October 6, 2013 

On The Calendar 

Event Date & Time Location / Topic
Boy Scout Roundtable Tue, 10/08/2013 - 7:00pm

First United Methodist Church of Richardson, Education Building, RM 230 Map

Cub Scout Roundtable Thu, 10/10/2013 - 7:00pm

Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Map

Venturing Leader Specific Training Saturday 10/12/13 Sat, 10/12/2013 - 8:30am

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 10701 E. Lake Highlands Dr. Dallas, 75218 Map

Face to Face Youth Protection Training Saturday 10/12/13 Sat, 10/12/2013 - 4:00pm

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 10701 E. Lake Highlands Dr. Dallas, 75218 Map

High Adventure-Venturing Forum Tue, 10/15/2013 - 7:30pm

First United Methodist Church of Richardson MAP Bartula Family Life Center at FUMCR in room 2F

Boy Scout Leader Specific, Begins 10/16/13 Wed, 10/16/2013 - 7:00pm

First United Methodist Church of Richardson RM 2A & 2B Family Life CenterMAP

Back Country Advanced Training Thu, 10/17/2013 - 7:00pm

First United Methodist Church Richardson Rooms 227 A&B and 230 A&B. MAP

Recharter Clinic (December Units) Tue, 10/22/2013 - 7:00pm

First United Methodist Church Richardson MAP

More Events

Commissioners Corner

Am I Crazy?

This year during recruiting, we added a LOT of boys to our pack. Not only does that come with a lot of smiling faces, it also comes with a new set of parents for each boy. It's a lot of work to keep all of the parents and leaders organized on top of keeping track of all those boys. Read more.

This Week!

Boy Scout and Cub Scout Roundtables, informative and fun, check it out. Boy Scout Roundtable topic: Advancement. Cub Roundtable Theme: Your Vote Counts (citizenship). Speaker: Don Magner, Richardson Assistant City Manager.

Venturing Leader Specific Training, Saturday 10/12/13 learn how to help facilitate a great program.

Face to Face Youth Protection Training, Saturday 10/12/13 Face to Face Youth Protection Training. Starts after the Venturing training at 4:00PM. Open to all adult leaders in all programs.

Action Needed

Recognition of Adult Volunteers

Time is running out. Silver Beaver Nominations must be submitted to the nomination chairman by November 1st. It takes time to prepare these so get started today. District Award of Merit and Y.E.S. nominations must be submitted by December 1st. Please nominate individuals who deserve to be recognized for their hard work. More information.

Sign up for Webelos Woods today The event is the weekend of October 25th.

Sign up for Venturing Leader Specific Training Today Training is Saturday 10/12/13.

Sign up for Oak Leaf Training November 9-10th

District Volunteers Needed

Northern Trail needs your help. A list of positions and help needed may be found on the website.

Coming Activities

Webelos Woods 10/25-27/2013

Webelos Woods is an opportunity for Webelos Scouts to experence a weekend campout. Webelos units will be paired with a scout troop who will assist them during the events. More information

Training

Venture Leader Specific Training Saturday 10/12/13

Following Leader Specific Training a Face-to-Face Youth Protection class will be offered. Please bring $5 for lunch. For more information please contact Robert Squyres; rtsquyres@sbcglobal.net

Face to Face Youth Protection Training, Saturday 10/12/13. Starts after the Venturing training at 4:00PM. Open to all adult leaders in all programs.

Boy Scout Leader Specific Training, Begins Wednesday October 16th at 7:00PM

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.

Boy Scout Outdoor Leader Specific Training, Weekend November 8-10th

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 Training, November 9-10th

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.

University of Scouting Saturday January 4, 2014

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

Woodbadge Courses

Advanced training for scout leaders. A life changing experience. Valuable training which is applicable both in and out of scouting. More Information

News

Scouting Open House Night, October 29, 2013

To show appreciation to our community and to the Boy Scouts of America, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all Scouts, families, leaders, and all supporters of the Scouting organization to join in a celebration, ďA Century of Honor: Celebrating 100 Years of Service to God and Country". Read more

Eagle Project Opportunities

Here are some possible Eagle Scout Projects: Read More.

Council Wide Events

Here are some activities your unit may want to consider. Scout days at sporting events and more. Read more

Much more on the website, check it out! www.ntrail.org

If you have items for the newsletter / website, please review this page for information about submissions.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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