Family Scouting

Our priority is to bring the benefits of Scouting to more youth while remaining true to our mission. 

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Celebrating Cultures
November 15, 2018

Celebrating Cultures is a community and business leader networking event to celebrate African-American, Asian and Hispanic cultures, and highlight the wonderful and unique food, beverages, dress and customs of these prominent cultures in Southeast Texas.


College of Commissioner Science
December 1, 2018

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

The objectives are to help commissioners expand their skills and unit service philosophy. 


Winter Camp
December 26-31, 2018

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.  Over 50 merit badge classes are offered, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp.


Kodiak Challenge
December 26-31, 2018

Kodiak Challenge is an adventure that pushes the boundaries of every participant— one that will encourage Venturers and Sea Scouts to try new things that may be out of their comfort zone.

The Kodiak Challenge is taught by older/more experience unit youth leaders to give participants experience in values and vision, effective teams, communication, decision making, and planning.


Council Recognition Reception
November 27, 2018

Council awards will be presented at the Council Recognition Reception.

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer. 

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Start a New Unit

Learn how your organization can start a Scouting unit. Organizations can help parents make the most of the little time they have to impact the lives of their children. Scouting is a one-stop shop providing opportunities for personal leadership, physical fitness, mentoring, career exploration, outdoor adventure, positive life skills, fun activities, and values for a lifetime.

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Popcorn Sign-Up

Hundreds of thousands of dollars go back to the Scouting program as a result of the annual popcorn sale. The popcorn sale is a great way for a Scout to support his or her way through the various activities during the year. 

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Scout Me In

The BSA launches historic ‘Scout Me In’ campaign inviting girls and boys to experience adventures through a Cub Scout’s point of view.

BSA unveils ‘Scouts BSA’ as the name of the program for older boys and girls to ensure all youth are welcome and can see themselves in Scouting.

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Join Scouting

Adventure is waiting.
Build yours.  

Scouting makes the most of the time you have with your children.


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Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14  to 21 years old. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. 

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Youth Protection Training

Every Scouter must complete updated Youth Protection training.

New: All adults who will be present at a Scouting activity for 72 hours or more must register as volunteers and complete YPT. 

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2018 Friends of Scouting Campaigns

The true cost of Scouting is much higher than what most people realize. Help us provide the resources necessary to make sure every youth can benefit from Scouting’s adventure-filled activities that foster character, honesty, respect and life-long values.  

Your financial investment, plus your time and talent, is among the greatest gifts you can give. 



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Camp Development

• Developing the new Camp Strake

• Building a new Janis and George Fleming Cub World at Bovay Scout Ranch

• Improving Camp Brosig and McNair Cub Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch

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Upcoming Events

Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Locations vary by district
All Day
Council Recognition Reception
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
Nov30 - Dec2
All Day
College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Service Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Unit recharter turn-in #1 District Roundtable
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Council Camping Committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Unit recharter turn-in #2 District roundtable
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
All council employees meeting Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
All Day