East Texas Area Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America serves 17 counties in Texas See also Scouting in Texas.
The East Texas Area Council was formed in 1930 through the merger of the Davey Crockett Council, the Pine Tree Area Council, and the Tejas Council. It serves 17 counties in Texas.
Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 5 Districts:
- Dogwood ETAC District
- Five Rivers ETAC District
- Golden Eagle ETAC District
- Tomahawk ETAC District
- Wo Ha Li ETAC District
Council Camps Edit
East Texas Area Council Camps feature many resources for organizing exciting outdoor adventure group activities and are available for rental by scout groups, families and other youth groups. Some camps feature an organized week long campership program during summer months.
- Camp Pirtle - George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation (Camp Pirtle)
Council Special Events Edit
- Council Scout Fair
- Wood Badge
- University of Scouting
Order of the Arrow Edit
Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Scouting and recognized those who uphold the scouting ideals of camping, service and citizenship.
- Tejas Lodge is the OA Lodge for this council.
Eagles Nest Edit
Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:
External Links Edit
- etexscouts.org - Official Website of East Texas Area Council