November 3, 2013 

  Scouting Blog

Annual Business Meeting

On Tuesday evening of this week, Northern Trail will hold the Annual Business meeting. This is an important meeting where all members and Chartered Organization Reps are asked to come and vote on next year's District leadership and members at large. Readmore.

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Really cool Extreme video shot at The Summit

Popcorn Exchange

Need a box or have extra, check out the exchange.

Recognition of Adult Volunteers

Time is running out. District Award of Merit and Y.E.S. nominations must be submitted by December 1st. More information.

Boy Scout Roundtable / Venturing Forum

Date, Time and Location Change: November Roundtable and Venturing Forum, Thursday 11/21/2013 at the REI 4515 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Farmers Branch. Topic: Lightweight Backpacking and Gear Demo 7:30PM

Northern Trail Website Makeover

The site has a new look, check it out.

Circle Ten Silver Eagle Marching Band

The band will participate in the Parade of Lights in Fort Worth. Members are needed. A rehearsal will be held at the Wylie High School on November 10th at 2:00PM.

Eagle Project Opportunities

Here are some possible Eagle Scout Projects: Read more.

Council Wide Events


NYLT Session 6

National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) is an intense, 5 day, outdoor leadership training experience for unit youth leaders. Read more.

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 (Updated flyer.) More information

Wilderness Advanced First Aid 1/31-2/2 & 2/7-2/9

This program trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings. The 40-hour curriculum focuses on stabilization, treatment and evacuation guidelines of patients in backcountry environments.

Woodbadge Courses

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

Much more on the website, check it out!

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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5 District Committee Meeting
5 Annual Business Meeting
7 Commissioners Staff Meeting
8 Outdoor Leader Skills Weekend 11/8-10/2013
9 Oak Leaf Fall 2013, 11/9-10
9 American Legacy Celebration
10 Circle 10 Silver Eagle Marching Band
14 Cub Scout Roundtable
19 High Adventure-Venturing Forum

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