Meet a Scouting Mentor! We have several who are anxious to work with you! Kickstart your fall program. Discover available programs and resources to help your unit be more successful. This event is for everyone, leaders and parents alike. Exciting opportunities await your scouts in Northern Trail and Circle Ten. Join us at the District Program Preview to hear how other packs, troops and Venture crews are creating great programs. This event is an opportunity for all adults, leaders and parents, to meet the North Trail District leadership and other active Scouters.
Twilight Camp 2016 Get signed up today!
Time to get registered for Twilight Camp. June 6-10. Parent / Walking Den leader orientation and face-to-face YPT classes are being scheduled now. Camp would not be possible without parents who attend camp as walking den leaders. All leaders must have face-to-face youth protection training. This training is valid for 2 years, so for many leaders the training has expired. Watch the website for training dates and times. 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.
Those of us who have staffed Twilight camp know that the experience is very rewarding. It's fun and you have the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of the participants. Both adult and youth staff are needed. Face-to-face YPT is required for staff 18 years and older. Sign up today! Staff Registration Form
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 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!
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?
Get those cards sold today.
Last day to turn in unsold cards and money is May 13th.
Great things are happening at our camps all over our council. Check out the opportunities including Maverick camp! Continue reading
Scout and adult volunteers needed to assist with 5K run in Grand Prairie.
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
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 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
District Committee Meeting May 3rd, 7:00PM
Oak Leaf Staff Development May 4,11,18, 2016
Commissioners Staff Meeting May 5rd, 7:00PM
Arapaho Chapter Meeting Tuesday May 10th at 7:30PM
Roundtables Thursday May 12th at 7:00PM.
Program Preview May 19th 7:00PM
Oak Leaf May 20-22, 2016
Twilight Camp June 6-10, 2016
Full event list here
Much more on the website. www.ntrail.org
Yours in Scouting,
Northern Trail Communications Committee