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Scouting Opportunities near Houston (October 2019 Edition)

In addition to our Pack 505 events, membership in Scouting provides many opportunities for our Scouts. These events are not hosted by Pack 505.

Houston Gem and Mineral Society Show

November 9, 2019; Humble Civic Center

The HGMS teaches general geology and basic rock types, properties of minerals and fossils, the economic uses of minerals, types of geoscience careers and requirements to enter this profession, and we start the Scout on acquiring his mineral/fossil collection (the remainder can easily be obtained at the show).

Our Arrow of Lights Scouts can work on their Earth Rocks! adventure here.

Visit their website here AND review the flier here. Please make sure to RSVP if your Scout will be attending.

STEM / Nova Day @ Sea Star Base

October 19, 2019, November 16, 2019

Visit the Sea Star Base website for more information.

Register with Bay Area Council.

Rocket Days

Scouts who join Cub Scouts this year will receive a rocket that they can design, build, and launch at Rocket Day. Scouts in kindergarten through fifth grade who are interested in joining Scouting may also attend. We will help you find a pack near you and get signed up for Scouting.

Visit the Sam Houston Area Council Rocket Days Website to learn more about Scouting Rocket Days.

Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch

Adventure Camp, December 6-8, 2019

Registration is also open for 2020: February 28- March 1; March 6-8; March 27-29;

April 17-19; May 1-3; May 15-17

Adventure Camp is weekend campout for Cub Scouts and their families at Bovay Scout Ranch. Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas. Meals are eaten in the air-conditioned dining hall. A staff member in each area will provide program supplies and support the parents who will be invited to assist in leading the activities.

Register for Adventure Camp

Space Center Houston Scout Camp-In

Space Center Houston engages Scouts in an interactive and hands-on learning environment. Scouts will have an enriched experience in our Camp-In that teaches Scouts about the science, technology, engineering and mathematics involved with space exploration. Each camp-in is tailored to the individual ages of the Scouts. The activities are badge-inspired, STEM-based and all about space!

Wolves, Bears, Webelos, and Arrow of Light Only. Check website for dates. Register for Space Center Houston Camp-In

Armand Bayou Nature Center

Belt loop adventures offered for different ranks at various times. Go to Armand Bayou's website for details.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Cub Scouts program after Labor Days will be offered here. Details on the Arboretum's website.

Nature Discovery Center

Den leaders can schedule an outing / meeting at the Nature Discovery Center. Activities here require a 5 Scout minimum. (Our girl Lions den just had a great outing here). Visit the Nature Discovery Center to see what adventures they offer.

Texas A & M Scout Day - October 26, 2019

Energy Day

October 19, Sam Houston Park

There is not advancement planned at this event, but I heard there will be a big robot.

For more information: visit the Houston Energy Day website.

For other Scouting events, check out the Sam Houston Area Council events page.

If you learn about any other Scouting events, please email me so that I can share with the pack.

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