San Jacinto District Calendar

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District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/1/2020
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/1/2020
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Rocket Day Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/8/2020
All Day

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


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/8/2020
All Day

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


Webelos leader's meeting about Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/8/2020
All Day

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

Webelos Woods


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/8/2020
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Popcorn Cyber Weekend #1
10/16/2020 - 10/18/2020
All Day

On popcorn cyber weekends, every Scout who sells at least one item online during the following weekends will automatically be entered into a weekly drawing for prizes! 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Rocket Day (for new Scouts)
10/17/2020
All Day

Boys and girls 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 Cub Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Cub Scouting. 

Learn More and Register


Popcorn Cyber Weekend #2
10/30/2020 - 11/1/2020
All Day

On popcorn cyber weekends, every Scout who sells at least one item online during the following weekends will automatically be entered into a weekly drawing for prizes! 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Popcorn unit orders due
10/31/2020
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


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/5/2020
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/5/2020
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Recharter Training (one rep per unit should attend) Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/12/2020
All Day

Every unit should send at least one representative to recharter training. Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, ships) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. The BSA issues charters to community organizations to enable them to use the Scouting program under their own leadership as a service to their children, youth, and families. Re-chartering is the process of renewing the charter agreement between the BSA and the organization and renewing the registration of youth and adult members. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/12/2020
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


University of Scouting (virtual and in-person classes)
11/14/2020
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.

Register for University of Scouting


Webelos Woods (date TBD)
11/14/2020
All Day

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

Learn More About Webelos Woods


Council Recognition Reception
11/17/2020
All Day

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards.

Learn More About the Council Recognition Reception


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Distribution location: www.shac.org/distribution
11/21/2020
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


Recharter turn-in #1 District commissioner meeting
12/3/2020
All Day

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. 

Recharter


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/3/2020
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/3/2020
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/5/2020
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


FOS date due from units
12/10/2020
All Day

FOS graphicEach unit is requested to hold a Friends of Scouting (FOS) presentation at your unit’s biggest gathering (typically the blue and gold banquet or a troop court of honor) during the months of February through May.  The Friends of Scouting campaign is a vital component to the programs and services of the Sam Houston Area Council. The money raised through Friends of Scouting offsets cost of training leaders, operating camps, and our service center, as well as providing other resources to units throughout our council.

Sign up for FOS presentation              Donate


Recharter turn-in #2 Roundtable
12/10/2020
All Day

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. 

Recharter


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/10/2020
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Scouts BSA Winter Camp
12/26/2020 - 12/31/2020
All Day

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

Winter Camp


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
12/26/2020 - 12/31/2020
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts in troops, crews and ships 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)


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/7/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/7/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Key Leader's Conference (for district committee) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/9/2021
All Day

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

Register for Key Leaders Conference


Scoutmaster meeting to plan camporee Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
1/14/2021
All Day
Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/14/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
1/14/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Order of the Arrow (OA) LLD Training & lodge banquet Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/16/2021
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoLodge Leadership Development is a dynamic training where Order of the Arrow members learn how to become a better leader. The evening ends with the Colonneh Lodge banquet.

LLD and Banquet


Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award nominations are due
1/18/2021
All Day

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity.

Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Nomination


Scout Fair Kick-off meeting (for unit leaders)
1/21/2021
All Day

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.

Learn More About Scout Fair       Kickoff Locations


Scouting for Food (hanger drop off)
1/30/2021
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 Day
1/30/2021
All Day

The District First Aid Day is for Webelos Scout and Scouts in troops. In the morning, Webelos Scouts work on the First Responder Adventure and Scouts in troops work on the First Aid Merit Badge. During the afternoon, troop patrols are tested on their first aid skills for the district First Aid meet. Patrols work as a team to solve several first aid scenarios. The top two scoring patrols represent the district at the council First Aid Meet.

Register for First Aid Day


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/4/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/4/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Camporee
2/5/2021 - 2/7/2021
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


Scouting for Food (food pick up)
2/6/2021
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


Scout Sunday
2/7/2021
All Day

Scout Sunday 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.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Pushmobile
2/11/2021
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/11/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Spring Recruiting Training Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/11/2021
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. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
2/11/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Scout Sabbath
2/13/2021
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Baden-Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2021
All Day

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

 


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/25/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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. 


Scout Fair 5% sales bonus deadline
3/4/2021
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/4/2021
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/4/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


District committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/4/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Pushmobile
3/6/2021
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


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.shac.org/about-us
3/11/2021
All Day

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


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
3/11/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) www.san-jacinto.shac.org/training
3/12/2021 - 3/14/2021
All Day

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS): Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank.

Learn More        Registration


BALOO: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation www.san-jacinto.shac.org/training
3/12/2021 - 3/14/2021
All Day

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including packing camping, overnighters and Webelos den overnighters. BALOO training is comprised of two components* – an online component, and a practical, hands-on component. 

Learn More      Registration


Wood Badge 21-1A
3/12/2021 - 3/14/2021
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Scout Fair Coupon Book: 3% sales bonus deadline
3/18/2021
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/20/2021
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


University of Scouting
3/20/2021
All Day

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/25/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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. 


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/26/2021
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Wood Badge 21-1B
3/27/2021 - 3/28/2021
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Scout Fair Coupon Book: 1% sales bonus deadline
3/29/2021
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2021
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2021
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


San Jacinto District award nominations due
4/1/2021
All Day

Nominate Scouters who have served San Jacinto District youth above and beyond the call of duty. The awards are presented at the district dinner.

Nomination Forms


District committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/1/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Scout Fair
4/3/2021
All Day

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

More Information about Scout Fair


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/8/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
4/8/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District Dinner
4/16/2021
All Day

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


Council Coordinated (for district committee members) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W Houston, Texas 77008
4/22/2021
All Day

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

RSVP


Powder Horn (weekend #2)
4/30/2021 - 5/2/2021
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; and there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


Silver Beaver nominations due
5/1/2021
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


New Eagle Scout Reception
5/2/2021
All Day

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout Class. 

New Eagle Scout Reception


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/6/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/6/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Packs turn in Twilight Camp paperwork Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/13/2021
All Day

 

Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/13/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
5/13/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/3/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Scouts BSA Summer Camp (6-night overnight camp)
6/6/2021 - 7/24/2021
All Day

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Learn More and Register for Summer Camp


Scouts BSA Summer Camp (6-night overnight camp) Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX
6/7/2021 - 7/23/2021
All Day

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT; 6-nights)
6/7/2021 - 6/19/2021
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts in troops, crews and ships 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)


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
6/10/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Twilight Camp set up
6/13/2021
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
6/14/2021 - 6/18/2021
4:30PM - 9:00PM

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

Learn More and Register for Twilight Camp


Twilight Camp
6/15/2021 - 6/19/2021
All Day

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

Learn More and Register for Twilight Camp


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/1/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/1/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Cub Scout Resident Camp (4 day overnight camp) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Road 317 Navasota, TX 77868
7/7/2021 - 8/4/2021
All Day

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Cub Scout Resident Camp (4-day, overnight camp) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Road 317 Navasota, TX 77868
7/8/2021 - 7/24/2021
All Day

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/8/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
7/8/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Popcorn show-n-sell training (for unit leaders)
7/22/2021
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. At the show-in-sell training, unit leaders will receive, sales materials, training, and leader tools. Every unit should send at least one leader. 

Learn More


Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2021
All Day

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

Popcorn Information


Popcorn show-n-sell orders due
8/1/2021
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/5/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/5/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Fall Recruiting Night Training Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
8/12/2021
All Day


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


Popcorn Kickoff (for unit popcorn kernels)
8/12/2021
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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/12/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
8/12/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Popcorn show-n-sell distribution (sales begin) www.shac.org/distribution
8/15/2021
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

More about show-n-sell


Council Coordinated meeting (for district committee members) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/19/2021
All Day

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

RSVP for Council Coordinated


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/2/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/2/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Sea Scouts Minto Rendezvous Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/3/2021 - 9/6/2021
All Day

Minto Rendezvous is an annual regional event where Sea Scouts test their knowledge and skills. The competition includes over 20 events that test a ship’s teamwork, training and preparation in a variety of nautical-related events.  Some events such as navigation, first aid, knot tying relays and marlin spike require study and practice.  Other events like blindfold canoe race and no paddle canoe race require luck and laughter to run the course.

