Leader Specific and Outdoor Training



Several courses over the next few weeks offering either the basic "rules of the road" training that you need to be a Cubmaster, Den Leader, or Pack Committee member... or the basic outdoor training that you have to have in order to take your pack or your Webelos Den camping.



February 20 - Den Leader Specific Training (in Round Rock)

February 20 - Cubmaster Specific Training (in Round Rock)

February 20 - Pack Committee Challenge Training (in Round Rock)

February 26-28 - BALOO (Cubs) and OWL (Webelos) Outdoor Training (in Bastrop)

March 18-19 - OWL (Webelos) Outdoor Training (in Kyle)

2016 Day Camp Registration Open



Kids join Cub Scouts to have fun outside! Cub Scout Day Camp offers 11 different locations at different times. Scouts and siblings will engage in traditional outdoor activities, plus learn about other cultures through special games and food. Camp prices are incredibly competitive thanks to the volunteers who make the program happen!



CLICK HERE to find camp locations, dates, and to register 

TechLab STEAM Day Camp Registration Open



Our best-in-class STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) day camp returns for 4 sessions at Anderson High School's Applied Technology Center. This year's theme is life on Mars!



June 13-17 | June 20-24 | June 27-July 1 | July 11-15



CLICK HERE to learn more and register 

STEM-bo-ree Registration Open



An exciting, hands-on, one day event at the Fickett Center just for Cub Scouts! Activities will include rocketry, catapults, and chemical reactions.



April 23 - CLICK HERE to register

2016 Report to State and Parade



We enjoyed seeing so many packs at Report to State and the Scout Parade! But did YOU enjoy it? What can we do better? Please take a few minutes, click below and take our short survey:



 CLICK HERE to take the survey 

Attend the Silver Beaver Award Reception



Join some outstanding Scouters and hear about exciting local Scouting programs on March 5 at the Capitol Area Council Silver Beaver Award Ceremony. This year's awards celebration is a reception featuring light hors d'oeuvres. Our featured speaker will be Eagle Scout Aaron Haley, Founder, Creative Director and Manager of SXSW Create.


March 5 - CLICK HERE to register 

CLICK HERE to see the list of award recipients

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Youth Protection Training (for camp)



Adults attending or working camps of 4 or more days must be current in the classroom-based Youth Protection Training course. This is different from the online version, and is state law - not a BSA rule. The next course is February 16.



February 16 - REGISTER

March 23 - REGISTER

Learn about the camp youth protection training policy

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2nd Annual Youth Protection Symposium



Make plans to attend our second annual Youth Protection Symposium, April 9, 10am-Noon at the Fickett Center. Brought to you in cooperation with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, this FREE program will include information to help empower District and Unit Youth Protection Champions, plus key presentations on keeping kids safe on social media and combating underage drinking. Special guests include Judge and Texas Department of Family Protective Services Commissioner, John J. Specia, Jr., and KVUE News Anchor Terri Gruca.



April 9 - CLICK HERE to RSVP your spot at this FREE event

CLICK HERE to see photos from last year's event

In Memoriam



The following individuals have made generous contributions to Scouting in memory or in honor of the following individuals:



In memory of Ronnie Franke

Betsy Greenberg

Linda Schmeltekopf

Laura Lehman

Weiyuan "Charlie" Zhu

Linsae Snider

Mr. & Mrs. Jon Miller

Ron Kampa

The Robert Price Family

Texas Chapter NSPRA



In memory of Robbie Robertson

James Murphy

Robert Bass

Wally and Bunny Wilson

Patricia Harris

Gerald Adair

Martha Griffith

Bob Cruikshank

Mr. & Mrs. Allen Casey

Kathy Johnson

Eric Stumberg

Barb Wooley

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hughes

Walter & Jackie Garza

Bud Smith

Jack Holford

John Alderfer

Benny Kirkendoll

Margaret Mika



In memory of Jack Hitt

Jack Gindler

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