Due to the COVID-19 outbreak district and council meetings, activities, and events through May 4th are canceled. Learn More.
Digital Safety and Scouting at Home
Many units and families are discovering creative ways to have fun Scouting at home. When using digital and online resources, there are some important guidelines from the National Council about youth protection, safeguarding personal information and recording online meetings.
Across the nation, Scouters are finding ways to help keep their youth members engaged and Scouting. These out-of-the-box, in-home activities are centered around providing advancement-related content to help keep kids safe, engaged and to help them make the best of home time.
Digital Safety Scouting at Home COVID-19 Updates Advancement Update
Orion District Roundtable
May 7, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Orion District serves Scouting units within the boundaries of Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD. Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the first Thursday of the month at Church of Good Shepherd (715 Carrell St, Tomball, TX 77375) at 7:00 pm 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 the district Facebook page at www.facebook.com/orionbsa.
New District Executive
Please join us in welcoming Dylan Kellner as the district executive for the Orion District. 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. Dylan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dylan is from Houston, TX and a graduate of Texas A&M University of Corpus Christi earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services. Dylan is an avid Astros and Texan fan.
June 9-12, 2020 | 2:00 - 8:00 pm
Prepare for launch as we count down to lift-off, 2020: A Scout Odyssey! Cub Scouts 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 next 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, 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. Each pack must provide a minimum of one adult volunteer for every three Scouts attending camp. The fee is $66.50 for the first Scout and $65 for each additional Scout. The registration fee for tot-lot siblings (ages 3-5) are $65, adult volunteers are $15, and youth volunteers are $15. The registration fee includes a t-shirt, patch, program supplies. The camp is being held at Church of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (715 Carrell St., Tomball, TX 77375).
Learn More and Register
- Late registration begins 5/15/20. A late fee of $25 will apply; patches, t-shirts and craft supplies are not guaranteed for late registrations.
- Registration closes for youth and adults two weeks before the first day of camp.
Free promotional placemats / activity pages are available to promote day camp. Use these placemats as a gathering activity at blue and gold banquets, pack meetings and den meetings. Before printing insert the date, time, location and web page of day camp.
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