Big Cypress District Calendar

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March 2021

4 District committee meeting
4 District commissioners meeting
5-7 Camporee
11 Roundtable
12-14 Wood Badge training 21-1A
25 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
27-28 Wood Badge training 21-1B

April 2021

1 District commissioners meeting
1 District committee meeting
5-8 University of Scouting (virtual classes)
8 Troop Fair
8 Roundtable
10 University of Scouting (in-person at Camp Strake)
11 SHAC’s birthday!
15 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)
15 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
15-18 Powder Horn
17 Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner (SHAC)
23-25 Order of the Arrow: Arrowmen Bash

May 2021

1 STEM Day
  New Eagle Scout Reception (SHAC)
6 District commissioners meeting
6 District committee meeting
13 Roundtable / Program Preview
20 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting

June 2021

3 District committee meeting
3 District commissioners meeting
7-10 Cub Scout day camp
10 Roundtable
17 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
  Scouts BSA summer camp
  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

July 2021

  Scouts BSA summer camp
  Cub Scout summer resident camp
15 Popcorn show-n-sell training (one representative per unit should attend)
24 Popcorn show-n-sell orders due

August 2021

1 Silver Beaver nominations due (SHAC)
1 Online popcorn sales begin
5 District committee meeting
5 District commissioners meeting
6-8  SHAC Corps
12 Roundtable       
12 Fall recruiting night training
14 Venturing Banquet (SHAC)
17 Popcorn kickoff for unit popcorn kernels (one representative per unit should attend)
19 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
19 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)

September 2020

  Fall recruiting nights
2 District committee meeting
2 District commissioners meeting
9 Roundtable
16 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
17-19 SHAC CorpsOrder of the Arrow (OA) Service Day,  Ordeal Induction WeekendBrotherhood Ceremony

October 2021

7 District committee meeting
7 District commissioners meeting
8-9 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
8-9 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
8-10 Fun with Family (campout for new Scouts) (SHAC)
8-10 SHAC Corps
14 Roundtable
14 Recharter training (one representative per unit should attend)
15-17 Wood Badge training 21-2A (SHAC)
16 Lion and Tiger Day Day / Rocket Day
21 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
21 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)
22-24 Webelos to Scout Expo
29-31 Wood Badge training 21-2B (SHAC)

November 2021

2 Popcorn orders due at trails-end.com
4 District committee (annual business) meeting
4 District commissioners meeting
5-7 Order of the Arrow: Fall Pow Wow
11 Roundtable
11 Recharter training (one representative per unit should attend)
13 Fall University of Scouting
16 Council Recognition Reception
18 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
20 Popcorn distribution

December 2021

2 District committee meeting
2 District commissioners meeting
2 Recharter turn-in #1 (at district committee meeting)
4 College of Commissioner Science (SHAC)
9 Roundtable
9 Recharter turn-in #2 (at roundtable)
9 Friends of Scouting dates due from units
10-12 Order of the Arrow (OA) Service DayOrdeal Induction WeekendWinter camp setup
16 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
26-31 National Youth Leader Training (NYLT)
26-31 Scouts BSA Winter Camp (SHAC)

January 2022

6 District committee meeting / calendar planning meeting
6 District commissioners meeting
8 District First Aid Meet
8 Key Leader’s Conference (for district committee members) (SHAC)
13 Roundtable
13 District nomination awards due
15 Order the Arrow (OA) Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training and Lodge Banquet chapter meeting
18 Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year nominations due
20 Scout Fair kick-off meeting / coupon book sales begin
20 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
22 Adult Recognition Event
29 Scouting for Food: hanger distribution (SHAC)

February 2022

3 District commissioners meeting
3 District committee meeting / finalize district calendar
5 Scouting for Food: food pick up (SHAC)
6/12 Scout Sabbath/Sunday 
8 BSA’s birthday (1910)
10 Roundtable
10 Spring Recruiting Training
11-13 Order of the Arrow (OA) Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend
25-27 Camporee
17 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
18-20 Venturing Challenge (SHAC)
25 Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner (SHAC)

March 2022

3 District committee meeting
3 District commissioners meeting
3 Scout Fair coupon books: 5% sales bonus deadline
10 Roundtable
11-13 Wood Badge training 21-1A
17 Scout Fair coupon books: 3% sales bonus deadline
19-21 Order of the Arrow (OA) Section Conclave: Lone Star Fellowship
19 University of Scouting training (SHAC)
24 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
25 Scout Fair participation deadline
26-27 Wood Badge training 21-1B

April 2022

4 Scout Fair coupon books: 1% sales bonus deadline
7 District commissioners meeting
7 District committee meeting
9 Scout Fair (SHAC)
11 SHAC’s birthday!
14 Troop Fair
14 Roundtable
21 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
21 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)
22-24 Order of the Arrow: Spring Fellowship / chapter meeting  
28-1 Powder Horn

May 2022

TBD New Eagle Scout Reception (SHAC)
5 District commissioners meeting
5 District committee meeting
6 STEM Day
12 Roundtable / Program Preview
13-15 Order of the Arrow (OA) Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend
19 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting

June 2022

2 District committee meeting
2 District commissioners meeting
6-10 Cub Scout day camp
9 Roundtable
16 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting
  Scouts BSA summer camp
  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

July 2022

  Scouts BSA summer camp
  Cub Scout summer resident camp

National / International Events

July 25-30, 2021 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC), University of Tenessee
July 2023 National Scout Jamboree 2023  |  Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia
2023 World Scout Jamboree  |  South Korea

 

 

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Sam Houston Area Council The Sam Houston Area Council, BSA, serves nearly 60,000 youth in 16 counties southeast Texas area through dedicated service and leadership of nearly 20,000 adult volunteers. Scouting is completely funded by the generosity of our local communities.  
Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.   
Eagle Scout Association - SHAC The Eagle Scout Association - Sam Houston Area Council is a fellowship of men who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank who desire to use their efforts and influence toward forming the kind of young men America needs for leadership. Membership is open to all Eagle Scouts; there is no charge to join.
Exploring Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.   
Scouts with DisAbilities and Special Needs The Disabilities Awareness Committee is committed to making Scouting accessible and enjoyable to all Scouts, regardless of their abilities.   
Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development.  
Scout Days / Merit Badge Days Scout Days are awesome opportunities to get your Scouts, friends and family together for some exciting experiences around the area with other Scouting families. All Scout Days are offered at a discounted price of admission. Also, many of our partners offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops.
Training Schedule Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. See the council training schedule for a list of trainings offered in the council.
Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults.   

 

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District Calendar Updates

For the latest version of the district calendar, visit www.big-cypress.shac.org/calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modified 2/25/2021
https://big-cypress.shac.org/calendar