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The Phoenix District welcomes you!

The Phoenix District of the Sam Houston Area Council - Boy Scouts of America serves the Klein ISD area, west of Kuykendahl Road.

Most Phoenix District events and activities can be found via the menu pages on the left side of your screen - most of these are open to the public.  The center section shows what's happening in the near future, but you'll need a username to access any additional info there.  The right side shows our calendar for the next few weeks; you'll have to log in to access the full calendar.  All registered adults in the Phoenix District now have usernames (since Tuesday 10 April 2012).  If you haven't received yours, please click "Request Access" on the left.

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Yours in Scouting,



May Roundtable - May 1

Posted on Apr 8 2014 - 1:52pm

Hey Scouters!!! 

Our next Roundtable is Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:00pm at the LDS Church in Kleinwood. The address is 16535 Kleinwood Dr. and is south of Louetta across from the Denny's.

Cub Scout Break Out: 
Hey Cub Scouters! At this month’s Roundtable we have an outstanding program for you.

Order of the Arrow Meetings and Events:  

NYLT- National Youth Leadership Training is scheduled for June 8-13 & June 16-21  (classes are nearly 80% full - register at SHAC.org/training/NYLT)

For questions, please feel free to email me at cindy.scanland@gmail.com or call at 713-725-4339.


Phoenix Merit Badge University Makes TV!

Posted on Feb 25 2014 - 9:21am

Hey Scouters!

The Phoenix Merit Badge University last Saturday made the local news! 

See video here http://video.newsfixnow.com/Houston-boy-scouts-annual-merit-badge-university--25649377#.UwtiC-NdXjE  (you may need to copy and paste this into your browswer).


Religious Awards presented on Scout Sunday

Posted on Feb 10 2014 - 9:42am

Terry McKee is our District Religious Emblems coordinator. He is trying obtain information from the district units on how many units presented Religious awards on ScoutSunday as well as the number of boys received the award. This information needs to be reported to Council so that Council can report it to national BSA. We get reports from P.R.A.Y. but it does not all religious groups is covered by the information P.R.A.Y. provides to SHAC. Please send Terry (colmckee@sbcglobal.net) that information so that he can forward it to SHAC Religious committee.

Thank you!

JTE Service Reporting Procedures

Posted on Nov 13 2013 - 10:02am

Don’t forget to Record Your Service Hours


Swamp Base!

Posted on Nov 11 2013 - 4:09pm
Hey Scouters!
Welcome to the Swamp! Swamp Base is Scouting's newest high adventure base located in South Louisiana. Spend a week next summer kayaking 60 miles through the Nation's most mysterious and challenging wilderness.
  • Paddle an average of 15 miles a day in exclusively designed tandem kayaks  
  • Face the elements, and test your willingness to survive a night at primitive Rougarou Island
  • Spotlight alligators in the black of night 
  • Introduce yourself to Louisiana's unique Cajun and Creole culture 
  • Understand the importance of wetland ecosystems by sleeping on houseboats deep in the swamp
  • Experience how locals have lived on the water at 24 acre Island Outpost 
  • Fly through the swamp on an airboat!  

Registration is OPEN for 2014!
Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required per Trek Crew at the time of registration. Call (337) 235-8551 ext. 111 to register.  
For more information, go to the web site:  http://www.bsaswampbase.org/

Newest Silver Beavers

Posted on Oct 9 2013 - 4:55pm



The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and perform community service through hard work, self sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is given to those who do not actively seek it.  

Sam Houston Area Council has just selected this years Silver Beaver recipients.  Congratulations to our newest Phoenix District Silver Beavers!

  • Tamela DeMaranville
  • Rich Eichler
  • Montye Holmes
  • Greg Soules

The 2013 Council Recognition Reception will held on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 beginning at 7:00 at Chapelwood UMC located on 11140 Greenbay Street, Houston 77024. 

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