Boy Scouts

Turn good kids into better people

With more than 130 Merit Badges available—from Archery and Art to Welding and Wilderness Survival—Scouting turns doing into learning. Scouts explore their interests and improve their skills while working toward Scouting’s highest rank: Eagle. By creating, planning and then doing their own service projects, Scouts learn the value and thrill of seeing courage, skill and hard work pay off. Add in outdoor adventures, hiking and camping, and Scouting gives boys the experiences they need to become men.

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Boy Scout Activities in the Longhorn Council

Longhorn Council Boy Scout and Varsity Scout events, camps, and high adventure programs are open to all Scouts from any Council. For more information email: camping@longhorn.org or call the Longhorn Council offices at 817-231-8537 (Fort Worth) or 254-772-8932 (Waco).

  • 2017 Silver Beaver Dinner and Annual Business Meeting

    Mark your calendar for the 2017 Silver Beaver Dinner and Annual Business Meeting. For information on the Silver Beaver award, click here.

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  • Medical Merit Badge University

    The University of North Texas Health Science Center Saturday March 12, 2016 Are you interested in medicine? Would you like to learn about science at a medical school from medical professionals? Then Medical Merit Badge…

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  • Reptile Shows

    Bring a reptile show to your meeting – at your place or ours! Snakes of Texas, Kingsnakes, Rat Snakes, Pythons, Turtles, Lizards, Spiders, and more! Reserve your show Bring a traveling reptile show to your…

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  • Spring Break Adventure 2015

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Join us March 9-13 at the Longhorn Activity Center and get STEAM-ed up for Spring Break!  Each day will start at 9am and run until 4pm. (After care will…

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  • Hurst Office Closed on Feb 23 due to Ice Storm

    Based on the weather forecast and expected road conditions on Monday the LHC  Hurst Service Center will be closed.  If you are out and about please be extra cautious of the road conditions and other…

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  • Council Camporee 2016

    The Main Event! At Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 11-12-13, 2016! T-shirt deadline extended to Wednesday, Nov. 2nd. All Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, Venturing Crews, Explorer Posts, and Cub Scout Packs are invited!  Don’t…

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  • Orienteering Instructor Training

    Orienteering Merit Badge Counselor and Course Setter Training Sid Richardson Scout Ranch Friday, March 18 – Sunday, March 20, 2016 Longhorn Council and the North Texas Orienteering Association (NTOA) are co-sponsoring training for adult scouters…

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