April 11, 2019 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting held the second Thursday of the month (except July) at 7:00 pm at the LDS Church (10055 West Rd, Houston, 77064) to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. Roundtable is a form of supplemental training for volunteers. The objective of roundtable is to give leaders program ideas; information on policy, events, and training opportunities; and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. As a result of the roundtable experience, unit leaders will be inspired, motivated, informed, and able to provide a stronger program for their Scouts. Follow us on Facebook.
New District Executive
Please join us in welcoming Eagle Scout Ben Silvers as our new district executive. His role as district executive will be to provide leadership and support to the volunteers in our district with a focus on district operations, membership recruiting, unit service, family Friends of Scouting, and product sales. Ben grew up in Scouting, starting his journey as a Wolf and later achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Ben is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where he earned a degree in Business Management. He previously worked as a project coordinator and project manager for a land surveyor in the residential construction industry. Ben can be reached at 713-689-4619, cell or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 30, 2019
A pushmobile derby is a race using cars built by a Cub Scout den and their parents and powered by the Cub Scouts. This gives the Scouts and parents an opportunity to work on a project together, and allows the Scouts to practice together and build teamwork, which are both very important in Scouting! Six Scouts work together as a team to push their pushmobile through the course to the finish line at this annual district event. The event is being held at St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic Church (9915 Hollister St., Houston, TX 77040). Registration is done by the den or pack leadership online. Scouts whose pack is not attending pushmobile can attend. The registration fee is $8.50 for the first Scout and $7 for each additional Scout. Late registration begins 3/28/2019.
May 3-5, 2019
Camporee is a weekend campout for troops. This year camporee will be a day only event. Individual patrols will compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration, and Scout spirit. Join us in a great Scouting tradition to experience the camporee. Camporee includes activities such as the spider web, knot bar, tomahawk throwing, lashing a seven-knot tripod, fire building, first aid, an orienteering course, Dutch oven cooking, and more. There will also an Order of the Arrow call-out ceremony and closing campfire Saturday evening. Registration is done by the troop leadership. The event is being held at Spring Creek Park (15012 Brown Rd., Tomball, TX 77377). The registration fee is $56.50 per troop.
Webelos Do Your Best
May 3-5, 2019
Webelos Do Your Best is an opportunity for Webelos Scouts to work on four adventures and take a 3.5-mile walkabout. Webelos dens compete in den yell and den flag competitions. A parent/guardian must accompany every Webelos Scout. This year the Webelos Scouts will be camping adjacent to the District Camporee. This will allow the Webelos Scouts to observe the various activities and the troops in actions. The Webelos Scouts will participate in rank appropriate activities. The event is being hled at Spring Creek Park (15012 Brown Rd., Tomball, TX 77377). Webelos Scouts will work on four adventures: Webelos Walkabout, Earth Rocks, Into the Woods, Into the Wild, and watch to a Dutch Oven cooking demonstration. More information will be available at the April roundtable. The registration fee is $8.50 for the first Webelos Scouts and $7 for each Webelos Scout. Adults are free but must register.
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June 4-7, 2019 | 3:00 - 8:00 pm
Grab your sunglass, sunscreen and beach towel for an island adventure. Cub Scouts and their families will learn new skills and make new friends. Twilight Camp is a council camp organized by districts and conducted by volunteers from the local area for Cub Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Twilight camp is a week of fun with awesome programs and activities such as BB guns, archery, sports, STEM, games and crafts, rank advancements, Scout skills, fun and more.
Many volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering. Adult volunteers can also register their non-Scouting children ages 3-5 (potty trained). Scouts in troops, crews and ships can also volunteer. An adult/guardian must register with a Tiger (1st grader). Camp is being held at St. Timothy Lutheran Church (14225 Hargrave Rd., Houston, TX 77070).
The registration fee is $76.50 for the first Scout and $75 for each additional Scout. The registration fee includes a t-shirt, patch, program supplies, and water bottle.
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Free two-sided placemats are available to use at blue and gold banquets, den meetings or pack meetings to help promote day camp and resident camp.