scouts in troops to perform first aid in simulated real-life situations. Patrols compete in practical first aid problems, displaying hands-on skills from the Scout Handbook, First Aid Merit Badge pamphlet and current American Red Cross guidelines. The top three winning patrols at each district’s First Aid Meet are eligible to compete in the Council First Aid Meet.

More Information about the Council First Aid Meet


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
2/13/2021
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
2/13/2021
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Ash Wednesday
2/17/2021
All Day

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
2/17/2021
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/17/2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/17/2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


National Day Camp School Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
2/19/2021 - 2/21/2021
All Day

The purpose of National Camping School (NCS) is to provide adults with a learning experience and training related to the operation of council camp. The key staff members will, in turn, train and supervise other staff personnel in your council camping program. Training is offered for staff members who will serve as district day camp directors and program directors.

Learn More       Day Camp Director Website


Venturing Challenge
2/19/2021 - 2/21/2021
5:00PM - 10:00AM

The Venturing Challenge is a weekend campout  filled with games, movies, crew against crew competitions, campfire program for the youth to bring prospective Venturers and Sea Scouts to a council-wide activity. 

Register for the Venturing Challenge


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/22/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/22/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Cub Scout Adventure Camp #1 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
2/26/2021 - 2/28/2021
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Cub Scout Adventure Camp #2 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/5/2021 - 3/7/2021
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/8/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/9/2021
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Wood Badge 21-1A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/12/2021 - 3/14/2021
7:30AM - 5:00PM

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
3/13/2021
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Daylight Savings Begins
3/14/2021
All Day

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
3/17/2021
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/17/2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/17/2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and leaders interested in Sea Scouts to gather to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. 

Learn More about Sea Scouts


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
3/18/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

University of Scouting
3/20/2021
8:00AM - 3:00PM

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/22/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/24/2021
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Cub Scout Adventure Camp #3 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/26/2021 - 3/28/2021
2:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Wood Badge 21-1B
3/27/2021 - 3/28/2021
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Good Friday (office closed)
4/2/2021
All Day

Easter Sunday
4/4/2021
All Day

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/5/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Scout Fair
4/10/2021
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Scout Fair is an event where Scouts from 16 counties converge to showcase their Scouting skills. Scouts and the entire family will enjoy visiting hundreds of booths with fun activities and crafts, learning Scout skills, meeting new friends and tasting the delicious outdoor cooking. Bring comfortable shoes and your camera. Open to the public. The event is free (parking is typically $12).

Learn more about Scout Fair


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/13/2021
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/14/2021
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/15/2021
All Day

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Powder Horn (weekend #1)
4/16/2021 - 4/18/2021
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; and there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


Cub Scout Adventure Camp #4 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
4/16/2021 - 4/18/2021
6:00PM - 10:00AM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/19/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/19/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/20/2021
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
4/21/2021
11:30AM - 1:00PM

The council commission team promotes the quality of the Scouting program within the units. The division commissioners, assistant council commissioners, and council commissioner meet monthly.

Learn More about Commissioner Service


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/21/2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM

The day camp meetings are for district day camp directors and day camp program directors. 

Day Camp Directors Website