April 27, 2014

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What Can Scout Leaders Learn from a Jedi Master?

What can we learn from the teaching methods used by the Yoda during Luke's training on Dagobah? First, that Yoda's students learned by DOING. An example can be found when Luke's X-wing fighter sinks into the swamp. While Luke had mastered controlling small objects using the force, he despaired over the fate of his ship. Read more

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Twilight Camp is Almost Here

Have you registered yet? If not! HURRY! Early bird registration ends April 30th and offers a great discount and ensures that your son will get a shirt and patch.

If you've never been to Twilight Camp, it's an excellent way for your cubs to have a lot of fun while advancing on their Cub Scout trail! It is the perfect place for Cubs to earn belt loop and rank advancement while getting out of the house for a week with their friends. The Cub Scouts will participate in daily activities that include BB guns, archery, crafts, Scout skills, field games and sports, and more.

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Program Preview and District Fireside

Mark your calendar, District Program Preview and Fireside will be held Tuesday May 13th at 7:00PM. Information about programs and opportunities for the 2014-2015 scouting year will be available.

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Face to Face YPT & Walking Den Leader Training

Summer Camp, Twilight Camp and Webelos Resident Camp adult participants; adults will need Face to Face training. Twilight adult participants will need Walking Den Leader Training. Only a few sessions left. Just about every adult in Northern Trail will to attend F2F since the certification is only valid for 2 years. Read more.

Dutch Oven Cookoff at May Cub Roundtable

$150 in prize money to be awarded! Get your team together and enter! Read more.

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Wood Badge Courses

Advanced training for scout leaders. A life changing experience. Valuable training which is applicable both in and out of scouting.   More Information

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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