Announcements

Manuel Ramos Named New Scout Executive

After spending the last three months identifying and interviewing candidates, our Scout Executive Selection Committee is proud to announce that Manuel “Manny” Ramos has been named the new Scout Executive and Chief Executive Officer of the South Texas Council.   Manuel was raised in Dallas, TX and […]

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Raise Money with the Interstate Battery Sale

Do you have Scouts who need help paying for Summer Camp or Day Camp? Do you need new tents or other equipment for summer programs? Do you have Scouts saving money for the 2013 Jamboree or other high adventure trips? All this and much more can be paid for […]

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BSA Membership Standards Family Discussion

On February 6, 2013, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America directed its committees to engage representatives of Scouting’s membership and listen to their perspectives and concerns regarding the BSA membership policy. In May of this year, approximately 1,400 voting members of the National […]

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Jonathan Luna Selected as Council Venturing President

Jonathan Luna, of Crew 5857 in the Coastal Plains District, has been selected as the first president of the South Texas Council Venturing Officer Association. He will lead the VOA through the next year and will represent the South Texas Council as one of the top youth […]

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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 […]

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National Executive Board Decision Regarding Membership Standards

The BSA National Board has decided to gather more feedback on a proposal to amend Scouting’s membership policy and not action until the national meeting in May. Please read the full statement below from the Boy Scouts of America. Please view Press Release by CLICKING HERE

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Keeping a United Focus on Youth while BSA Membership Standards Discussed

As reported in the media this week, the Boy Scouts of America’s national executive board will discuss amending the organization’s national membership policies at its next board meeting. You can read the full announcement here. We understand that you may have opinions as well as concerns regarding […]

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Join us at the 2013 Friends of Scouting Breakfast

The South Texas Council, Boy Scouts of America will be holding its annual Friends of Scouting Pledge Breakfast at the Solomon Oritz Center February 19, 2013.  The event begins at 7:00 a.m.  Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will be the keynote speaker. The South Texas Council, BSA […]

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Council VOA Accepting Applications for Council Venturing President

Council VOA Accepting Applications for Council Venturing President

The South Texas Council Venturing Officer Association is accepting applications for the position of Council Venturing President. The responsibilities of the council Venturing president are to: Reports to the council Vice President of Program and serves as member of the Council Executive Board. Work with the volunteer advisor […]

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Trainer’s EDGE to be held January 12

Serving on the staff of a Wood Badge, NYLT, or other training course this year? Trainer’s EDGE is a required training course for BSA Training staffers. Individuals must be retrained once very two years. The South Texas Council Training Committee will hold a Trainer’s EDGE course on […]

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