Northern Trail District

Coming Events

Program Preview, May 19th 7:00PM

Recharter Membership Cards
Attention unit leaders, recharter packets with membership cards will be available for you to pick up at the Northern Trail Program Preview. If you are not able to attend, please send a designated leader to attend program preview to obtain your packet and other great resources that will be available for you. Any questions can be directed to
Where: First United Methodist Church in Richardson room 226 (Education Center)
When: Thursday May 19th at 7:00pm

Twilight Camp 2016 Get signed up today!

Time to get registered for Twilight Camp. June 6-10. Sign up for Parent / Walking Den leader orientation and face-to-face YPT classes. 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. Training available May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st. Check website for registration and locations. 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.

Staff needed for Twilight Camp

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

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!


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

Camp Cards

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

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

Volunteer Opportunity

Scout and adult volunteers needed to assist with 5K run in Grand Prairie.

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

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.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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