Calendar

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November 2018

8 District commissioners meeting
8 District committee meeting
9 Orion annual business meeting
17 Popcorn distribution
19 Order of the Arrow elections end
27 Council Recognition Reception

December 2018

1 College of Commissioner Science (SHAC)
6 Roundtable
6 Recharter turn-in at roundtable
6 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
8 Pushmobile
13 District committee meeting
13 District commissioners meeting, 7:30
26-31 National Youth Leader Training (NYLT)
26-31 Boy Scout Winter Camp (SHAC)

January 2019

3 Friends of Scouting dates due from units
3 Roundtable
3 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
12 Key Leader’s Conference (for district committee members) (SHAC)
10 District committee meeting
10 District commissioners meeting
18 Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Ye
19 Order the Arrow (OA) Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training and Lodge Banquet 
24 Scout Fair Kick-Off Meeting
26 Scouting for Food: hanger distribution (SHAC)
26 District Dinner

February 2019

2 Scouting for Food: food pick up (SHAC)
2 Scout Sabbath/Sunday
7 Roundtable
7 Spring Recruiting Training
7 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
8 BSA’s birthday
9 Merit Badge University
14 District commissioners meeting
14 District committee meeting
22 Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner (SHAC)
22-24 Venturing Challenge (SHAC)

March 2019

7 Roundtable
7 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
7 Scout Fair coupon books: 5% Bonus Deadline
8-10 Wood Badge training 19-1A
14 District committee meeting
14 District commissioners meeting
23 Spring University of Scouting training (SHAC)
28 Scout Fair coupon books: 3% bonus deadline
29-31 Wood Badge training 19-1B

April 2019

1 Scout Fair coupon book: 1% bonus deadline
4 Roundtable
4 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
TBD District Pinewood Derby
6 Scout Fair (SHAC)
11 SHAC’s birthday!
11 District commissioners meeting
11 District committee meeting
12-14 Powder Horn weekend #1
25 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)
26-28 Order of the Arrow: Arrowmen Bash
26-28 Powder Horn weekend #2

May 2019

1 Silver Beaver nominations due (SHAC)
TBD New Eagle Scout Reception (SHAC)
2 Roundtable / Program Preview
2 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
3-5 Camporee
9 District commissioners meeting
9 District committee meeting
10 Orion semi-annual business meeting

June 2019

6 Roundtable
6 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
11-14 Cub Scout day camp
13 District committee meeting
13 District commissioners meeting
  Boy Scout summer camp
  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

 

National / International Events

July 22 - August 3, 2019 World Scout Jamboree, Summit Bechtel Reserve, WV

 

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Sam Houston Area Council The Sam Houston Area Council, BSA, serves nearly 60,000 youth in 16 counties southeast Texas area through dedicated service and leadership of nearly 20,000 adult volunteers. Scouting is completely funded by the generosity of our local communities.  
Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.   
Eagle Scout Association - SHAC The Eagle Scout Association - Sam Houston Area Council is a fellowship of men who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank who desire to use their efforts and influence toward forming the kind of young men America needs for leadership. Membership is open to all Eagle Scouts; there is no charge to join.
Exploring Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.   
Scouts with DisAbilities and Special Needs The Disabilities Awareness Committee is committed to making Scouting accessible and enjoyable to all Scouts, regardless of their abilities.   
Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development.  
Scout Days / Merit Badge Days Scout Days are awesome opportunities to get your Scouts, friends and family together for some exciting experiences around the area with other Scouting families. All Scout Days are offered at a discounted price of admission. Also, many of our partners offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops.
Training Schedule Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. See the council training schedule for a list of trainings offered in the council.
Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults.