The Brazos District and Sam Houston Area Council offers a variety of activities in which packs, troops, crews and ships are invited to participate. See the district calendar for specific dates.

The district camporee is a weekend campout for troops.  Patrols compete in Scoutcraft competitions. Patrols are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit.
Cuboree is an action-packed day for Cub Scouts in 1st - 5th grade. Scouts will enjoy activities such as BB guns, archery, rockets, crafts, nature activities and sports and games.  
The district dinner is an opportunity for us to thank our district volunteers for the hard work and dedication that made this year incredibly successful. Brazos District’s outstanding leaders at the unit and district levels will also be recognized. All volunteers are invited.
The district first aid meet is an event where Scout in troops are tested on their first aid skills. Patrols work as a team to solve several first aid scenarios. The top two scoring patrols represent the district at the council First Aid Meet.
Cub Scout building a bird houseScout 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 for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts.
Twilight camp is full of fun and excitement. Camp is held every night for a week in June. Cub Scouts have the opportunity to make new friends and share all kinds of new experiences, including BB guns, archery sports, nature crafts, and more. Tigers, Wolves, and Bears work on electives; Webelo Scouts work on activity badges.
The district Webelos Woods is a camp out designed to introduce Webelos Scouts to the many outdoor adventures of Scouting. This awesome weekend event includes patrol-method camping and Scout activities. On Saturday morning, Webelos Scouts compete in skills (e.g., first aid, fire building, camping skills, games, knots), and during the afternoon local troops teach basic Scouting skills. The Webelos Scouts are judged on den flag and yell, resources, leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit.

 

District Monthly Meetings

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm at at Calvary Episcopal Church (806 Thompson Rd, Richmond TX 77469))  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.
 
District committee meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm at First United Methodist Church, Rosenberg (1106 4th Street, Rosenberg 77471). 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.
 
Commissioner meetings are the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, Rosenberg (1106 4th Street, Rosenberg 77471). 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.
Trained leaders provide a quality, fun-filled program for youth. When leaders understand the whys and hows of Scouting, they are more effective in their roles. Scouting is a lifetime of learning. It’s a game with a purpose. Scouting teaches skills not only to the youth, but also to its adult volunteers as well. Some training can be taken online at www.myscouting.org (e.g., YPT, Cub Leader Specific). Brazos District offers a variety of training courses.  Find out more about training and courses held around the council.
 
Order of the Arrow (OA) Chapter meetings are typically held at the third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at Another Time Soda Fountain (901 3rd Street, Rosenberg).  The Order of the Arrow is Scouting's National Honor Society.
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