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Texas Skies District Roundtable
March 21, 2019 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Due to Spring Break, this month's Roundtable will held on March 21.
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at the LDS Church-Katy Stake Center (1603 Norwalk Dr, Katy, 77450) at 7:00 pm to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. Roundtable is a form of supplemental training for volunteers. 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. As a result of the roundtable experience, unit leaders will be inspired, motivated, informed, and able to provide a stronger program for their Scouts. Follow us on Facebook.
March 29-31, 2019
The camporee is a weekend campout for troops. Patrols from different troops will compete in various competitions and be judged on leadership, teamwork, Scouting skills and Scout spirit. Scouts from different troops will come together for friendly competition! In addition, Scouts will have an opportunity to learn from and about each other through teambuilding and skill-based activities. Patrols are judged on leadership, teamwork, Scouting skills and Scout spirit. The weekend will afford troops an opportunity to focus on key Scouting rank requirements in addition to teamwork and camaraderie. The program will work with all Scouts to foster skills and teamwork. Events are competitive; however, the main aim is to practice new and fun skills, sportsmanship and outreach to other Scouts. The event is being held at Bovay Scout Ranch (3450 County Road 317, Navasota, TX 77868). Registration is completed by the troop leadership. The cost is $15 per Scout and $5 per adult and includes a patch.
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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 training courses offered around the council. For more information, contact Ray Terry.
What to Bring to Training Council Training Schedule
June 10-14, 2019 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grab your sunglass, sunscreen and beach towel for an island adventure. Cub Scouts and their families will learn new skills and make new friends. Day Camp is a council camp organized by districts and conducted by volunteers from the local area for Cub Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Day camp is a week of fun with awesome programs and activities such as BB guns, archery, sports, STEM, games and crafts, rank advancements, Scout skills, fun and more.
Many volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering. Adult volunteers can also register their non-Scouting children ages 3-5 (potty trained). Scouts in troops, crews and ships can also volunteer. An adult/guardian must register with a Tiger (1st grader). The camp is being held at Robert King Elementary (1901 Charlton House Lane, Katy, TX 77493).
The registration fee is $76.50 for the first Scout and $75 for each additional Scouts. The registration fee includes a t-shirt, patch, program supplies, and a water bottle. A registered parent/guardian must be onsite at all times when tot-lots (ages 3-5 and Tigers (1st graders) are at camp.
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Free two-sided placemats are available to use at blue and gold banquets, den meetings or pack meetings to help promote day camp and resident camp.