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October 28, 2012

On The Calendar

11/1 Thursday Commissioners Meeting
11/3-4 Sat-Sun Webelos Woods Overnight Camping and Scout Skills for Webelos
11/6 Tuesday District Committee Meeting
11/8 Thursday Cub Scout Roundtable Adult Leaders and Parents
11/9-10 Fri-Sat Webelos Scout Leader Outdoor Training Adult Leaders
11/10 Saturday BALOO Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Training Adult Leaders
11/10 Saturday Popcorn Pickup
11/13 Tuesday Boy Scout Roundtable Adult Leaders and Parents
11/13 Tuesday OA Chapter Meeting

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Webelos Woods -- Saturday-Sunday November 3-4,2012. Introduction to Boy Scout Camping for Webelos scouts. See the boy-led program in action. Staff needed. More information. Sign your unit up today!

Silver Beaver Deadline -- November 1st. Please submit nominations ASAP. Contact Guy Hall at 214-685-4757 if you need assistance. more information

Adult Recognition -- Deadlines approaching! Be sure and nominate hardworking volunteers in your unit today. Y.E.S, District Award of Merit, Robert E. Little and Henry Crown Award. Deadline December 1st. More information.

Popcorn Exchange -- Now available! more information.

Attention Scouts -- Recruit your friends, earn a patch and a chance to win a prize. Learn more

School nights for Scouting -- -- Events are scheduled. More information.

November Cub Roundtable -- Thursday 11/8/12. Pinewood Derby, Holiday Lights, and Respect will be the focus of our Nov 8th Roundtable. We will hold a pinewood derby workshop for pack and den leaders Read More.

Website Changes -- The webmaster has been making changes to the site. Read more.

Upcoming Training

New Unit Commissioner Training -- Saturday November 10th, 9:00AM. Fairview Scout Office. 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 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.

University of Scouting Saturday, January 5, 2013 SMU. Registration now open, early registration, save $5. 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

Save the Date

OA Lodge 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner -- January 13,2013. More information.

Northern Trail District Awards Banquet -- January 27, 2013, 4:30PM. More information.

Website and Newsletter

Much more on the website, check it out!

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

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster