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Popcorn online sales begin
8/1/2022
All Day

Selling popcorn online is the best way to sell to friends and family who live far away. Online sales count toward Scout rewards including great prizes and the scholarship program. Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Register Scouts to sell online        More Information about Popcorn Sales


Popcorn show-n-sell payments processed
8/1/2022
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331 [Lat/Long: 30.608901, -95.230270]
8/1/2022
All Day
Staff Planning Conference Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
8/1/2022
All Day

SHAC Corps
8/1/2022
All Day

S.H.A.C. (Scouts Helping At Camp) Corps is an opportunity for troops and crews to give back to camp in the form of a day of service. Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow youth Arrowmen are leading this opportunity, but this service project is open to all troops and crews. 

Learn More


Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Day
8/1/2022
8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class is an opportunity for Scouts who have a partial merit badge in rifle or shotgun to complete the badge. 

Register for Shooting Merit Badge Fulfillment Class


Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 1 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/1/2022
2:00PM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


Cub Scout Resident Camp - Session 4 Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/1/2022
2:00PM

Resident Camp is a three-night camp out for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade the following school year at Bovay Scout Ranch.

Resident Camp


OA Fall Pow Wow and LEC (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/4/2022 - 11/6/2022
All Day

The Order of the Arrow (OA) Fall Pow Wow is Colonneh Lodge's premier event. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more.

Register for OA Fall Pow Wow


College of Commissioner Science
11/4/2022
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Commissioner Retreat Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/11/2022
4:00PM - 9:00PM
Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) Various by district (www.shac.org/distribution)
11/19/2022
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


Webelos Coyote Trail Extreme Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/1/2023
All Day

Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme is a specialty Adventure Camp weekend for 4th and 5th grade Webelos Scouts at Bovay Scout Ranch. Webelos Scouts are introduced to the patrol method giving them a unique experience into the importance of teamwork and an introduction to Scouting. 

Register for Webelos Coyote Trail Xtreme


Council Merit Badge Days Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/2/2023
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 

Merit Badge Days


Webelos Coyote Extreme (for 4th grade Webelos Scouts) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/2/2023
4:08PM - 4:38PM
Staff Planning Conference
12/4/2023 - 12/5/2023
All Day

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/12/2023
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Winter Camp Service Day
12/16/2023
All Day
Staff Appreciation Day
12/22/2023
All Day
Cockrell Scout Center is closed
12/22/2023 - 12/25/2023
All Day
Scout Shops are closed
12/22/2023 - 12/25/2023
All Day
Christmas Holiday
12/25/2023
All Day
Scout Shop is open
12/26/2023
All Day
Scouts BSA Winter Camp Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
12/26/2023 - 12/31/2023
All Day

Winter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for troops to camp and Scouts to earn merit badges. Merit badge classes are taught by Scouters with real-life experiences in the field.

Register for Winter Camp


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Tellepsen Scout Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch
12/26/2023 - 12/31/2023
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scout BSA and Venturers with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Register for NYLT


OA Brotherhood Ceremony (Order of the Arrow) Winter Camp
12/28/2023
All Day

After six months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, an Order of the Arrow member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order.

Brotherhood      Order of the Arrow


Key Leaders Conference and Council Recognition Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/6/2024
All Day

Key Leaders Conference is an annual half-day meeting for district leadership. Join your fellow Scouters in recognizing the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award a council can bestow on a volunteer Scouter.
 

Field Staff Meeting
1/8/2024
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/9/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Lodge Leadership Development / Banquet (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/20/2024
All Day

Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) is a dynamic training where Arrowmen learn how to become a better leader. Youth and adult training classes include leadership development, event planning, goal setting, and other tools needed to improve chapters. After the Lodge Leadership Development, Arrowmen gather for a night of celebration at the annual Colonneh Lodge OA Banquet. Together, Arrowmen share our appreciation for the outgoing officers, recognize the Chapter of the Year, bestow awards on outstanding Arrowmen and celebrate the past year’s accomplishments.

Register for LLD & Banquet


Camp Staff Interviews and NYLT Staff Search Cockrell Scout Center
1/27/2024
All Day

Serving as a summer camp staffer is an unforgettable experience. It is a chance to spend part of the summer working at a beautiful camp while teaching Scouts and having fun. Camp work is often demanding as there is a packed schedule serving campers, but the opportunities, rewards, and experiences available are endless.

