September 7, 2014

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Training, Make the Investment!

School has started and our children are all back in class. I can remember when I was school age I was not always convinced of wisdom of going to school. There were a million other things that I would rather have been doing!

Ever watched a professional complete a task seemingly effortlessly? Sure you have! All of us have experienced that knowing how do to something makes all the difference.

Sometimes we think we know how scouting works or we think the problem is so simple that we can figure it out easily.

In truth most of us don’t know as much as we think. Read more on the District Website.
More scouting blogs.


Boy Scout Roundtable

First roundtable of the school year. Tuesday, September 9th at 7:00PM. More information

Cub Scout Roundtable

First roundtable of the school year. Thursday, September 11th at 7:00PM. More information

Feeling a little overwhelmed?

The real secret to getting help is recruiting new scouts. With new scouts come new parents.

School Night For Scouting (SNFS) is an effective way to recruit new scouts. The School Night for Scouting team has been hard at work making sure we offer all we can to you, the leaders, for your School Night efforts. More information

Selling Scout Camps

Many of us have faced challenges in convining our scouts that summer camp is fun! Circle Ten has produced some videos to help showoff our camps. Here are some videos to help you sell scouting:

Time to Sell Popcorn

Popcorn is easy to sell and helps both your unit and the council meet financial needs.

The sale kicks off on September 20th. Sign up today!

Day of Training 9/20/2014

Life to Eagle: 9:00AM-10:00AM
Troop Committee: 9:00AM-10:30AM
Den Chief Training - TBA
Merit Badge Counselor Training: 10:30-11:30AM
Chartered Organization Representative: 10:00AM-11:00AM
Face to Face Youth Protection (Needed for many scout activities including Twilight Camp): 11:30AM-12:30PM.
Cub Scouts Afternoon 1:00 - 4:30 Choose one

Register on-line.

Boy Scout Leader Specific Training Begins Wedneday October 1st.

This course for adult leaders in Boy Scout units. Leaders who work directly with boys in a unit should attend. The class meets 3 times. Register on-line today. More information.

  Fall activities

Much more on the website.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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