Main Council Calendar

October 4, 2019

Catalyst – Venturing Weekend

Check out the Venturing Catalyst and take your Crew to another level! Adventure, competition, and fun for Venturing Crews and Scouts age 14 and older. Sponsored by the Longhorn Council Venturing Officer’s Association and the Texas High Adventure Base.  Scroll down or click here to register for Venturing Catalyst!

Open to Venturers, Sea Scouts, adults, and older youth (14+) from any council.  Activities and competitions include:

  • ATV Rider Course.
  • High Powered Rifle Shooting.
  • Pistol Shooting.
  • Shotgun Shooting.
  • Climbing.
  • Drones
  • Archery.
  • Pontoon boat tours.
  • Sailing
  • Snakes of Texas – Handling Show
  • Texas Venomous Show.
  • Haunted Hayride Spooking (scaring the Cub Scouts).
  • Branding.
  • Meals & Cracker-Barrels.
  • and more…

Open to Venturing Crews and to Scouts age 14 and older.


This event is a traditional camporee format.  Each unit is asked to send one or two adults to assist with an event station.  Set-up, equipment, materials, and program info will be provided by the event staff.  Contact [email protected] for more information.  All volunteers are very much appreciated!

ATV Rider Course

This 4 hour safety training and riding class will be offered Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and Sunday morning. The standard cost of attending an ATVSI class is $150 for adults and $55 for youth 15 and younger. We will be offering the course for $50 per person at Catalyst and at a higher price throughout the year. Scroll down or click here to register for the Venturing Catalyst and an ATV Rider Course.


$45.00 – Early Registration before 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 2nd.
$55.00 – Full Fee Registration after 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 2nd.
$50.00 ATV Rider Course,    Limited availability.


Check-in           7:00 – 10:00 PM
Crackerbarrel  9:30 PM
Leaders Mtg    9:30 PM

Check-in            6:30 – 7:30 a.m.
Opening            8:00 a.m.
Activities           8:15 a.m. – 12:15 PM
ATV Class 1      8:00 a.m. – 12:30 PM
Lunch                12:15 – 1:00 PM
Activities          1:15 – 5:15 PM
ATV Class 2     1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Supper              5:30 PM
Spooking          7:00 PM
Crackerbarrel  9:30 PM

Breakfast          8:00 a.m.
Chapel              9:00 a.m.
ATV Class 3     8:00 a.m. – 12:30 PM

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