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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 has Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venture Crew (co-ed scouting,) and two Police Explorer Posts in the Brazosport and West of The Brazos Areas in Southern Brazoria County, Texas.

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District contacts

District Chair

Herb "Sonny" Miles

District Commissioner

Paul Chauvel

District Executive


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

Scout Talk

First Thursday of the Month, 7 p.m.
(No meetin in July, January meeting happens on the second Thursday)

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.



Cradle of Texas District news

+ Starting August 1, 2018 girls will be able to join the following Cub Scout Packs in the Cradle of Texas District:  310, 394, 560, 508, 503.  Go to to contact these units for more information.

+ The Cradle of Texas District is always seeking volunteers to help serve on the District Committee, as well as to help organize and carry out events. We are also continually seeking organizations to partner with to create new units. If you are interested in volunteering or chartering a unit, please contact the District Executive or Council Office, Phone: 409-744-5206 for more information.


The Cradle of Texas District is home to some of the greatest volunteers in Brazoria County, here is our list of District Awards Winners:

The Michael Griffin Lifetime Achievement Award

For Service To The District Or Council 15 Years Or More:

Don White


District Award of Merit: Linda Bartholome


District Award of Merit: Kevin Land


The Herman Swift Award

For Outstanding Community Involvement Outside Of Scouting:

Nigel James



Distinguished Scouters (first year awardees)


Charter Organization of the Year:  Bess Brannen PTO


Dutch Oven Cook-Off Champion: Jon Sale


Lone Star Scouters (second year awardees)


Family of The Year Award:  The Phelps