The Scout Office will be closed on December 24th and 25th. The Scout Shop will be closed on Dec 26th and 27th.
The Scout Service Center will be closed on December 31, 2019 through January 1, 2020.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
The Scout Service Center will be closed for the President’s Day Holiday.
Scoutmaster Position Specific Training, Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills Training (ILST), Cub Scout Adventure Academy, and BALOO all in the same place, on the same weekend!
In an effort to reduce the number of weekends that our leaders and volunteers must commit throughout the year, we have consolidated these training classes into one weekend!
Please note that in order to receive full credit for this training, an overnight stay is required by BSA standards! Please pay attention to the weather forecast and plan accordingly.
Check-in and camp setup will begin at 2:00pm on Saturday and you will leave around 10:30am on Sunday. Dinner and breakfast will be provided!
The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has suspended all games indefinitely until further notice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
It’s time to start preparing for the annual Scouting for Food event, which will be held on March 28, 2020 this year!
Food insecurity is an issue for families all throughout the Texas Panhandle and our teamwork can make a big difference! Last year the Golden Spread Council collected and donated nearly 7,000 pounds of food to the High Plains Food Bank who then distributed it to our neighbors in need! Let’s break the 7,000 pound mark this year!
Bring the family to Camp Don Harrington for fun “Down on the Farm!”
Enjoy horsemanship demonstrations, overnight camping, hay rides, and a farm animal petting zoo! Hear from local about what it takes to feed out communities, roping classes, and much more!
For more information and to register, click the links below!
Due to the COVID-19 issue, this year we will be doing the Program Kickoff via ZOOM. In order to get the invitation to join the meeting, you are asked to register below by May 5 , 10pm and on May 6, you will receive the joining information from Scott Kilian’s email address so please watch for that.
If you have any questions, please contact your local District Executive.