About Us

The Copperhead District serves Scouting units in the southwest side of the Cypress-Fairbanks school district, south of West Road and west of Eldridge Parkway. The Copperhead District is located in the Sam Houston Area Council.

Copperhead District Roundtable

Roundtable is a district monthly meeting typically held on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center (8440 Greenhouse Rd., Cypress TX 77433) to help unit leaders plan and carry out their own program. 

The objective of Roundtable is to give leaders program ideas; information on upcoming events and trainings, and an opportunity to share experiences and enjoy fun and fellowship with other Scouting leaders. Unit leaders will be inspired, motivated, informed, and be able to provide a stronger program for their Scouts. All troop, pack, ship/crew, and venture leaders are encouraged to attend. Parents are also encouraged to participate. Roundtable is a great opportunity for new leaders and future leaders to learn about the Scouting program.

Copperhead District Committee Meetings

District Committee meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center (8440 Greenhouse Rd., Cypress TX 77433). Consisting of chartered organization representatives (CORs) and elected district committee members, the district committee coordinates the functions of the district. The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. The end result of effective district support is more and more youth members receiving a better and better program. All districts are responsible for carrying out four standard functions:

1) The membership function strives for growth through the organization of new Scouting units and through new members and adult volunteers joining existing units and working to retain current members.
2) The finance function sees that the district provides its share of funds to the total council operating budget.
3) The program function concentrates on helping Scouting units with camp promotion; special activities including community service; training adult volunteers; and youth advancement and recognition.
4) The unit service function provides direct coaching and consultation by district volunteers for unit adults to help ensure the success of every Scouting unit.

Copperhead District Commissioner Meetings

Commissioner meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center (8440 Greenhouse Rd., Cypress TX 77433). The commissioners review specific unit needs, discuss ways to support unit growth in the Journey to Excellence criteria, examine ways to promote events and provide resources to units, support on-time charter renewal, and evaluate ways to help the units and district maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. The unit service function is carried out by the district commissioner staff.

Last Modified: Jan 02, 2020

The Sam Houston Area Council serves approximately 50,000 youth in 16 counties in Southeast Texas through dedicated service and leadership of approximately 19,000 adult volunteers. Scouting is completely funded by the generosity of those that believe in its mission.

The purpose of the council is to guide and support its districts for the achievement of the movement’s purpose. Councils establish policies and programs. Districts carry out the policies and programs in their respective territories. Your support of Scouting provides programs, services, professional support, as well as year-round outdoor programs - all designed to lead youth to lifelong values, service, and achievement.

The Sam Houston Area Council's services area includes the following counties of Southeast Texas: Austin, Brazos, Burleson, (a portion of) Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, (a portion of) Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton.

Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, reverent.

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.

      Council Number 576
      Boy Scouts of America

      Cockrell Scout Center
      2225 N Loop W
      Houston, Texas 77008

      (713) 659-8111
      (713) 659-6729 (fax)

      Council Office Hours:
      Monday - Friday 
      8:00 am to 4:30 pm
      (excluding holidays)

      (Scout Shops hours)

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