San Jacinto District Calendar

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Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2017
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Popcorn Information

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
8/3/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Fall Recruiting Night Training House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
8/10/2017
6:30PM - 7:30PM


Every pack should send at least one representative to Fall Recruiting Night Training being held at roundtable. 
 


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
8/10/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM


Roundtable is a district monthly to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.
 


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
8/10/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OA Chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.

Learn about OA Chapter Meetings


Venturing Banquet Bovay Scout Ranch
8/12/2017
All Day

The Venturing Extravaganza is the end-of-the-summer activity for all Venturers, Sea Scouts and your friends who are thinking about joining the program.

Register for Venturing Extravaganza 


OA Troop/Team Representative Summit Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
8/13/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM

The OA Troop/Team Representative Summit is a training experience for OA troop/team representatives and their advisers. The summit focuses on building leadership skills, providing service to the troop and working with the OA troop/team representative adviser.

OA Troop/Team Representative Summit


Popcorn Kickoff (Unit Popcorn Kernels) TBD
8/14/2017
All Day

At the popcorn kickoff, unit leaders will receive, sales materials, training, and leader tools. Every unit should send at least one leader.  Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Popcorn Information


OA Unit Elections begin
9/1/2017
All Day

Once each year, a troop or team may hold a unit election to elect youth members of their troop or team to become members of the Order of the Arrow.

 Schedule a unit election.


Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
9/7/2017
6:30PM - 8:30PM
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

BALOO Training Clearlake Forrest Scout Hut
9/9/2017
8:30AM - 6:00PM

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their pack activities.

Register for BALOO


OA Chapter Meeting
9/14/2017
3:00PM - 5:00PM

OA Chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
9/14/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM


Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.
 


Cub Scout Fishing Tournament Sylvan Beach Park, LaPorte
9/16/2017
8:00AM - 12:00PM

The Cub-o-ree and Fishing Tournament is for Cub Scouts, as well as families and friends thinking about joining Cub Scouts. Cub Scouts love to fish. Duringt the Fishing Tournament, Cub Scouts will  compete to catch the longest, smallest and most fish by rank. 

Register for Cub-o-ree and Fishing Tournament


University of Scouting - Fall Semester TBD
9/23/2017
8:00AM - 3:00PM

University of Scouting offers over 100 different classes, covering leader specific training, information on how to train youth, conservation, program ideas, and more for leaders of all program areas.

Rocket Day for new Scouts
9/30/2017
4:00PM

Boys who join Cub Scouts this year before September 30th will receive a rocket that they can design, build, and launch at Rocket Day. Boys in first through fifth grade who are interested in joining Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Scouting. New Scouts can attend any Rocket Launch Day event in the council that fits their schedule. ​​

Learn More


 

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
10/5/2017
6:45PM - 9:00PM
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training TBD
10/7/2017
All Day

Leader Specific Training provides the specialized knowledge a new leader needs to assume a leadership role. Den leaders (Tiger Cub, wolf, bear) and Webelos den leaders are provided with the information and tools needed to conduct successful den meetings.

Register for training


Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Basic Leader Training
10/7/2017
8:30AM

Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters Basic Leader Training is intended to provide troop leadership with the information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops.

Register for Training


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
10/12/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM


Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.
 


Recharter Training House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
10/12/2017
7:15PM - 8:30PM

Every unit needs to send a representative to recharter training to pick up paperwork required to renew their affiliation with Scouting.

Learn more about recharter


Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017
All Day

Working as patrols, IOLS provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors.

Register for IOLS


Pushmobile Informational Meeting House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
10/13/2017
7:15PM - 8:15PM

Every pack that participates in Pushmobile is required to send a representative to this meeting.

Council Coordinated for district committee meetings Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/19/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM


Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 
 


SHAC Fun With Son for new Scouts Bovay Scout Ranch
10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017
All Day

Fun With Son gives newly registered Cub Scouts and their families an opportunity to experience and overnight campout and exciting activities such as BB guns, crafts, archery and more!

