Flaming Arrow District Calendar

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July 2024

varies Scouts BSA summer camp (for troops)
7-10 Trail to Eagle Camp (for Scouts BSA)
7-10 or 10-13 ATV Trek (for Scouts BSA)
7-12 Super Troop (for Scouts BSA)
9 Popcorn Training - Virtual (for unit popcorn kernel; Register)
11 Recruiting Training online  (for pack leaders)
13 Popcorn Training - In-person (for unit popcorn kernel)
16 Fall Recruiting Training, 7:00 pm (Good Shepherd Episcopal Church)
14-20 Camp Odyssey (for Scouts BSA)
21-24 Webelos / Arrow of Light Quest (for Scouts going into 4th & 5th grade)

Draft Flaming Arrow District 2024-2025 Calendar 

August 2024

1 Silver Beaver nominations due 
1 District committee meeting
1 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners) 
8 Roundtable  
8 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
9 Popcorn - Show and Sell orders due
15 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) 
17 Aquatics Day (for troops, crews and ships)
18 Venturing Banquet (for crews)

September 2024

  Fall recruiting nights
5 District committee meeting 
11 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners) 
12 Roundtable
12 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
21 District Training Day
21 Full Throttle (for Scouts in troops, crews and ships) 
28 Angler Classic  (for troops, crews and ships)

October 2024

3 District committee meeting 
4-6 Fun with Family (campout for new Cub Scouts and their families)
9 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
10 Roundtable
10 Recharter training (one representative per unit should attend)
10 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
18-20 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
19 Full Throttle (for Scouts in troops, crews, ships) 
21 Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)  (for all Scouts)
23 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) 
27 Popcorn and prize orders due

November 2024

1-3 Order of the Arrow: Fall Fellowship chapter meeting (for OA members)
Rocket Day and Cuboree (for new Cub Scouts)
7 District committee meeting (annual business meeting)
8 District commissioners meeting
8-10 Arrow of Light Coyote Trail Extreme (for 5th grade Arrow of Light Scouts) 
9 College of Commissioner Science (for commissioners)
14 Roundtable
14 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
14 Recharter training (one representative per unit should attend)
15 Popcorn distribution
16 Fall University of Scouting (training for leaders)
16-19 STEM Camp (for troops, crews, ships)

December 2024

5 District committee meeting 
12 District Award Nominations Due (Nomination Forms)
12 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting  (for OA members)
12 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
12 Roundtable / Holiday Party
15 Unit recharter due
13-15 Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal Induction Weekend (for OA members)Winter camp setup 
26-31 National Youth Leader Training (NYLT)  (for Scouts BSA, Venturers, Sea Scouts)
26-31 Winter Camp (for troops, crews, ships)

January 2025

2 District committee meeting  / calendar planning meeting
8 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
9 Roundtable
9 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting  (for OA members)
10 Council Recognition Event
11 Key Leader’s Conference (for district committee members) 
18 Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year nominations due
18 Order the Arrow (OA) Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training and Lodge Banquet chapter meeting (for OA members)
25 Scouting for Food (hangar drop off)
31 Recognition Event

February 2025

1 Scouting for Food (food pick up)
6 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
1/2 Scout Sabbath/Sunday    
7-9 Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal Induction Weekend (for OA members)
8 BSA’s birthday (1910)
12 District committee meeting  / finalize district calendar
13 Roundtable
13 Spring Recruiting Training
13 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
14-16 Full Throttle (for troops, crews and ships) 
21-23 Venturing Challenge (for crews)
21-23 Trail to Troop (for 4th & 5th graders, and troops)

March 2025

5 District committee meeting  
6 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
8-10 Trail to Eagle Camp (for Scouts BSA) 
13 Roundtable
13 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
28-30 Order of the Arrow: OA Bash / chapter meeting (for OA members)

April 2025

3 District committee meeting
5-7 Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal Induction Weekend (for OA members)
11 SHAC’s birthday!
9 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
10 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting  (for OA members)
10 Roundtable
11-13 University of Scouting training (for leaders and parents)
12 Council Merit Badge Day
17 Council Coordinated (for district committee members) 
25-27 Webelos Coyote Trail Extreme (for 4th grade Webelos Scouts)
25-27 Full Throttle (for troops, crews, ships) 

May 2025

1 District committee meeting 
2-4 Camporee (for troops)
7 District commissioners meeting (for commissioners)
8 Roundtable / Program Preview
8 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
16-18 Order of the Arrow (OA) Ordeal Induction Weekend (for OA members)

June 2025

5 District committee meeting 
10-12 Cub Scout Day Camp (for Cub Scouts)
11 District commissioners meeting
12 Roundtable
12 Order of the Arrow chapter meeting (for OA members)
  Scouts BSA summer camp (for troops)
  National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) (for Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts)

July 2025

  Scouts BSA summer camp (for troops)
  Cub Scout summer resident camp  (for Cub Scouts)
29-3 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC), University of Colorado, Boulder (for OA members)

Flaming Arrow District Roundtable

roundtableRoundtable is a monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (2929 Woodland Hills Drive, Kingwood 77339) 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.

