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Winter Camp Bovay Scout Ranch, 3450 County 317 Navasota, TX 77868
12/26/2018 - 12/31/2018
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Winter Camp

December 26-31, 2018

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. The 33rd annual winter camp will be held at Bovay Scout Ranch (3450 County 317, Navasota, TX 77868), just three miles outside of Navasota, TX. Over 50 merit badge classes are offered, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp.

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Scout Fair Coupon Book Sign-Up and Kick-off
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Scout Fair Coupon Book Sign-Up

Scout Fair 2019 will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at NRG Arena. This year's theme is "Score a Goal with Scouting." The Sam Houston Area Council is excited to announce our partnership with the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash. Houston Dynamo/Dash will be providing our weekly drawing bonus as well as the 219 bonus level prize. Scout Fair is an event where Scouts from all over the council unite in one place to display Scouting fun! Scout Fair Coupon Books help your Scouts earn their own way! The 2019 Scout Fair Coupon Book offers great savings to the buyer while Scouts earn commissions for every $10 Coupon Book purchased. Buyers receive $100's in valuable savings from partners such as: Dick's Sporting Goods, Luby's, Fuddruckers, Kroger, the Houston Dynamo/Dash and more. 

Unit Coupon Book Sign-Up        Learn More About Scout Fair

Scout Fair Kickoffs

January 25, 2019

Every unit should send a representative to the Scout Fair Kickoff being held January 25, 2019, at 7:00 pm. 

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Scouting for Food Sign-up
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Scouting for Food Sign-Up

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project to care for people in our local communities who are hungry and those in need. In partnership with the Souper Bowl of Caring, the project begins Saturday, January 26, 2019, as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, February 2, 2019, to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries. The unit representative should register the unit for Scouting for Food.

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Program Area

Sam Houston Area Council The Sam Houston Area Council, BSA, serves nearly 60,000 youth in 16 counties southeast Texas area through dedicated service and leadership of nearly 20,000 adult volunteers. Scouting is completely funded by the generosity of our local communities.  
Colonneh Lodge  The Colonneh Lodge, Order of the Arrow is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America.   
Eagle Scout Association - SHAC The Eagle Scout Association - Sam Houston Area Council is a fellowship of men who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank who desire to use their efforts and influence toward forming the kind of young men America needs for leadership. Membership is open to all Eagle Scouts; there is no charge to join.
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.   
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.   
Sea Scouts Sea Scouts is a specialized program that focuses on water high adventure and personal development.  
Scout Days / Merit Badge Days Scout Days are awesome opportunities to get your Scouts, friends and family together for some exciting experiences around the area with other Scouting families. All Scout Days are offered at a discounted price of admission. Also, many of our partners offer merit badge classes and advancement workshops.
Training Schedule Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. See the council training schedule for a list of trainings offered in the council.
Venturing Venturing is a youth development program that provides positive experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and caring adults.   

District Events

Districts hold a variety of activities and training events throughout the year.