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Bay Area CouncilBAC 100th Anniversary Celebration 2019

Bay Area Council, BSA
100th Anniversary Celebration

100th CSPIn 2019, the Bay Area Council will celebrate its 100th Anniversary with a year-long celebration.

Thousands of Scouts and their families have been positively impacted by Scouting over the past 100 years and so we fully expect great interest and anticipation as we commemorate and preserve our legacy.

Each month we will host a 100th Anniversary event.  Each event will have its own segment. Collect all 12 segments by attending all 12 events throughout the year.

For more information, contact Aaron Christopher at


Calendar of Events

5K Run/Hike
January 5, 2019

Thank you to all who participated in the 5K Run/Hike. 

10 Commandments Hike
February 9, 2019

Thank you to all who came out for the 10 Commandments Hike.

101 Trees for Camp
March 23, 2019

Many children have less time and fewer opportunities to connect with nature. Help us change that by planting 101 new trees at Camp Karankawa while teaching your Scout to contribute positively to the world around them. Participants will receive a 100th Anniversary 101 Tree Rocker patch.

TIME: 10 a.m.-Noon (Check-in at 10 & 11 a.m.)

DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2019

COST: $5 each (Bring your own snack and drinks)

PLEASE BRING: Shovels or something to dig with & gloves.

CONTACT: Aaron Christopher at

REGISTER BY: March 13, 2019


April 26-28, 2019

Scout-O-Rama will combine the best parts of Scouting into one weekend. This event will combine the fun and games of Cub-O-Rees, the competition of Camp-O-Rees, the history of our council, and the chance to put all of that on display for the general public to see what Scouting all is about. Most importantly, this will be an opportunity to bring leaders, Scouts and units together to enjoy some fun, remember the past, and learn from each other as we witness how everyone experiences the program. Participants will receive a 100th Anniversary Scout-O-Rama Rocker Patch.

                                    100th Scout-O-Rama T-shirts
                                         (Pre-order Scout-O-Rama t-shirts,
$15-$20 each)


- $15, Time TBD,
Brazoria County Fairgrounds,
Saturday only

- Cub Scouts & their families
may choose to camp 
at Camp Karankawa
for the weekend
(3249 FM 1459 Rd.,
Sweeny, TX 77480)

Cub Scouts and their families are invited to the Brazoria County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 27th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a full day of Scouting activities hosted by Troops and Crews. Additionally, Cub Scouts are encouraged to bring their Pinewood Derby cars for racing like they’ve never experienced. You will have the opportunity to purchase lunch and treats from food trucks and local fair vendors, so you can stay all day! 


- $15, Friday check-in
time TBD,
Troops will camp at
Brazoria County Fairgrounds

- Bring your own food


Your units will arrive at the fairgrounds on Friday, April 26th, and immediately begin competing as you set up the perfect campsite and begin building your biggest and best gateway. Your patrols will spend Saturday, April 27th, competing in skill competitions, team-building events and cooking contests while hosting activities for Cub Scouts. On Sunday morning, April 28th, you will attend an Awards Ceremony to find out how you did in each of those competitions.


- $15 each, Time TBD,
Saturday only

- $5 children 5 and under,
Time TBD, Saturday only

The public is invited to the Brazoria County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 27th, to see how Scouts do Scouting and to have some opportunities to enjoy Scout activities. And just in case your sons and daughters have too much fun – we’ll have plenty of blank Youth Applications on hand.

PLACE: Brazoria County Fairgrounds, 901 S Downing St., Angleton, TX 77515

PRICE: $15, Scouts, siblings, adults; $5, children 5 and under; Staff/Booths are complimentary 


  • Packs – Bring your fastest Pinewood Derby car.
  • Troops / Crews / Ships – Plan your campsite layout, design a killer gateway and collaborate on a Cub Scout activity that your unit can host. Bring your own food.
  • Patrols – Create a Patrol flag and yell with a 100th Anniversary theme, practice your Scout skills – lashing, compass, knots, etc. – and find the best Scout skit to perform and get ready to test your mastering of the Patrol Method.

(For Troops/Crews/Ship: Groups of 15 will be grouped together and an email will follow. Units are grouped by their unit # collected during registration.)

REGISTER BY: April 16, 2019 (No exceptions.)

Scouts Honor
Shooting Classic
May 4, 2019

Join us in raising money for local Scouting programs in Brazoria and Galveston Counties. Aim to be the best at the Scouts Honor Shooting Classic. Participate in the sporting clays shotgun tournament. Shooters of all skill levels are welcome. You may also sponsor a team.

Scouting for Food
May 11 & 18, 2019

Scouting for Food is a council-wide service project to collect food for our communities in need. It begins Saturday, May 11, 2019, as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, May 18, 2019, to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

Scouts BSA
Summer Camp
June 16-22, 2019

Thank you to the thousands of alums who spent a magical night at Camp Karankawa.  This year, Scouts will do it again during our 100thAnniversary Scout camp. 

Scouts on Parade
July 4, 2019

Scouts from across Brazoria and Galveston Counties will gather to honor the United States of America during the Fourth of July community parades.

Ice Cream Social
August 3, 2019

Join us for the Ice Cream Social, a family-fun event for all with free frozen treats.

100th Anniversary Gala
October 19, 2019

The Bay Area Council serves up glamour for a great cause at our 100th Anniversary Gala.

Scouts Honor
Golf Challenge
November 1, 2019

Join us to raise money for local Scouting programs in Brazoria and Galveston Counties. Aim to be the best at the Scouts Honor Golf Challenge.

Scout Service Center Open House
December 16, 2019

We invite all Scouts and alumni to visit the headquarters of the Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.




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