Leader, Outdoor Training

These courses over the next 30 days offer the basic training you need to do your job as Den Leader, Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster, or a member of the Pack Committee. There is also a course covering the basic outdoor skills you need in order to take your pack camping. You may attend a course hosted by another district. Click a link below to register or to email the course director.

October 1 - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) - Waterloo District
October 15 - Den Leader Specific - Chisholm Trail District
October 15 - Pack Committee Challenge - Chisholm Trail District
October 15 - Cubmaster/Asst Cubmaster Specific - Chisholm Trail District
October 18 - Den Leader Specific - Blackland Prairie District
October 19 - Pack Committee Challenge - Blackland Prairie District
November 5 - Den Leader Specific - Sacred Springs District
November 5 - Pack Committee Challenge - Sacred Springs District
November 5 - Cubmaster/Asst Cubmaster Specific - Sacred Springs District
November 12 - Den Leader Specific - during Colorado River District Camporee
November 12 - Pack Committee Challenge - during Colorado River District Camporee
November 12 - Cubmaster/Asst Cubmaster Specific - during Colorado River Camporee
Fall Events You Won't Want To Miss

October 22 - Cub-o-Ree, Smilin V Scout Ranch
Theme: "Raiders of the Lost Artifact"
CLICK HERE to register

November 5 - Tiger Cub and Partner Day, Camp Tom Wooten
Theme: "Earn Your Tiger Tail Stripes"
A "Cool" Camp For Webelos

Webelos Winter Camp is a four day, three night camp for first and second year Webelos Scouts at Lost Pines Scout Resevation. Scouts will have an opportunity to work on advancements plus classic outdoor Scouting activities like star gazing, fishing, and hiking. CLICK HERE to learn more.

December 27-30 - CLICK HERE to register
Honor Top Volunteers!

Help us recognize the folks who go "above and beyond" to deliver the promise of Scouting all across our council. You may nominate these individuals for several different awards using applications you'll find on this page. All nominations are due to our council office by December 1.

CLICK HERE to learn more
Popcorn Sale Notes 

We have a secret and won't tell until October. PRIZES, PRIZES and wait... more PRIZES! $750 has been given away in gift cards and another $750 will be given away through the first week of October. We are not done yet! For the last three weeks of the sale there will be more special prizes - all Scouts are eligible. Check the popcorn web page each week in October for more details.

CLICK HERE to learn more
Plan Service Projects For November 

Participate in our council's Good Turn in November and help your Scouts the habit of life-long service to others. Units are encouraged to honor our late Chief Scout Executive Ben Love, who championed 1990's campaigns against "five unacceptables in society": hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, illiteracy, youth unemployment. Contact Brad Smith at brad_smith@live.com with any questions.

CLICK HERE to learn more
In Memoriam

The following individuals have made generous contributions to Scouting in memory or in honor of the following individuals:

In memory of William H. Welch
Leah Gregersen
Bradley Korell
Moret & Associates Advertising LLC
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Butcher
Mr. and Mrs. Arlen Vaughan

In memory of Bobbie Cleveland
Ann Love

In memory of Harrison McClure
Donnie and Patty Rouse
Ann Benolken
Susan Battelstein and Roddy Roy
Michael Eckstein
Santa Fe University of Art & Design Community
Karen Dean and Charlie Hooper
Laura Longoria
Raymond Gray
Roberta Amos

In memory of George David "Dave" Holleway, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety
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