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As the CTX is to be the biggest and best Circle Ten gathering ever, we need an outstanding program to keep 15,000 youth excited and engaged. We’re particularly looking for experts in the areas of PIONEERING, DUTCH OVEN COOKING, WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, ORIENTEERING and BLACKSMITHING. If interested, contact Jimmy Greenwood at Jimmy@GreenwoodJr.com and/or Stephen Dreger at stephendreger@yahoo.com.

SAVE THE DATE, Saturday, September 12, 2015. Outdoor Adventure is family-oriented community event for people residing in the Richardson Independent School District. The event features numerous activities designed for school-aged children from 5-21 years of age.
This summer your unit will be having its own exciting experience at summer camp, high adventure or unit activities. Share your experience with all of the scouts in Circle Ten Council by creating a 10-second video that we can share during the evening show at Xperience in November! See your video on the Big Hoss TV at the CTXERIENCE and enter to win a FREE GoPro!
Our first big event of the year is Northern Trail to Adventure (NT2A), which takes place at Camp Wisdom. Our volunteer staff is putting together a great program, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there! Read more.

Calling all units! Calling all units! You won’t want to miss the Circle Ten Council XPERIENCE – it’s going to be THE XPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!

Over NOVEMBER 13 – 15, 2015, Circle Ten Council will host a weekend extravaganza of FUN at TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY.

Webelos Dens: Webelos Woods is a great way to camp with a Boy Scout Troop! This weekend you will also be able to earn activity pins, shoot BBs, and canoe! Troops: This is a great opportunity to host and recruit Webelos for your troop! Show off your leadership skills by running an activity station, cooking a great dinner, and presenting a troop campfire. December 4 - 6, 2015

Training Opportunities

Cub Scout Leader Specific training, Cubmaster, Den Leader, Committee member and more. 
Saturday, 2015, September 26 (All day) Epiphany Episcopal Church

This course for adult leaders in Boy Scout units. Leaders who work directly with boys in a unit should attend. The class meets 3 times.
Specific Adult Outdoor Leader Training for Boy Scout Leaders and Parents. More information.
Oak Leaf is a junior leader experience designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training).

News

After 16 years of dedicated service, Roy Cassel, the Head Ranger at Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp will be retiring.

Please join us at the Murchison Scouting Center on July 28th at 4:30 p.m. for a special reception recognizing Roy for his years of service to Circle Ten Council.

Please RSVP to Scott.Arrington@scouting.org if you would like to attend.

Since its inception in 2003, Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Expos has welcomed Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders to our shows with discount tickets for family members and FREE ADMISSION for any Scout or leader wearing his/her uniform.
Circle Ten Council is hosting the Top Hands Annual Meeting August 17th through August 21st, 2015. If you are not familiar with Top Hands, think of it as the BSA National Annual Meeting but for BSA Professionals. I am organizing volunteers to staff the event as a way to support Circle Ten Council. Continue reading
Thanks to the hardworking volunteer staff and walking den leaders, more than 320 Cub Scouts enjoyed a week of day camp. While they were having fun, the staff was able to teach them scout skills and scout values! We have pictures to prove it!
The International Committee on Scouting of the Circle Ten Council invites you to performances by the visiting Israeli Scouts Caravan (Tzofim). This talented group of young people will entertain you with songs, stories and dances from their home country. Come meet Scouts from another country, learn about Scouting in Israel, and share your Scouting experiences with them. Let’s show our Texas hospitality – bring family and friends! flyer

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

At Scout meetings there is an opening ceremony which usually involves presenting the colors and reciting the Cub Scout promise, Scout oath or Venturing oath. This is done as a reminder that scouting is about instilling these ideas in our children. Presentation on changes to Cub Scout program.

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