Thursday, August 16, 2018

Limited space - Welding Merit badge

The Welding Merit Badge will be offered to the first 50 Scouts registered.  
You must contact Candice Ortaga at 817-909-4422 or to register.  
The class will be held at the Dan Dipert Technical and Career Center, 2101 Browning Drive, Arlington, on October 27, 2018, from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon.  
There will be a small cost for materials.  Don’t delay, register today!

Friday, August 3, 2018

Wood Badge at Philmont Hosted by Longhorn Council

Course # S2-662-18-3
What?                       Wood Badge Leadership Training
Where?                     Philmont Backcountry
When?                      September 23-28, 2018*
How Much?            $550.00 (camperships available**)

When’s the last time you were at Philmont?  If it wasn’t last year, it’s been too long!  Every Cub Scout, Boy Scout and/or Venturing leader is welcome to join the Longhorn Council and learn world-class leadership skills in the most beautiful setting of all – the Philmont Backcountry.  This Longhorn Council course is one of only a very few ways you will get to participate in any backcountry events this year.  We will learn for three days at Rayado Ridge followed by three days at Zastrow.  Where else can you see some of the best of Philmont at a great price, especially this year?  
We have less than (10) spots left in this course, so please get your application in quickly.  We need your commitment by August 17, 2018. **Camperships are available for earlier registration.
Every youth deserves a trained leader.  Our staff has completed their course development and is prepared to lead you in a Mountain Top Wood Badge Experience.  This leader-development program will help you not only in Scouting, but also at home and at work.  Come away from the course with valuable new skills, great resources, and new friends!
Learn more online at
or e-mail our course director, Bob McKinley, at
Register online at selecting S2-662-18-3 (council page may say 2017 for this course, but it is actually 2018!; on-line allows only full-payment with registration – contact the Course Director for campership information)

*Participants must arrive by 6PM local time on Saturday, September 22, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Reminder LHC Operations Workshop

Dear Robert,
Since the first workshop invitation went out there have even more exciting changes in the Scouting movement. It is still an exciting time to be a part of the Boy Scouts of America! Despite what you may hear or read, we are still the Boy Scouts of America!
Please join the Longhorn Council Executive Committee, Saturday, June 2 for our annual district workshop. This annual workshop is for all district volunteers. Whether a new or returning member of the district committee, we want you to be a part of this workshop.
The workshop agenda includes Family Scouting, Journey to Excellence and special strategic planning breakouts for finance, membership and program conducted by council executive officers. 
The operations workshop will be held at the LHC Hurst Service Center, 850 Cannon Dr, Hurst, 76054. The doors open at 8:30 AM and the workshop will begin at 9:00 AM. We will conclude the general portion of the workshop after lunch. Some council operating committees may meet in the afternoon with an additional agenda.
Please reply to this email if we can count you in for the workshop and lunch. Our executive staff will whip up a delicious grilled lunch.
I look forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 2 at the Hurst Service Center.
Yours in Scouting,
Joe Schneider
Joe Schneider
Vice-President Administration
Longhorn Council, BSA

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Mailing Address:
BSA - Longhorn Council
850 Cannon Dr
PO Box 54190
Hurst, TX 76054  

Contact Name: Michael Wright
Telephone Number: (817) 231-850

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Round Table Information

Roundtables for the Cross Timbers District are held the second Tuesdays of every month at 7:00 PM. We meet at Pantego Christian Academy. 2201 W Park Row Dr Arlington, TX 76013 
RoundTable Commissioners: 
Hank Kirkland -