October 13, 2013 


15 High Adventure-Venturing Forum
16 Boy Scout Leader Specific, Begins 10/16/13
17 Back Country Advanced Training
22 Recharter Clinic (December Units)
25 Webelos Woods 10/25-27/2013

More Events

Action Needed

Nominate Adult Volunteers

Sign up for Webelos Woods today

Sign up for Venturing Leader Specific Training Today

Sign up for Oak Leaf Training November 9-10th

Become District Volunteer

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Your Unit Commissioner

Many unit commissionerís serve more than one type of unit. One might serve a cub pack, Boy Scout troop, venturing crew, and a varsity team in the same chartered organization. Other Unit Commissioners may serve only packs, only troops, only crews, or only teams. Read More.

Coming Activities

Webelos Woods 10/25-27/2013

Introduce your Webelos Scouts to Boy Scout Camping. Event planners have been hard at work and have posted additional details. Sign up today! More information


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

You and your scout will greatly benefit if you are trained. For both unit leaders and parents. Please register in a advance.

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

Learn how the magic of scouting works. Participate in an actual campout. Advance registration and preparation required.

Oak Leaf Training, November 9-10th

Junior leader training for scouts 1st class and above. Your scout will learn leadership skills. Advance registration and scoutmaster approval required.

University of Scouting Saturday January 4, 2014

Smorgasbord of adult scout learning opportunities. 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


Adult Award Nominations

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.

Help Needed

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

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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