Tatanka District Roundtable
March 8, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at the LDS Church (3450 S. Dairy Ashford Rd, Houston, TX 77082) at 7:30 pm 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. Like our new Tatanka District Facebook page.
February 23-25, 2018
The Tatanka District Webelos Crossover is an opportunity for the 5th grade Webelos Scouts to participate in a meaningful crossover ceremony. Webelos Scouts who have not yet received their Arrow of Light can also participate in an Arrow of Light ceremony.
Units can camp for the weekend. The campout is open to everyone in the unit. Each unit will do a service project on Saturday. Pack leaders are responsible for meals, Saturday program and leadership.
There is no cost to participate. The unit leader needs to RSVP. The unit leader also needs to contact the troop(s) that the Webelos are joining so that they can send a representative. The event is being held at McKaskle Retreat Center (25001 Kickapoo Rd, Waller, TX 77484).
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Scout Fair Coupon Books
Scout Fair coupon books sales are a brilliant way for units to raise money and prepare Scouts to earn their own way! The Scout Fair coupon book offers great savings for the buyer, while Scouts earn commissions for every $10 coupon book purchased. At the Scout Fair Kickoff, unit leaders receive training and materials. All units receive a 30% base commission for each $10 Scout Fair coupon book sold. Units can also take advantage of early bird turn-in dates offering 5%, 3% and 1% additional bonus commissions. For more information, contact Ana Diaz.
Turn-in Dates and Locations Learn More about Coupon Books
Friends of Scouting
Friends of Scouting is an opportunity for families, friends, alumni, businesses and community organizations to support Scouting. The $33 registration fee goes directly to the national office of the Boy Scouts of America. If a Scout unit collects dues, that money stays with the unit to help pay for supplies, advancements and other activities. None of that money helps the Sam Houston Area Council. In order to keep Scouting affordable for all youth, the council runs an annual Friends of Scouting fundraising campaign.
Friends of Scouting helps:
- Recruit and train youth and leaders
- Provide assistance to those in need
- Keep camps and activities affordable
- Enhance programming and facilities
- Provide communication tools for volunteer leaders
Friends of Scouting contributions provide approximately 24 percent of the support the council receives each year. The success of Scouting depends on those who support it. Please help Scouting provide the resources necessary to make sure every youth can benefit from Scouting’s fun, exciting, adventure-filled activities that foster character, honesty, respect and life-long values.
Unit Leaders: Each unit is requested to hold a FOS presentation at your unit’s biggest gathering (typically the blue and gold banquet or a troop court of honor) during the months of February through May. The presentation, which takes approximately seven minutes to conduct, informs parents and leaders of all council services, its financial needs and extends an opportunity to help fulfill the need. Please sign up for a presentation.
Donate Sign up for FOS presentation