Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in-person district and council meetings, activities, and events have restrictions; council camp events have restrictions. The council office and Scouts Shops are open with limited staff and social distancing protocols. Learn More.
George Strake District Roundtable
March 11, 2021 | 7:30 pm | Virtual
Roundtable is a monthly district meeting typically held on the second Thursday of every month at
Sts. Simon And Jude Catholic Parish (26777 Glen Loch Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381) 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 www.facebook.com/GeorgeStrakeDistrict.
April 16-18, 2021
Camporee is a weekend campout for troops around the district. Troops compete against other troops, to win the honor troop flag. Scouts test their survival skills in the ultimate troop competition. The theme of is the camporee is Pandemic Games.
Webelos Scouts are invited to attend Saturday and camp overnight with a host troop. Webelos Scouts will not compete against the Scouts in troops. Registration is done by the unit leadership. The event is being held at Camp Brosig (1893 Trenchman Road, Sealy, TX 77474). Registration is a two-step process.
Step 1: RSVP: Every unit needs to RSVP by 2/11/21 (February roundtable) to let the event staff if you are attending. Estimated numbers are provided to the council so the district can reserve the appropriate number of campsites and program areas for the event.
Step 2: Payment and Order T-shirts: Registration is $12 per person. T-shirts can be purchased for $12 and must be ordered by 4/6/21.
Learn More and Register
Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, and a whole lot more. A trained leader is better prepared to make the Scouting program all it can be! Every Scout deserves a trained leader. See the council training schedule for a list of additional trainings offered around the council. For more information, contact Nacho Sauceda.
What to Bring to Training Council Training Schedule
*Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including packing camping, overnighters and Webelos den overnighters. BALOO training is comprised of two components – an online component, and a practical, hands-on component. One BALOO trained leader is required to be present on any pack family or Webelos den overnight camping.
^Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) gives adult leaders the practical knowledge they need to help Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The skills presented closely follow the Scout Handbook and rank advancement requirements. This is a required training course for all Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmasters.
Virtual Eagle Scout Project Reviews
Second Tuesday of Month
While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community. (The project must benefit an organization other than the Boy Scouts of America.) A project proposal must be approved by the organization benefiting from the effort, your unit leader and unit committee, and the council or district before you start. You must use the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook, BSA publication No. 512-927, in meeting this requirement.—Eagle Scout requirement 5
After obtaining approval from the organization benefiting from the effort, the unit leader and unit committee, the Eagle Scout candidate needs to present their project to a district representative for approval. District approval meetings are being scheduled virtually on the second Tuesday of the month from 7:00 - 8:30 pm via Zoom. A Scout who needs district approval for their Eagle Scout project may request an appointment. There will be two-deep leadership during the meetings.