Report To State 2017
March With Us
This year's theme is "Deep in the Heart of Texas"
Celebrate the anniversary of the Scouting movement at the 68th annual Boy Scout Parade and Report to the State of Texas.
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts and Explorers from all over Texas march up Congress Avenue to the Capitol. Scout Delegates from each council in Texas are seated in the House of Representatives and report to a member of the state government about Scouting accomplishments in their council from the past year.
The Bay Area Council will put a delegation together of 25 youth, one of them will be the spokesman for our Council. The official report delegation will consist of six Scouts. For consideration, please contact Warren Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your council youth representative, selected from your delegation, will need to be prepared to give your council’s delegation service report at the Report to State Ceremony. The report must be concise (no more than one minute) but informative. Please select one or two items that have been an important service accomplishment in your council during the previous year. Good examples to report on include Scouting for Food drives and other community oriented service projects. Human events stories are just as important as large numerical figures. The emphasis of your report is the importance of Scouting and its effect on youth in your council rather than identifying only record breaking figures or camping statistics. Please contact Warren Reed at email@example.com for spokesman consideration.
7:30-8:30 am: Line up for Parade
9 am: Parade ‘Steps Off’
9:30 am: Scout Spirit Rally and Eagle Scout Rededication Ceremony for All Parade Participants (South Steps of Capitol)
11:15 am: Report to State Begins in House Chambers
Noon: Report to State Concludes (Approximate Time)
CLICK HERE for the event overview packet. Pick up your patches at the NW corner of Congress Avenue & Cesar Chavez (1st Street) outside the Radisson Hotel (pick up and sign for your unit packet of souvenirs by unit number.)
After the parade
We invite you to visit some of the many historical and local points of interest in the state capital. Find info in the Event Overview Packet HERE.
Lost Pines Scout Reservation: LPSR is located approximately 35 miles from downtown Austin. Please bring your own tents and camping gear. Reservations must be made with the Capitol Area Council prior to arrival and no fees are charged to Council RTS Delegations for use of campsites on Report to State weekend.
DATE: February 3, 2017
TIME: 7 a.m.-Noon
PLACE: 100 S. Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
COST: $40 per person. Includes a commemorative patch, a delegate neckerchief, and an official group photo. Additional patches are $10, additional neckerchiefs are $15, and additional photos are $12.
CONTACT: Warren Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTER BY: December 26, 2016