East Texas Area Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America serves 17 counties in Texas See also Scouting in Texas.

History Edit

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.

Districts Edit

Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 5 Districts:

  1. Dogwood ETAC District
  2. Five Rivers ETAC District
  3. Golden Eagle ETAC District
  4. Tomahawk ETAC District
  5. Wohali 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.

  1. 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.

Eagles Nest Edit

Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:

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