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Las Posadas commemorates the journey that Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a safe refuge where Mary could give birth to baby Jesus. When they were unable to find lodging in Bethlehem, Joseph and Mary were forced to seek shelter in a stable, where Jesus Christ was born.

The event will start at 1:00 p.m.  We will start with Mary and Joseph asking for lodging.  Then, we will pray the rosary, break pinatas, eat tamales, posole, Christmas punch, and more.

Please join us in celebrating this inaugural Rio Grande Council event as we prepare for the celebration of Christmas in a traditional Mexican fashion, complete with fellowship, food, and fun.

May God Bless you.

Yours in Scouting
Martha E. Moreno

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Sea Scouts, BSA will hold a Seabadge course in the Rio Grande
Council. The course will take place March 27-29, 2020 at Camp
Perry in Rio Hondo, Texas. Come join us!

Seabadge is the premier adult leadership training course offered by
the Boy Scouts of America for Sea Scout leaders and those interested in the Sea Scout program. The ultimate purpose of Seabadge is to help adult leaders deliver the highest quality Sea Scouting program to young people to help them achieve their highest potential. Note that Seabadge does not cover topics like boating, knots, or other program-related materials found in the Sea Scout Manual.

You can read more about Seabadge here: https://seascout.org/adult-training/seabadge/


Eligibility
You do not have to be a Sea Scout Leader to attend . Naturally, Sea Scout adult leaders will directly apply what they learn to their program. Others will benefit from the course given that much of the content is applicable to other scouting programs. We invite anyone interested in learning the Sea Scout program to register and participate!

 

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Adelante Con Camp Perry!

Donate Here For Adelante Con Camp Perry!

  • The Rio Grande Council has launched the "Adelante Con Camp Perry Campaign," A major gifts campaign projects as we venture into the next century of camping, fun and adventure and provide a whole new experience to the youth of tomorrow. 

Donate Here For Camp Perry Alumni Association

  • Purpose: In conjunction with the "Adelante Con Camp Perry Campaign", organize a group to support Camp Perry. The purpose of the group will be to increase participation at Camp Perry by providing camperships and support for the camp. 

Other Ways to Support Scouting in RGV

  • Scouting offers a strong and supportive network of activities and events where youth and adults can have fun and experience the outdoors at it's best. An investment now will reap productive, dependable adults that will lead our communities into a bright future. 

Adelante Con Camp Perry Interview With KRGV's Inside the Valley

"Reaching out to the community to help rebuild Camp Perry"

 

 
 

To learn more go to website - www.campperrybsa.com

 

The Rio Grande Council has just embarked on a historic journey to revitalize Camp Perry.  Some of you may be aware that Camp Perry is the oldest continuously operating Boy Scout Camp in Texas.  This year marks the 91st anniversary of this outstanding facility.  Camp Perry was acquired just one year after the council received the charter from the National Council in 1927.

In September 2016, after concluding a feasibility study, the Board of the Council authorized a $6.1 million capital campaign named "Adelante Con Camp Perry"  Our pre-campaign commitments have exceeded all expectations.

The campaign will result in developing several new facilities that include a new air-conditioned dining hall, new waterfront, a multipurpose health and fitness, facility to serve youth in our communities.  In addition to new facilities, the campaign will include a maintenance endowment and a campership endowment to enable all youth to attend camp.

Our youth deserve a first-class camping facility to enhance program opportunities and prepare them to be the leaders of our communities.  

 

Please help us reach our goal to revitalize our historic Camp Perry by making a contribution at the website: www.campperrybsa.com

 

 

 


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