Minto Rendezvous


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Fishing Tournament
9/9/2021
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/9/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
9/9/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


BALOO: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation www.san-jacinto.shac.org/training
9/11/2021
All Day

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including packing camping, overnighters and Webelos den overnighters. BALOO training is comprised of two components* – an online component, and a practical, hands-on component. 

Learn More      Registration


Wood Badge training, 20-2A Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/18/2021
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Cub Scout Fishing Tournament
9/18/2021
All Day

The Fishing Tournament is an opportunity for Cub Scout to compete to catch the longest, smallest and most fish by rank. 

Learn More About the Fishing Tournament


Wood Badge training, 20-2B Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/3/2021
All Day

Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/7/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/7/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Fun with Family (for new Scouts) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/8/2021
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!

Popcorn Blitz Day #2
10/9/2021
All Day

On popcorn blitz days, units will be encouraged to canvas their neighborhoods selling popcorn. There will be special drawings for prizes for Scouts who meet specific goals. 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Rocket Day Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/14/2021
All Day

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


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/14/2021
All Day

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


Webelos leader's meeting about Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/14/2021
All Day

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

Webelos Woods


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/14/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
10/14/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Rocket Day (for new Scouts)
10/16/2021
All Day

Boys and girls 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 Cub Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Cub Scouting. 

Learn More and Register


Popcorn unit orders due
11/1/2021
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


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/4/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/4/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


University of Scouting
11/6/2021
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.

Register for University of Scouting


Recharter Training (one rep per unit should attend) Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/11/2021
All Day

Every unit should send at least one representative to recharter training. Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, ships) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. The BSA issues charters to community organizations to enable them to use the Scouting program under their own leadership as a service to their children, youth, and families. Re-chartering is the process of renewing the charter agreement between the BSA and the organization and renewing the registration of youth and adult members. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/11/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
11/11/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Council Recognition Reception
11/16/2021
All Day

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards.

Learn More About the Council Recognition Reception


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Distribution location: www.shac.org/distribution
11/20/2021
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


Recharter turn-in #1 District commissioner meeting
12/2/2021
All Day

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. 

Recharter


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/2/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/2/2021
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/4/2021
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


FOS date due from units
12/9/2021
All Day

FOS graphicEach unit is requested to hold a Friends of Scouting (FOS) presentation at your unit’s biggest gathering (typically the blue and gold banquet or a troop court of honor) during the months of February through May.  The Friends of Scouting campaign is a vital component to the programs and services of the Sam Houston Area Council. The money raised through Friends of Scouting offsets cost of training leaders, operating camps, and our service center, as well as providing other resources to units throughout our council.

Sign up for FOS presentation              Donate


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/9/2021
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
12/9/2021
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/6/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/6/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Key Leader's Conference (for district committee) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/8/2022
All Day

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

Register for Key Leaders Conference


Scoutmaster meeting to plan camporee Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
1/13/2022
All Day
Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/13/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
1/13/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Order of the Arrow (OA) LLD Training & lodge banquet Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/15/2022
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoLodge Leadership Development is a dynamic training where Order of the Arrow members learn how to become a better leader. The evening ends with the Colonneh Lodge banquet.

LLD and Banquet


Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award nominations are due
1/18/2022
All Day

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity.

Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Nomination


Scout Fair Kick-off meeting (for unit leaders)
1/20/2022
All Day

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.

Learn More About Scout Fair       Kickoff Locations


Scouting for Food (hanger drop off)
1/29/2022
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 Day
1/29/2022
All Day

The District First Aid Day is for Webelos Scout and Scouts in troops. In the morning, Webelos Scouts work on the First Responder Adventure and Scouts in troops work on the First Aid Merit Badge. During the afternoon, troop patrols are tested on their first aid skills for the district First Aid meet. Patrols work as a team to solve several first aid scenarios. The top two scoring patrols represent the district at the council First Aid Meet.

