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

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.

January 16, 2019: Finalize registration, marketing, and program.


2019 Registration

A draft version of the 2019 online registration has been set up. Please review the sample registration and provide feedback. The only changes from 2018 are the addition of a question on gender and change to Scouts BSA for youth volunteers 6th grade and up.

Sample Registration           Review Day Camp Information          Provide Feedback

After the draft version is approved, specific links for each individual district will be set up (with district-specific pricing and dates) for approval by the day camp chair. 

Day Camp Staff Development Workshop

January 5, 2019

All day camp directors and program directors need to attend. The workshop will cover the day camp program, supplies, promotions, registration, regulations and standards, preparing the camp book for inspections, selecting water bottles and leader gifts, and determining dates for the spring meetings. Lunch will be provided.



National Day Camp School

Important changes to national camp school have been announced.  Day camp school will be held in the Houston area on February 16-17, 2019 at SHAC and November 9-10, 2019. Details to follow.

Learn More     Brochure


Beach Resources




Several training courses have been scheduled for range master and first aid training for day camp staff and volunteers.

Day Camp Calendar

Please regularly review the day camp calendar for upcoming meetings and deadlines.


Day Camp Calendar          Staff Development Handouts 


2019 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 2019 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