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Get Ready for Camp Season
Several Youth Protection Face to Face Y01 Texas Camp Code sessions have been scheduled at Circle Ten Fairview location. Registration via CampMaster is required and will be open by March 1. Fairview sessions are limited to 50 participants per session. Face to Face training is required for Twilight Camp, Webelos Resident Camp, Summer Camp and Winter Camp. Continue reading.

A high adventure activity is often the high point of a scouting career. It can be difficult to make this happen. There are a number of units in Northern Trail who have some openings coming up this summer. They are anxious to fill these slots. Check out the possiblities. Continue Reading
The summer time is a wonderful opportunity to plan out your calendar of events for the upcoming Scouting year. We encourage you to join us at our annual District Program Preview and Fireside Chat to hear from other packs, troops and Venture crews on how you can improve your Scouting program for 2015-2016.
Save the Date! Twilight Camp is coming! Walking den leaders and staff are needed. Don't forget Face to Face YPT is required and is good for 2 years. So if your card expires before camp starts, be sure and schedule a training session. Continue reading.
Parent-n-Pal is an action-packed weekend camping experience for a Cub Scout and his parent/partner at a Scout camp, doing fun activities like shooting sports such as BB Guns and archery, games, horseback riding and more! Flyer


We have six openings including up to two adults available in our crew on the Council trek leaving June 22 and returning July 6. Our current crew is all male but we can gladly accommodate female youth if accompanied by adult registered female venturing leader as required by Venturing YPT rules. Please contact Richard Hutchins 214 709-5284.

Openings on a June 8-19 Philmont Trek! Six spots are available on the Venture Crew 719 Trek to majestic Philmont, New Mexico. Please contact Melissa Steinmetz ( or Greg Fowler ( Continue Reading

Crew 728 has a Philmont Crew for July 20, 2016 and is looking for a few good Venturers to participate. Openings for coed youth and adults are available. We will depart July 18 and return August 1, 2016. Please contact Joe Tavares, Crew 728 Advisor, for details. Phone 214-675-4378 and email

As Chuck Holden pointed out in a recent blog, volunteer labor is essential to the success of many critical programs in our community. Northern Trail is no different. There are several positions which need to be filled. Don't assume that someone else will do it. Lend a hand today!

Camporee was a big success this year, thanks to the efforts of a lot of people.  Here is the Camporee Video review!

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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