Flaming Arrow District Committee Meetings

district committeeDistrict Committee meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month (except July) at 7:00 pm at Office Space Boardroom (9164 Will Clayton Parkway Humble, TX 77338). Consisting of chartered organization representatives (CORs) and elected district committee members, the district committee coordinates the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. The end result of effective district support is more and more youth members receiving a better and better program. All districts are responsible for carrying out four standard functions:

1) The membership function strives for growth through the organization of new Scouting units and through new members and adult volunteers joining existing units and working to retain current members.
2) The finance function sees that the district provides its share of funds to the total council operating budget.
3) The program function concentrates on helping Scouting units with camp promotion; special activities including community service; training adult volunteers; and youth advancement and recognition.
4) The unit service function provides direct coaching and consultation by district volunteers for unit adults to help ensure the success of every Scouting unit.

Flaming Arrow District Commissioner Meetings

district commissionerCommissioner meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month (except July) at 6:15 pm at Office Space Boardroom (9164 Will Clayton Parkway Humble, TX 77338). The commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. The unit service function is carried out by the district commissioner staff.

Flaming Arrow Chapter Meetings

oa logoOA chapter meetings are typically held the second Thursday of the month at Strawbridge United Methodist Church (5629 Kingwood Dr, Kingwood, TX 77345). Chapter meetings provide an opportunity for the youth to develop a plan to support units in the district, promote upcoming events, participate in ceremony team preparation and regalia building, learn leadership skills and have fun. The Order of the Arrow (OA) is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America and recognizes Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. The Order of the Arrow provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well. Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long-term resident camping, developing leaders, and providing cheerful service to others. OA service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults are models of quality leadership development and programming that enrich, support and help to extend Scouting to America's youth.  

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Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
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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. 
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Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development.
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Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults. 
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Council Committees

Advancement The council Advancement Committee is responsible for implementing the procedures that help achieve BSA advancement.
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Aquatics The Aquatics Committee has overall responsibility for the Council’s aquatics activities in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts and Exploring. Members of the aquatics committee are experienced Scouters with a background in aquatics or aquatics specialists involved in the Scouting program.
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Camping The Camping Committee is designed to help councils and districts offer a balanced outdoor program that delivers the promise of Scouting—from Cub Scouting to Venturing and Sea Scouting.
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Climbing The council Climbing Committee is dedicated to providing quality training and activities above and beyond the basic camping experiences of the Boy Scouts of America.
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Conservation Committee The council Conservation Committee provides expertise in matters of ecology, conservation, and resource management. 
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Fishing Committee  
 
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International Committee

The council International Committee work to help Scouts and leaders from the BSA to experience the bigger picture of Scouting and connect with it through our involvement in the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

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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. 
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Shooting Sports The purpose of the council shooting sports committee is to manage and provide resources to the council, the camping committee, and the council camps for all activities involving shooting sports whether during summer camps or during year-round shooting opportunities.
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STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are considered by many to be the foundation of an advanced society. A variety of awards that incorporate learning with cool activities and exposure to STEM are available. 
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Training The leadership training committee is charged with making available certain training opportunities, seeing to it that high standards are set and complied with, and assuring that instructors faithfully adhere to those high standards. Council Training Schedule
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Powder Horn Training is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course that helps Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troop, crew or ship.
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Wood Badge Training is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting. 
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Council Camps

Bovay Scout Camp Bovay Scout Ranch is a 1,498-acre property located three miles south of downtown Navasota, Texas. Bovay Scout Ranch has facilities for a wide range of activities including a water park, slingshots (wrist rockets), BMX bikes, dino dig, Cub Scout shooting range and more.
Leader's Guide • Pack Overnight Camping  • Adventure Camp  • Resident Camp  • Webelos Coyote Extreme  • Fun with Family
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Camp Brosig Camp Brosig is a primitive, 92-acre property, located six miles north of Sealy, TX, in Austin County with 20 campsites, program fields, large covered pavilion and meeting room. 
• Weekend Camping
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Camp Strake Camp Strake is a first-class, state-of-the-art camp at a rural site near the Sam Houston National Forest, close to the community of Evergreen.
• Leader's Guide • Weekend Camping   • Summer Camp   • Winter Camp   • Full Throttle • Strake Odyssey  • STEM Camp
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Tellepsen Scout Camp Tellepsen Scout Camp is located at Bovay Scout Ranch with rolling hills and lakes, campsites surrounded by native huisache and bois-d’arc trees, and sunsets that are absolutely breathtaking.  
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Camping Resources Campmasters  • Camp Staff   • NCAP
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District Calendar Updates

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