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Twin Bayou District Packs

Cub Scouting is a program for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade whose overall mission is to help young people build character, learn citizenship, develop personal fitness, and contribute to the academic development of the children who participate. Cub Scouts are part of a pack. The Cub Scout pack belongs to a church, a school, or some other group of people in the community or neighborhood. This group makes sure your pack has good adult leaders, a place to meet, and exciting things to do. The pack is divided into smaller groups called dens. Each den has about six to eight youth. All of the Cub Scouts in your den are in the same grade and may even go to the same school.

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Pack 11 Family Pack First Presbyterian Church - Houston Mondays
6:00 pm
Poe Elementary, First Presbyterian Church Christopher Gray Houston ISD
Pack 34 Boy Pack St. Marks Episcopal Church   Twain Elementary, St. Marks Episcopal Church Jim McGinness Houston ISD
Pack 46 Family Pack St. Luke's United Methodist Church Sundays
3:00 pm
Pilgrim Academy, Piney Point Elementary, River Oaks Elementary, St. Luke's United Methodist Church David Moore-Jones Houston ISD  
Pack 55 Family Pack St John The Divine Episcopal Church 3rd Thursday
7:00 pm
St. John's School, River Oaks Baptist School, Annunciation Orthodox School, St John The Divine Episcopal Church Frank Neukomm Houston ISD  
Pack 167 Family Pack St. Stephens Episcopal Church Sundays
4:00 pm
Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, MacGregor Elementary   Houston ISD
Pack 266 Boy Pack West University United Methodist Church   West University Elementary, West University United Methodist Church Chris Heard  Houston ISD ?
Pack 354 Family Pack St. Martins Episcopal Church 3rd Thursday
6:45 pm
Briar Grove Elementary, Briar Meadow, Rogers Elementary, St. Martins Episcopal Church Ellis Vachon Houston ISD   
Pack 505 Family Pack St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church 2nd Thursday
7:00 pm
Roberts Elementary, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church Rudy Dismuke Houston ISD
Pack 511 Family Pack Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church 3rd Thursday
6:30 pm
Woodrow Wilson Montessori, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church Dale Fitz Houston ISD   
Pack 710 Family Pack Holy Rosary Catholic Church         ?
Pack 730 Family Pack St. Anne Catholic Community   St. Anne Catholic School     ?
Pack 989 Family Pack Mandarin Immersion Magnet School Thursdays
5:30 pm
     
Pack 989 Family Pack Mandarin Immersion Magnet School Cafeteria Thursdays
5:30 pm
Mandarin Immersion Magnet School   Houston ISD
Pack 1190 Boy Pack Brotherhood of Congregation Emanuel   Brotherhood of Congregation Emanuel Bull Flaherty   ?
Pack 1248 Family Pack Trinity East United Methodist Church   Blackshear Elementary, Yellowstone Academy, Trinity East United Methodist Church   Houston ISD Onboarding Team  
Pack 1786 Boy Pack Islamic Education Center         ?
*Packs are either all-girl packs, all-boy packs or family Scouting packs (with both boy and girl dens).

    
Twin Bayou District Troops

Scouts BSA is available to youth who have earned the Cub Scout Arrow of Light Award and at least 10 years old or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old. The program achieves the BSA's objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness.

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Troop 11 Boy Troop First Presbyterian Church - Houston   Christopher Gray   
Troop 46 Boy Troop St. Luke's United Methodist Church   David Moore-Jones  
Troop 54 Girl Troop St. John The Divine Episcopal Church    
Troop 55 Boy Troop St. John The Divine Episcopal Church   Frank Neukomm   
Troop 125 Boy Troop St. Andrews Presbyterian Church   Sandy Troff
Troop 211 Boy Troop St. Marks Episcopal Church   Jim McGinness
Troop 266 Boy Troop West University United Methodist Church   Chris Heard  
Troop 354 Boy Troop St. Martins Episcopal Church   Ellis Vachon
Troop 505 Boy Troop St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church   Rudy Dismuke
Troop 511 Boy Troop Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church Tuesdays
6:30 pm
 
Troop 710 Boy Troop Holy Rosary Catholic Church    
Troop 730 Boy Troop St. Anne Catholic Comm   Colby Williford
Troop 1190 Boy Troop Brotherhood of Congregation Emanuel   Bull Flaherty
Troop 1211 Girl Troop St. Marks Episcopal Church    
Troop 1511 Girl Troop Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church Tuesdays
6:30 pm
   
*Troops are either all-girl troops or all-boy troops.

