San Jacinto District Calendar

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Council Coordinated for district committee meetings Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
10/18/2018
7:00PM - 9:00PM


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


SHAC Fun With Family for new Scouts Bovay Scout Ranch
10/19/2018 - 10/21/2018
All Day

Fun With Family 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!

Webelos Woods
10/26/2018 - 10/28/2018
All Day

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

Learn More


Popcorn Unit Orders Due
11/1/2018
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


Commissioner & District Committee Meetings 4202 Yellowstone Dr, Pasadena, TX 77504
11/1/2018
6:30AM - 9:00AM
Rocket Day for new Scouts(tentative)
11/3/2018
All Day

Youth who join Cub Scouts this year will receive a rocket that they can design, build, and launch at Rocket Day. Youth in kindergarten 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


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
11/8/2018
All Day

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.

OA Chapter Meetings


Recharter Training House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
11/8/2018
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)
11/8/2018
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


Popcorn Distribution TBD
11/17/2018
All Day

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


OA elections end
11/19/2018
All Day

Once each year, a troop 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, 2225 N. Loop West, Houston, Texas 77008
12/1/2018
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.

Register for College of Commissioner Science


Commissioner & District Committee Meetings 4202 Yellowstone Dr, Pasadena, TX 77504
12/6/2018
6:30AM - 9:00AM
Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
12/8/2018
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Top Leader Basic Training Day is an opportunity to train the top unit leaders before recharter. All top leaders must be trained before December recharter. Top leaders are Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Advisors, and Skippers. 

Register for Top Leader Training Day​​


 

Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
12/13/2018
All Day

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.

OA Chapter Meetings


Unit recharters are due House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
12/13/2018
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.  

Recharter


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
12/13/2018
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


Boy Scout Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch
12/26/2018 - 12/31/2018
All Day

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

Winter Camp


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Bovay Scout Ranch
12/26/2018 - 12/31/2018
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.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)


Scoutmaster meeting to plan Camporee House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
1/10/2019
7:00PM - 8:00PM

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
1/10/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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
1/12/2019
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Key Leaders Conference is an annual half day meeting for district leadership.

Learn More about Key Leaders Conference


Order of the Arrow (OA) LLD Training & Lodge banquet Cockrell Scout Center
1/19/2019
All Day

Lodge Leadership Development is a dynamic training where Arrowmen learn how to become a better leader. The evening ends with the Colonneh Lodge banquet.

LLD and Banquet


Scouting for Food (hanger drop off)
1/26/2019
All Day

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

Scouting for Food


District First Aid Meet / Merit Badge Workshop
1/26/2019
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The District First Aid Day is for Webelos and Boy Scouts. In the morning, Webelos work on the First Responder Adventure and Boy Scouts work on the First Aid Merit Badge. During the afternoon, Boy Scout patrols are tested on their first aid skills for the district First Aid meet.

Register for First Aid Day


Scout Sunday
2/2/2019
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.
 


Scouting for Food (food pick up)
2/2/2019
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.

Scouting for Food


BSA's Birthday (1910)
2/8/2019
All Day

Pack Coordinator Meeting for Pushmobile House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
2/14/2019
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Every pack must have a minimum of one volunteer per event to assist at each district event in which the pack participates.

RSVP / Sign-up to be a Pack Coordinator


Spring Recruiting Training House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
2/14/2019
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Each pack should send at least one representative to Spring Recruiting Night Training being held before roundtable.  The spring recruiting campaign focuses on recruiting new families to the fun and adventures of Cub Scouting. 


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
2/14/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


Boy Scout Camporee
2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019
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 Specific Leader Training
2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019
8:30AM - 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


Baden-Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center
2/23/2019
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.

Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner

 


Pushmobile Gateway Community Church (Clear Lake City Blvd. at Hw. 3)
3/2/2019
All Day

A pushmobile is a youht-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


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
3/7/2019
All Day

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.

Learn More about the Order of the Arrow


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 5% Bonus Deadline
3/7/2019
All Day

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

 


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
3/7/2019
7:00PM - 8:00PM

Every pack is required to send a representative to learn about how to register Scouts in their pack for Twilight Camp.


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
3/7/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


University of Scouting
3/23/2019
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.

Register for University of Scouting


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 3% Bonus Deadline
3/28/2019
All Day

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

 


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 1% Bonus Deadline
4/1/2019
All Day

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

 


San Jacinto District award nominations due
4/4/2019
All Day

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

Nomination Forms


Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
4/4/2019
6:30PM - 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. 
 

Order of the Arrow (OA) Arrowmen Bash and Ordeal Bovay Scout Ranch
4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019
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).

Register for Arrowman Bash


Scout Fair NRG Arena
4/6/2019
10:00AM - 3:00PM

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

More Information about Scout Fair


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
4/11/2019
All Day

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.

Learn More about the Order of the Arrow


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
4/11/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


Council Coordinated for district committee members Cockrell Scout Center
4/25/2019
All Day

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

 


Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal and Brotherhood Walk
4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019
9:00PM - 9:00AM

Boy Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge. A Brotherhood walk and ceremony are held at 3:00 pm on Saturday. After 10 months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, an Order of the Arrow member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order. 

Silver Beaver nominations due
5/1/2019
All Day

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer. In 1931, BSA President Mortimer L. Schiff recommended to the national board that an award be devised for recognition of distinguished service to youth in the area of a local council, and the concept of the Silver Beaver recognition was established. Nominations are due May 1.

Nomination Forms

Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
5/2/2019
6:30PM - 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
5/3/2019
6:45PM - 8:45PM

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.

Register for District Dinner


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
5/9/2019
All Day

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.

Learn More about the Order of the Arrow


Packs turn in Twilight Camp paperwork Roundtable
5/9/2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
5/9/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


Commissioners & District Committee Meeting
6/6/2019
6:30PM - 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. 
 

Twilight Camp set up
6/10/2019
All Day

Lots of volunteers are needed to help set up Twilight Camp.  If you can spare some time, please come.  Bring a chair, water and snacks.  We also need some trucks/vehicles to haul equipment from the shed.


Twilight Camp
6/10/2019 - 6/14/2019
4:30PM - 9:00PM

Twilight Camp is a for Cub Scouts entering 1st - 5th grade next school year.  Scouts will enjoy BB guns, archery, sports, nature, crafts and more.

Register for Twilight Camp


Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter Meeting
6/13/2019
All Day

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.

Learn More about the Order of the Arrow


Roundtable House of Prayer Lutheran Church (14045 Space Center Blvd, 77062)
6/13/2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM

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

 


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