Application and Interview Signup


All Staff Meeting
1/29/2024
9:00PM
Council Merit Badge Days Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/3/2024
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 

Merit Badge Days


Scout Sunday
2/4/2024
All Day

Scout Sunday is an opportunity for units can attend services in uniform, conduct a flag ceremony, speak about Scouting, present religious awards and/or formally thank the chartering organization for their support throughout the year.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


BSA's Birthday (1910)
2/8/2024
All Day

Offical papers establishing the Boy Scouts of America were signed on February 8, 1910 – the date now celebrated as the birthday of the BSA.


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
2/9/2024 - 2/11/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Scout Sabbath
2/10/2024
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/13/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Ash Wednesday
2/14/2024
All Day

International Committee Meeting (Feb) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/21/2024
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Full Throttle Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
2/23/2024 - 2/25/2024
All Day
Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/23/2024
All Day

Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, or staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

Learn More


All Staff Meeting
2/26/2024
9:00PM
National Day Camp School
3/1/2024 - 3/4/2024
All Day

The purpose of National Camping School (NCS) is to provide adults with a learning experience and training related to the operation of council camp. The key staff members will, in turn, train and supervise other staff personnel in your council camping program. Training is offered for staff members who will serve as district day camp directors and program directors.

Learn More       Day Camp Director Website


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Camp Brosig, 1893 Trenckman Road, Sealy, TX 77474
3/1/2024 - 3/3/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
3/1/2024 - 3/3/2024
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Council Merit Badge Days Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/2/2024
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 

Merit Badge Days


Trail to Eagle Scout Camp
3/9/2024 - 3/12/2024
All Day
Daylight Savings Begins
3/10/2024 - 3/11/2024
All Day
Sea Scouts Spring Long Cruise Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
3/10/2024 - 3/16/2024
All Day
Field Staff Meeting
3/11/2024
9:00PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/12/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Trail Crew (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, Coldspring, TX 77331
3/14/2024 - 3/17/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoOA Trail Crew is an opportunity for Arrowmen to provide service. OA Trail Crew is modeled after the National High Adventure Base programs at Philmont and Northern Tier.  It is also an opportunity to learn how to do trail and conservation projects.

Learn More


Wood Badge 24-1A 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331 [Lat/Long: 30.608901, -95.230270]
3/22/2024 - 3/24/2024
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

All Staff Meeting
3/25/2024
9:00PM
Good Friday (office closed)
3/29/2024
All Day

Easter
3/31/2024
All Day

Powder Horn
4/5/2024 - 4/7/2024
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


Wood Badge 24-1B Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
4/6/2024 - 4/7/2024
12:00AM - 12:00AM
Field Staff Meeting
4/8/2024
9:00PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/9/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


University of Scouting Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
4/12/2024 - 4/14/2024
All Day

The University of Scouting - Outdoor Adventures event will include several weekend trainings such as Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation.


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/18/2024
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Spring Fellowship (Order of the Arrow) 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331 [Lat/Long: 30.608901, -95.230270]
4/19/2024 - 4/21/2024
All Day

Spring Fellowship is a weekend event held each spring, that allows Arrowmen to recommit themselves to the principles of our order: brotherhood, cheerfulness and service. Saturday morning focuses on service to camp, while Saturday afternoon and evening are filled with awesome food, exciting activities, and lots of fellowship opportunities (e.g., games, competitions, Pow Wow). 

Register for Spring Fellowship


Full Throttle Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
4/26/2024 - 4/28/2024
All Day
Houston Sports Breakfast George R. Brown Convention Center – 3rd Floor ball room (1001 Avenida de las Americas Houston, Texas 77010)
5/1/2024
All Day
OA Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
5/3/2024 - 5/5/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Powder Horn - weekend 2
5/3/2024 - 5/5/2024
All Day

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on course on high adventure resources to help Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troops or crews. Adult leaders from all Scouting programs and Scouts age 16 and older are eligible to attend; there are no restrictions on attending the course a second time. 

Powder Horn


Cub Scout Fishing Derby Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
5/4/2024
All Day
Mother's Day
5/12/2024
All Day

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/14/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


All Staff Meeting
5/14/2024
9:00PM
Popcorn Chair Orientation (for district popcorn chair) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
5/16/2024
7:00PM - 7:30PM

The district popcorn kernel chairs meet to prepare for the popcorn sale and district kick-offs.

