Northern Trail District

I will do my best

Try hard to live up to the points of the Scout Oath. Measure your achievements against your own high standards and don't be influenced by peer pressure or what other people do. Scouting reforces this basic value.

Twilight Camp, A Great Success

Thanks to the hard working volunteer staff and walking den leaders, more than 320 Cub Scouts enjoyed a week of day camp. While they were having fun, the staff was able to teach them scout skills and scout values! We have pictures to prove it! Check out pictures here and on the Twilight Camp Facebook page. Watch the website for updates on scout achievements and service hours for youth volunteers. More information Find us on Facebook

Combined Venturing Forum and Boy Scout Roundtable, Sunday June 28th

Venturing Forum and Boy Scout Round Table for June will take place Sunday, June 28 (Tau Day). Since Tau = 2*pi, we are going to have a Pie Potluck. Tentative location Heights Park (the pavilion near the water park) and Tentative time 4PM. Youth and adults invited. More details to follow. Contact Joe Tavares for more information. Continue Reading

No Roundtables in July

Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturing Roundtable / Forums will resume August 13th.

Cub Mobile Derby, Tentative Saturday July 11, 2015

We have a date penciled in, but need help to make this a success this year. Please contact Tom Fox if your unit can assist with this activity. More information

Shout it out Video!

While your unit is out having fun this summer, be sure and capture the moment in a short 10-second video. Take videos of activities at summer camp, high adventure or unit activities. Upload the videos to the web and share your experiences with all of the scouts in Circle Ten Council during the evening show at Xperience in November! See your video on the Big Hoss TV at the CTXERIENCE and enter to win a FREE GoPro! Continue reading.

CTX Experience November 13-15, 2015

Time to get signed up. Only a fraction of the units in Northern Trail have signed up. Advanced signups help the volunteers who are planning this activity.

For one weekend in November, the entire Circle Ten Scouting family will come together for the XPERIENCE of a lifetime! This is going to be HUGE! The Circle Ten Xperience will be the biggest, most XTREME, most XHILARATING event in the Council's 100-year history. Camp for the weekend or come for the day—we want EVERYONE to be a part of this! Over 6,000 participants have already signed up! COME REIGNITE YOUR SCOUTING SPIRIT! Continue reading.

1st Annual Outdoor Adventure September 12, 2015

Kick off your Fall membership drive by participating in the Outdoor Adventure, the first family-oriented community event sponsored by the Boys Scouts of America and Girl Scouts. Our Scouts will be providing fun interactive games and activities, such as rain gutter regattas, rope bridges, and dutch oven cooking. We will also have a hot air balloon and car show. Help us introduce scouting to our community by registering your unit to provide an activity. We need scout units to step up, sponsor and staff the various events. Continue reading

Sign up to Sell Popcorn Today

Calling all Popcorn Captains; the 2015 Popcorn Sale sign-up is now open. Please let us know that your unit will be selling popcorn this year. We will begin communicating with popcorn-selling units, sharing details about the program to get everyone ready for a successful year of selling. 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

Mesquite Championship Rodeo June 20th

Come Join Us and Enjoy "Real Texas Fun" at The Indoor & Air-Conditioned Mesquite Arena with World Championship Cowboys, Cowgirls, Rodeo Clowns, Specialty Acts and much more! Continue Reading

Israeli Scouts Caravan July 9,11,13 & 15

The International Committee on Scouting of the Circle Ten Council invites you to performances by the visiting Israeli Scouts Caravan (Tzofim). This talented group of young people will entertain you with songs, stories and dances from their home country. Come meet Scouts from another country, learn about Scouting in Israel, and share your Scouting experiences with them. Let’s show our Texas hospitality – bring family and friends! July 9,11,13 & 15 Continue reading.

Scout FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium July 25

July 25, 8:00PM Read more!

Scout Campout at the Ballpark August 8

Saturday August 8th. See game and campout overnight. Read more!

Unit Financial Planning Workshop June 30th

Classes Available Unit Treasurer Training | Preparing a Unit Budget This is your opportunity to learn more about cash controls, responsibilities of the treasurer and unit committee, fundraising, and other practical considerations.. The sessions will allow plenty of time to work through your questions. Classes will be offered in the morning and in the afternoon. Continue Reading

On The Calendar

Mesquite Championship Rodeo June 20th
Venturing Forum and Boy Scout Roundtable & Potluck, Sunday June 28th
Webelos Resident Camp Several Sessions in June and July
Cub Mobile Derby, Tentative Saturday July 11, 2015
Israeli Scouts Caravan July 9,11,13 & 15
Scout FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium July 25
Scout Campout at the Ballpark August 8
1st Annual Outdoor Adventure September 12, 2015
CTX Experience November 13-15, 2015

Much more on the website.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

Find us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter