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posted Mar 19, 2018, 6:37 AM by Troop584 Calendar

image004.jpgimage005.jpg2018 Spring University of Scouting

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men

1700 Gregg St, Houston, TX 77020

Check-in begins at 7:00 am - Courses run from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


The University of Scouting offers a wide range of unique Boy Scouting courses. Boy Scout leaders and parents can choose 5 or 6 sessions from an exciting variety of troop, patrol and outdoor planning supplemental courses to help manage the challenges of a great troop experience. YOU choose which you want to attend!      Two Conferences available for Youth Leaders!!


The Outdoor Code

As an American I will do my best to.

Be clean in my outdoor manners.  Be careful with fire.

Be considerate in the outdoors.  Be conservation minded.

University of Scouting offers MANY Outdoor and Conservation Sessions – Here are a few to choose from:

6 Safety-Focused Activity Planning

80 Not in My Backyard?

81 High Adventure Opportunities

82 Introduction to Backpacking

92 Introduction to Outdoor Ethics

93 Integrating Nature and Conservation 

94 Hook, Line and Bobber

95 There's Money in Recycling

96 Planning and Executing a Conservation or Hornaday Project

97 The Hornaday Awards

116 Order of the Arrow Ceremony Workshop


ONLINE Registration closes on the March 22nd

Pre-registration is highly encouraged as classes fill up. Walk-ins are welcome; however, please arrive early, to select classes. Lunches are available for purchase for adults and youth, or you are welcome to bring your own lunch. At checkout, pay with a credit card, electronic check, or PayPal. 

            Registration fee                  $25

           Onsite registration            $30

           Lunch                                      $8 (optional) 

Course Catalog and more info can be found at http://www.samhoustonbsa.org/university-of-scouting