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Welcome to the Thunder Wolf District

 

This website supports the activities of the Thunder Wolf District of the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. (Learn more...)

If you would like to learn more about becoming a scout please visit the Be a Scout website.

 

 

District Roundtables

 

Each Crew, Pack, Team and Troop should make an effort to send at least one person to each roundtable every month.

 

I Want You At RoundtableThe April Roundtable meetings will be held on Thursday, April 9th at First United Methodist Church at 3900 Lexington at the corner of FM 1092 (Murphy). Cub Scout Roundtable begins at 7:00 pm, Boy Scout Roundtable begins at 7:30 pm.

 

Cub Scout topics this month are TBD. Boy Scout topics are Spring Recruiting - Open House.

 

Come learn what you can't get on the internet.

 

Remember, this is also a great place to ask for ideas and help!

 

Scott Driever

Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner

 

Len Kutz

Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner

 

 


Upcoming Events

May 25?School Holiday - Memorial Day
May 2706:30PM - 07:00PMEagle Project Workbook District ReviewChrist United Methodist ChurchRegister Now
May 28?District Popcorn Kernal Chairs TrainingCockrell Service Center (SHAC HQ)
May 2807:00PM - 09:00PMCouncil Coordinated MeetingCockrell Service Center (SHAC HQ)
Jun 407:00PM - 08:00PMDistrict Committee Meeting
Jun 408:00PM - 09:00PMDistrict Commissioner Meeting
Jun 7-12?NYLT 15-1 & 15-2
Jun 9-1202:00PM - 08:30PMCub Scout Day CampTBD
Jun 1107:00PM - 08:00PMCub Scout Roundtable
Jun 1107:30PM - 08:30PMBoy Scout Roundtable
Jun 14-19?NYLT 15-3 & 15-4
Jun 1403:00PM - 05:00PMOA Chapter Meeting
Jul 207:00PM - 08:00PMDistrict Committee Meeting
Jul 208:00PM - 09:00PMDistrict Commissioner Meeting
Jul 907:00PM - 08:00PMCub Scout Roundtable
Jul 907:30PM - 08:30PMBoy Scout Roundtable
Jul 17-19?OA Section Conclave
Jul 2707:00PM - 08:30PMPopcorn Show and Sell OrientationCockrell Service Center (SHAC HQ)
Jul 2907:00PM - 08:30PMFall Recruiting - Train the TrainerCockrell Service Center (SHAC HQ)
Aug 1?Popcorn Online Sales Begin

Latest News

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Cub Scout Summer Day Camp

05-12-2015 Hits:37 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

Day Camp is an opportunity for Scouts entering 1st – 5th grade during the 2015-2016 school year to make new friends, earn rank advancements and enjoy BB guns, archery, sports, skills, and crafts.  Lots of volunteers are needed to make camp a success, so please consider volunteering.  Adult volunteers can also register their non scouting children ages 3-5 (potty trained)...

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CounselorsCompass

01-05-2015 Hits:238 Thunder Wolf News Steve Whitcomb - avatar Steve Whitcomb

CounselorsCompass

  The Boy Scouts of America's National Advancement Committee is starting a new e-newsletter just for merit badge counselors. It's called Counselor’s Compass.   If you'd like to subscribe, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with “SUBSCRIBE” in the subject line. Include your name, email address, and council in the message text (we're Sam  Houston Area Council 576).

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Thunder Wolf 2014-2015 District Calendar

03-09-2014 Hits:776 Thunder Wolf News Steve Whitcomb - avatar Steve Whitcomb

  The Thunder Wolf District Calendar has been published for September 2014 to August 2015.  

  District Meeting and District Commissioner Meetings: first Thursdays (most months). Boy Scout and Cub Scout Roundtables: second Thursdays (most months).  

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New District Executive

01-08-2014 Hits:829 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

We would like to give a great big Thunder Wolf Howl and Welcome to our new District Executive, John Williams.  John comes from the St. Louis, MO Council.   His contact information can be found in the District Leader page.   We also want to give heartfelt thanks to our past DE , George Etier who has been promoted to another position within the...

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Tax-Exempt Status

11-07-2012 Hits:1595 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

Clarifying Unit Tax-Exempt Status We would like to clarify the federal tax status of Boy Scout packs, troops, and other units, in response to questions we have received. The IRS recognizes the Boy Scouts of America National Council as tax exempt under IRC Section 501 (c)(3). This tax exempt status extends only to BSA local councils and their trust funds. It does...

