Scouting For Food 2013

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A Cub Scout promises to “give goodwill” and a Boy Scout promises “to help other people at all times.” There is no better way to show our Scouting Spirit than by participating in the annual Scouting for Food drive! Now is the time to show our community the Scouting values of being loyal, helpful, kind and cheerful.

Scouting for Food is the leading service program for Boy Scouts of America and is a part of the national BSA program -Good Turn for America.In partnership with the Houston Food Bank and “Souper Bowl of Caring,” this council-wide.

We will be in the Highlands Parking Lot (off Colonist Park Drive) on Saturday morning, February 2, to consolidate donations collected for Scouting for Food. Scouting for Food is a Boy Scout Council-wide food drive in which our Pack is proudly participating. Scouts all over the Houston area will be collecting food to deliver to distribution points to provide for the needy.

  • We ask that you and your scout simply use this next week to go to your neighbors and friends to collect non-perishable food items.
  • Please bring your donations this Saturday between 9:00 am and 10:00 am to Highlands’ front Parking lot.
  • The food will be divided into categories and then taken to a participating food pantry.
  • Your scout may be able to earn necessary service hours for his rank and possibly receive a cool patch.

Consider using this as a teaching opportunity with your son to promote citizenship and compassion for others in our community. 

Thank you for your kind consideration.

Scouting for Food event page.

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Scout overnight Summer Camp is coming!


Registration for Summer Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch starts this month! Scouts will have 4 days and 3 nights of non-stop Scouting fun! The dates are Wednesday July 11th – Saturday July 14th.

Activities include:

  • Seeking treasure in the Lost Mine
  • Archeological quest at the Dinosaur Dig
  • High speed pedal action at the BMX Bike Track
  • Robin Hood Style adventure at the Archery Range
  • Marksmanship at Fort Bluebell’s BB Gun Range
  • Action at the K.S. “Bud” Adams Sports Field
  • Pow Wow at the Indian Village
  • Exploring camp at the Nature Center
  • Splashing in the water at the David Weekley Family Water Park
  • Nightly campfire

Scouts aging into Wolves to Webolos may attend WITHOUT their parents (although, I will need a few parent volunteers). Siblings aging into Tigers may come but Tiger parents must also attend. Early registration pricing is $120 per child and $70 for adults. The deposit is $40 per person. Price includes all meals and planned activities. Please bring your deposit with you to the Pack Meeting next Thursday, 29th. The boys will have the option of sleeping in a group tent with their fellow scouts or with you, if you plan to attend. I’m sure we can find a tent for those who need one or you can rent one for $10 at the facility. We had a fantastic time last year, and we plan to represent the pack well again this year! You can email Terry Morgan (terrymorganjr@gmail.com) if you have any questions.

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It’s time to register for Day Camp!

Howdy out there to all you Cub Scout and Webelos Parents!!

It’s roundup time for the Tri-District Cub Scout Day Camp. By now you have decided that you’re going to register your son and yourself for daycamp! If not, then what are you waiting for? Take a look at the Tri-District Day Camp Website for information at tridistrictdaycamp.com. All the forms you need are available within the Download section of the Website. But here’s a helpful list to get you started:

!Hotsheet: 2012 Tri-District Cub Scout Day Camp

This hotsheet contains important dates and contact information.

Camper: Cub Scout registration form

If your son will be a Cub Scout (rank during the fall of 2012: Wolf, Bear, Webelos-1), please use this form.

Camper: Webelos-2 registration form

If your son will be a Webelos-2 (rank during fall of 2012), please use this form.

Checklist: For youth participants

Please download the checklist to use as a helpful tool to ensure that you have all the necessary documents (medical form, medication form, registration form).

Pack 1800 registration deadline for Day Camp

Payment and all paperwork will be due at the April Pack Meeting. Registration is $55.00 per Scout. Please coordinate to hand off your son’s daycamp registration information to Audra Abel. Audra’s number is 713-240-7107.

Adult volunteers and den walkers

Den Walkers are with the boys during the course of the day. A DEN WALKER is an Adult that attends the day camp with the boys. They help keep the boys in line, keep them on schedule, and shepherd them from event-to-event throughout the day. It is really lots of fun! And… it’s FREE!

4:1 Cub Scout to Adult Ratio!

We must ensure that we meet the new minimum adult to Cub Scout ratio of 4:1 for day camp. In other words, one den walker is required for every four boys, therefore everyone who signs up their son for day camp will be asked to volunteer for at least one day. Parents and Webelos must be in attendance all day. DEN WALKER TRAINING IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR ALL ADULT ATTENDEES. Training dates have been posted on the Tri-District Day Camp Website.

More information about Day Camp

What is Day Camp?

Day Camp is an annual event of four fun-filled days available to all registered Cub Scouts and Webelos. It is the combined effort of three great Scouting Districts: Brazos, North Star, and Thunder Wolf. This year our camp theme is Akela’s Jungle Adventure. The activities offered at this event will help each of the Scouts earn credit towards their Rank Advancement, arrow points, Webelos Activity Badges, and Sports and Academic Activities including BB Guns and Archery!

Each registered participant also receives a great looking T-shirt, a very special patch, and a cool water bottle.

When is Day Camp?

Tuesday June 12, 2012 Through Friday June 15, 2012
Camp assembles everyday at 2:00 PM and ends at 8:30 PM
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Where is Day Camp?

Day Camp will be held at the Fort Bend County Fair Grounds in Rosenberg, Texas.