Flaming Arrow District Roundtable

February 10, 2022   |  7:00 - 8:30 pm  |  In-person and Virtual

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month (except July) at the Strawbridge United Methodist Church (5629 Kingwood Dr, Kingwood, TX 77345) at 7:00 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 upcoming events and trainings, 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. To keep up with the latest district information, sign-up for the district newsletter and follow the official district Facebook site at facebook.com/FlamingArrowDistrict.


District Dinner

January 28, 2022 |  6:30 pm


 
The District Dinner is an opportunity for a night of fellowship and great food as we acknowledge and thank our adult volunteers for the hard work and dedication that made this year incredibly successful. Flaming Arrow District’s outstanding leaders at the unit and district levels will also be recognized. All volunteers in Flaming Arrow District are invited!

The registration fee is $17.50 for the first Scouter and $16.00 for each additional Scouter who registers at the same time. There is no onsite registration. The event is being held at the First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood (5520 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77345).

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Webelos Do Your Best

February 18-20, 2022

Webelos patch fades into Scout patchWebelos Do Your Best is a weekend campout designed to introduce Webelos Scouts to the many outdoor adventures of Scouting. This awesome weekend event includes patrol-method camping and Scout activities. Activities typically include knot tying, orienteering, archery, BB guns, Frisbee golf, and scavenger hunts, just to name a few. On Saturday evening, there will be a flag retirement ceremony and Arrow of Light Ceremony. The event is being held at Camp Brosig.

Learn more about Webelos-to-Scout transition and information to help assist Webelos Scouts as they make the important decision on which troop to join and questions to ask troops at www.shac.org/webelos. Find area troops at www.shac.org/join-troop.

Every unit needs to RSVP by December roundtable to let the event staff if you are attending. Estimated numbers are provided to the council so the district can reserve the appropriate number of campsites and program areas for the event.

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Camporee

April 1-3, 2022

Camporee is a weekend camp out for troops.  Patrols compete in various competitions and are judged on leadership, teamwork, skill demonstration and Scout spirit. The planned activities include shotgun, rifle, archery, climbing, fire burning, tomahawk throwing, and more!  Each troop will need to run an activity. The will be a Dutch oven dessert contest for patrols. Each troop should prepare two skits or songs for the Saturday campfire and awards ceremony.

Every troop must send a representative to the March roundtable to help plan the camporee. Every troop needs run a part of the camporee (e.g., competition, facilities). This year’s camporee promises to challenge the youth leadership, as well as stretching everyone else’s comfort zones. These events cannot happen without each Scout’s competitive spirit and participation.

Registration is a two-step process. The troop leadership needs to RSVP with an approximate headcount for planning purposes by February roundtable. Please let the event chair know if this number changes significantly before the event as campsite assignments are made based on registration numbers. Every troop is expected to help at the camporee (e.g., run an activity or demonstration, emcee the campfire, interfaith service, logistics, administration, registration). The online registration fee is $21.50 for the first Scout and $20 for each additional Scout and covers camping, ammo, equipment, and a patch; the adult registration fee is $10. There is no onsite registration. The event is being held at the new Camp Strake (2020 Camp Strake Rd., Coldspring, TX 77331)

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April 28-May 1, 2022  |  Camp Strake

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course which helps Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troop, crew or ship. Do you have young adults in Venturing who are looking to breathe underwater because they have already learned how to filter it?  What about Scouts who are ready to maximize their shooting skills?  Would you like to expose Scouts in your troop, crew or ship to rock climbing, Dutch oven cooking, geocaching, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, firefighting, search and rescue, trekking in a different countries, mountain biking, fly fishing, canoeing, wilderness first aid, astronomy, shooting sport (e.g., rifle, shotgun, handgun, archery), equestrian, 1860 baseball, wilderness survival, National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)Sea Scouts, the Kodiak Challenge, the Hornaday awardMessenger of Peace, living history, Leave No Trace, vendors, the National Scout Jamboree, event planning, scuba diving, and more?

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If you find an error on the district website or any of the council websites, please let us know. 

Submit corrections needed, information updates, broken links, or even suggestions on how to improve. 

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It's time to sign up for summer camp. Summer camp is a week-long council-organized overnight camp for Scouts BSA that operates under council-retained leadership. The program provides opportunities for Scouts to earn merit badges along their advancement trail.

Summer camp is held at Camp Strake, a first-class and state-of-the-art facility for Scouts and their leaders. Program areas include shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, archery, sporting arrows), climbing, rappelling, boating (canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding), swimming, ATV riding, ziplining, merit badge classes and more.

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Full Throttle is a weekend event for Scouts BSA. Troops who are camping at Camp Strake on April 29 - May 1, 2022, or May 7-8, 2022, can sign up their Scouts to participate in activities such as shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, archery), climbing, COPE (high-ropes course), zipline, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding or ATV riding. The camp staff provides the program leadership. Registration is now open for spring.

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In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal, the BSA, in consultation with other organizations, has created specific guidelines for shooting sports. These organizations also provide training and instructor certification by discipline-specific subject matter experts to prepare those individuals who will serve in a leadership or supervisory role in the various shooting sports activities. Training classes are offered in order to be able to run a shooting (pistol, rifle, shotgun, archery) range at a troop, crew, ship, district or council event. 

Register for Training       Learn More about Shooting Sports


To ensure that we promote our programs in a clear and Scout-like manner, it important to remind units to follow BSA Brand Guidelines and use approved materials from the BSA Brand Center in developing their recruiting materials. This includes following the requirements included in the Scouts BSA Branding Dos and Don’ts Guide and the associated Brand Training Guide.  

The Scouts BSA Brand Guidance Training is one of the efforts underway to be sure Scouters have a clear understanding of what they can do. This training should be shared with all volunteers to bring this understanding to all parts of our community.

BSA Brand Guidelines     BSA Brand Center    Scouts BSA Branding Dos and Don’ts Guide    Brand Training Guide

While our goal is to encourage youth to join our program, we must always be clear in our communications about the program they are joining.

  • We are The Boy Scouts of America.
  • The Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA are different organizations.
  • We support all other youth organizations and do not disparage them.
  • We encourage parents to enroll all youth in a character development program that meets their needs – and the BSA is certainly ready to welcome them.

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