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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


Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2021
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
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


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/21/2021
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


Arrowman Bash (Order of the Arrow)
4/23/2021 - 4/25/2021
All Day

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


Silver Beaver Award nominations due
4/30/2021
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


Powder Horn (weekend #2)
4/30/2021 - 5/2/2021
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 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
4/30/2021 - 5/2/2021
6:00PM - 6:00PM

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


NYLT Participant Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/2/2021
All Day

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

Learn More


Mother's Day
5/9/2021
All Day

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/10/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/11/2021
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


Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/13/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
5/14/2021 - 5/16/2021
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


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
5/19/2021
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


International Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/19/2021
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
5/19/2021
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
5/19/2021
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


OA Service Day (Order of the Arrow)
5/22/2021
All Day

Service Day

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

Register for Service Day

National Annual Meeting (Grapevine, TX)
5/26/2021 - 5/28/2021
All Day

Popcorn Chair Orientation (for district popcorn chair) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
5/27/2021
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)
5/31/2021
All Day

All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/31/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) Nominations Due
6/1/2021
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


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/8/2021
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


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/14/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
6/16/2021
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
6/16/2021
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
6/16/2021
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


Father's Day
6/20/2021
All Day
National Scout Jamboree
6/21/2021 - 6/30/2021
All Day

Scouting’s flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Over the course of 10 summer days, once every four years, the Boy Scouts of America comes together for the national Scout jamboree. 

Learn More


Board of Directors Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/21/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/28/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/12/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/13/2021
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


Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
7/21/2021
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
7/21/2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

Day Camp Directors Website


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/21/2021
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


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/26/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer (for district membership chair) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
7/28/2021
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