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Don't miss the fun and excitement of the 2015


Fall Fun with Son Campout



George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation



October 10 - 11                                 October 24 - 25

 Fun & Son – A                                  Fun & Son – B

You may attend either or both of these events.

click here to for registration form

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

The East Texas Area Council invites you to participate in Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, a fun-filled program of hands-on skills training in the outdoors, designed to help you master basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class.  This course will be held at Durango Canyon, 8 miles south of Henderson off Hwy 259 on October 2 - 4, 2015.

Cost of the course is $36.00.


Instructors will help you learn how to set up camp, cook, and work with woods tools, and about ropes, first aid, planning campfire programs, map reading and compass skills, hiking and packing techniques, nature identification, and Leave No Trace.  Each outdoor session will bring to life the pages of the Boy Scout Handbook to help you deliver the promise of Scouting to yourself and the youth you serve.  It will increase your comfort level and give you confidence as a trained, skilled leader.  The program will also give you the opportunity to work with other Scout leaders from your area, meet new friends, and reinforce skill techniques with fellow unit leaders.


We look forward to hearing from and working with you in this unique and exciting program.  Please complete the registration form below, then clip and return it to the Council Service Center at 1331 E 5th Street, Tyler Texas 75701 before September 25.  We will send you a map to the location, gear list, and any other information you will need to join us and please pass the word to other Boy Scout leaders.  We don’t want anyone to miss out on the fun!


For information: Marshall Besch – 903/877-4213 or

Register early participants will be limited to 32 – four patrols.

Registration form click here.

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