Rocket Day #2 for new Scouts
10/28/2017
All Day

Boys who join Cub Scouts this year before September 30th will receive a rocket that they can design, build, and launch at Rocket Day. Boys in first through fifth grade who are interested in joining Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Scouting. New Scouts can attend any Rocket Launch Day event in the council that fits their schedule. ​​

Learn More


 

Popcorn Unit Orders Due
10/30/2017
All Day

Unit popcorn orders due are due on Trail's End website. Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.  

Popcorn Information


Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
11/2/2017
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Recharter Training House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
11/9/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Every unit needs to send a representative to Recharter Training to pick up paperwork required to renew their affiliation with Scouting.

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
11/9/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

Webelos Woods TBD
11/10/2017 - 11/12/2017
All Day

Webelos Woods is a campout designed to introduce Webelos to the many outdoor adventures of Boy Scouting.

OA elections end
11/14/2017
All Day

Once each year, a Troop or Team may hold a unit election to elect youth members of their troop or team to become members of the Order of the Arrow.

Popcorn Distribution TBD
11/18/2017
All Day

Visit the district website home page for information on the location of the popcorn distribution.

OA elections end
11/20/2017
All Day

Once each year, a troop or team may hold a unit election to elect youth members of their troop or team to become members of the Order of the Arrow.

College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center
12/2/2017
All Day

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
12/7/2017
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
12/14/2017
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

OA Chapter Meeting
12/14/2017
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Unit recharters are due House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
12/14/2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. Through the process, chartered (sponsoring) organizations,  youth  member and adult leader information is updated as well as registration fees and Boy's Life subscriptions are collected/paid. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. With Internet Rechartering (IR), units can indicate returning members, add new members, and update information for an individual or the chartered organization.  More

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Bovay Scout Ranch
12/18/2017 - 12/23/2017
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Boy Scouts and Venturers who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Boy Scout Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch
12/26/2017 - 12/31/2017
All Day

Winter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Boy Scouts to earn merit badges.

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
1/4/2018
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
1/11/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OA Chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting at 3:00 pm followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
1/11/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

Key Leader's Conference for district committee Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
1/13/2018
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Key Leader's Conference is an annual half-day meeting for district leadership.
Scout Fair Kick-off meeting (for unit leaders) TBD
1/25/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

At the Scout Fair Kickoff, unit leaders receive training and materials for the Scout Fair coupon books sales, a brilliant way for units to raise money and prepare Scouts to earn their own way! Leaders will also receive information on how their unit can participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant to earn an additional 10% commission.

Scouting for Food (hanger drop off)
1/27/2018
All Day

Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce next week's Scouting for Food, a council-wide food drive.

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
2/1/2018
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Scouting for Food (food pick up)
2/3/2018
All Day

During the second weekend of Scouting for Food, a council-wide food drive, Scouts pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

BSA's Birthday (1910)
2/8/2018
All Day
Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
2/8/2018
6:30PM - 7:30PM

OA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting at 3:00 pm followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
2/8/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

Scout Sunday
2/10/2018
All Day

Scout Sabbath is an opportunity for units can attend services in uniform, conduct a flag ceremony, speak about Scouting, present religious awards and/or formally thank the chartering organization for their support throughout the year.

Baden-Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center
2/23/2018
All Day

Adult Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), or staffed National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

Pushmobile Gateway Community Church (Clear Lake City Blvd. at Hw. 3)
2/24/2018
All Day

A pushmobile is a boy powered go-cart. Six Cub Scouts work together as a team to push their pushmobile through the course to the finish line.

Register for Pushmobile


Pushmobile Gateway Community Church (Clear Lake City Blvd. at Hw. 3)
2/24/2018
8:00AM - 12:00PM

A pushmobile is a boy powered go-cart. Six Cub Scouts work together as a team to push their pushmobile through the course to the finish line.

Register for Pushmobile


Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
3/1/2018
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Boy Scout Camp-o-ree TBD
3/3/2018 - 3/5/2018
All Day

Camporee is a weekend campout for troops around the district.  Patrols compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit.

Register for Camporee

Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Basic Leader Training Camp-o-ree
3/3/2018 - 3/5/2018
All Day

Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters Basic Leader Training is intended to provide troop leadership with the information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops.

