Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in-person district and council meetings, activities, and events have restrictions; council camp events have restrictions. The council office and Scouts Shops open with limited staff and social distancing protocols. Learn More.
Digital Safety and Scouting at Home
Many units and families are discovering creative ways to have fun Scouting at home. When using digital and online resources, there are some important guidelines from the National Council about youth protection, safeguarding personal information and recording online meetings.
Across the nation, Scouters are finding ways to help keep their youth members engaged and Scouting. These out-of-the-box, in-home activities are centered around providing advancement-related content to help keep kids safe, engaged and to help them make the best of home time.
Digital Safety Scouting at Home COVID-19 Updates Advancement Update
District Coordinated and Roundtable
October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm | Virtual
District Coordinated is a district monthly meeting of unit and district committee members beginning at 6:00 pm. Roundtable is a district monthly meeting from 7:00 - 8:30 pm to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. The meetings are supplemental training for volunteers and are typically held the second Thursday of the month at
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (20155 Cypresswood Dr, Cypress, TX 77433). Volunteers and parents can attend one or both of the sessions. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BigCypress.
Webelos to Scout Expo
October 24, 2020
For 2020, the Webelos to Scout Expo will be a one-day event designed to introduce 4th and 5th grade Webelos Scouts and their parent/guardian to the many outdoor adventures of Scouting. On Saturday morning, Webelos Scouts will participate in five activity stations by run by troops. Parents will attend Scouting 101. During the afternoon, Webelos Scouts will visit the Troop Fair. Troops will set up displays and activities in their campsites for Webelos Scouts and their parents to visit. The registration fee includes a patch, activity supplies and entry for one Webelos Scout and a parent/guardian. The event is being held at Camp Brosig (1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474). The last day to register is 10/16/20 and there is no onsite registration.
Learn More and Register
Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, and a whole lot more. A trained leader is better prepared to make the Scouting program all it can be! Every Scout deserves a trained leader. See the council training schedule for a list of additional trainings offered around the council. For more information, contact Alicia Rodenberger.
What to Bring to Training Council Training Schedule