Friends of Scouting

As the Friends of Scouting campaign draws to a close, please don’t forget to check with your HR or community relations departments to find out if your company does match charitable gifts.

Let Brea Baygents know if you receive a matching donation from your company.

There is also still time to make an individual contribution: https://donations.scouting.org/#/council/662/appeal/661

BSA MEMBERSHIP FEE INCREASE DETAILS

Source: Scoutwire.org

Over the last year, we have seen the Scouting community come together, even while being physically apart, to bring solutions, relief and comfort to those in need. Scouting continues to be a vital partner for communities across the country.

The value of Scouting is undeniable for those within the program and the greater public, and the Boy Scouts of America is committed to continuing to offer this unmatched opportunity to young people and families nationwide. It is important that we all reach out to Scouting families who might have left the program due to pandemic reasons and invite them back. We should also be thinking about how to invite new families to join.

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. Unfortunately, operating costs have continued to rise, and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program.

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UPDATED COVID-19 INFORMATION

Longhorn Council Statement on COVID-19

The safety of our Scouts, volunteers, employees, and communities is our top priority.

Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be informed by expertise from agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Texas Department of State Health Services and the local health departments and agencies within our service area.

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District Leadership Roster Updated

As we begin the new district year, as of the June 1st charter date, Dr. Cox has been hard at work filling the District Committee. The website page which lists leadership and contact information has been updated to reflect her efforts.

Please give patience and understanding as this process is not complete, but we felt that getting you as much information as possible now is important to your unit and activity success.

The mentioned webpage can be found here.

A Scout is Reverent Workshop

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021
9AM – 12 PM CST VIA ZOOM
This is a Free event.
Scouts and Scouters are invited to attend our three part workshop:
• BSA CHAPLIN/CHAPLIN AIDE TRAINING
• RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS, AWARDS, AND KNOTS
• DUTY TO GOD (REVERENCE AND THE BOARD OF REVIEW)

Are you a Scout that…
Is going to Philmont 2021 or Sea Base 2021 and will be the Chaplain’s Aide?
Is a new or aspiring Chaplain’s Aide in your Troop/Crew/Ship/Post?

Scouters are you eager for…
Understanding your role as the Chaplin for your Pack/Troop/Crew/Ship/Post?
Ways to advise your Youth for “Scouts Own” activities, discussion on Duty to God and Reverence as part of rank advancement?

If so, this training workshop is for YOU!

Registration Link:

https://scoutingevent.com/662-AScoutisReverentWorkshop

Click here for an informational flyer