Texas Skies District Calendar

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January 2020

9 District committee meeting / calendar planning meeting (new location: Living Word Lutheran Church)
11 Key Leader’s Conference (for district committee members) (SHAC)
16 Roundtable (new location: Holy Covenant United Methodist Church)
16 Order of the Arrow (OA): Chapter Meeting
16 Scout Fair Kickoff (for district Scout Fair chair) (SHAC)
17 Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year nominations due
17-19 Webelos Woods
18 Order the Arrow (OA): Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training and Lodge Banquet 
23 Scout Fair kickoff (for unit leaders) / coupon book sales begin
25 Scouting for Food: hanger distribution (SHAC)
25 District Dinner

February 2020

1 Scouting for Food: food pick up (SHAC)
6 District commissioners meeting
6 District committee meeting / finalize district calendar
8 BSA’s birthday
8/9 Scout Sabbath/Sunday
13 Roundtable
13 Spring Recruiting Training
13 Order of the Arrow(OA): Chapter Meeting
15 Order of the Arrow (OA): Service Day at Camp Strake
19 Day Camp Meeting (for district day camp directors and camp program directors) at Cockrell Scout Center
21-23 Venturing Challenge (SHAC)
22-23 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
28 Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner (SHAC)

March 2020

5 District committee meeting
5 District commissioners meeting
5 Scout Fair coupon books: 5% sales bonus deadline
7 Order of the Arrow (OA): Service Day at Camp Strake
12 Roundtable
12 Order of the Arrow (OA): Chapter Meeting
13-15 Wood Badge training 20-1A
15-21 Order of the Arrow (OA): Trail Crew
18 Day Camp Meeting (for district day camp directors and camp program directors) at Cockrell Scout Center
19 Scout Fair coupon books: 3% sales bonus deadline
20-21 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
21 University of Scouting training (SHAC)
27 Scout Fair participation deadline
27-29 Wood Badge training 20-1B
27-29 Camporee
28-29 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
29 Order of the Arrow (OA): Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
30 Scout Fair coupon books: 1% sales bonus deadline

April 2020

2 District commissioners meeting
2 District committee meeting
4 Scout Fair (SHAC)
9 Roundtable
11 SHAC’s birthday!
15 Day Camp Meeting (for district day camp directors and camp program directors) at Cockrell Scout Center
16 Order of the Arrow (OA): Chapter Meeting
17-19 Powder Horn weekend #1
23 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) (SHAC)
23 Sporting Clays Tournament (SHAC)
24-26 Order of the Arrow (OA): Spring Fellowship

May 2020

1 Silver Beaver nominations due (SHAC)
1-3 Powder Horn weekend #2
3 New Eagle Scout Reception (SHAC)
3 NYLT Participant Orientation at Cockrell Scout Center
7 District commissioners meeting
7 District committee meeting
8-10 Order of the Arrow (OA): Ordeal Induction Weekend / Camp Strake Commissioning at Camp Strake
14 Roundtable / Program Preview
20 Day Camp Meeting (for district day camp directors and camp program directors) at Cockrell Scout Center
21 Order of the Arrow (OA): Chapter Meeting

June 2020

4 District committee meeting
4 District commissioners meeting
7-12 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) 20-1 and 20-2
8-12 Cub Scout twilight camp
11 Roundtable
  Scouts BSA summer camp
14-19 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) 20-3 and 20-4

July 2020

22-25 McNair Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp - Session 4 at Bovay Scout Ranch
29 Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer (for district volunteers) at Cockrell Scout Center

August 2020

1 Popcorn online sales begin
3-8 Order of the Arrow (OA): National Order of the Arrow Conference at Michigan State University
8 Venturing Banquet

September 2020

18-20 Wood Badge 20-2A at Bovay Scout Ranch
25-27 Order of the Arrow (OA): OA Service Weekend, Ordeal Induction Weekend, Brotherhood Ceremony

October 2020

3 Merit Badge Fair at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church 
3-4 Wood Badge 20-2B at Bovay Scout Ranch
9-11 Fun with Family (SHAC) at Bovay Scout Ranch
17 Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)
30-01 Order of the Arrow (OA): Fall Pow Wow
31 Popcorn orders due

November 2020

7 University of Scouting
7-8 Order of the Arrow (OA) Vigil Weekend
13-15 Webelos Coyote Trail Extreme at Bovay Scout Ranch
21 Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up)

December 2020

3 Unit recharter turn-in #1
5 College of Commissioner Science at Cockrell Scout Center
6 NYLT Participant Orientation at Cockrell Scout Center
10 Unit recharter turn-in
26-31 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
26-31 Winter Camp (SHAC)

National / International Events

August 3-8, 2020 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC), East Lansing, MI
July 2021 National Scout Jamboree 2021

 

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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.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Modified: Jan 11, 2020