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Starting last February 2019 boys and girls ages 11 to 17 were both welcome to join separate Scout Troops. The scouting curriculum, outdoor adventures, and all rank requirements are exactly the same. Girls have the opportunity, in separate Troops, to complete the same requirements as boys, earn the same merit badges and ranks, do the same projects and activities, and eventually become Eagle Scouts.

The Boy Scout program name is now changed from the “Boy Scout” program to the “Scouts BSA” program. The organization name, Boy Scouts of America, did not change.  Come join Longhorn Council and have fun!

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Programs and Activities for Scouts in the Longhorn Council

The Longhorn Council’s weekend Scout events, camps, and High Adventure Base programs are open to all Scouts and Troops from any council. For more information email: [email protected] or call the Longhorn Council office at 817-231-8537.

  • Trout Tournaments

    Scouts BSA & Venturing Trout Tournaments Two Trout events are offered each weekend: (1) fish on Saturday OR (2) fish on Sunday morning.  Each December the lake at Camp Tahuaya is stocked with a truckload…

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  • Klondike Derby

    Winter Outdoor Skills Competition! This is a traditional Scouting Winter Camping and Outdoor Skills competition.  Each patrol/crew must build and bring a wheeled Klondike sled or a wheeled miniature Conestoga or Prairie Schooner Wagon with…

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  • Highland Games

    Ever Want to Throw a Telephone Pole?  A Boulder?  A Battleaxe?  Slay a Pumpkin with a Sword? Now’s your chance. Get ready for Highland Games! Two weekends instead of one to thin the crowds and…

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  • Trail of Terror Spooking Volunteers

    Redesigned to follow Covid-19 protocols! Haunted Trail Spooks If your Troop or Crew would like to camp at SR2 or Tahuaya in the month of October during a Fall Festival, or if you are attending…

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    1996-2020:  Twenty-Four Years of Orienteering Competition! Over 31,000 Scouts have competed in Score-O since 1996.  Score-O is a fast-paced Orienteering competition for Troops, Crews, and Webelos! Your team gets a SCORE-O map showing the locations…

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  • Brazos River Canoe Races

    *Update posted Thursday, September 10, 2020* The Fall Canoe Race #1 is postponed to next weekend due to high water. Units that can’t make Fall Canoe Race #2 next weekend can race on September 26th…

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  • Spring Orienteering Meet

    Spring-O 2021 Redesigned to follow Covid-19 protocols for safety! Two-person Scout Teams can run any course – beginner to expert e-Punches will be used on Orange, Brown, Green, and Red courses. New non-competition Recreational Teams…

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  • Winter Camp

    Winter Camp Merit Badge Program at Lakeview Lodge – with Scouts sleeping in bunk beds in the dorms – is postponed until 2021 Sid Richardson Scout Ranch. Dec. 26 to Dec. 30. Four days of…

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  • Lone Star Trail Building School

    Building Better Trails Starts Here Learn the basics of trail building, including layout, construction, and maintenance, at the Lone Star Trail Building School at Lakeview Lodge on Sid Richardson Scout Ranch.  Sponsored by North Texas…

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  • Mountain Man Rendezvous

    PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION December 26-28, 2019 The MMR is open to all Scouts (11 and up). Check-in on the 26th will begin at 10:00 and the outposts will open at 1:00 PM. The outposts will be…

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