More information about popcorn   


Memorial Day (office closed)
5/27/2024
All Day

All Staff Meeting
5/28/2024
9:00PM
Day Camps
6/3/2024 - 6/7/2024
All Day

day camp signDay Camp is full of fun and excitement for Cub Scouts entering 1st - 5th grade next school year. Camp is held every night for one week and Scouts have the opportunity to make new friends and share all kinds of new experiences. Cub Scouts can earn Adventures. Most camps offer BB guns, archery, sports, nature, crafts and more. 

Learn More


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT): Week 1
6/9/2024 - 6/14/2024
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/11/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Field Staff Meeting
6/14/2024
9:00PM
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT): Week 2
6/16/2024 - 6/21/2024
12:00AM - 11:59PM

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Father's Day
6/16/2024
All Day

Juneteenth (office closed)
6/19/2024
All Day

All Staff Meeting
6/28/2024
9:00PM
Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Super Troop
7/7/2024 - 7/12/2024
1:16PM - 1:46PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/9/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Trail to Eagle Camp
7/10/2024 - 7/13/2024
1:22PM - 1:52PM
Popcorn Kernel Training (in-person) for units Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/13/2024
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Camp Odyssey
7/14/2024 - 7/20/2024
1:18PM - 1:48PM
Popcorn Kernel Training (virtual) for units
7/16/2024
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Learn More


Fall Recruiting Train-the-Trainer (for district volunteers) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008
7/17/2024
7:00PM - 8:30PM

District fall recruiting night chairs and their team members are invited to this training. The council membership committee will present ideas on how to conduct the district Fall Recruiting Night Training. Fall Recruiting Night support materials will be distributed to the district recruiting chairs.

Learn More about Fall Recruiting


Webelos & Arrow of Light Quest Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
7/21/2024 - 7/24/2024
All Day

Resident Camp is a three-night campout at Camp Strake for Scouts entering fourth and fifth grade the following school year. Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts will work on rank advancements.

Learn More


Popcorn Zone Training - in person Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/24/2024
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Learn More


National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) Boulder, CO
7/29/2024 - 8/3/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow logoThe National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow and is Scouting's second-largest national event. 

Learn More


Popcorn show-n-sell orders due
7/30/2024
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


Fall Recruiting Training (for pack membership chairs and pack leaders)
7/31/2024
All Day

Fall recruiting is the time to focus on recruiting new families to the fun and adventure of Cub Scouting. All pack membership chairs and pack leaders are encouraged to attend the virtual Fall Recruiting Training to help you begin a successful fall recruiting campaign. 

Learn More


Silver Beaver Award nominations due
8/1/2024
All Day

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer for distinguished service to youth.  

Silver Beaver Award Nomination Form


Popcorn show-n-sell orders due
8/9/2024
All Day

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

Sign up for show-n-sell


Popcorn Show & Sale Distribution
8/9/2024
All Day

Selling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting.

Learn More


Popcorn show-n-sell distribution (sales begin) Freeway Logistics, 5910 West, Houston, TX 77040 (off Hwy 290/Northwest Blvd)
8/10/2024
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Show-n-sell is similar to take order sales, except Scouts have the popcorn in hand to sell to customers. Units pre-purchase a product bundle. 

More about show-n-sell


Field Staff Meeting
8/12/2024
9:00PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/13/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Council Coordinated Meeting
8/15/2024
7:00PM - 7:30PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Strake Aquatics Day
8/17/2024
All Day
Popcorn Orders Due
8/17/2024
6:26PM - 6:56PM
International Committee Meeting (Aug) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
8/21/2024
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


All Staff Meeting
8/26/2024
9:00PM
Labor Day (office closed)
9/2/2024
All Day

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
9/10/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
9/13/2024 - 9/15/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Field Staff Meeting
9/13/2024
9:00PM
Full Throttle Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
9/20/2024 - 9/22/2024
All Day
Angler Classic Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
9/27/2024 - 9/29/2024
5:36AM - 6:06AM
All Staff Meeting
9/27/2024
9:00PM
Fun with Family Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/4/2024 - 10/6/2024
All Day

Fun with Family is an overnight campout for newly registered Scouts and their families. Cub Scouts can participate in BB guns, archery, sling shots, crafts, sports, campfire and more.

Register for Fun with Family


Council Merit Badge Day Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/5/2024
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 

Merit Badge Days


Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/8/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Recharter Training Roundtable: www.shac.org/about-us
10/10/2024
All Day

Every unit needs to send a representative to recharter training to pick up paperwork required to renew their affiliation with Scouting.

