New District Executive
Please join us in welcoming Mary Welch as the Senior District Executive for the Tall Timbers District. Mary’s field service experience will support our efforts to provide the best possible customer service to the volunteers and families in the The Woodlands, Oak Ridge, and Shenandoah. Mary has been serving successfully as the Senior District Executive for the Arrowmoon District since October 2015. She has been with the Sam Houston Area Council since August 2012 serving in the Golden Arrow, Aquila and North Star Districts. Mary can be reached at (713) 805-7754, cell or email@example.com.
Tall Timbers District Roundtable
August 10, 2017 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Roundtable is a monthly district meeting typically held the second Thursday of every month at LDS Glen Loch Ward Building (27707 Glen Loch Dr., The Woodlands 77381) 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 events and training opportunities, 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. There is information for Cub Scout and Boy Scout leaders.
Merit Badge University
August 19, 2017 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Merit Badge University is an opportunity for Boy Scouts or Venturers, of any rank, to work on one merit badge. Adult participation is required to offer this event. The event is being held at Lone Star College–University Center.
Planned merit badge classes: Astronomy, Chess, Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, Communications, Engineering, Environmental Science, Family Life, Law, Mining In Society, Public Speaking, Sustainability, Weather
Information & Registration
Tall Timbers District Calendar
Download the Tall Timbers District calendar for June 2017-2018. The council calendar and council toolkit provide additional information on upcoming council events.
Tall Timbers District calendar: June 2017-2018
Twilight Camp Feedback
If you and/or your kids attended twilight camp, we would appreciate your feedback. To assist the district and council in its continuing efforts to upgrade and improve our program and to help us meet the BSA National Camp Accreditation Program requirement for continuous camp improvement, please take a few minutes to complete this survey.
Participant Feedback Volunteer Staff Feedback
A common element of strong units is they all have a good annual program planned a year in advance. The plan is then shared with all families in the form of an annual program calendar. Two other key elements of successful units are trained leaders and having the right leaders.
North Division Program Guide Leader Resources
Cub Scout Planning Boy Scout Planning Venturing Planning
Life to Eagle Scout
After a Boy Scout has completed the requirements for any rank, he appears before a board of review. Its purpose is to determine the quality of his experience and decide whether he has fulfilled the requirements for the rank.
Eagle Scout Boards of Review: At least one district or council representative must serve as a member of an Eagle Scout board of review. Find out more about how to request a district representative for an Eagle Scout Board of Review on our advancement page.
Eagle Scout Service Project: While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community. The project must benefit an organization other than Boy Scouting. A project proposal must be approved by the organization benefiting from the effort, your unit leader and unit committee, and the council or district before you start. Find out more about how to request a district project approval meeting on our advancement page.
Help us promote Scouting
The Sam Houston Area Council is focusing on leveraging the power of social media through Facebook. The more Scouters share and repost, the more powerful our marketing can be.
We are compiling a list of unit social media sites so we can work together to spread the word about Scouting by tagging, liking commenting and sharing each other posts.
Learn More Take our Social Media Survey