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Winter Camp is a great opportunity for troops to camp and Boy Scouts to earn merit badges, including many merit badges that are not normally offered at summer camp. Winter Camp will give scouts a chance to learn new skills and have fun while working on advancement so they are one step closer to being an Eagle Scout.Come join the fun. Winter Camp will be held at Camp Sol Mayer and starts on Tuesday, December 27th through Friday December 30th.More information can be found by clicking on the link below. We look forward to seein' you there.
Nominate a Worthy Scouter
The Silver Beaver is a national award, presented by the local council at our Annual Recognition Dinner. It is the highest honor a local council may bestow upon a volunteer 21 or older. The award consists of a certificate, a formal Silver Beaver emblem on a ribbon, and a square knot to wear on a uniform.
The nomination for the Silver Beaver Award consists of three parts:
To nominate someone you think deserves this honor, complete the Silver Beaver Nomination Form found at the following link:
Silver Beaver Nomination form
Nominations will not be considered for professional Scouters or council employees within five years of their leaving employment with BSA. Nominations cannot be made for posthumous awards. Self-nominations are not allowed.
Nominations for the Silver Beaver award are due December 10, 2016
The Texas Southwest Council is trying something new this year. The Council Banquet location was chosen to provide more equal travel time for all our Scouts, families, friends, mentors and guests. Note that we are also starting the event earlier in the day. We encourage each of you to support your Troop’s Eagles and leaders by attending this year’s celebration. A speaker will not be on the program this year so that more recognition will be included.
Please... return the form, linked below, before January 18th to avoid a late fee.
Sponsors Unit Leader of Merit Veteran Service Adult Eagles Past Silver Beaver Recipients 2016 Eagle ClassEagle Class Namesake
Adams Award (2016 Eagle) Soaring Eagle Award (young adult) Outstanding Eagle Scout (adult) Journey to Excellence Popcorn Sales Silver Beaver
Come join the fun next year at the Texas Southwest's "Taste of Adventure" weekends. These weekends will be full of HIGH ADVENTURE !!!
February 17-19 (Camp Sol Mayer)August 4-6 (Camp Fawcett)October 27-29 (Camp Sol Mayer)
CanoeingArchery Cowboy Action Shooting Shotgun ShootingClimbing*Rappelling*OrienteeringTomahawk Throwing
Other activities include: a survival hike, cantina show, and a late night movie.
COST: $20.00 and is open to all Boy Scouts, Ventures and Explorers.
Make your reservations now by completing the form linked here and returning it to the Council office.
* if available
EAGLE SCOUT ASSOCIATION-TEXAS SOUTHWEST
104 Veterans Memorial DrivePO Box 1584San Angelo, TX 76902-1584