The registration fee is $19.50 and covers an event patch and lunch. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis with a maximum of 375 Scouts. Merit badge classes sizes are between 8-15 Scouts.
Registration opens in January.
How to Register - Click on the Register button
Step 1: Select a participant
Step 2: Select a category (period)
Step 3: Choose a class (click “+” sign)
Repeat steps 2 and 3 for each period
Continue steps 1, 2 and 3 for additional participants
Step 4: Review the schedule at the bottom of the page
Step 5: Click continue and the bottom of the page
Step 6: Checkout
Step 7: Payment
Classes that are full will not show up.
Late Breaking Information
Late-breaking news and announcements will be emailed to those registered and posted on the Orion District Facebook page.
Please like our page at www.facebook.com/orionbsa. Invite parents and Scouters in the district to like our page. Units and Scouters can tag us (@orionbsa), and message pictures. To make sure you never miss a post, after liking the page, click on 'Following' and 'See First.' To help us promote Scouting, please engage with our content by liking, commenting and sharing our posts.
For additional district communications, sign up for the Orion District newsletter.
For additional council information, sign up for the eScouter and follow the Sam Houston Area Council Facebook page. Tag the council (@shac.bsa) and send them pics of your Scouting memories.
Orion District Facebook Orion District Newsletter SHAC Facebook
What to Bring
- Blue card signed by their Scoutmaster for each class
- BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (Parts A & B)
- Merit badge book for each class (read prior to class)
- Note taking materials
- Water bottle
||Opening ceremony (Conference Center)
|9:00 AM - 12 PM
|11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
||Lunch (meal provided)
|12 PM - 5:00 PM
The BSA's Commitment to Safety is ongoing and we want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees cannot be compromised. The Boy Scouts of America puts the utmost importance on the safe and healthy environments for its youth membership. The Sam Houston Area Council takes great strides to ensure the safety of its youth as well as the adult volunteer leadership that interacts with them.
BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed. All participants must follow Youth Protection Guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:
- Two-deep leadership on all outings required.
- One-on-one contact between adults and youth members is prohibited.
- The buddy system should be used at all times.
- Discipline must be constructive.
Health and safety must be integrated into everything we do, to the point that no injuries are acceptable beyond those that are readily treatable by Scout-rendered first aid. As an aid in the continuing effort to protect participants in a Scout activity, the BSA National Health and Safety Committee and the Council Services Division of the BSA National Council have developed the "Sweet Sixteen" of BSA safety procedures for physical activity. These 16 points, which embody good judgment and common sense, are applicable to all activities.
Youth Protection Guidelines Guide to Safe Scouting Sweet Sixteen Enterprise Risk Management
For questions, contact the Merit Badge University Chair or district activities chair.