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New Health and Safety Form

10-01-2012 Hits:1639 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

An updated Annual Health and Medical Record will be available to Scouts everywhere Sept. 3. Its use will be mandated by Jan. 1, 2014. Units should use this new medical form at their Fall Recruiting events. Accurate medical information is vital to keeping Scouts safe and healthy at all Scouting events. This new format will make it easier for councils...

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Power Tools and Equipment Usage

09-15-2012 Hits:1617 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

There are updated items on the BSA use of Power Tools and other equipment by Scouts (and on Eagle Projects), please see:   http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/Alerts/Tools.aspx   and the following is a list of age-appropriate tools:   www.scouting.org/filestore/healthsafety/pdf/680-028.pdf   It should be noted that ANY type of electric saw is prohibited by any Scout under 18..

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Eagle Merit Badge Counsleor

08-25-2012 Hits:1658 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

  If you are looking for a Eagle Merit Badge Counselor, the District now posts those individuals that serve as Eagle Merit Badge Counselor to the youth of our district.  Please see District Merit Badge Counselors.

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Join us on Facebook

01-24-2012 Hits:2362 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

Find us on Facebook and become a Member.  Our Thunder Wolf District group is now up and running.  This will be a great new way for all parents and leaders to keep up with important District happening.  Tell everyone in your Pack, Troop or Crew to join.   http://www.facebook.com/groups/217906058292016/

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District Calendar on other Applications

11-03-2011 Hits:2485 Thunder Wolf News Thunder Wolf District WebMaster - avatar Thunder Wolf District WebMaster

The District Calendar can also be referenced via other applications like Outlook or any other application that can handle ICAL format:   http://thunderwolfdistrict.com/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icals.export&format=ical&catids=0&years=0&k=38f31bbc7bff3bce9137ac0e5a56adc2     You can subscribe to this calendar on your Mac with iCal and then use iCloall your IOS devices like your iPhone or iPad.    

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Eagle Scout Rank Requirement 5

10-30-2011 Hits:2124 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Eagle Scout rank requirement 5 has been reworded. To support that change, a new Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook has been created. Through Dec. 31, 2011, Scouts have a choice to use either the new workbook or the one it is replacing. Scouts whose Eagle Scout service project has already been approved by the council or district under the former...

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Duty to God Program

07-16-2011 Hits:2630 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Duty to God Program

LAST CHANCE! You have about two more weeks to purchase the Fish segment of the puzzle patch for this year.  If you need the Fish patch segment to complete your set or if you're just getting started, August 1st will be the last day to order online.  After August 1st, the Fish patch...

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Training Guide

07-08-2011 Hits:2226 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Please download the training document below to see what training is available, how to take the online training and how to check what training you or someone in your unit has taken.  

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Update your Be A Scout Unit Information

06-10-2011 Hits:2225 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

In case you haven't gotten your card in the mail, here is the information to update your Google Pin information on the Be A Scout website.   We encourage all leaders to do this ASAP as BSA is starting a massive publicity campaign to increase boys in scouting.  The PD can be downloaded from http://thunderwolfdistrict.com/joomnew/downloads/district-information?download=7:be-a-scout-update-google-pin-information

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Join us at the Campfilre

06-06-2011 Hits:2505 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Join us at the Campfilre

Join Us at the Campfire!   This is where we can share information and help each other as a troop.  Just login and click on the Campfire tab on top.

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Leadership Recognition (Knots)

06-04-2011 Hits:2987 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Leadership Recognition (Knots)

If you have Leadership awards that need to be turned into District, please bring them to RoundTable or a District Committee meeting and give them to Derrick Hayward, District Training Chair.  The different type of training awards can be found here   Nov 2011 Update: The national council's awards committee recently conducted a review of the hundreds of awards presented to Scouts and...

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Journey to Excellence

01-01-2011 Hits:2870 Thunder Wolf News Douglas Acker - avatar Douglas Acker

Journey to Excellence

The replacement for Centennial Quality Unit will be the Journey to Excellence Program in 2011. This program is tailored to Packs, Troops, Teams, and Crews, and consists of three recognition levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold).  Unit commissioners will be working with units early in the year to help introduce the new program and help units set goals. Information and tools to...

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