Sam Houston Area Council

Cub Scout Events


OCTOBER 2006
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 12

 Houston Zoo - Webelos Naturalist activity badge

 14

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 14

 Houston Zoo - Wild Winks Overnight Program

 14-15

 McNair Cub Adventure Camp - weekend camping

 19

 Houston Zoo - Night Prowl Program

 21

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 21

 Ecodoins - Camp Strake

 21-22

 Jamboree-on-the-Air & Jamboree-on-the-Internet

 28

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 28-29

 McNair Cub Adventure Camp - weekend camping

 

 

NOVEMBER 2006
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 3

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 4

 Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow

 9

 Houston Zoo - Night Prowl Program

 10

 Houston Zoo - Wild Winks Overnight Program

 11-12

 McNair Cub Adventure Camp - weekend camping

 17

 Houston Zoo - Wild Winks Overnight Program

 18

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 18

 Ecodoins - Camp Strake

 18

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 18-19

 McNair Cub Adventure Camp - weekend camping 

 18

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 

 

DECEMBER 2006
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 2

 Winter Fishing Derby - McNair Cub Adventure Camp

 2

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 7

 Houston Zoo - Night Prowl Program

 16

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 

JANUARY 2007

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  13

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

  13

 Bovay Fishing Day - Bovay Scout Ranch
 
Texas Parks
and Wildlife Junior Angler Program

  20

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 

FEBRUARY 2007

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  3

 University of Scouting - adult training event

  3

 Scout Sabbbath

  4

 Scout Sunday

 10

 Ten Commandments Hike

 10

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 17

 ECO-DOINS - Camp Strake

 17

 Bovay Fishing Day - Bovay Scout Ranch
 
Texas Parks
and Wildlife Junior Angler Program

 17

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 17

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 BasicAid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 23

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 

MARCH 2007

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  10

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

  10

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

  17

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

  17

 ECO-DOINS Camp Strake

  23

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 

APRIL 2007

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 21

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 21

 Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 21

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 28

 Scout Fair - Reliant Arena

 

MAY 2007

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 5

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 

JUNE 2007

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 16

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge

 23

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

 

JULY 2007

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 Cub Scout Summer Camp, Session 1 - McNair Cub Adventure Camp

 

 Cub Scout Summer Camp, Session 2 - McNair Cub Adventure Camp

 

 Cub Scout Summer Camp, Session 3 - McNair Cub Adventure Camp

 

AUGUST 2007

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  13

 Space Center Houston - Cub Scout Camp-In

  13

 Bovay Fishing Day - Bovay Scout Ranch
 
Texas Parks
and Wildlife Junior Angler Program

  18

 American Red Cross, Greater Houston
 Basic Aid Training (BAT) - Webelos Readyman activity badge 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT  INFORMATION:

 

American Indian Weekend –  Bovay Scout Ranch
Coming

 

 

American Red Cross, Greater Houston 

Basic Aid Training (BAT) is designed for Webelos Scouts to complete the Readyman activity badge.  All day workshop.

Click here for more information.

 


Bovay Fishing Day – December 2, 2006 
Click here to read about the 2005 Texas Parks and Wildlife Junior Angler Program day.

 

 

Boys’ Life Reading ContestBoys' Life

Write a one-page report titled "The Best Book I Read This Year." Everyone who enters will get a free patch. Entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2006.

Click here for more information via the Boys’ Life web site.



Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow – November 4, 2006 – adult only training event
Click here for more information.

 

 

Downtown Aquarium

Special workshops are planned during which Cub Scouts can earn the Science belt loop and pin.  Other educational programs for families or groups are scheduled throughout the year. 

For more information, visit the web site of the Downtown Aquarium http://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumhouston.

Click here for registration information.

 

 

Eco-Doins - Camp Strake                   
Coming
Monthly conservation program held at Cub World Pavilion at Camp Strake at 1 PM.

 

 

Fort Bend Museum - Richmond, Texas

Learn about Texas history, tour a historic home, read about Texas heroes, and fulfill most of the requirements for the Texas Badge for Cub Scouts.

For more information, visit the museum web site http://www.fortbendmuseum.org.

 

 

God and Country Scout Retreat - Hunstville, Texasing... Click here for more information.

The Episcopal Scout Association sponsors a God and Country Retreat for youth ages 7 through 20 (Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts) to work on their religious awards. Classes will include God & Me, God & Family, God & Church, and God & Life. The program is designed for all Protestant faiths.

 

 

The Heritage Society - Sam Houston Park 
Special tours are available for Scout groups, including one focusing on the Texas Badge.  Call ahead to make arrangements.  http://www.heritagesociety.org/s.htm

 

 

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center 
Special hikes are available for Cub Scout groups, as well as mini-badge workshops.