Learn more about recharter


Wood Badge 24-2A Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
10/11/2024 - 10/13/2024
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Cub Scout Adventure Camp. Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/11/2024 - 10/13/2024
12:00AM - 11:59PM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Field Staff Meeting
10/11/2024
9:00PM
Columbus Day
10/14/2024
All Day

Sporting Clays Tournament
10/17/2024
All Day

Join us for the annual sporting clays tournament to support the Sam Houston Area Council's Scouting programs for at-risk youth. This year, the council will provide a quality Scouting program to the youth in our ScoutReach programs. Our programs are building stronger citizens by fostering close family relationships through parental involvement in Scouting. Based on demand, we have expanded to include 100 teams.

Learn More and Register


Full Throttle 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
10/18/2024 - 10/20/2024
All Day

Full Throttle is a weekend event for Scouts BSA. Troops who are camping at Camp Strake on select weekends can sign up their Scouts to participate in various program areas.

Learn More and Register


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/18/2024 - 10/20/2024
3:33PM - 4:03PM

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full-program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)
10/19/2024
All Day

Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) is an annual Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) is an annual Scouting event that uses amateur radio to link Scouts around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. ​

Learn More about JOTI / JOTA


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
10/23/2024
7:00PM - 7:30PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
10/25/2024 - 10/27/2024
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


All Staff Meeting
10/25/2024
9:00PM
Wood Badge 24-2B Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
10/26/2024 - 10/27/2024
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

OA Fall Fellowship (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/1/2024 - 11/3/2024
All Day

oa logoThe Order of the Arrow (OA) Fall Fellowship is Colonneh Lodge's premier event. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more.

Register for OA Fall Fellowship


Arrow of Light Advancement Day Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/8/2024 - 11/10/2024
All Day
Commissioner Retreat Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/8/2024
All Day
College of Commissioner Science
11/9/2024
All Day

The College of Commissioner Science is a college within the University of Scouting. It helps commissioners stay current on unit service tools and techniques and best practices in serving assigned units and districts, to expand their skills, as well as refresh their commitment and energy for commissioner service. This ongoing training opportunity will benefit both new and experienced commissioners.

College of Commissioner Science


 

Veterans Day
11/11/2024
All Day

Field Staff Meeting
11/11/2024
9:00PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/12/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Popcorn Distribution (unit pick-up) shac.org/popcorn
11/15/2024
1:00PM - 1:30PM

popcornSelling gourmet popcorn is a wonderful opportunity for units to earn funds to support their entire year of Scouting. For popcorn distribution, every unit should send one or more representatives to pick up the popcorn order for the entire unit. 

Popcorn Distribution Details


University of Scouting
11/16/2024
All Day
International Committee Meeting (Nov) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
11/20/2024
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Cub Scout Adventure Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
11/22/2024 - 11/24/2024
All Day

Adventure Camp is an overnight, full program camp for all family members at Bovay Scout Ranch. Cub Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and food service in the camp’s air-conditioned dining hall.

Register for Adventure Camp


STEM CAMP Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
11/23/2024 - 11/26/2024
8:30AM - 9:00AM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/10/2024
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
12/13/2024 - 12/15/2024
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Winter Camp Service Day
12/14/2024
All Day
Unit recharter Dues District meeting (see district calendar: www.shac.org/districts)
12/15/2024
All Day

Every December, all units (packs, troops, crews, posts) are required to renew their affiliation with Scouting. A representative of each unit completes the paperwork for renewing a charter online. 

Learn more about Internet Recharter


All Employees Meeting
12/16/2024
9:00PM
Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
12/18/2024
All Day

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to on the third Wednesday of each month to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. Non-Sea Scout leaders who are interested in joint activities or in starting a ship are welcome to attend.


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
12/26/2024 - 12/31/2024
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide older youth with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Register for NYLT


OA Brotherhood Ceremony (Order of the Arrow) Winter Camp
12/28/2024
All Day

After six months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, an Order of the Arrow member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order.

Brotherhood      Order of the Arrow


Key Leader's Conference and Council Recognition
1/11/2025
All Day

Key Leaders Conference is an annual half-day meeting for district leadership. Join your fellow Scouters in recognizing the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award a council can bestow on a volunteer Scouter.
 

