Calendar

Feb
22
Sat
2020
Blue and Gold!
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Our Blue and Gold celebration: Scouts turns 110 years old!
Bring a side dish, a Scout cake for the auction, and your checkbook! This year’s theme is Fiesta! so get ready for some good TexMex.
Be sure to RSVP so we know how much food to bring!

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Mar
15
Sun
2020
Committee Meeting
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Mar
17
Tue
2020
Pack Meeting
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Pushed one week forward so as not to conflict with Spring Break.
Our monthly Pack Meeting where Scouts are recognized for their advancements, announcements are announced, and a bit of silliness occurs.

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Mar
20
Fri
2020
Pack Spring Campout
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 10:00 am

Hello everyone!

Our Spring Campout is officially on the calendar. This year, we will be visiting the Alabama Coushatta Indian Reservation. You are responsible for your own transportation, meals, and camping gear. Troop will be there on Saturday to provide lunch for everyone (typically hotdogs and nachos, with water) and you’ll need to feed yourself the remainder of the time.

Rough schedule:
Friday, March 20:
12PM – Earliest arrival time permitted
4-10PM – Camp setup / Family time
10PM – Lights out

Saturday, March 21:
8AM – Den time (check with den leader for your specific activities)
12PM – Lunch provided by Troop
3PM – Bike Ride
DARK (8ish PM) – Night hike that ends at campfire for fun and skits

Sunday, March 22:
8AM – Family time
10AM – Disembark and leave camp cleaner than how you found it. You can hang out afterwards to enjoy the grounds.

We have camp sites 1-18 in Section A at no cost to you.
NO PETS
NO GLASS CONTAINERS
You may bring your own firewood or purchase onsite.
Fires must be contained in fire rings.

***Please RSVP so we may have an accurate number of people to plan for lunch on Saturday.***

You do not have to camp overnight, but I highly encourage it. Let me know if you have any questions!

Yours in Scouting,
Mark Owen
Cubmaster
Cell: 409-498-2312

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Apr
4
Sat
2020
Scout Fair! @ NRG Arena
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

http://www.samhoustonbsa.org/scout-fair

Scouts and the entire family will enjoy visiting hundreds of booths with fun activities and crafts, learning Scout skills, meeting new friends and tasting the delicious outdoor cooking. Meet leaders and Scouts from your neighborhood. Sample the amazing dutch oven creations and other delicacies in the outdoor cooking area. Watch demonstrations, interact with participating booths from our community partners and pick up free offers.

Scout Fair is open to the public and is free; NRG parking is typically $12. There are hundreds of activities at Scout Fair that the entire family will enjoy. Packs, troops, crews, ships and posts from around the council set up interactive booths to show our community what Scouting is all about, and to share Scouting skills with fellow Scouts and Scout leaders. Booths have typically included crafts, games, rope making, orienteering, obstacle courses, first aid activities, art, hobbies, gardening, leatherworking, music, nature activities, outdoor cooking, rope bridges, putt-putt golf, catapults and much more. Scouts and parents work together to set-up and run the booth. For more information regarding booth registration, ideas and rules and regulations, please refer to the leader information. Bring comfortable walking shoes and your camera. Share your Scouting memories with us on social media and remember to tag the Sam Houston Area Council.
Plan your day to capture the many activities at Scout Fair:

Indoor booths – Visit hundreds of fun, hands-on activities and crafts
Outdoor booths – Sample dutch oven creations and other camp food delicacies
Scouting resource booths – Receive information about the council’s exciting programs
Scout Shop – Shop for all of your Scouting needs
Fleet – Sea Scouts demonstrate their unique boating opportunities
The Conservation Corner has exhibitors from a variety of businesses, non -profits and city, state, and federal agencies that display information and hands-on activities related to the natural sciences, resource stewardship, and animal science. learn how to have fun in the outdoors while offering service opportunities and ideas to help manage our resources for future generations. Areas of interest on display:

Geology and Natural Resources featuring fossil and mineral identification and hunting, gold panning, conventional and renewal energy exhibits, forestry and an opportunity to have your picture taken with TRex or Smoky Bear.

Area Parks and Museums featuring program and service opportunities as well as live snakes, insects and other critters.

Aquatic Ecology featuring Fishing’s Future Aquatic Ecology Arena with touch tanks with live marine critters, casting area to catch plastic fish, fishing knot tying as well as the ability to work on parts of A Bear Goes Fishing Elective, Fly Fishing, Fish and Wildlife Management, Soil and Water Conservation, Oceanography and Kayak Merit Badges.

The STEM areas feature demonstrations and hands-on activities related to some of the latest exciting developments in science and engineering as well as often overlooked technology that makes modern life possible. Exhibits include demonstrations on robotics, astronomy in the portable planetarium, welding, etc. The University of Houston Atmospheric Science truck will also participate in two instrumented balloon launches from their research instrumented truck. It also offers an opportunity to learn about careers in related areas.

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Apr
12
Sun
2020
Committee Meeting
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Apr
14
Tue
2020
Pack Meeting
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our monthly Pack Meeting where Scouts are recognized for their advancements, announcements are announced, and a bit of silliness occurs.

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May
16
Sat
2020
Crossover Ceremony @ Newport River/Lake
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our closure for the year, the Crossover Ceremony recognizes the achievements your Scout has completed over the past year and officially completes their rank. We will be outdoors for this so please bring a chair, bug spray, and prepare to have a grand time. Troop will be there to provide dinner (hotdogs and nachos, typically) and will close with a flag retirement ceremony. Your Scout will receive their rank and the materials necessary to start working on their next adventure.

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May
23
Sat
2020
Flag Passout
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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