Announcements

Remembering former Scout Executive Ray Smith

Longtime Scout Executive and Rotarian, Ray Allen Smith, age 75, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2013. He was born on February 19, 1938 to Hazel Louise and Leo Wright Smith in Houston, Texas. Raised in the small East Texas town of Garrison, Ray learned to hunt, […]

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A Scout is Reverent – Catholic Boy Scout Retreat

The Catholic Committee on Scouting has announced a retreat for Boy Scout troops across South Texas. The retreat is an excellent opportunity for Scouts to have fun while participating in an activity dedicated to the spiritual growth of the Scout. The retreat will also fulfill the requirement for certain religious […]

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Represent the South Texas Council at Report to State

Scouts from all over Texas will commemorate the Boy Scouts of America’s 104th birthday at Report to State and Scout Parade on February 1, 2014 at the Texas State Capitol. Your unit can celebrate by joining the festivities! To represent the South Texas Council as the official […]

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Upcoming Catholic Scouting Day of Recollection

The Diocese of Corpus Christi Catholic Committee on Scouting is sponsoring a Catholic Scouting Day of Recollection on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This special event will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 5830 Williams Dr. in Corpus […]

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2013 Outstanding Eagle Scout Project Award Nominations

The South Texas Council’s advancement committee and National Eagle Scout Association committee are seeking nominations for Eagle Scout Project of the Year.   Attributes of the projects could include: significant in scope; involvement of many volunteers; importance to the beneficiary; and/or  uniqueness To nominate an Eagle Scout for […]

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Mark Your Calendar – Eagle Scout Banquet & Reunion

The South Texas Council’s first annual Eagle Scout Banquet recognizing the 2013 Eagle Class will be held at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown, TX on Saturday January 11th. The banquet will highlight the 2013 Eagle Scout class, the service project of the year award and feature keynote […]

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South Texas Mourns Loss of Longtime Scouter Robert Garcia

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of a great Scouter, Robert Garcia.  Robert served on the Camp Karankawa summer camp staff from 1997-2010.  He also helped with many weekend and Learning for Life events. He served with cheerful service and a great passion to […]

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Join us for #CampTShirtDay

We’ll be celebrating International Wear Your Summer Camp T-Shirt Day  on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Mark your calendar and plan to wear your favorite camp gear from Camp Karankawa and Camp Huisache! Be sure to share a picture on our Facebook page or on Twitter and tag your post […]

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Nominate a Deserving Scouter for the Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the local council; it is the highest honor a local council may bestow upon a volunteer. Nominations for the Silver Beaver awards consist of three parts: Noteworthy service of exceptional character to non-Scouting youth Exceptional service to the […]

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BALOO Training – October 12, 2013 – Laredo, TX

What:  BALOO Training – For Cub Scout Leaders When:  Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 7:30am – 5:00pm Who:  All Cub Scout Packs that wish to take their pack camping on a Pack Campout must have at least one person BALOO Trainied Cost:  $15 per person – $25 […]

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