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Cradle of Texas

Welcome to the Cradle of Texas District (COT) Scouting Page.  The COT District includes the Brazosport Area (Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek, Quintana, Richwood, Surfside) and the West of the Brazos Area (Brazoria, Churchill, Damon, Danciger, East Columbia, Old Ocean, Shady Acres, Sweeny, West Columbia, Wild Peach) communities. 

The COT District serves Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venture Crews (co-ed scouting,) two Police Explorer Posts, a Ship and a Team in the Brazosport and West of The Brazos Areas in Texas.

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District contacts

District Chair

Buck Blevens

District Commissioner

Paul Chauvel

District Executive

Aaron Christopher


+ The Cradle of Texas District is always seeking seeking organizations to partner with to create new units and volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering or chartering a unit, please contact the District Executive for more information.

The Schedule of Monthly Meetings can be found at the bottom of the page

Cradle Of Texas District News

The District Pinewood Derby Registration is open, click on the picture:

+ Pack 560 in Sweeny Texas had a great turn out for their Pinewood Derby this year!  You can tell by all the smiling faces, there was a lot of fun to be had.

+ 2016 Started off with a BANG!  Thanks to St. Michael's Catholic Church for once again hosting the Distrct Awards Banquet.  A well-attended Cradle of Texas District Banquet saw a lot of deserving volunteers receive recognition for all the time and effort that they have put forth to make the Brazoria County Scouting Movement in 2015 stronger.


Paul Chauvel recieved the District Award of Merit for 2015.  The award was presented to him by his Scout Master Carlos Armintor.

The Charter Partner of the Year for 2015 went to The Lake Jackson Ward – Bay City Stake – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Family of the Year for 2015 went to the Coopers from Troop 524 in Lake Jackson.

You can see we had a ton of Distinguished Scouters this year!

Lone Star Scouters

are some of the best volunteers you could ask for.



+ It was a great day at the Stephen F. Austin Statue located in Angleton TX.  The Cradle of Texas District & Thunderbird District held their joint Bobcat in the Park & Uniform Sale. 


+ Congratulations to the newest Senior Patrol Leader & Assistant Senior Patrol Leader with Boy Scout Troop 325 in Lake Jackson.


+ Troop 553 out of West Columbia TX spent the weekend out at Camp K clearing brush and branches and taking care of their Camp.


+ Troop 561 out of Sweeny TX helped out with a VFW Flag Retirement and were put in the paper.  They are also great at making bridges.


+ Troop 524 out of Brazoria TX gets ready for their Canoe Trip by practicing swamping a canoe and righting it.


+ Pack 310 shows some Scout Spirit and community involvement by helping out with a Beach Clean up Day in Freeport TX.



Monthly meetings


District Committee Meeting

3rd Wednesday of the Month 11:30 am
(No meeting in July)

November & December will be the 2nd Wednesday


Wurst Haus - 102 This Way
Lake Jackson, Texas 77566

District Commissioner Meeting

First Thursday of the Month, 6:30 p.m.
(No meeting in July)

Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-Day Saints
502 Southern Oaks
Lake Jackson, TX 77566


First Thursday of the Month, 7 p.m.

Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-Day Saints
502 Southern Oaks
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

Order of theAarrow

First Thursday of the Month,
7 p.m.

Brazosport Chamber of Commerce
300 Abner Jackson Parkway

Lake Jackson, TX 77566