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Nov
13
Wed
2019
Ship 1 Open House Night @ Scout Service Center
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Attention Scouts BSA and Venture Crew members; please join us on November 13 at 630pm at the Scout Service center to learn more about our Council’s only Ship unit!  Yes, we have a Ship in the middle of the Panhandle!

If you enjoy aquatics, boating, sailing etc., and want to have lots of fun and fellowship, please consider joining Ship 1!

Flyer

Nov
16
Sat
2019
2019 Scouts BSA Environmental Science Merit Badge – Registration Deadline: Nov. 10 @ 11:55pm
Nov 16 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

We are excited to once again offer the Environmental Science Merit Badge at Camp Don Harrington on November 16, 2019, hosted by the West Texas A&M Environmental Science Society. This merit badge is for Scouts BSA, ages 11-17.

Registration will begin at 8:30am and class will begin at 9:00am and end at approximately 6:00pm.

Lunch and snacks will be provided and are included in the price per registrant.

Please follow the link below to register!

Online Registration

Scout Shop Open
Nov 16 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Duty to God Workshop- Registration Deadline is November 6! @ St Pauls United Methodist Church
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration Deadline is November 6!

2019 Duty to God Workshop Flyer

Registration

Nov
23
Sat
2019
LW District Range Master Training-CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES @ Optima School
Nov 23 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm

This training is open to all Scout Leaders who want to be certified at a Range Master.  Please see the flyer below for info and to register.

Flyer

Nov
26
Tue
2019
Scout Office Thankgsiving Holiday Closure
Nov 26 @ 5:57 pm – 6:57 pm

The Scout Service Center will be closed November 27 through December 1 to allow our staff to enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday with family and friends.  We will reopen on Monday, December 2 at 8:30am.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Dec
24
Tue
2019
Scout Office Closure
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day

The Scout Office will be closed on December 24th and 25th.  The Scout Shop will be closed on Dec 26th and 27th.

 

Dec
31
Tue
2019
Scout Office Closure
Dec 31 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day

The Scout Service Center will be closed on December 31, 2019 through January 1, 2020.

Jan
6
Mon
2020
Scout Office Closure
Jan 6 – Jan 8 all-day

The Scout Service Center will be closed for our annual Staff Planning Conference.  Please take care of all your scouting needs on January 2nd or 3rd.

Jan
25
Sat
2020
2020 Scouts BSA Merit Badge University – West Texas A&M University **REGISTRATION CLOSED**
Jan 25 @ 8:15 am – 5:00 pm

The annual Merit Badge University is back!

New Merit Badges offered this year include Animation, Veterinary Medicine, Entrepreneurship, and Search and Rescue!

Please follow the directions carefully when registering!

Leader’s Guide

Registration

2020 College of Commissioner Science – Back To Basics!
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Back To Basics! A day of inspiration, rejuvenation, education, excitement, on-boarding, and fellowship for our fellow Commissioner staff and communities!

When: January 25, 2020. Check-in begins at 8:30am. Conference begins at 9:00am sharp and concludes at 4:30pm.

Where: West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX – Classroom Center, third floor.

Who: All Commissioners of all levels (Unit, District, Council, Area, Regional, and National) and anyone else from Area 2 West and Area 2 East!

Cost: $15.00 per registrant.

Registration

This event also coincides with the Golden Spread Council’s annual Merit Badge University, which will also be held on the third floor of the Classroom Center on the campus of West Texas A&M University. Commissioners from other councils planning to attend are encouraged to consider bring scouts with them as well! This will be a great opportunity for them to earn electives and Eagle required merit badges in a unique setting! You can find more information in the link below!

Merit Badge University

Jan
31
Fri
2020
2020 Camp Card Fundraising Program Ordering
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 9:00 am

Our 2020 Camp Card Ordering is now in full swing!  Please visit the Leader’s Guide for how the program works, timelines, deadlines, and lots of other important information.  You can order online OR contact your local District Executive who can take the order and this must be done by close of business February 13, 2020.  If you want to know what you ordered and sold in 2019, you must call your Executive who will share that information.

This fundraiser should be managed by ONE person in your unit so they can be the primarily point of contact between the member’s of the unit and the council.

Any questions should be directed to Chase Roach at 806-358-6500.

Leader’s Guide

Ordering Link

Feb
8
Sat
2020
2020 Council Recognition Luncheon @ Camp Don Harrington
Feb 8 @ 11:15 am – 2:00 pm

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our 2019 Eagle Scouts and volunteer scouters from across the council as we recognize them for going above and beyond what is asked of them.

Deadline to register has passed.

Invitation

Registration 

Order of the Arrow Fun Day @ St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Lodge Executive committee is hosting an OA Fun Day at St. Thomas The Apostle Church in Amarillo, Saturday, February 8, from 3PM – 4PM for all arrowmen interested in knowing more about ceremonies and how they can become a member of a ceremony team. Please join us to see how you can benefit our lodge! Dinner will follow at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza.

Parents are requested to pick up their arrowmen at Mr. Gatti’s at 7:30 PM. See the flyer for more details.

Check out the flyer below for information.

Flyer

Feb
10
Mon
2020
Annual Recharter’s Due
Feb 10 all-day

Unit Recharter Captains have now received a link to access the Recharter system online.  Below is the link to the Council Recharter page.  If you have any questions please contact Stephen at 806-358-6500.

Recharter Page

Feb
14
Fri
2020
Scouts BSA 2020 OKPIK Winter Adventure Camp- Registration Deadline: February 9 @11:55pm
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm

Winter camping at it’s finest! Join us at MK Brown for a weekend full of merit badges and fun!

New this year: Texas Hunter’s Education!! Scouts wanting to take Texas Hunter’s Education must pay an additional $15.00 fee and may NOT register for any merit badges. This is an ALL DAY COURSE!

Please see the Leader’s Guide below for more details. It is important that all units read the Leader’s Guide carefully before attending. To keep costs for OKPIK Winter Adventure as low as possible, we are asking that each unit contribute food to be cooked for each meal. Please bring enough of the listed materials to feed everyone in your unit, plus two! The food will be turned in to the kitchen during check-in!

Registration

Leader’s Guide

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Scout Office Closure
Feb 17 all-day

The Scout Service Center will be closed for the President’s Day Holiday.

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Good Scout Luncheon @ Amarillo Civic Center
Feb 20 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our annual Good Scout Luncheon.  This annual fundraiser features a great speaker and two honorees.  If you would like to attend, please call the Scout Service Center at 806-358-6500.

Save the Date Card

Feb
22
Sat
2020
2020 Golden Eagle District Pinewood Derby Race @ St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2020 Golden Eagle District Pinewood Derby Race @ St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

Please join us for the GREATEST RACE!

Online Registration

Registration Form

Rules

Map

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Intro to Leadership Skills Training (ILST/C) and Den Chief Training – Registration Deadline: March 1 @11:55pm
Mar 7 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Register now for Intro to Leadership Skills Training (ILST/C) and Den Chief Training at Camp MK Brown on March 7!

The deadline to register is March 1 at 11:55pm!

For more information, or to register, click the links below!

Registration

Information Flyer

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