Register for First Aid Day


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/3/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/3/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Scouting for Food (food pick up)
2/5/2022
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


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Pushmobile
2/10/2022
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/10/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Spring Recruiting Training Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/10/2022
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. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
2/10/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Scout Sabbath
2/12/2022
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Scout Sunday
2/13/2022
All Day

Scout Sunday 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.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


Baden-Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/18/2022
All Day

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

 


Scout Fair 5% sales bonus deadline
3/3/2022
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/3/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/3/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Pushmobile
3/5/2022
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


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.shac.org/about-us
3/10/2022
All Day

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


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/10/2022
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/10/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
3/10/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 3% sales bonus deadline
3/17/2022
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


University of Scouting
3/19/2022
All Day

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 1% sales bonus deadline
3/28/2022
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2022
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2022
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Scout Fair
4/2/2022
All Day

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

More Information about Scout Fair


San Jacinto District award nominations due
4/7/2022
All Day

Nominate Scouters who have served San Jacinto District youth above and beyond the call of duty. The awards are presented at the district dinner.

Nomination Forms


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/7/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/7/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/14/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
4/14/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District Dinner
4/15/2022
All Day

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


Council Coordinated (for district committee members) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W Houston, Texas 77008
4/28/2022
All Day

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

RSVP


New Eagle Scout Reception
5/1/2022
All Day

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout Class. 

New Eagle Scout Reception


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/5/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/5/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Packs turn in Twilight Camp paperwork Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/12/2022
All Day

 

Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/12/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
5/12/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/2/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/2/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/9/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
6/9/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Twilight Camp set up
6/12/2022
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.


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/7/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/7/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/14/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
7/14/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Popcorn show-n-sell training (for unit leaders)
7/28/2022
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. At the show-in-sell training, unit leaders will receive, sales materials, training, and leader tools. Every unit should send at least one leader. 

Learn More


Popcorn show-n-sell orders due
8/1/2022
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2022
All Day

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

Popcorn Information


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/4/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/4/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Popcorn Kickoff (for unit popcorn kernels)
8/11/2022
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


Fall Recruiting Night Training Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
8/11/2022
All Day


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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
8/11/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
8/11/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Council Coordinated meeting (for district committee members) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/18/2022
All Day

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

RSVP for Council Coordinated


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/1/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/1/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Fishing Tournament
9/8/2022
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
9/8/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
9/8/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Cub Scout Fishing Tournament
9/17/2022
All Day

The Fishing Tournament is an opportunity for Cub Scout to compete to catch the longest, smallest and most fish by rank. 

Learn More About the Fishing Tournament


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/6/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/6/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Popcorn Blitz Day #2
10/8/2022
All Day

On popcorn blitz days, units will be encouraged to canvas their neighborhoods selling popcorn. There will be special drawings for prizes for Scouts who meet specific goals. 

Popcorn Blitz Days


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Rocket Day Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/13/2022
All Day

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


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/13/2022
All Day

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


Webelos leader's meeting about Webelos Woods Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/13/2022
All Day

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

Webelos Woods


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
10/13/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
10/13/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Rocket Day (for new Scouts)
10/15/2022
All Day

Boys and girls 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 Cub Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Cub Scouting. 

Learn More and Register


Popcorn unit orders due
11/1/2022
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


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/3/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/3/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


University of Scouting
11/5/2022
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.

Register for University of Scouting


Recharter Training (one rep per unit should attend) Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/10/2022
All Day

Every unit should send at least one representative to recharter training. Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, ships) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. The BSA issues charters to community organizations to enable them to use the Scouting program under their own leadership as a service to their children, youth, and families. Re-chartering is the process of renewing the charter agreement between the BSA and the organization and renewing the registration of youth and adult members. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
11/10/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
11/10/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Council Recognition Reception
11/15/2022
All Day

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards.

Learn More About the Council Recognition Reception


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Distribution location: www.shac.org/distribution
11/19/2022
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


Recharter turn-in #1 District commissioner meeting
12/1/2022
All Day

Every December, all units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. 

Recharter


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/1/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/1/2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/3/2022
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


FOS date due from units
12/8/2022
All Day

FOS graphicEach unit is requested to hold a Friends of Scouting (FOS) presentation at your unit’s biggest gathering (typically the blue and gold banquet or a troop court of honor) during the months of February through May.  The Friends of Scouting campaign is a vital component to the programs and services of the Sam Houston Area Council. The money raised through Friends of Scouting offsets cost of training leaders, operating camps, and our service center, as well as providing other resources to units throughout our council.

