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Copperhead 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.

Cub Scouts Website

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Pack 2 Girl & Boy Dens Birkes Elementary School Mondays 7:00 pm Birkes Elementary School   
Pack 4 Girl & Boy Dens Lieder Elementary School     Tipps and Lieder Elementaries
Pack 9   Duryea Elementary School Tuesdays 7:00 pm Duryea Elementary School  
Pack 70 Boy Pack The Church Without Walls 1st & 3rd Thursdays 7:00 pm The Church Without Walls  
Pack 168.   Sheridan Elementary Wednesdays 7:00 pm Robinson Elementary School  
Pack 370. Boy Pack The Church Without Walls 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10:00 am The Church Without Walls  
Pack 421 Girl & Boy Dens Fiest Elementary School   7:00 pm Fiest Elementary School    
Pack 433 Boy Pack Copeland Elementary School   7:00 pm Copeland Elementary School  
Pack 787 Girl & Boy Dens Horne Elementary School   7:00 pm Horne Elementary School  
Pack 811 Girl & Boy Dens Andre Elementary School,
Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center
  7:00 pm Andre and Postma Elementary Schools
Pack 1035   Walker Elementary School   7:00 pm Walker Elementary School  
Pack 1135   Wilson Elementary School   7:00 pm Wilson Elementary School
Pack 1150 Girl & Boy Dens Sheridan Elementary School Wednesdays 7:00 pm Sheridan Elementary School  
Pack 1187 Girl & Boy Dens Owens Elementary School   7:00 pm Owens Elementary School  
Pack 1283 Boy Pack St. Elizabeth Ann Seton   6:45 pm St. Elizabeth Ann Seton  
Pack 1445 Girl & Boy Dens Lowery Elementary School Thursdays 7:00 pm Lowery Elementary School
Pack 1465 Girl & Boy Dens Holmsley Elementary School   7:00 pm Holmsley Elementary School  
*Packs are either all-girl packs, all-boy packs or family Scouting packs (with both boy and girl dens).

    
Copperhead 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.

Boy Scouts of America Website

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Troop 3 Boy Troop Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center Mondays 7:00 pm    
Troop 61 Boy Troop Peace Community Church Wednesdays 7:00 pm  
Troop 70 Boy Troop The Church Without Wall    
Troop 120 Boy Troop Wilson Elementary School      
Troop 202 Boy Troop Copperfield Church Mondays 7:00 pm  
Troop 229 Boy Troop      
Troop 421 Girl Troop Thorton Middle School Tuesdays 7:00 pm
Troop 838 Boy Troop Crossbridge Christian Church Tuesdays 7:00 pm
Troop 1283 Boy Troop St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Wednesdays 7:00 pm   
Troop 1296 Boy Troop Cornerstone United Methodist Church Tuesdays 7:00 pm   
Troop 1865 Boy Troop Lifepath Church Mondays 7:00 pm
*Troops are either all-girl troops or all-boy troops.

 

    
Copperhead 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.

Venturing Website

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Crew 1999 Dynamic Possibilities Day Hab Center     Janet Kelly  

       

Copperhead 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

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Ship 1996 Peace Community Church Mondays 7:30 pm  

Posts

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 submits their charter 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.