September 1, 2013
On The Calendar
|Event||Date & Time||Location / Topic|
|District Committee Meeting||Tue, 09/03/2013 - 7:15pm||First United Methodist Church Richardson MAP|
|Commissioners Staff Meeting||Thu, 09/05/2013 - 7:30pm||
RISD Admistration Building MAP
|Popcorn Kickoff, Saturday 9/7/2013||Sat, 09/07/2013 - 9:00am|
|Boy Scout Roundtable||Tue, 09/10/2013 - 7:00pm||
First United Methodist Church of Richardson, Education Building, RM 230 Map
|Cub Scout Roundtable||Thu, 09/12/2013 - 7:00pm||Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Map|
|High Adventure-Venturing Forum||Tue, 09/17/2013 - 7:30pm||
First United Methodist Church of Richardson MAP Bartula Family Life Center at FUMCR in room 2F
|Cub Scout Training Saturday 9/21/2013||Sat, 09/21/2013 - 8:30am||
Lake Highlands United Methodist Church Map
Many years ago I was a leader at summer camp and we had a first year scout who was seriously homesick. He wanted to go home in the worst way. We arranged for him to talk to his mother on the phone, but it did not help much. Read more.
Our first big event of the year is Northern Trail to Adventure (NT2A), which takes place at Camp Wisdom. Packs are invited to spend the night in the camp area. Archery, BB guns, Caves, Rope Bridge, Sir Dee Castle, Trading Post, Pirate Ships, Campfire, and much more. Use this event as a recruiting tool at your "School Night for Scouting." This is an excellent opportunity to showcase Cub Scouting to your new recruits. Check out pictures from last year.
When: October 5, 2013 - 10 AM† (Don't miss our evening activities!)
Cost: $20 per Scout and $15 for Adults or Siblings during Early Bird Registration until Sept 22nd.
This is your best opportunity to grow your unit. When you grow your unit, you also get new parents who will bring energy, ideas, help and enthusiasm to your unit. It's a lot more fun when you share the load with others. Help, materials, advice and more available.
Northern Trail needs your help. A list of positions and help needed may be found on the website.
It's time to start thinking about nominating individuals who deserve to be recognized for their hard work. There and unit, district, council and national level awards. Take some time and nominate someone you know for an award. More information.
The complete set of Twilight Camp achievement are now available on the website.
Popcorn Kernels, the time is nearing for our annual Popcorn Sale Kickoff, which will be taking place September 7th.
BSA has put out a power point, facilitators guide and Q & A on the application of the new membership standards change for units, charter organizational reps, donors, youth district and council members. Read more.
Cubmaster, Pack Committee, Tiger Den Leader, Wolf/Bear Den Leader and Webelos Den Leader Specific training. FULL DAY BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) course (with both indoor and outdoor components)
Life to Eagle, Troop Committee, Merit Badge Counselor Training and face to face YPT.
Three evening intensive training course on how a scout troop operates. Learn by doing, every element of troop operation is covered and when you have completed the course you will understand how the program works and how to facilitate a successful program in your unit. For both unit leaders and parents. Please register in a advance.
Weekend scout camping activity. Participate in an actual campout and learn by doing. You will be part of a patrol going camping. When you have completed this training you will understand the details of a scout campout. Advance registration and preparation required.
Oak Leaf is a junior leader training for scouts 1st class and above. The is course designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training). Advance registration and scoutmaster approval required.
The University of Scouting is a Scout leaderís learning adventure! It is an action-packed, fun-filled single day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you wish to take. Save the date: Saturday, 2014, January 4 - 8:00am to 5:00pm More information