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Northern Trail District

On the Calendar

Twilight Camp, June 3-7, 2019

Tomorrow is the last day to get the early bird discount. Twilight Camp is only 5 weeks away. Don't wait get signed up today. and we have lots of spots still open! Regular registration ends tomorrow Monday April 29th! The full fee must be paid by tomorrow April 29 to avoid paying the late fee.

When a registration is made, the new system will not save your registrations without some payment being made. To avoid this, please try to make a full payment. If you or your unit is unable to make a full payment, please make a partial payment ($5.00, for example) and pay the balance later-but remember that the full fee must be made by April 29 to avoid the late fee.

Finally, Twilight Camp needs staff, especially for program areas. To assist with staffing twilight camp please contact, Tom Crain at 469-261-3803 or cubmaster@pack890.com or Hank Voegtle at 214-769-5040 or hjv3@outlook.com.

Register campers or staff at the following https://scoutingevent.com/571-NTtwilightcamp.
If you have registration questions, please contact: Barbara Richer | 214-478-3972 | barbara.richer@yahoo.com
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Camp Cards

We are down to the wire on Camp Cards. If you need cards, please contact our District Executive, Jorge Salazar, ASAP. Additional cards can be picked up by your Unit Camp Card Chair from both the Fairview Office and Harry Hines Office from the Registration Desk. Money from the sale can also be turned in to the registration desk. If you need more cards and cannot make it out to either office, contact our Camp Card Chair, Dave Hapeman, dave.hapeman@gmail.com, or our District Executive, Jorge Salazar Jorge.Salazar@scouting.org. Don’t forget last day to turn in money and unsold cards is May 17th. More information

Roundtable

OH MY GOSH! We have all these new Cub Scouts after recruiting in the new school year, what are we doing to do!?

This is a great problem to have and easy to overcome! Come to Roundtable on May 9, 2019 at 7 p.m. and hear ideas, plans and activities to help with retention of new Cubs and their families. We meet at First Unite Methodist Church of Richardson, 503 N. Central Expressway, Richardson in Room 230.

DXC Technology 600 Indy Race June 8th

Tickets Specially Priced for Scout Families!

Are your unit members aware that through our association with TMS for Circle Ten Xperience we can purchase tickets to races for $10 per person? What a great opportunity for family and Scout unit fun!!

The two events left this year with the $10 ticket special are this IndyCar race on June 8th and the NASCAR race on November 3rd. Encourage your unit members to enjoy the excitement of both! Please "click here" for a flier to share.

powder hornPowder Horn November 1-3, 2019 and November 22-24, 2019

Powder Horn is a High Adventure Program Resource Course - Its purpose is to expose participants to many outdoor/high adventure activities. Participants are also exposed to the resources necessary to operate a successful High Adventure Program. Continue Reading

Youth Protection Training now available in both English and Spanish

On-line youth protection training may be found at www.scouting.org. You will need to create an account to take the training. All adults must have training to be registered scouters. Don't delay, make sure everyone in your unit has current youth protection training. This training must be taken every two years.

Wood Badge

Now is the time to make a New Year's resolution to get your Wood Badge Beads. This is advanced leadership training which will help you in and out of scouting. Here is a brand-new brochure which describes the program: Check out available courses here: www.circleten.org/wood-badge.

Wilderness First Aid classes for 2019 All Dates FULL

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This is the 16-hour ECSI course designed by Philmont and meets the requirements for the BSA High Adventure Bases. Courses will be offered in the fall and spring of 2020.

Contact: Mike Reisinger, mj1234r@sbcglobal.net 972-907-8949.

Range Safety Officer Certification

If you are interested in becoming an NRA Certified Instructor or Range Safety Officer to run shooting sports, the council holds instructor courses on a regular basis. More information: c10shootingsports.org.

Have Something for the Newsletter or Website?

Our newsletter and website reach a very large audience in Northern Trail. If there is something scouting related which needs to be on the website or the newsletter, please don't keep it to yourself, let us know. webmaster@ntrail.org

If we need to fix a broken link or have incorrect information, please take a moment and let us know. webmaster@ntrail.org

Don't keep the newsletter to yourself! Everyone in your unit should be receiving the newsletter and be aware of the website. Signup is easy, just send them to: Newsletter Signup

More on the website. northerntrail.circleten.org

Looking for something in a recent newsletter? Several years of past newsletters may be found here.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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