Showing posts from October, 2016

Friends of Scouting *FOS* Campaign 2017

Dear Scouters,
Longhorn Council is already preparing for the 2017 Friends of
ScoutingCampaign (FOS). We are making a few minor adjustments in how the campaign is run.   Each unit will be asked to provide a point of contact for the campaign referred to as a Unit Champion.Each unit will conduct their FOS Campaign in one of the following waysFOS presentation they conduct themselves internally(an electronic campaign will be possible, with the pledging/payment being done electronically)Requesting an external speakerDirect solicitations during Scout Anniversary Month of February.(This could be a troop Pot Luck Dinner or Court of Honor)To facilitate this, the district will provide training, if needed, at the January Roundtable.Units will turn in FOS pledges at the March Roundtable.The goal is to complete the campaign and meet our goalin one month(February). LDS units will conduct their campaign on the 5thSunday. If your unit would like to begin their campaign early, please let Gary Johnson know…

Council Rocket Launch Day


Troop Open House November 7, 7-9pm

Troop Open House November 7, 7-9pm B.S.A. Troop 380, 1001 N. Davis, Scout Hut at Northwest Christian Church, one-mile south of Lamar HS (Please see attached) All Webelos and their families are invited to "visit a Boy Scout Troop" next Monday Night September 26 at the 380 Open House 7:00 to 9:00 PM, it will be a lot of fun. Please see attached flyer with information and a Map to 380 Scout Hut, 1001 N. Davis - look for 380 trailers. Webelos, this is your chance to complete the requirement visit a Boy Scout meeting … and have FUN! Here are some of the Open House activities: ·         Monkey Bridge ·         Pumpkin Trebuchet Toss ·         Tomahawk Throwing ·         Fire Starting ·         Funnel Cakes ·         Prizes We look forward to visiting with you and sharing about all of the opportunities that Boy Scouting and Troop 380 has to offer your Webelos as they bridge into Boy Scouts. Ask about Trail to First Class and Trail to Eagle programs that helps Scouts reach their potential and …

Webelos Adventure with Troop 118

This is a friendly reminder about the upcoming Webelos Adventure Classes.  Registration closes on Sunday, Oct 23.    
We hope to see you there!

Troop 118 is pleased to announce that we are hosting The Great Webelos "Adventure" Adventure (formerly Pin College.)
This family-friendly event will be held Oct 29-30 at a private ranch 45 min south of Ft. Worth.  All Webelos are invited and encouraged to spend the night as part of their Arrow of Light Scouting Adventure.
Everyone is encouraged to eat with the troop Sat and Sun.  Cost is $10 per person.  The activities will be held, rain or shine.
Registration deadline is Oct 23.  Forms can be downloaded and shared at:
For more information, email Todd Moore, ASM, at

The Longhorn Times August 1, 2016

The Longhorn Times June 7, 2016
Longhorn Council Newsletter

Important Links

Council Website

Volunteer Training

Summer Camps
High Adventure
National Website

Scout Shops

COUNCIL CAMPOREE 2016! Don't miss the fun and excitement of this year's  Council Camporee, which will be held NOVEMBER 11-13 at Texas Motor Speedway. This special event looks to be the largest en-masse camp-out in the history of the Longhorn Council. Our program will be jam-packed with challenging activities, super shows, and awesome; so register NOW to enjoy this most excellent adventure.  The centerpiece of the Boy Scout, Varsity, Venturing, and Exploring Program is the huge annual Highland Games competition, with awards at the Camporee Show, and huge Camporee Midway of Displays and demos with Living History. The Cub Scout Program is a massive Cub Scout FUN Day and the huge Camporee Midway of displays and demos and Living History! Tiger Cubs and Cub Scouts can camp in the  Cub Scout area…

Scout Badge Day flyer for River Legacy

Shannon PorterNaturalist Supervisor/Scout Coordinator
River Legacy Living Science Center 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76006 817-860-6752 ext. 119

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature he finds it attached to the rest of the world
”                                          —John Muir

Training Dates (COR, Cub Master, den leader, and Pack Committee) and University of Scouting


Camporee - Cub Area Volunteer Sign Ups

Good afternoon Chairmen, On behalf of Debbie Kerrigan, (Cub area coordinator for Camporee), could you please send this link out to your districts? We have set this up so anyone interested in volunteering to supervise the cub area can add their name. We would very much appreciate your help!!! Regards, Tracy Carroll

Color Guard Needed - Please contact and sign up ASAP

From: Tammy Benson-O'Brien <>

Message Body:
I am a parent leader int he Circle Ten Council area.  Our 13 year old son is a Hope Kid, an organization that provides fun experiences for children with terminal illnesses.  They are hosting a fundraiser walk at UTA on October 22nd and are looking for a group of boy scouts to perform a flag ceremony.  There will be several hundred people in attendance.  Can you put me in contact with a local active troop that might be willing to bring their flags out and do this for the organization?

COR Training


Leader Training


SM Specifics cancelled this weekend Next Course February 11


Service hour opportunity - Scouts and parents 15 and up

River Legacy After park in the Dark, needs additional Volunteers this weekend.

You must be at least 15 years old.

Sign up at

This is also a great place to take the kids this weekend!!