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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

Congratulations to these for completing the requirements for the rank of Eagle:
Colton Owens
Troop 101, Dripping Springs UMC  
Dylan Cousins
Troop 967, Buda UMC

Jordon Shaw

Troop 280, St. Vincent de Porres, Dripping Springs 

Ian Cameron
Troop 218, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal, Buda
Nick Mueller
Troop 967, Buda UMC

Asa Turner

Troop 218, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal, Buda

 

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

 

RECHARTER

 

It’s that time of year to recharter

Recharter training at Buda UMC on Oct. 4 at 7:00 PM.  All units should send a representative.

Unit System Access Codes and Revised Rosters will be available so you will be able to begin the 2019 process. 

 

BALOO Training – Sacred Springs District

 

Saturday, Dec. 8th 8:00am – Sunday, Dec 9th 12:00pm

Location: Kiwanis Camp, 2901 Co Rd 136, Kyle, TX 78640

Cost: $25 – we provide all meals

 

Registration is open:

 http://bsacac.doubleknot.com/event/baloo-training-sacred-springs-district/2408535 

 

Course Director: Spencer LeDoux

Email: ledouxjapan@yahoo.com

Phone: 512-618-7680

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 Rocket Launch!

October 13th 10 am
Belterra Rec Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cub Scout Rocket Launch on Oct. 13 at the Belterra Rec Center starting at 10 am. Any scouts that plan to attend and shoot a rocket need to sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044ba9ac23a57-rocket

Please contact  Roy Stiles <roystiles@gmail.com>  for more information.

Tiger Cub Lock In !

October 26-27, 2018

 

bsacac.doubleknot.com

Sacred Springs Tiger Lock In. When: Friday October 26 th 6pm Check in- Saturday October 27 th 7am. Where: San Marcos Police Dept 2300 S IH 35 San Marcos TX 78666. Who: All tigers in Sacred Springs (Parent must be present the whole time). Working on Safe and Smart Belt Loop. Pizza will be provided. Appearances by SMPD, SMFD and more. Cost: $15 dollars per tiger/parent combo

Ready Webelos One!

Webelos Woods
October 19-21, 2018
Smilin’ V Ranch, Liberty Hill

 

Recruit Gunters (Webelos) into your Troop to take on IOI – Show them what Scouting is about!

Each Troop will create an event to showcase scout skills based on the Ready Player One (book/movie) theme.   Please let the Camp Chair (staceymyers1@gmail.com ) know which activity your Troop wants to do.

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

 

– Baden-Powell 

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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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