Raven District Roundtable
June 8, 2017 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Wooster Baptist Church (7007 Bayway Dr. Baytown, Texas 77520) 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.
Merit Badge Day
May 20, 2017
The Boy Scout Merit Badge Fair is an opportunity for Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts of any rank, to work towards one or two merit badges. These are not giveaway merit badges, and this is not a merit badge factory. Each Scout is expected to fulfill all the requirements by attending classes and reading the merit badge book and preparing ahead of time. Adult participation is required to offer this event. Every unit with Scouts participating is expected to provide volunteers. The event is being held at Wooster Baptist Church (7007 Bayway Dr., Baytown 77520) from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm.
The registration fee is $11.50 and includes a patch, lunch and all materials needed for the merit badge class unless otherwise stated. Class sizes are limited and fill up fast. Classes will be canceled if a counselor is not found. Late registration begins 5/17/18 and is $16.50. Onsite registration is $21.50, and there may not be any classes available.
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June 14-17, 2017 | Wednesday - Friday from 5:45 pm - 9:15 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Twilight camp is an opportunity for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade during the next school year. Scouts will have a wild time on the safari adventure making new friends, earning rank advancements and participating in BB guns, archery, sports, skills, and crafts. The registration fee is $51.50 for the first Scout and $50 for each additional Scout. The registration fee includes a t-shirt, patch and program supplies.
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Many of volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering. Adult volunteers can also register their non-Scouting children ages 3-5 (potty trained) or girls ages 6-13. Boy Scouts and youth ages 14-17 can also volunteer. Camp is being held at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
(1010 Birdsong Dr., Baytown, TX 77521). Registration closes May 31, 2017.
Download the Raven District calendar for June 2017 to July 2018. The council calendar and council toolkit provide additional information on upcoming council events.
District Calendar for June 2017 to July 2018
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.
East Division Program Guide Leader Resources
Cub Scout Planning Boy Scout Planning Venturing Planning
Update your unit information on the web
Calling all unit leaders! Now is the perfect time to make it easy for Scouting families to find your unit.
Step 1: BeAScout.org has a Google pin for every unit! Update your unit information by signing into MyScouting, under Unit Tools select BeAScout, the click on Unit Pin Management. If you are the current unit leader and are unable to update your unit pin, please contact your district executive and ensure that you are currently registered as the unit leader or committee chair.
Step 2: The district website lists all units. Click on the Units tab on the green toolbar above. Send corrections to the webmaster using the link at the top of the page.
Help us promote Scouting
The Sam Houston Area Council is focusing on leveraging the power of social media through Facebook. The more Scouters share and repost, the more powerful our marketing can be.
We are compiling a list of unit social media sites so we can work together to spread the word about Scouting by tagging, liking commenting and sharing each other posts.
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