This website is a resource for the Sam Houston Area Council day camp key staff. 

Annual Staff Development Workshop

February 20, 2021 (new date)

The annual key staff development workshop will be held via Zoom. All camp directors and program directors are required to attend for their annual certification from BSA. This meeting is optional for other key staff members. For more information, contact


National Day Camp School

March 5-7, 2021

National Day Camp School is being held at the new Camp Strake (2020 Camp Strake, Coldspring. TX 77331). Register (scroll to bottom of page and click Continue, then select Cub/Webelos Day Camp Administration), but do not pay as funds will be transferred from your district day camp budget to pay for the training. For questions, contact Jennifer Mikes at



Council Day Camp Meetings

The district day camp chairs and program chairs meet throughout the year at the Cockrell Scout Center at 7:00 pm or via Zoom as needed.

Calendar         Staff Development Handouts 


2021 Theme

The day camp theme is A Scout Odyssey. Past national theme resources (2013) can be utilized.

       Theme ideas        Graphics        Promotional Placemats


2021 Camp Dates

Please check the information on the council day camp page and the Google map, and the day camp page on your district website (under the activities tab). Submit any corrections to the council webmaster. The 2021 day camp dates listed on the day camp page were taken from the district calendars submitted by the district committees to the council in the spring.

SHAC Day Camp Page        Google map       Submit Corrections