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Lock in the discount, fees go up May 1st. 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.

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.

Get Ready for Camp Season
Additional Face to Face sessions are being offered by the district in May. Several Youth Protection Face to Face Y01 Texas Camp Code sessions have been scheduled in the District at the First United Methodist Church. Please register Online. Face to Face training is required for Twilight Camp, Webelos Resident Camp, Summer Camp and Winter Camp. Continue reading.

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.
Calling all Popcorn Captains; the 2015 Popcorn Sale sign-up is now open. Please let us know that your unit will be selling popcorn this year. We will begin communicating with popcorn-selling units, sharing details about the program to get everyone ready for a successful year of selling.
National Youth Leadership Training is an intense, 5 ½ day, outdoor leadership training experience for youth troop, team and crew leaders. The course goal is to prepare young men and women to become superior leaders in their troop, crew, district, council, and other organizations they belong to now, and in the future. Several Sesions this July and in December. More information

Training Opportunities

Classes Available Unit Treasurer Training | Preparing a Unit Budget This is your opportunity to learn more about cash controls, responsibilities of the treasurer and unit committee, fundraising, and other practical considerations.. The sessions will allow plenty of time to work through your questions. Classes will be offered in the morning and in the afternoon. flyer
The Trainer’s EDGE is the required train‐the‐trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. Only practice can polish these skills, but this course focuses on training behaviors and resources while offering hands‐on experience in methods and media.


New handbooks, leader guides updated per the changes to Cub Scout Program are now available

Don't you love to be in control? You've got the Power via; the power to set the record straight and get your training records accurate. Your scouting unit thanks you for committing to get the Leader trained for your current role in scouting. Once you have completed your training go to your unit Training Coordinator who can enter your training directly into the system. Read more.

Northern Tier will offer a lottery for reservations for the 2016 summer season and 2015-2016 Okpik season. The registration for the lottery will be open from January 6, 2015 until January 9, 2015. More Information

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

Congratulations Northern Trail District. Gold Level JTE Award at 2015 Circle 10 Recognition Banquet. Think of all the lives and youth that represents we impacted. Over 2,200 youth and 91 units in Our District, out of 38,500 youth and almost 1,300 units in the Council. Truly an amazing high performing team!

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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