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2015 Summer Camp Dates for BTSR

The 2015 dates for summer camp Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch (BTSR) are: June 14-20 June 21-27 June 28-July 4 July 5-11 July 12-18 July 19-25 July 26-Aug 1 August 2-5 (Webelos Resident Camp) For more information on reservations, please contact […]

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Midland Scouts Perform Flag Ceremony; Meet Governor Perry

Do a flag ceremony? Meet the governor? Sure! Last Friday, August 26th, Troop 175 had the honor of presenting the colors for the flag ceremony of a ground breaking of one of Occidental’s newest buildings in Midland. They were also […]


How to Donate an Automobile to Scouting

There are many ways to support Scouting. But did you know that you could donate that car that you’re no longer using? The reasons for donating a car are many – maybe trade-in value is low, you need a tax […]

2014 Popcorn Kickoff Night

2014 Buffalo Trail Council Popcorn Kickoff Night!

We had an amazing night with our popcorn kickoff and everyone is excited about popcorn season. Show and sell starts next week (Sept. 2nd). This is where Scouts can earn their way for their program and earn prizes and even […]

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A Litmus Test for Scout Skits and Songs?

How do you know whether or not a skit or song for your campout or weekly meeting is okay? It’s a question that must be asked in this day and age.   The answer is not so cut and dried […]


Odessa and Big Spring Scout Shops – Open for Business!

Beginning Tuesday, August 19th, the Scout Shops in Odessa and Big Spring will be open. Store hours for both locations are: Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm. The phone number to the Odessa Scout Shop, located at 204 N. Grant Avenue (between […]

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Eagle Scout Receives Sustainability Award and $1,000 Scholarship

Charles Acker is an Eagle Scout with two Silver Palms from Monahans, Texas. He’s also the first youth recipient of the Sustainability Award which is accompanied by a $1,000 university scholarship. Every year since 2009, he has participated in clean-up […]


Trail to Eagle – BTSR redefines 1st Year Camper Program

  Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch redefined the 1st Year Program with an all new “Trail to Eagle” program. Check out the amazing statistics from 2014 below.   16,000 BSA Handbook Requirements 400 Totin’ Chips 400 Firem’n Chits 400 First Aid […]

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