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Chris and Alex Jackson recognized for Life saving efforts.

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Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013 12:11 pm | Updated: 12:16 pm, Mon Jun 24, 2013.


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on June 24, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments


Hoss was a professional scouter from SHAC.  He was the Camp Director for El Rancho Cima for several years.

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on June 3, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments

Jon Yates update

Hi!  I am the Council President of the Capitol Area Council.  I wanted to update you on Russell Williams blog post last year congratulating Jon Yates as new Scout Executive of the CAC.

I want everyone to know what an AWESOME addition that Jon has been to the CAC.  Jon has had an extremely trying 14 months--fire recovery planning from the Bastrop Complex fires (burned over 2500 ac's of Griffith League Scout Ranch), a lawsuit filed by 3 brothers, the victims of a pedophile before Jon…


Added by Raymond Gray on May 6, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Wow! Pack 552 $$$

Pack 552, chartered to Terrace United Methodist Church in Mustang District, sold 1,839 Scout Fair Coupon Packs worth a total of $18,390 during the 10 week-long, just-concluded Scout Fair Coupon Pack sale and earned over $5, 517 for their own Scouting programs.


James Shea, a Webelos I in pack 552, sold 754 coupon packs and earned a huge trophy and a…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on April 24, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Welcome Mac Garza - from Brendan Cronin

FROM: Brendan Cronin

Please join me in welcoming Macario B. “Mac” Garza as my associate District Executive.  


Mac is an Eagle Scout from the Sam Houston Area Council and a graduate of UH-Downtown and has been on the Sam Houston Area Council staff as a District Executive since December.

Mac enjoys fostering dogs and is single for…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on April 20, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Pinewood Derby

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The 2013 Mustang District Pinewood Derby will be Sunday, April 7 at



Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on March 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Merit Badge Fair for Boy Scouts

2013 Mustang District Merit Badge Fair


Date & Time:      April 27th 8am – 4pm


Location:              Fair Haven United Methodist Church

                           1330 Gessner Drive ( South of Long Point)

                           Houston, TX 77055


Cost:                      $20 per Scout includes lunch and 2 Merit Badge classes

( $15 if paid before April 20,…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on March 13, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

District Dinner: A fine evening of leader appreciation!

Thanks to  Annette Colgan for chairing a wonderful evening.

Congratulations to all the Scouting Leaders for their outstanding programs in 2012.

The Robert Root Award was presented to Peter Sellier.

Charter Partner Award went to St. Thomas Presbyterian Church.

Spring Branch ISD was recognized for the Partner in Scouting Award.

The District Award of Merit was bestowed on Darryll Bond, Jim Ebanks and Christine Jackson.

Jib and Iman Ahmad and children…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on February 2, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Kroger Coupon Pack sales



click link to request sales session:  KROGER REGISTRATION - OPEN


ALL KROGER locations are confirmed and managed through the council, DO NOT contact Kroger…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on February 1, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

Cub Day Camp information

Day Camp dates June 10-14, 2013
Registration kickoff 02/21/13 7-8pm MDUMC
**Need 1 representative from each pack to attend to receive important information regarding registration for camp!!
online registration opens 03/01/13, closes 04/01/13
Day Camp dates June 10-14, 2013

Added by Cub Day Camp on January 20, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Are we a mentor to all our scouts?

Thoughts to consider from a post from "Ask Andy". The last paragraph about using the scouting program for the "worst" (my words) scouts speaks volumes.

Hi Andy,

I have a concern about doing a Scoutmaster conference with a Life Scout in our troop. This Scout has completed all of the required merit badges, his service project, and has served in a leadership position for six months. But do I have the right, as Scoutmaster, to recommend that he not…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 17, 2013 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Is your local school supporting your scouts?

Read more about how the "Support Our Scouts Act" passed by the US Congress in 2005 encourages local government organizations that receive federal support to support the Boy Scouts of America.

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 17, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Welcome Brendan Cronin, new DD for Mustang District

Brendan Cronin will become the District Director of the Mustang District effective February 1, 2013. Brendan started as a District Executive in the Circle Ten Council in Dallas, Texas in August of 2005, before coming to the Sam Houston Area Council in September of 2010 as Senior District Executive in the Texas Skies District. Brendan has most recently been serving as Senior District Executive in the North Star District. Please join me in congratulating Brendan on his new…

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 17, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments

Scout Fair kick-off

The 2013 Scout Fair kickoff orientation is set for January 24 at 7:00pm at SOSA Community Center. 1414 Wirt Road, 77055. It is the NE corner of Wirt and Westview. Mustang has excelled the last couple of years in sales and participation and the Mustang Finance team look forward to seeing this trend continue. Please send your representative to collect the information and materials. Sales begin February 1 with the potential for 45% commissions.

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 14, 2013 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Archery Instructor Class, Feb. 9th

see attached flier:Archery%20Instructor%20Flyer%201.pdf

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 26, 2012 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Food Drive

Hello Mustang District leaders,
My name is Rochelle Simpson. I am the Mustang District Scouting for Food Chairman. I am very excited to work with you as we help the needy in our community. At the bottom of this note, I have added some information about the Lillian Beard Deaf Center where we are focusing our delivery this…

Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 5, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments

SOT YPT after December 13 Roundtable @ MDUMC

At the conclusion of the December 13, 2012 Roundtable, MUD will offer a State of Texas YPT Classroom Session.
The sessions will begin at the conclusion of the Roundtable, from ~8:30-9:30 PM at the Troop 599 Scout Hut on the southeast side of the property of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Dr, Houston TX 77079. …

Added by Pat Whitnel on November 30, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Two new Eagle required Merit Badges

from Bryan;

Cooking, Sustainability merit badges to become Eagle-required


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on October 18, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

New District Committee meeting location

Dear Members of the Mustang District Committee:  in order to facilitate a more central meeting location, I have arranged for our future District Committee meetings, BEGINNING WITH THIS COMING TUESDAY, September 11, 2012 @ 7 PM to be held at St. Cecilia Catholic Community…


Directions:  please exit Bunker Hill Rd either direction from the Katy Frwy and head…


Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on September 7, 2012 at 11:28am — No Comments

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