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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!

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.

Popcorn Kernels, it is not too late to join the race in our 2015 Race to the Finish Popcorn Sale! Popcorn kick off is only a few days away so register your unit immediately to insure you receive the most up to date information leading to the kick off on Sept 1st. By joining us on Sept 1st, your unit automatically qualifies for an additional 1% commission, so don’t wait and join the race!
School Night For Scouting (SNFS) is already upon us. As the summer winds down, we’re now gearing up for the fall, and our School Night for Scouting team has been hard at work making sure we offer all we can to you, the leaders, for your School Night efforts.
SIGN UP TODAY to participate on Saturday, September 12, 2015. We need your support to make our first annual community event successful. Promote your unit at the Outdoor Adventure by providing an exciting activity for school aged children and invite them to your Join Scouting night! More Information
Northern Trail and Blackland Prairie districts are teaming up to put on a great Cub Fun Day at Cub World located at Camp Wisdom. Lots of fun activities for the entire family including the opportuntiy to camp out overnight. Please note the date change. More information

Training Opportunities

Day long Training at Camp Wisdom. Den Leader, Youth Protection, YPT Facilitator Training, Program for scouts while you are in training.

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

Den Chiefs are mature boy scouts who assist Den Leaders as boy leaders. The Den Chief is a critical member of the Scouting Leadership Team. 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.
Backcountry Advanced Training Classroom Sessions. Two evenings. Begins 10/22/2015 More information
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

Need training and can't wait? Check out this list of training opportunities in nearby districts.
If you have been involved in scouts for a long time and particularly if your child has moved on, commissioner service is a great way to keep up with scouting and make a difference. Continue reading
For all those who helped out in any way with the Top Hands Annual Meeting hosted by Circle Ten Council the week of August 17-21, I want to thank you sincerely for your time and efforts supporting our Council and helping them shine! Thank you!
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! Achievements and service hours have been posted.
Here is an opportunity for your unit to participate in a great community program and raise a few dollars at the same time. More information

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

The Baden-Powell House is actually a youth hostel. Their "scout shop" was just a 3-foot glassed-in segment of the counter where they had a few patches and pins. There was a painting of the Queen overseeing the opening of the house from some years ago and (pictured) a nice statue of Baden-Powell out front. Continue reading
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