Check their web site for information on making reservations http:/www.houstonarboretum.org/BoyScouts.htm.

 

  
Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Museum offers opportunities throughout the year for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts to complete requirements in various subjects.

For registration, visit the web site of the Houston Museum of Natural Science http://www.hmns.org/education/scouts.asp.

 

 

Houston Zoo

HoustonZooThe Houston Zoo offers special activities throughout the year for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts. Night Prowl is an after-hours program to explore the Zoo.  Wild Winks is an overnight program.  Workshops are also held periodically for completion of the Webelos Naturalist activity badge.

For registration, visit the web site of the Houston Zoo http://www.houstonzoo.org/Community_Groups/Index.aqf.

 

 

Jamboree-on-the-Air – October 21-22, 2006
Jamboree on the AirSponsored by the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Cub Scouts may participate in Jamboree-on-the-Air, an annual Scouting and amateur radio event that creates contact among Scouts from around the nation and around the world. 

See the National web site for additional information http:/www.scouting.org/international/jota.html.

Click here for more information on the Sam Houston Area Council web site.

Click here for more information on the BSA National web site.
 

 

Jamboree-on-the-Internet– Annually in October
Jamboree on the InternetSponsored by the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Cub Scouts may participate in Jamboree-on-the-Internet, an annual Scouting Internet meeting that creates contact among Scouts from around the nation and around the world. http://www.joti.org 

Click here for more information on the Sam Houston Area Council web site.

Click here for more information on the National web site.

NOTE:  As with all Internet activity, Cub Scouts should be supervised by an adult while corresponding online.

 


Lutheran Scout Retreat
Coming

 

 

McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science

The museum conducts periodic workshops for Cub Scouts.    Private workshops may be scheduled for Scout groups of ten or more.

For more information, visit the museum web site http://www.mhms.org

 

 

McNair Cub Adventure Camp – Bovay Scout Ranch / Navasota, Texas

Packs, dens, or individual families can make reservations at this fee-base program camp near Navasota.  Activities include archery, pellet guns, BMX bikes, horizontal climbing wall, fishing, swimming, nature, astronomy, hiking, and much more!  Four meals served in an air-conditioned dining hall are included in your registration fee. 

Click here for more information.

Cub Scout Camping Guidelines for more information.

 

NOTE:  This is the only approved site at which Tiger Cub, Wolf, or Bear Cub Scout dens may camp as a den unit rather than as part of a pack overnighter campout.  

 

 

Northern Branch Office Scout Training Team – American Red Cross training

American Red Cross Basic Aid Training (BAT) is designed for Webelos Scouts to complete the Readyman activity badge. All day workshop at Camp Strake. 

See the team’s web site for more details http://www.scoutcpr.org.

Click here for more information.

 

 

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum - Galveston
Offers periodic workshops for completion of the Cub Scout Academics Geology belt loop and pin. For more information, visit the museum web site (www.oceanstaroec.com).  An educational program is conducted the second Saturday of every month and is free for children 18 or younger.  Scout-specific workshops are held on the third weekend of the month.

 

 

Project Wild Training – for adult leaders
Coming….

 


River, Lakes, Bays'N Bayous Trash Bash

Annual conservation education and trash collection event. Occurs simultaneously at several locations in the Houston area, usually in late March.

More information may be found at the event's web site http://www.trashbash.org.

 

 

Scout Fair – April 28, 2007 - Reliant Arena
SF2006ParticipationPatchThis year’s Scout Fair not only offers your pack the opportunity to feature and lead Cub Scouting skills, but the planning and teamwork that go into participating provides your Scouts with many program and learning opportunities.  Plan to set up a pack exhibit, and enjoy a fun family day with your fellow Scouters from around the Houston area.

 Click here  for information from the 2006 Scout Fair.


Scout Sabbath/ Scout Sunday

Many religious organizations choose to recognize Scouting on the Saturday or Sunday prior to BSA’s Anniversary on February 8.
Click here for more information on Scout Sunday.
Click here for more information on Scout Sabbath.

 


Space Center Houston: Cub Scout Camp-In

Cub Scout camp-ins are designed to meet the essential components of the Webelos Scientist activity badge and the Bear Space electives.

For more information, visit the web site of Space Center Houston http://www.spacecenter.org.

 


Ten Commandments Hike - February 10, 2007
Sam Houston Area Council hosts an annual Ten Commandments Hike in conjunction with Scout Sunday and Scout Sabbath. Hikes traditionally take place in two or three separate locations in the Houston area. Scouts, parents, and others will visit religious institutions of different faiths; they will hear a representative give a brief explanation of the history and distinct nature of that faith, as well as an explanation of one of the Ten Commandments.

Click here for more information about the 2007 Ten Commandment Hike.