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  • By Longhorn Blog, December 13, 2017

    Emergency Preparedness – How to Save People From Household Hazards

    Life-threatening accidents can happen very quickly. While we don’t like to think about the worst-case scenario, it is essential to be prepared for when bad things happen. Scouts working on the Emergency Preparedness merit badge…

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  • By Longhorn Blog, December 12, 2017

    Why the Boy Scout Name Means so Much

    The Boy Scouts movement originated in Great Britain, founded by Robert Baden-Powell in 1908. He wrote a book called Scouting for Boys which depicted the games and contests that were established for cavalry training. Baden-Powell held the…

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  • By J. Peters, June 30, 2016

    What a great summer we are having in Longhorn Council!

    What a great summer we are having in Longhorn Council! Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the “Assessment” of each of our four resident summer camps, along with our Council President, Jim…

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  • By John Coyle, January 3, 2015

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!!! I am excited to ring in 2015, and with it, a new staffing model for Longhorn Council.  The new model is intended to allow our district executive staff to focus their main…

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  • By Longhorn Council, October 21, 2014

    Score-O Preliminary Scores Posted

    Preliminary SCORE-O competition scores have  been posted!   Please send comments and corrections to score-o@longhorn.org Click here for Score-O 2014 scores.  

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  • By Longhorn Council, October 8, 2014

    2014 Fall Voice of the Scout Survey is Live October 7

    The latest Voice of the Scout survey is out! Thousands of Scouts, parents, volunteers, and chartered organizations are receiving the latest Voice of the Scout survey from the Boy Scouts of America. To receive a…

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  • By Longhorn Council, September 28, 2014

    Welcome from John Coyle, Scout Executive

    Welcome to the Longhorn Council’s brand new website. The majority of the site is functional right now and I think you’ll find what is functional is much more responsive and intuitive than our former site….

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  • By Longhorn Council, September 23, 2014

    Do Your Best

    Pack 788 was a pack of tiger cubs in the fall of 2013. This fall they will have at least 22 new youth members with 4 dens! Their preparation over the summer has helped them…

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  • By Longhorn Council, September 23, 2014

    Tonkawa District Blog

    We only have so much time to spend with our kids! Now is the time to share the story of Scouting. Traditional recruiting is not enough to encourage those to join the movement. In the…

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  • By Longhorn Council, September 23, 2014

    People are asking, “How’d they do it?”

    How was Flower Mound Pack 392 able to sign up 29 new Cubs in one week? This is what I found out. First, they had 3 in attendance at the district Rally Training meeting. Then,…

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