Due to the COVID-19 outbreak district and council meetings, activities, and events through May 4th are canceled. Learn More.
Digital Safety and Scouting at Home
Many units and families are discovering creative ways to have fun Scouting at home. When using digital and online resources, there are some important guidelines from the National Council about youth protection, safeguarding personal information and recording online meetings.
Across the nation, Scouters are finding ways to help keep their youth members engaged and Scouting. These out-of-the-box, in-home activities are centered around providing advancement-related content to help keep kids safe, engaged and to help them make the best of home time.
Digital Safety Scouting at Home COVID-19 Updates Advancement Update
To better serve the youth, Tall Timbers and part of the George Strake District merged on January 1, 2020, to become George Strake District. Please like the new official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GeorgeStrakeDistrict.
George Strake District Roundtable
May 14, 2020 | 7:30 pm
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.
June 2-5, 2020 | 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Prepare for launch as we count down to lift-off, 2020: A Scout Odyssey! Cub Scouts and their families will learn new skills and make new friends. Day camp is a council camp organized by districts and conducted by volunteers from the local area for Cub Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. Day camp is a week of fun with awesome programs and activities such as BB guns, archery, sports, STEM, games and crafts, rank advancements, Scout skills, fun and more.
Many volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering. The registration fee is $56.50 for the first Cub Scout and $50 for each additional Cub Scout. The camp is being held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (25623 Richards Rd., Spring, TX 77386).
Learn More and Register
- Late registration begins 5/15/20. A late fee of $5 will apply; patches, t-shirts and craft supplies are not guaranteed for late registrations.
- Registration closes for youth and adults two weeks before camp.
Free promotional placemats / activity pages are available to promote day camp. Use these placemats as a gathering activity at blue and gold banquets, pack meetings and den meetings. Before printing insert the date, time, location and web page of day camp.
Space Placemats Blue and Gold Theme Placemats Pinewood Derby Placemats
The district committee has approved the district calendar through June 2021. The council calendar and council toolkit provide additional information on upcoming council events.
District Calendar Printable Calendar
Annual Planning: A common element of strong units is they all have a good annual program planned a year in advance. The plan is then shared with all families in the form of an annual program calendar. Two other key elements of successful units are trained leaders and having the right leaders for Scouts BSA and Cub Scouts.
Cub Scout Planning Scouts BSA Planning Venturing Planning Leader Resources