+ NEW BSA HEALTH FORMS: Please make sure you have the completed the newest BSA Health Form Parts A&B for all Scouting activites that are less than 72 hours. For activities lasting longer than 72 hours, you need to have parts the BSA Health Form Parts A, B & C filled out. Please note for Part C: An Annual Health Medical Record is valid through the end of the 12th month from the date it was administered by your medical provider. For example, a physical administered March 3, 2014, would be valid until March 31, 2015. The AHMR in use before March 1, 2014, will be valid only until April 1, 2015, and only if it was completed before April 1, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact our Program Director Eric Steele at firstname.lastname@example.org.
+ CUB SCOUT PROGRAM CHANGES: Exciting changes are coming to the Cub Scouting program that will make it simpler to execute for unit leaders and more fun for boys! The changes were outlined in webcasts conducted on January 17. Those webcasts were recorded and are available for your use below:
+ TROPICAL STORM BILL UPDATE: The Council office, located at 3020 53rd Street in Galveston, will be closed Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Please be safe out there and we know as Boy Scouts, you are all prepared!
+ BAY AREA COUNCIL FELLOWSHIP OF EAGLE SCOUTS: The Bay Area Council Fellowship of Eagle Scouts is a fellowship of Eagle Scout Alumni who reside or work within the boundaries of the Bay Area Council, or individuals who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout from a Unit within the Bay Area Council. Membership is open to all Eagle Scouts in this area. There is no charge to join or maintain membership.
+ GET ON BOARD SEA SCOUT BASE GALVESTON: Sign up for week-long exciting summer adventure on the water! Take the helm of a 23-foot Sonor Keelboat, Go kayaking, Race other crews, Play with Dolphins, Enjoy Galveston Bay on big 40ft Schooners, hunt treasures during a friendly Scavenger Hunt and close out the week-long Summer on the Water with a closing night Luau. Get on board today!
+ GET TRAINED: Training of youth and adult leaders is very important to the success of the Boy Scout Program. The national office is now offering some Basic Adult Leader Training and supplemental training online. Adult training begins with Fast Start and Youth Protection Training.