May 12, 2013

Are you prepared for Adventure?

Tuesday May 14 - 7:00pm. Don't miss this year's Program Preview where you will be able to discuss your Unit's and District's Programs and how to contribute to improving both for the coming year, and take home the Council and District calendar and description of events for your unit's annual planning. More Information.

On The Calendar

5/14 Tuesday Program Preview Replaces Boy Scout Roundtable. Location change! Face to Face Youth Protection
5/14 Tuesday Arapaho Chapter Meeting Room Change!
5/16 Thursday Walking Den Leader Training Twilight Camp
5/16 Thursday Face to Face Youth Protection Right after Walking Den Leader training
5/21 Tuesday High Adventure-Venturing Forum

More Events

Twilight Camp, Cub Scout Fun

Twilight Camp Information -- June 10-14, 2013 Breckinridge Park, Cub Scout Fun. Registration for Twilight Camp Walking Den Leader Training now available. Don't forget you will need Face-to-Face Youth Protection Training. Camp Registration is also available.
Twilight Camp Staff Needed -- Come and help at Twilight Camp! We are looking for walking den leaders, area leaders for each rank area, program staff and range staff. Contact Barbara Richer at 214-478-3972 for details of specific responsibilities.. More information.

Action Needed Now

Sign up for Walking Den Leader Training Face to Face Youth Protection Training available immediately after WDL training!
Sign up for Face-to-Face Youth Protection Training Required for, summer camp, Twilight Camp or Webelos Resident Camp. Good for two years.

Other News

Cub Scout Roundtable News -- Check out what's happening at Cub Roundtable.
Philmont Trek Openings -- Troop 444 from Arapaho United Methodist Church in Richardson has a trek going to Philmont this summer, from July 4 through July 18. They have open spaces on their crew. If you or someone you know of is interested in joining them, please contact Bill Harris at or Jeff Kort at
Philmont Trek Needs --Troop 895 is looking for some trek openings for 2014. If you have some spaces that might be available next summer, please keep us in mind. Please contact Theresa Kaualoku 469-471-2446 or if you think you will have spaces.


Scouts Deserve Trained Leaders -- Get trained and you will not only better understand the program, you will accomplish more with less effort. Training is for all parents, not just the front line leadership. If you are trained, you can better help your child advance in the program. The program is unique and the methods are not obvious, don't guess, get trained.
NYLT -- Highest level of youth leadership training available for boy scouts, varsity, venturing and sea scouts. Designed to complement Wood Badge training for adults. See NYLT website for more details. "Every youth deserves the opportunity to be a trained leader!"
Woodbadge Courses Advanced training for scout leaders. A life changing experience. More Information


Public Awareness -- Northern Trail District's Marketing & Public Awareness Chair is Marjie Price. Her role is to help promote the District within the community. If you have stories about your unit's activities, such as service projects, Eagle projects, and other scout successes, she wants to help you get these items featured in the local media. Marjie can be reached at

Much more on the website, check it out!

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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