Scoutreach Corps

Scoutreach Corps is a way for Scouters, Eagle Scouts, parents, and Scouting alumni to give back to Scouting by donating their skills to help our most needy Scouts. Donate a few hours, a day, or a weekend to help directly with 7,000 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts enrolled in the Sam Houston Area Council’s Scoutreach program. 

Since Scoutreach was established in 2000, over 400 Scout packs, troops, and crews directed by paid program specialists have been started in elementary, middle schools, and community centers throughout the greater Houston area. To ensure our Scouts get the best program possible, the Sam Houston Area Council sponsors monthly campouts, summer camp, pinewood derbies, and other great events. Scoutreach Corps identifies qualified volunteers to assist with teaching providing Scouts with high-quality Scouting experiences. 

Requirements. Scoutreach Corps members must be 21 years of age, take Youth Protection Training online at every two years, and complete a BSA adult volunteer application. If you were ever a Boy Scout, an Eagle Scout, current or past Scouting volunteer, or are experienced with working with youth, then you have the necessary skills to be in the Scoutreach Corps.

Contacts. For more information, contact Lionel Jellins, SHAC Vice Chairman for Scoutreach, at

Adult Volunteer Registration Form




Youth Protection Training

Youth Protection Guidelines (YPT) is designed to help keep youth safe from abuse. During YPT, participants learn the Boy Scouts of America’s youth protection guidelines, signs of abuse, and how to report suspected abuse. All volunteers must take YPT must be taken every two years. YPT can be taken online at


BSA Registration

Volunteers must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America. Volunteers can fill out an adult membership application available at the Cockrell Scout Center (2225 N Loop W, Houston, Texas 77008) or one of the Houston area Scout shops, or can be completed online at <insert link to online membership application>.


If you are currently a registered BSA member, please list your ID number. BSA ID numbers can be found on the BSA membership card or by logging on to and clicking on My Profile.


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