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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
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


Scout Fair 3% bonus deadline
3/18/2021
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
3/18/2021
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


Scout Fair unit participation deadline
3/26/2021
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 #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

Scout Fair 1% bonus deadline
4/5/2021
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


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


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


Silver Beaver Award nominations due
5/1/2021
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 15th.

Silver Beaver Award Nomination Form


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


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
6/6/2021 - 6/12/2021
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


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 1 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/7/2021 - 6/11/2021
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


 

Cub Scout Day Camps
6/7/2021
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


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


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 2 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/13/2021 - 6/18/2021
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) - canceled
6/13/2021 - 6/18/2021
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
6/14/2021
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

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 3 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/20/2021 - 6/26/2021
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 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

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 4 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
6/27/2021 - 7/2/2021
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


 

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

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 5 Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
7/4/2021 - 7/10/2021
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)
7/11/2021 - 7/17/2021
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


 

Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 1 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/11/2021 - 7/14/2021
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
7/12/2021
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


Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 2 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/14/2021 - 7/17/2021
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


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 7 Camp Strake, Hines Lake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (Latitude and Longitude: 30.617127, -95.247358)
7/18/2021 - 7/24/2021
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


 

Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 3 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/18/2021 - 7/21/2021
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


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


Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 4 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
7/21/2021 - 7/24/2021
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


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


Popcorn show-n-sell training (for unit leaders)
7/22/2021
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. At the show-in-sell training, unit leaders will receive, sales materials, training, and leader tools. Every unit should send at least one leader. 

Learn More


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


Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2021
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


Popcorn show-n-sell orders due
8/1/2021
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


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

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/10/2021
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 Banquet Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
8/14/2021
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


OA Vigil Honor Nominations Due (Order of the Arrow)
8/15/2021
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
8/18/2021
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
8/18/2021
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
8/18/2021
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


Council Coordinated Meeting
8/19/2021
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
8/30/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Labor Day (office closed)
9/6/2021
All Day

Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/9/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/13/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/14/2021
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
9/15/2021
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
9/15/2021
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
9/15/2021
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
9/15/2021
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


Venturing Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/22/2021
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


All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/27/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
10/9/2021
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
10/11/2021
All Day

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

Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/12/2021
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 Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/12/2021
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


Recharter Training Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/14/2021
All Day

Every unit needs to send a representative to recharter training to pick up paperwork required to renew their affiliation with Scouting.

Learn more about recharter


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)
10/16/2021
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
10/18/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
10/20/2021
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


Day Camp Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/20/2021
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
10/20/2021
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


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/21/2021
All Day

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
10/25/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Daylight Savings Time ends
11/1/2021
All Day

Popcorn orders due
11/1/2021
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


University of Scouting
11/6/2021
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


Daylight Savings Time ends
11/6/2021
All Day

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

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/9/2021
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


Veterans Day
11/11/2021
All Day

Executive Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/11/2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM

OA award nominations due (Order of the Arrow)
11/15/2021
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
11/16/2021
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
11/17/2021
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
11/17/2021
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
11/17/2021
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


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Various by district (www.shac.org/distribution)
11/20/2021
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
11/29/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Unit recharter turn-in #1 District meeting (see district calendar: www.shac.org/districts)
12/2/2021
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


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/4/2021
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
12/5/2021
All Day

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

Learn More


Unit recharter turn-in #2 District meeting (see district calendar: www.shac.org/districts)
12/9/2021
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
12/11/2021
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
12/13/2021
All Day

Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/13/2021
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/14/2021
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
12/15/2021
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
12/15/2021
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
12/15/2021
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 council employees meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/17/2021
All Day

Staff Holiday Party Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/17/2021
All Day

All-Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/27/2021
9:00AM - 12:00PM

OA Brotherhood Ceremony (Order of the Arrow) Winter Camp
12/28/2021
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


Day Camp Directors Staff Development Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/1/2022
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


Key Leader's Conference Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/8/2022
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
1/10/2022
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/11/2022
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
1/12/2022
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 / Banquet (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/15/2022
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
1/15/2022
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
1/18/2022
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
1/18/2022
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
1/19/2022
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
1/19/2022
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
1/19/2022
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
1/19/2022
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)
1/20/2022
All Day

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


Scout Fair Kickoff (for unit leaders) Various district locations (www.shac.org/kick-off)
1/20/2022
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.


Executive Committee Workshop Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/27/2022
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Scouting For Food: Hanger Distribution
1/29/2022
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
1/31/2022
9:00AM - 12:00PM

New Board Member Orientation Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/3/2022
All Day

Scouting for Food: Collection
2/5/2022
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
2/6/2022
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)
2/8/2022
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.


Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/8/2022
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
2/9/2022
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 Sabbath
2/12/2022
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
2/12/2022
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
2/12/2022
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


Field Staff Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/14/2022
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Council Commissioner Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
2/16/2022
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
2/16/2022
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
2/16/2022
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 Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/18/2022
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