    
Twin Bayou District Venturing Crews

Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women who are 13 and have completed the eighth grade, or age 14 through 20 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Venturing is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth, adult leaders, and organizations in their communities. Local community organizations establish a Venturing crew by matching their people and program resources to the interests of young people in the community. The result is a program of exciting and meaningful activities that helps youth pursue their special interests, grow, develop leadership skills, and become good citizens. Venturing crews can specialize in a variety of avocation or hobby interests.

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Crew 55 St. John The Divine Episcopal Church   Frank Neukomm
Crew 211 St. Marks Episcopal Church   Jim McGinness
Crew 730 St. Anne Catholic Community   Colby Williford  

       

Twin Bayou District Ships

Sea Scouts is a specialized program for young men and women who are 13 and have completed the eighth grade, or age 14 through 20 years of age. The program focuses on water high adventure and personal development. Sea Scout units, called ships, focus on sailing and cruising either sailboats, power vessels or paddle sports. Youth in these ships sail, row, canoe, keep boats in shape, cruise the local waters of Galveston Bay or sail on long cruises far from home. Some SCUBA dive, but all are active in camping, social events, regattas and annual seamanship contests or rendezvous.  

Sea Scouts Website

Exploring

Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) or 15 to 21 years old. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Explorers are ready to investigate the meaning of interdependence in their personal relationships and communities. Explorer posts can specialize in a variety of career skills. Exploring programs are based on five areas of emphasis: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership experience. Fill out our career interest survey and we will notify you of open houses and when a new Exploring post is starting near you.

Find a Post    Career Interest Survey     Exploring Website

Commissioners*

Commissioners are district and council volunteers who help units succeed. They are available to coach and consult with parents and leaders of packs, troops, crews, and ships. Please feel free to contact your commissioner anytime with questions. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit recharter plan, so that each unit subits the recharter on time with an optimal number of youth and adult members.

A commissioner plays several roles, including friend, representative, unit "doctor," teacher, and counselor. Of all their roles, friend is the most important. It springs from the attitude, "I care; I am here to help, what can I do for you?" Caring is the ingredient that makes commissioner service successful. He or she is an advocate of unit needs. A commissioner who makes himself known and accepted now will be called on in future times of trouble.

  • The commissioner is a representative. The average unit leader is totally occupied in working with kids. Some have little if any contact with the Boy Scouts of America, other than a commissioner's visit to their meeting. To them, the commissioner may be the BSA. The commissioner helps represent the ideals, the principles, and the policies of the Scouting movement.
  • The commissioner is a unit "doctor." In their role as "doctor," they know that prevention is better than a cure, so they try to see that their units make good "health practices" a way of life. When problems arise, and they will, even in the best unit, they act quickly. They observe symptoms, diagnose the real ailment, prescribe a remedy, and follow up on the patient.
  • The commissioner is a teacher. As a commissioner, they will have a wonderful opportunity to participate in the growth of unit leaders by sharing knowledge with them. They teach not just in an academic environment, but where it counts most—as an immediate response to a need to know. That is the best adult learning situation, since the lesson is instantly reinforced by practical application of the new knowledge.
  • The commissioner is a counselor. As a Scouting counselor, they will help units solve their own problems. Counseling is the best role when unit leaders don't recognize a problem and where solutions are not clear-cut. Everyone needs counseling from time to time, even experienced leaders.