Check Out Spring 2013 Events

Spring is quickly approaching, and so are events for every Scout and leader in the South Texas Council! Check out offerings below and click on the links for more information. You can also take a look at and subscribe to the South Texas Council calendar here.

For Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Family Campouts are a chance for the whole family to get outdoors and have some fun!

If you live in Corpus Christi or surrounding communities, learn about Cub Scout Family Campouts at Camp Karankawa and choose Session I (April 12 and 13) or Session II (April 13 and 14).

If you live in Port Lavaca, Victoria or surrounding communities, learn about Cub Scout Family Campout at Camp Mauritz (March 22 and 23).

If you live in Laredo or surrounding communities, learn about Cub Scout Family Campout at Camp Huisache (March 23 and 24).

For Boy Scouts

If you’re looking for a job this summer, be sure to head to Camp Karankawa on February 23 to apply for a position on our Summer Programs staff at Camp Karankawa. Interviews will be conducted between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Interested individuals should complete the Seasonal Employment Application. Applicants must be at least 15 years old by June 1, 2013 in order to qualify for employment. Scouts who will be 14 years old by June 1 can apply for a Counselor in Training position, a volunteer experience designed to develop future camp staff members. For more information, please contact James Rangel.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is the premier leadership training that we have to offer. Join us at Camp Karankawa between March 10 and 15 for a truly life changing experience.

Our annual Council Camporee is right around the corner! Start sharpening your skills and join us at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds between April 5 and 7. Karankawa Lodge’s Order of the Arrow call-out will also take place on Saturday.

Merit Badge College will offer some of the best merit badge instructors and coolest merit badges in South Texas. Join us at Del Mar College West Campus on April 27.

For Venturers

If you’re looking for a job this summer, be sure to head to Camp Karankawa on February 23 to apply for a position on our Summer Programs staff at Camp Karankawa. Interviews will be conducted between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Interested individuals should complete the Seasonal Employment Application. Applicants must be at least 15 years old by June 1, 2013 in order to qualify for employment. Scouts who will be 14 years old by June 1 can apply for a Counselor in Training position, a volunteer experience designed to develop future camp staff members. For more information, please contact James Rangel.

Venturing Crews can join us at the Council Camporee and NYLT, too!

Be sure to mark your calendars for our Venturing Officers Association meetings, held on the last Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the Lucien Flournoy Service Center in Corpus Christi.

For Volunteers

Join your Scouts at all of the events mentioned above and also mark your calendar for University of Scouting, the Scout leader edition of Merit Badge College, on April 27 at Del Mar College West Campus.

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