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/14/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Venturing Committee Meeting (J) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/15/2025
All Day

The Venturing Committee supports the Venturing Officers Association (VOA).  If you are interested in becoming more involved at the council level, consider joining one of our committee meetings. 

Learn More about Venturing


Venturing Forum Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/16/2025
All Day

Venturing Forums are a great resource and fun opportunity for leaders and the entire Venturing crew. Every forum features a program packed with ideas and opportunities for your crew to take advantage of and implement into its annual program plan. 

Venturing Forums


Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/17/2025
All Day

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to on the third Wednesday of each month to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. Non-Sea Scout leaders who are interested in joint activities or in starting a ship are welcome to attend.


OA Lodge Leadership Development / Banquet (Order of the Arrow) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/18/2025
All Day

Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) is a dynamic training where Arrowmen learn how to become a better leader. Youth and adult training classes include leadership development, event planning, goal setting, and other tools needed to improve chapters. After the Lodge Leadership Development, Arrowmen gather for a night of celebration at the annual Colonneh Lodge OA Banquet. Together, Arrowmen share our appreciation for the outgoing officers, recognize the Chapter of the Year, bestow awards on outstanding Arrowmen and celebrate the past year’s accomplishments.

Register for LLD & Banquet


Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/24/2025
All Day

Scouters who have attended or staffed a Wood Badge course, or staffed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) are invited to attend the Baden Powell Fellowship Dinner.

Learn More


Camp Staff Interviews and NYLT Staff Search Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
1/25/2025
All Day
Council Merit Badge Days Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/1/2025
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 


Scout Sunday
2/2/2025
All Day

Scout Sunday is an opportunity for units can attend services in uniform, conduct a flag ceremony, speak about Scouting, present religious awards and/or formally thank the chartering organization for their support throughout the year.

Scout Sunday               Religious Awards


OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
2/7/2025 - 2/9/2025
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Council First Aid Meet
2/8/2025
All Day

first aid meetThe Council First Aid Meet is an event that challenges Scouts in troops to perform first aid in simulated real-life situations. Patrols compete in practical first aid problems, displaying hands-on skills from the Scout Handbook, First Aid Merit Badge pamphlet and current American Red Cross guidelines. 

More Information about the Council First Aid Meet


Scout Sabbath
2/8/2025
All Day

Scout Sabbath offers an opportunity for worshippers to honor Scouts and Scouters, as well as to learn more themselves about the value of Scouting as a youth program chartered to a Jewish organization. It gives a rabbi a framework to address Scouts directly, in addition to speaking about Scouting to the congregation. 
 

BSA's Birthday (1910)
2/8/2025
All Day

Offical papers establishing Scouting America were signed on February 8, 1910 – the date now celebrated as the birthday of Scouting America.


Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/11/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Full Throttle Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
2/14/2025 - 2/16/2025
3:29PM - 3:59PM
Sea Scouts Fleet Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2025
All Day

SHAC Fleet Meetings are an opportunity for Skippers and interested adult leaders gather to on the third Wednesday of each month to discuss program, upcoming events, and training for youth and adults. This is a networking and sharing opportunity. Non-Sea Scout leaders who are interested in joint activities or in starting a ship are welcome to attend.


International Committee Meeting (Feb) Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
2/19/2025
All Day

The focus of the international committee is to raise awareness for the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting.

Learn More


Venturing Challenge
2/21/2025 - 2/23/2025
5:00PM - 5:00PM

The Venturing Challenge is a weekend campout  filled with games, movies, crew against crew competitions, campfire program for the youth to bring prospective Venturers and Sea Scouts to a council-wide activity. 

Register for the Venturing Challenge


Council Merit Badge Days Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/1/2025
All Day

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops, crews or ships to work on requirements for one or more merit badges. Classes are taught by career professionals and Scouters with real-life experiences in the field. 


Trail to Eagle Scout Camp Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
3/8/2025 - 3/11/2025
3:40PM - 3:40PM
Sea Scout Long Cruise Camp Strake
3/9/2025 - 3/15/2025
All Day

The Spring Long Cruise is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Sea Scouts that operates under council-retained leadership. The purpose of the Spring Long Cruise is to foster comradeship and cooperation among the participating Sea Scout ships, to provide instruction in Sea Scout skills and opportunities for Scouts to earn advancements.

