Raven logoThe Raven District serves Scouting units in Barbers Hill, Galena Park, Goose Creek CISD, Channelview, Crosby, and Sheldon school districts, and other schools around east Houston, Galena Park, Baytown, Crosby, Channelview, Sheldon, and the Mont Belvieu area. The Raven District is located in the Sam Houston Area Council.

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Raven District Roundtable  

March 14, 2024   |   7:00 - 8:30 pm   

roundtableRoundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month (except February and July) at 7:00 pm at the Highlands United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (107 W Houston St., Highlands, Texas 77562) 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 at facebook.com/SHACRavenDistrict.        

Webelos Woods

March 22-24, 2024

Webelos WoodsWebelos Woods is a campout designed to introduce 4th and 5th-grade Webelos Scouts to the many outdoor adventures of Scouting. This awesome weekend event includes patrol-method camping and cooking with a host troop. The Webelos Scouts compete in competitions such as first aid, knot tying, fire building, teamwork, flag etiquette, and Scout spirit. The Saturday night campfire will include skits and songs.

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Trail to Eagle Camp

November 22, 2023

March 9-11, 2024

Trail to Eagle is a council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA, similar to summer camp that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn Eagle-required merit badges along their advancement trail. Troops and individual Scouts can attend.

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University of Scouting

November 21, 2023

April 12-14, 2024

University of Scouting is a semi-annual supplemental training program. The spring event will focus on outdoor trainings to help leaders enhance their ability to deliver a fun and exciting program to the Scouts. Classes range from a half-day to the entire weekend. Courses offered:

  • Cub Scout Basic Training
  • New Cub Scout Program Updates
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
  • Climbing & COPE
  • BSA Lifeguard
  • Angler Education
  • Leave No Trace
  • Shooting Sports (Rifle, Shotgun & Range Master)
  • Trainer's EDGE

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Adventure Camp

November 21, 2023

Adventure Camp is a weekend campout at Bovay Scout Ranch for Cub Scouts and their families. Scouts can participate in an exciting variety of activities at several program areas and STEM-based activities. 


Full Throttle

November 20, 2023

April 26-28, 2024

Full Throttle is a weekend event for Scouts in troops, crews, ships, and individual Scouts. Scouts spend a half-day participating in program areas such as shooting sports, climbing, swimming, ziplining, and boating. Scouts will spend a half-day working on a merit badge. Full Throttle is a great way for Scouts to have fun, learn essential skills that could be useful in a survival scenario, and earn survival-related merit badges.

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Merit Badge Days

October 03, 2023

Merit Badge Days are an opportunity for Scouts in troops to work on requirements merit badges. Over 100 merit badge class opportunities are available throughout the year.

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Summer Camp

August 02, 2023

Summer Camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts in troops that operates under council-retained leadership. There are unique programs for first-year Scouts and experienced Scouts. Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders. Program areas include shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, archery, sporting arrows), climbing, rappelling, boating (canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, rowing), swimming, ATV riding, ziplining, cycling, merit badge classes and more.

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Strake Odyssey

August 01, 2023

July 14-20, 2024

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Strake Odyssey, a new space-focused camp being held at Camp Stake. Dive into the wonders of astronomy, rocketry, and cosmic exploration, igniting young minds with hands-on activities and captivating simulations that bring the universe to life. Scouts in troops, crews, ships can join us for an unforgettable adventure beyond the stars. Individual Scouts can also attend.

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Wood Badge

July 29, 2023

Wood Badge is the Boy Scouts of America's ultimate leadership training designed to meet the advanced leadership needs of Scouters. It is a fun, energetic and inspiring course guaranteed to infuse your unit with fun and meaning – all designed to fulfill the mission of the BSA, and ensure our youth is getting everything they are promised from the program. 

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