Scout Fair 5% Sales Deadline
3/8/2018
All Day

Units receive an 5% additional bonus commissions for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
3/8/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OA Chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting at 3:00 pm followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
3/8/2018
7:00PM - 8:00PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

University of Scouting TBD
3/24/2018
All Day

University of Scouting offers over 100 different classes, covering leader specific training, information on how to train youth, conservation, program ideas, and more for leaders of all program areas.

Scout Fair Coupon Book: 3% Bonus Deadline
3/29/2018
All Day

Units receive an 3% additional bonus commissions for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2018
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair, as either a service unit or booth participant, and units earn an additional 10% commission. Service units must have a minimum of 50% of their registered youth participating to receive the additional commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Scout Fair Coupon Book: 1% Bonus Deadline
4/5/2018
All Day

Units receive an 1% additional bonus commissions for turning in money for sold Scout Fair coupon books sold by today.

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
4/5/2018
All Day
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Order of the Arrow (OA) Arrowmen Bash and Chapter Meeting Bovay Scout Ranch
4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018
All Day

Arrowman Bash is a weekend event held each spring, that allows Arrowmen to recommit themselves to the principles of our order: brotherhood, cheerfulness and service. Saturday morning focuses on service to camp, while Saturday afternoon and evening are filled with awesome food, exciting activities, and lots of fellowship opportunities (e.g., games, competitions, Pow Wow).

New Eagle Scout Reception
4/8/2018
All Day

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout Class.  The council continues its tradition of providing this reception free of charge for new Eagle Scouts and three guests.  The evening is underwritten with generous sponsorships by many Eagle Scout alumni, charter members and patrons.
San Jacinto District award nominations due
4/12/2018
All Day

Nominate Scouters who have served San Jacinto District youth above and beyond the call of duty for a San Jacinto District award.

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
4/12/2018
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting to help leaders plan and carry out their own program.

Scout Fair NRG Arena
4/14/2018
All Day

Scout Fair is an event where Scouts from 16 counties converge to showcase their Scouting skills.

More Information about Scout Fair

Council Coordinated for district committee members Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
4/19/2018
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Webelos Woods
4/20/2018 - 4/21/2018
All Day
OA Ordeal and Brotherhood Walk Armand Bayou Nature Center
4/27/2018 - 4/29/2018
All Day
Silver Beaver Nomination Deadline
5/1/2018
All Day

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer for distinguished service to youth.  Nominations are due May 1.

Commissioner & District Committee Meetings
5/3/2018
6:45PM - 9:00PM
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

District Dinner
5/4/2018
6:45PM - 7:45PM

District Dinner is an opportunity for a night of fellowship and great food as we acknowledge and thank our adult volunteers for the hard work and dedication that made this year incredibly successful. San Jacinto District’s outstanding leaders at the unit and district levels will also be recognized.  All volunteers in the San Jacinto District are invited.

Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting St. James Presbyterian Church at Spencer and Underwood in La Porte
5/6/2018 - 5/8/2018
3:00PM - 4:30PM
Roundtable and Program Preview at House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
5/10/2018
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the first Thursday of every month to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program.

Twilight Camp TBD
6/18/2018 - 6/22/2018
4:30PM - 9:00PM

Twilight Camp is an opportunity for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade during the 2015-2016 school year to make new friends, earn rank advancements and enjoy BB guns, archery, sports, skills, and crafts.

Commissioners & District Committee members visit Twilight Camp
6/21/2018
5:30PM - 8:30PM
The district committee works through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. Commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. 

OA Chapter Meeting
10/12/2018
3:00PM - 5:00PM

OA Chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and begin with the business meeting followed by ceremony practice, drumming and singing. Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun.

Learn about OA Chapter Meetings


Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders
10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018
All Day

OLSFWL is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. Bear Leaders are encourage to take this course to prepare for Webelos.

OA Fall Pow Wow and Chapter Meeting Bovay Scout Ranch
11/3/2018 - 11/5/2018
All Day

OA Fall Pow Wow is a weekend campout for Order of the Arrow members. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more. OA Fall Pow Wow is three days of non-stop fun, food, fellowship and celebration.

Register for OA Fall Pow Wow

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