Cub Scout News

Spring Fun 'n Son Registration is now open! REGISTER NOW!

posted Feb 20, 2018, 7:55 AM by Daniel Anderson

Come bound into Spring at the George W Pirtle Scout Reservation, as we enjoy fun outdoor activities that help strengthen your Cub Scout skills!


Participate in archery, slingshot and bb gun shooting to earn your shooting sports award! Enjoy canoeing or try your hand at fishing on Lake Murvaul, then take a hike on our pre marked trail with rewards at multiple check points! Stop by the handicraft area to show your Cub Scout spirit by decorating rocks to hide for others to find around GWP, brand some items to display at home with items you've earned as a Cub Scout, and other crafting fun!  Play a game of gaga ball, 4 square or basketball with other Cub Scouts, and maybe visit our STEM area to launch a rocket or build a bug bot!  If you're interested in dutch oven cooking, check out what's cooking and maybe enjoy a snack!


Bring your Cub Scout spirit as we close out our full day of fun with a campfire!   If your den or pack would like to perform a skit or a song at campfire, just let us know when you check in!


Lunch and dinner will be provided on Saturday, and please join us Sunday morning for our Chapel service and breakfast before we all head home.


Lunch: Hot dogs with all the fixin's

Dinner: Spaghetti

Breakfast: Biscuits and Gravy, Cereal and Donuts


Para mas informacion en Español, favor llamar a Gus Cantarero – 903/504-1130


Who can attend?

Registered Cub Scouts of all ranks, Lions to Webelos and their adult partner who must be a relative or legal guardian age 21 or older! 


Siblings, including infants and young children may not attend.


All adult partners and Cub Scouts must be registered, submit your registration forms via fax or email and check in when your arrive to finish registration.


CHECK IN: Saturday 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM - Headquarters Building

WHERE: George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, March 24th - 25th


For Check In:

You must submit a completed health form for each youth and adult attending the event at check in. Do Not submit health forms to the Scout Service Center with your registration form. Download BSA Health and Medical forms Parts A & B at


All adults spending the night at GWP must provide proof of BSA Youth Protection Training at check in. Online training is available at


We still need adults to volunteer at this event!  Consider having one parent participate with your Cub Scout while the other volunteers during the day and camp as a family at night!  Volunteer must register with Toni Roemer at



Recommended: TENT, ground cloth, sleeping bag or blankets, small backpack for essentials during the day, a water bottle, rain gear (just in case), change of clothes, towels and toiletries, sunscreen, insect repellent, FLASHLIGHT, closed toed shoes (NO SANDALS), FIELD UNIFORM (worn for campfire and chapel), folding chairs.


Optional items: camera, snacks, playing cards, Frisbee, football, and money for trading post. You may also want to bring a wheelbarrow, small wagon or plastic garbage can with wheels to transport your gear to your campsite.


You may contact the East Texas Area Council by phone at 903/597-7201, by fax at 903/597-0141, or at


Online registration is not available for this event, you may register via fax or email.  Registration via fax or email will close on the Thursday prior to the event, March 22nd.

Fall Cub Extravaganza Registration Now Open

posted Aug 8, 2017, 2:23 PM by Daniel Anderson   [ updated Aug 8, 2017, 6:47 PM ]

Join the East Texas Area Council October 14-15 for a special Cub Scout and Mother/female relative weekend featuring WEIRD SCIENCE.  Scouts will learn to use science in wacky experiments and fun adventures.  See the flier for details and registration form.

Fall Fun 'n Son 2017 Theme released and registration open!

posted Aug 2, 2017, 2:10 PM by Daniel Anderson

Ron Mills and the 2017 summer camp staff are back for more fun as the hosts of the September Fun 'n Son event.

This year we have a Western theme that features a fantastic slate of activities including lassoing, canoeing, branding, Dutch oven cooking, marksmanship and special Native American presentations.

Remember that Fun 'n Son is a Cub Scout event designed for all Cubs and their parent or legal guardian.  Flier attached!

Day Camp and Webelos Resident Camp registration

posted May 3, 2017, 12:51 PM by Daniel Anderson

Attention Cub Scout Parents!  The Day Camp fliers will be mailed out today (May 3), but the online fillable form is ready to go.  We are excited that each district will be offering its own Day Camp this year thanks to an outstanding team of volunteers.  The theme is Safari and each camp will have common activities but with slightly different twists.

Also included is the Webelos Resident Camp registration.  If you are applying as a Webelos Patrol/Den, please use  The schedule is located below as well.  It is designed to provide an age-appropriate simulation of Boy Scout resident camp as part of our outdoor education continuum.  It will be specifically geared toward rising 4th and 5th graders whereas Day Camps are designed for all grade levels.

PokéScout Fun 'n Son Registration is Open!

posted Feb 27, 2017, 8:54 AM by Daniel Anderson

Get ready for a world of battling beasts as Cub Scouts and their parents get ready to train using all their scout skills!

Complete the form and send it in to the Council office.  Please call for additional details.

Day Camp

posted May 13, 2016, 10:01 AM by John Royar

Cub Scout Day camp is being planned now. Come back soon for more details.

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