May 12, 2022 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm (except June and July) at the First United Methodist Church of Missouri City (3900 Lexington Blvd, Missouri City, TX 77459) 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 policy, 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. Follow the district Facebook page at facebook.com/ThunderWolfDistrict.
New District Executive
Please join us in welcoming Christian Gilford as the district executive for the Thunder Wolf District. His role as district executive will be to provide leadership and support to the volunteers in our district with a focus on district operations, membership recruiting, unit service, family Friends of Scouting, and product sales. Christian can be reached at Christian.Gilford@scouting.org.
Christian is a native of Pearland, TX, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Texas Southern University. While attending Texas Southern University he was a member of the Ocean of Soul Jazz Combo. Christian enjoys writing music, spending time outdoors, and traveling. Through his previous roles in retail sales management, education, and restaurant management he brings experience in leadership, project management, and relationship management.
June 6-8, 2022 | 3:00 - 8:00 pm
It’s time to saddle up the horses, put on boots and a cowboy hat, and round up all Cub Scouts to explore as day camp goes Texas Wild! Cub Scouts and their families will learn new skills and make new friends. Day camp is a council camp organized by districts and conducted by volunteers from the local area for Cub Scouts entering 1st through 5th grade for the next school year. Day camp is a week of fun with awesome programs and activities such as BB guns, archery, sports, STEM, games and crafts, rank advancements, Scout skills, fun and more.
Many volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering. Adult volunteers can also register their non-Scouting children ages 3-5 (potty trained). Scouts in troops, crews and ships can also volunteer. The registration fee is $67.50 for the first Cub Scout and $65 for each additional Cub Scout. All youth entering 1st grade through age 17 must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America. Tot lots (ages 3-5) are $35. Volunteers (adults; junior staff; The registration fee includes a t-shirt, patch, program supplies, and water bottle. The camp is being held at Sugar Land Baptist Church (16755 Southwest Frwy., Sugar Land, TX 77479).
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Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, and a whole lot more. A trained leader is better prepared to make the Scouting program all it can be! Every Scout deserves a trained leader. See the council training schedule for a list of additional trainings offered around the council. For more information, contact Jennye Gorrosquieta.
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is an overnight training with 16-hours of instructional time that gives adult leaders the practical knowledge they need to help Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The skills presented closely follow the Scout Handbook and rank advancement requirements. This is a required training course for all Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmasters.
Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training is a 4.5-hour training course intended to provide troop leaders with the information and tools they need to lead successful troops. This course teaches practical ways to instill the Scouting methods into troop programs and covers the roles of the Scoutmasters and assistants in a Scout-led troop. This is a required training course for all Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmasters.
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including packing camping, overnighters, and Webelos den overnighters. BALOO training is comprised of two components – an online component, and a practical, hands-on component which includes an overnight with 16 hours of instruction time. One BALOO trained leader is required to be present on any pack family or Webelos den overnight camping.