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Over the summer we will be moving to northerntrail.circleten.org
Calendar items for 2016-2017 may be found here.

Action Needed

The Arapaho Chapter of the Order of the Arrow invites Webelos scouts to attend a campout with their families on Friday night after the closing ceremony of camp. Camp out with a Boy Scout Troop and enjoy a campfire run by the Boy Scouts! This will give you the opportunity to complete some portion of the Outdoorsman Activity badge. The campout will start immediately following the closing ceremony of Twilight Camp. Continue reading
There will be only be one opportunity for t-shirt pickup. Pack coordinators will pick up shirts for all early bird campers. We will fill shirt orders past early bird registration if we have them available. Our goal is to have every scout and WDL in camp to have a shirt.
Great things are happening at our camps all over our council. With Friends of Scouting in full swing, lets visit some of our programs and the camps that are available! Continue reading
Twilight Camp 2016 is coming June 6-10th. Registration available now!
Face-to-Face YPT and Walking Den leader training now available! Five sessions in May!
Staff needed to make Twilight Camp a success, please sign up for staff today. Both adult and junior staff needed.

We need to know which camp your unit is planning on attending this summer. Planning out a summer camp takes time and requires an approximate head count to insure we accommodate all scouters.

Please email Jesus Vazquez with the two following items: which camp is your unit attending this summer (even if it's a camp outside C10): Approximate number of scouts attending: Jesus.vazquez@scouting.org

It's easy and helps demonstrate how our program and its members provide many selfless hours of volunteer service supporting and improving our local communities. Keep reading

News

Troop 2054 – The First Ever Eagle Scouts: Troop 2054 was founded in May 2010 and chartered under the Muslim American Society (MAS) - Dallas Chapter. Troop 2054 was comprised of five adults and eight boys when it was first founded. Continue reading

Venturing Crew 728, Richardson, TX, is looking for 3 youth participants (co-ed aged 14-20) to join us at Philmont this year (all adult slots are full). Our crew will be departing either July 18 to put in on July 20. We will be shooting at the NRA Whittington Center on July 19. We will be returning to Richardson on the evening of August 1. If you are interested, please contact Joe Tavares and he can give you the detailed preparation information and costs. Joe's contact information: tavares.joseph@gmail.com and (214) 675-4378.

Northern Trail District has many excellent opportunities to expand our membership and help us attain the Journey to Excellence district performance award. We found that over half the churches in Richardson do not charter a unit, and we want to bring Scouting to them. To help us create new units, BSA National has prepared a 12 Step process from identifying a prospective charting organization to presenting the charter.

If you are passionate about the program contact our Membership Chair Rogge Heflin: rogge.heflin@roggeheflin.com, 469-328-7967

Arrow of Light Tribute Arrows are available from Northern Trail’s Order of the Arrow Chapter. They are 100% handmade using agate arrowheads and real turkey feathers by Arapaho Chapter members. All proceeds are used for OA projects. $15 each,
Contact Mike Costigan 214-335-5119 mcostigan788@gmail.com
If you have been involved in scouts for a while and particularly if your Scout has moved on, commissioner service is a great way to keep up with scouting, continue to provide a valuable service, and make a difference. Continue reading

Online Scouting Resources

Need some ideas for a scouting event?  Check out Google, Bing etc.  Use good judgment, not all the material  is appropriate, but there is a world of information out there on the web. 

Scouting Blog

I recently listened to a video on leadership and the presenter talked about success and he proposed that for most of us in thinking about a problem we start with what then proceed to how and then finally get to why. Read more
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