Sign up for FOS presentation              Donate


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
12/8/2022
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
12/8/2022
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/5/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/5/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Scoutmaster meeting to plan camporee Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
1/12/2023
All Day
Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
1/12/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
1/12/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Key Leader's Conference (for district committee) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/14/2023
All Day

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

Register for Key Leaders Conference


Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award nominations are due
1/18/2023
All Day

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity.

Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award Nomination


Scout Fair Kick-off meeting (for unit leaders)
1/19/2023
All Day

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.

Learn More About Scout Fair       Kickoff Locations


Order of the Arrow (OA) LLD Training & lodge banquet Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/21/2023
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoLodge Leadership Development is a dynamic training where Order of the Arrow members learn how to become a better leader. The evening ends with the Colonneh Lodge banquet.

LLD and Banquet


Scouting for Food (hanger drop off)
1/28/2023
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 Day
1/28/2023
All Day

The District First Aid Day is for Webelos Scout and Scouts in troops. In the morning, Webelos Scouts work on the First Responder Adventure and Scouts in troops work on the First Aid Merit Badge. During the afternoon, troop patrols are tested on their first aid skills for the district First Aid meet. Patrols work as a team to solve several first aid scenarios. The top two scoring patrols represent the district at the council First Aid Meet.

Register for First Aid Day


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/2/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/2/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Scouting for Food (food pick up)
2/4/2023
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


Pack Coordinator Meeting for Pushmobile
2/9/2023
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/9/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Spring Recruiting Training Roundtable: www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
2/9/2023
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. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
2/9/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Scout Sabbath
2/11/2023
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Scout Sunday
2/12/2023
All Day

Scout Sunday 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.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


Baden-Powell Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/17/2023
All Day

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

 


Scout Fair 5% sales bonus deadline
3/2/2023
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/2/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/2/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Pushmobile
3/4/2023
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


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.shac.org/about-us
3/9/2023
All Day

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


Twilight Camp pack representative meeting Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/9/2023
All Day

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


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
3/9/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
3/9/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 3% sales bonus deadline
3/16/2023
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


University of Scouting
3/18/2023
All Day

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has over 100 different classes, presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Scout Fair Coupon Book: 1% sales bonus deadline
3/27/2023
All Day

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

Turn-in Locations       Leader Information        Scout Fair  


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2023
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Scout Fair Unit Participation Deadline (10% sales bonus deadline)
3/31/2023
All Day

Units that participate at Scout Fair with a booth earn an additional 10% commission. Units must sign-up by today.

Booth Sign-Up       Coupon Books     Learn More about Scout Fair


Scout Fair
4/1/2023
All Day

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

More Information about Scout Fair


San Jacinto District award nominations due
4/6/2023
All Day

Nominate Scouters who have served San Jacinto District youth above and beyond the call of duty. The awards are presented at the district dinner.

Nomination Forms


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/6/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/6/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
4/13/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
4/13/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District Dinner
4/21/2023
All Day

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


Council Coordinated (for district committee members) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W Houston, Texas 77008
4/27/2023
All Day

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

RSVP


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/4/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/4/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


New Eagle Scout Reception
5/7/2023
All Day

The New Eagle Scout Reception recognizes the previous year’s Eagle Scout Class. 

New Eagle Scout Reception


Packs turn in Twilight Camp paperwork Roundtable - www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/11/2023
All Day

 

Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
5/11/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
5/11/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/1/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/1/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
6/8/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
6/8/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


Twilight Camp set up
6/11/2023
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.


District commissioners meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/6/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

The commissioners meet monthly to 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 committee meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/6/2023
7:30PM - 8:30PM

The district committee meets monthly to coordinate the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. 

Learn More


Roundtable www.san-jacinto.shac.org/about-us
7/13/2023
All Day

Stay Informed, Attend Roundtable graphicRoundtable is a district monthly meeting open to all Scouters to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas, information on events and training opportunities, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. 


Order of the Arrow (OA) chapter meeting www.san-jacinto.shac.org/oa
7/13/2023
6:30PM - 7:30PM

Order of the Arrow logoOA chapter meetings are for Order of the Arrow members and 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 OA Chapter Meetings


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