Learn More

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
3/11/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


OA Trail Crew (Order of the Arrow) Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
3/13/2025 - 3/16/2025
All Day
Wood Badge 25-1A 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
3/21/2025 - 3/23/2025
7:30AM - 5:00PM

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

OA Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend (Order of the Arrow) Camp Brosig (1893 Trenckman Road, Sealy, TX 77474)
3/28/2025 - 3/30/2025
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Spring Fellowship (Order of the Arrow) 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331 [Lat/Long: 30.608901, -95.230270]
3/28/2025 - 3/30/2025
3:56PM - 4:26PM
Wood Badge 23-1B 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331 [Lat/Long: 30.608901, -95.230270]
4/5/2025 - 4/6/2025
All Day

Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.

Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/8/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


University of Scouting
4/11/2025 - 4/13/2025
All Day

University of Scouting is a training for leaders of all program areas to come together for a day of fun, fellowship and learning.  University of Scouting has a variety of classes presented by some of the most experienced volunteers in the council.

University of Scouting


Council Coordinated Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
4/17/2025
7:00PM - 8:30PM

Council Coordinated is a triannual meeting for district leadership to receive the updates from the council. 

RSVP for Council Coordinated


Good Friday (office closed)
4/18/2025
All Day

Easter
4/20/2025
All Day

Camp Strake Full Throttle Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
4/25/2025 - 4/27/2025
All Day

Full Throttle is a weekend event for Scouts BSA. Troops who are camping at Camp Strake on select weekends can sign up their Scouts to participate in various program areas.

Learn More and Register


Houston Sports Breakfast
5/2/2025
All Day

The purpose of the Sam Houston Area Council Annual Sports Breakfast is to present a report to the community about the state of Scouting in the Houston Region, to recognize our major donors and sponsors of Scouting, to introduce individuals and companies to the impact of Scouting, and to solicit their financial support for Scouting programs in the greater Houston region.  

Learn More


Cub Scout Fishing Derby Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County Rd 317, Navasota, TX 77868
5/3/2025
4:12PM - 4:42PM
Staff Conference
5/7/2025 - 5/9/2025
All Day

Mother's Day
5/11/2025
All Day

National Camp School Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
5/12/2025 - 5/18/2025
All Day
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
5/13/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Popcorn Chair Orientation (for district popcorn chair) Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
5/15/2025
7:00PM - 7:30PM

The district popcorn kernel chairs meet to prepare for the popcorn sale and district kick-offs.

More information about popcorn   


Order of the Arrow (OA) Service Day and Ordeal Induction Weekend
5/16/2025 - 5/18/2025
All Day

Order of the Arrow Service Day is an opportunity for Arrowmen to give back by providing much-needed service to council camps! 

Scouts who were elected into the Order of the Arrow (OA) by their troop must complete an Ordeal within one year, in order to become a member of Colonneh Lodge.  If a candidate does not attend an Ordeal within one-year, then the candidate has to be re-elected by their unit.  A candidate can only complete their Ordeal in Colonneh Lodge.  

 Register for Service Day          Register for an Ordeal        Learn About the OA


Memorial Day (office closed)
5/26/2025
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
6/8/2025 - 6/14/2025
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 1 Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
6/8/2025 - 6/14/2025
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
6/10/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Father's Day
6/15/2025
All Day

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 2 Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
6/15/2025 - 6/21/2025
All Day

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
6/15/2025 - 6/21/2025
All Day

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed six-day council-level program designed to provide Scouts who are 13 years and older with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.

Learn More and Register for NYLT


Juneteenth (office closed)
6/19/2025
All Day

Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 3 Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
6/22/2025 - 6/28/2025
All Day

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 4 Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
6/29/2025 - 7/5/2025
3:11PM - 3:41PM

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Week 5 Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
7/6/2025 - 7/12/2025
All Day

Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders.

Register for Summer Camp           Learn More about Camp Strake


Scouts BSA Summer Camp: Super Troop Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
7/6/2025 - 7/12/2025
3:14PM - 3:44PM
Council Camping & Shooting Sports Committee Meeting Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W., Houston, Texas 77008
7/8/2025
6:30PM - 7:00PM

The camping committee plans and oversees the council outdoor program and the facilities that are needed to support the program.

Camping Committee Resources


Trail to Eagle Camp Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
7/9/2025 - 7/12/2025
3:15PM - 3:45PM
Camp Odyssey Camp Strake, 2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331
7/13/2025 - 7/19/2025
3:13PM - 3:43PM