Northern Trail District

Coming Events

Roundtables Thursday April 14th at 7:00PM.

Roundtables are a two-way communication opportunity for all parents, adult leaders and District volunteers. Learn about upcoming events, resources and ideas for your unit. Find a scouting mentor or mentor other scouters. The BSA and Circle Ten are changing things at a rapid pace and it is key for the leaders of Northern Trail (District and Unit) to keep open communication flowing so everyone is in the loop. Newsletters and emails lose a lot in translation and active participation in the Roundtable is a great way to bridge that gap. Have you considered delegating new adult leaders to be the Roundtable Attendee for your unit? You can support your interests in the Roundtable and help your new adult(s) get introduced to the District and Council people and information. Roundtables start with a combined greeting and then splits into 3 groups: Cub, Troop and Crew. This provides everyone with an efficient and interesting meeting. Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Map

Spread the Spirit of Scouting

Would you like Scouting to grow in Richardson?
Do you want to augment your church’s youth group with a pack, troop, or crew?
Do you want to earn the William D. Boyce Award?

Find out more here … or contact contact our membership chair Rogge Heflin:, 469-328-7967

Twilight Camp 2016

Don't forget Twilight Camp, June 6-10. This year's theme is Cub Scout C.S.I.
Cub Scouts $85. Tigers $45 Wed-Fri. Walking Den leaders $10. More information and Registration on the website.
Both adult and junior staff needed. Sign up today!

Face to Face YPT Training

Council-sponsored Texas Camp Code Facilitated Adult YPT is planned for each Wednesday in April in preparation for the upcoming camping season. Each session will run from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Registration is required via CampMaster All sessions will close to registration at midnight on the Monday prior to the session. More information

Oak Leaf Spring 2016, 5/21-5/22

Oak Leaf is a junior leader experience designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training). It is for Boy Scout youth, First Class Rank or above who will be serving in a leadership capacity within their Troop. Minimum age is 12 years old at time of course. Registration now open! Space is limited, don't miss out!


Great things are happening at our camps all over our council. Check out the opportunities including Maverick camp! Continue reading

Camp Cards

Get those cards sold today.
Last day to turn in unsold cards and money is May 13th.
Continue reading.

Philmont Opportunity

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 or 19 to put in on July 20. 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: and (214) 675-4378. Continue Reading

Philmont 2016 Opportunities

Philmont is scouting heaven. Check out the possibilities!

Unit Service Hours Reporting

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

Commissioners Needed

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

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

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.   Continue reading

On the Calendar

Arapaho Chapter Meeting Tuesday April 12th at 7:30PM

Roundtables Thursday April 14th at 7:00PM.
Oak Leaf Staff Development May 4,11,18, 2016
Oak Leaf May 20-22, 2016
Twilight Camp June 6-10, 2016
Full event list here

Much more on the website.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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