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October 7, 2012

On The Calendar:

10/8 Monday Face to Face Youth Protection All Adult Leaders and Parents
10/9 Tuesday Boy Scout Roundtable All Adult Leaders and Parents
10/9 Tuesday Arapaho Chapter Meeting Officer Elections
10/11 Thursday Cub Scout Roundtable All Adult Leaders and Parents
10/13 Saturday Northern Trail to Adventure Cub Scout Fun Day!
10/16 Tuesday High Adventure-Venturing Forum Adult Leaders and Crew members
10/22 Monday Popcorn Sale Ends Orders due today!

Northern Trail to Adventure -- Saturday 10/13 10AM Camp Wisdom
Schedule and Camp Information

Register now, discount extended until 11:00PM, Sunday 10/7/12

Cub Scout family fun, siblings too, at Camp Wisdom. Step back in time with a demonstration by Medieval Time's Knights, squires and the King. Tons of fun all day at Cub World; castle, caves, fort, BB guns and more. Sign up On-line today.

Pop Corn Sale Sale Ends October 22, Orders due

Contact Michael Hunt at 214-902-6720 for assistance. More information.

School Night for Scouting

School nights for scouting in the RISD are still being scheduled. Plan on participating with events in your area. More information.

Boy Scout Roundtable

The October Roundtable will be held Tuesday October 9th. Pick up new skills, ideas for your program and learn how to solve unit problems.

Cub Scout Roundtable

Flags, Community Service, and Citizenship will be the focus of our Oct 11th Roundtable - with a special guest appearance from the Richardson Fire Department. Discount of $1 on Roundtable books. Read More

High Adventure-Venturing Forum

The October Forum will focus on Cave Exploration (Schedule Change), bring your questions and ideas. Tuesday, 2012, October 16 - 7:30pm. Read more.

More Training Opportunities

Face to Face Youth Protection Monday October 8th 7:00PM FUMC of Richardson. Adults attending winter camp, twilight camp or summer camp must attend Face to Face Youth protection. More information.

OLT (Boy Scout Adult Outdoor Leader Training) has been scheduled for the Friday-Sunday October 26-28,2012. The outdoor camping program is the critical element of the scout program. Learn the details by participating in an actual campout. This training is intended as a companion to the classroom training above. Advance preparation and registration required.More information.

Venturing Leadership Training Saturday, October 20,2012 - 8:00am. LDS Church, 10701 E. Lake Highlands Dr., Dallas, TX 75218. The course provides hands-on instruction in building and running a strong Venturing program and is a must for all adult and youth Venturing leaders. This course will be presented by an experienced team of crew advisors and crew presidents. More Information

Back Country Advanced Training (Updated information) Begins Thursday, 2012, October 25 - 7:00pm. Philmont bound, this is the course for you. Both adults and older scouts. More information.

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation), Saturday, 2012, November 10 - 8:00am. Taking Cub Scouts outdoors is a great way to keep them interested in scouting. Get the proper training on how to have a safe and enjoyable outings. More information.

OWLS (Outdoor Skills for Webelos Leaders), Saturday, 2012, November 10 - 8:00am to Sunday, 2012, November 11 - 12:00pm. Webelows are transitioning to Boy Scouts and that means overnight camping. Learn the ins and outs of taking scouts camping by participating in an actual campout. Oh, you will have a lot of fun in the process. Advance preparation and registration required. More information.

Wilderness Advanced First Aid Two weekends, 2/8-10/2013 & 2/15-17/2013. Serious 40 hour course, you will be much better prepared for emergencies far from outside help after taking this course. More Information

University of Scouting Saturday January 5,2013 Southern Methodist University. The University of Scouting is a Scout leader's learning adventure! It is an action-packed, fun-filled single day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you wish to take. More information.

Parent and Pal Weekend -- October 19-21,2012 More information

Oak Leaf -- Course is filling up fast.

Leadership training for Boy Scouts. November 10 - 11, 2012 More information

Website and Newsletter

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster