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Boy Scouts of America Prepared for Life

The Sacred Springs District is part of the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and serves Hays County and the following cities; San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Wimberley, and Dripping Springs.This website has been established to support the packs, troops, teams and crews of the Sacred Springs District as well as all the amazing parents who support our organization.

ROUNDTABLES

2nd Thursdays

Kyle Stake Center 7pm

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS

 

Eagle Scout Rank Earned:

Hudson Nobles of Troop 2001, Sunset Canyon Baptist Church

 

HELP WANTED

 

Spotlight on:  Unit Commissioners!
Unit Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Unit Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.

Contact Mike Stephenson at ss.dist.comm@gmail.com for more information on being a commissioner or to sign up to be one!

 

 

TRAINING

 

Mega Training Weekend – May 18-20

Lost Pines Scout Reservation!

Get trained for:

BALOO
CAMPMASTER
NRA PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
SCOUTMASTER SPECIFIC/IOLS COMBINED
SWIMMING/WATER RESCUE
TRAINER’S EDGE
WILDERNESS FIRST AID

More information/registration here: Mega Training Weekend

YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING UPDATED

There has been an update to the Youth Protection Training (YPT) curriculum now known as YPT2. This is now live in www.my.scouting.org.  

This is a critical update and will require ALL registered leaders to take YPT2 no later than October 1st, 2018, regardless of your current YPT expiration date.

Find more information here: YPT updates

 

DISTRICT NEWS

District Cub Scout Summer Day Camps!

 

Scouts will enjoy outdoor fun while learning about one of their favorite topics: space!

  • There are 2 different camp locations in District. 11 more throughout the council, click above to view other district camps.
  • Available for all elementary school-aged boys and girls, whether or not they are a Scout
  • All camps feature traditional outdoor activities and games that emphasize learning, teamwork, and physical fitness
  • Scout parents are encouraged to attend with Scouts from their pack to help satisfy “walking Den Leader” requirements
  • Non-Scout parents are encouraged to attend with their child (even if just for one day) to learn what Scouting can offer their family year-round

Camp Dates June 11-13
Location Camp Lucy, Dripping Springs (Sacred Springs District)
Daily Hours 3pm-8pm each day
Camp Contact CLICK HERE to email Ronald Mendez

Camp Dates June 18-21
Location San Marcos Academy (Sacred Springs District)
Daily Hours 3pm-7pm each day
Camp Contact CLICK HERE to email Amber Ledoux

Maritime Explorers Club

Initial recruiting for a Maritime Explorer Club is underway.  This programs is part of the BSA Explorer program and is open to boys and girls ages 10-13.  The club will be a combination of STEM scouting and Sea Scouting.  The club will interact with Ship 1492 as well as other Explorer Clubs.  If you are interested, contact Jim Graves – 512-507-1070 or jimgraves2144@gmail.com.  He will also be at Roundtable on Thursday night.

Boy Scout Program Changes:  Allowing Girls in Scouting

 

Please see the files attached below; this is the current information related to the recent decision to allow girls into Scouting programs:

 

World Scout Jamboree 2019

 

For the first time since 1967, the United States is hosting the World Scout Jamboree (WSJ)! This exciting world event will be held at our very own Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, when the 24th World Scout Jamboree runs from July 21 to August 2, 2019. Scouts must be between the ages of 14 and 18 to attend this once in a lifetime event (born between July 22, 2001 and July 21, 2005). You may apply in early Fall 2017. Check out the WSJ website for all the details, or follow their Facebook page to stay informed!

 

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Training and Event Links

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Nobody is too small to do a good turn, even if it is only to smile.

 

– Baden-Powell 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Step up for Scouts

 

Step up for Scouts is an annual direct-solicitation campaign, reaching out to Scout families, service organizations and businesses. Friends of Scouting is the council’s largest source of income

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