October 5, 2014

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Northern Trail to Adventure Saturday October 11th.

Hurry! This event is this coming Saturday. Please sign up ASAP so we know how many to expect. Great Cub Scout fun for the whole family. Camp Wisdom is an easy 35 minute drive.

All activities take place on Saturday. 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. It's a come and go event, so you can spend as little or as much time as you can. More information and signup.

District Committee Meeting Tuesday October 7th. 7:15PM

Boy Scout Roundtable Tuesday October 14th. 7:30PM
     Program: Eagle Scout Application Process / Eagle Scout Service Projects

OA Chapter Meeting Tuesday October 14th. 7:30PM

Venturing Forum Thursday October 16th. 7:30PM
     Program: Youth Forum, Meet your VOA President, Mind-sharing, Review just released new Venturing Handbook.

Recruit Scouts, win free Pinewood Derby Cars!!

The District has found two cases of Pinewood Derby cars. That's 48 cars per case, a $192 value! The two Packs who recruit the most new scouts will win a case of cars. Go to the School Night for Scouting Page for resources to make your recruiting efforts a success!! Read more.

Adult Recognition

Time to nominate fellow scouters for adult awards. There are several for unit, district and council level. Silver Beaver applications must be into the council office by November 1st. More information

Backcountry Advanced Training, Classroom

Meets twice, 10/23/2014 and 10/30/2014.
Registration now available! Deadline 10/10/2014

Outdoor Leader Skills Weekend 10/24-26/2014

Boy Scout Outdoor Leader Skills Training. Learn by participating in a scout campout. Advance preparation required.

OWLS 10/25-26/14

This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. This course can be taught as a stand-alone experience but is often presented in conjunction with Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS).

BALOO Training 10/25/14

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience.

Oak Leaf Fall 2014, 11/1-2

Oak Leaf is a junior leader experience designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training).

Webelos Woods 11/7-9/2014

Webelos Woods is district-organized event that culminates in a weekend of fun outdoor activities with the intent of providing opportunities for advancement and to aid with the Webelos-to-Scout transition. Webelos and their adult partner will get an interactive preview of the Boy Scouting program through a series of fun-filled activities accentuating the scouting experience. More information

Time to Sell Popcorn

Orders are due November 7th, Pickup is November 22nd. Popcorn is easy to sell and helps both your unit and the council meet financial needs.

There is still time to sell.  Sign up today! www.circle10.org/popcorn

  Fall activities

Much more on the website. www.ntrail.org

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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