Due to the COVID-19 outbreak district and council meetings, activities, and events through May 4th are canceled. 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
The Texas Skies District serves Scouting units located in the Katy and Royal school districts. Sign up for email communications and follow us on Facebook.
Texas Skies District Roundtable
May 14, 2020 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at the Holy Covenant United Methodist Church (22111 Morton Ranch Rd, Katy, TX 77449) 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 the district Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SHACTexasSkies.
June 8-12, 2020 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Prepare for launch as we count down to lift-off, 2020: A Scout Odyssey! 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 next 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. Camp is being held at the American Shooting Center (16500 Westheimer Parkway, Houston, Texas 77082). 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. Late registration begins 5/19/20. Registration closes two weeks before the first day of camp.
Learn more and Register
- Registration closes two weeks before the first day of camp.
Free promotional placemats / activity pages are available to promote day camp. Use these placemats as a gathering activity at blue and gold banquets, pack meetings and den meetings. Before printing insert the date, time, location and web page of day camp.
Space Placemats Blue and Gold Theme Placemats
Announcement from the Sam Houston Area Council
Recently, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come. Learn more.