November 10, 2013 

  Scouting Blog

Upcoming Opportunities

There is a lot going on in Northern Trail and Circle Ten Council. Don't miss out because you were not in the loop. Read more.

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Popcorn Exchange

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

Recognition of Adult Volunteers

Adult Awards

Scouters should be recognized for all that they do for the scout program at any level, Cubs, Boy Scouts, Varsity, and Venturing. They are honored at the Northern Trail Annual Banquet in January and can only be recognized when one or several other scouters nominate them for an awards. Now is the time to nominate someone for one of these District Awards.

The awards are, The District Award of Merit, Robert E. Little Award, Colonel Henry Crown Leadership and Service Award, and Y.E.S. Your Extraordinary Service Award. See for all the details for each of these. Nomination are due Dec 1, 2013.

Change: 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


University of Scouting Saturday January 4, 2014

Smorgasbord of adult scout learning opportunities. Save the date: Saturday, January 4, 2014, 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.

Wood Badge Courses

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

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster

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14 Cub Scout Roundtable
21 Boy Scout Roundtable
21 High Adventure-Venturing Forum
21 Recharter Turn-in December Units
1 Deadline: District Award of Merit & Y.E.S. Nominations
3 District Committee Meeting
5 Commissioners Staff Meeting
12 Cub Scout Roundtable
17 High Adventure-Venturing Forum
19 Recharter Clinic (February Units)
26 NYLT Session 6

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