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December 2, 2012

Adult Awards Email Error

The email for the Awards Chairman on the website was in error on the website, so any email submissions for the District Award of Merit, Robert E. Little and Henry Crown Award did not reach the Awards Chairman, Guy Hall.

Y.E.S. award nominations were not affected. The correct email address is Please resend any nomination forms to Guy at this corrected address. The webmaster regrets the error, please accept his apology.

Adult Recognition Deadline Extended -- Due to the lower than usual number of submissions for the Y.E.S. award and the email error for the District Award of Merit, Robert E. Little and Henry Crown Award, the deadline for submissions has been extended to, DECEMBER 8th. Be sure and nominate hardworking volunteers in your unit today. Y.E.S, District Award of Merit, Robert E. Little and Henry Crown Award. It only takes a few minutes. More information.

On The Calendar

12/4 Tuesday District Committee Meeting
12/6 Thursday Commissioners Staff Meeting
12/8 Saturday Award Recognition Deadline
Extended, DECEMBER 8
12/8 Saturday Face to Face Youth Protection Training National Scouting Museum in Irving.
12/11 Tuesday Arapaho Chapter Meeting
12/13 Thursday Combined Holiday Roundtable / Potluck 6:30PM
12/27 - 12/31 Thur-Mon Boy Scout Winter Camp
12/27 - 12/31 Thur-Mon Venturing Winter Camp
1/5 Saturday University of Scouting Great Training & Fun

Front Page

Scouting for Food -- Coming in February, 2/9/13 Bags out and 2/16/13 Food pickup. Units that wish to participate in Scouting for Food in February, please have an appropriate representative for the Unit contact Dan Bruce at and indicate your unit's desire to participate. With the holidays, the pantry shelves will be empty and they depend on the scouts to help restock.

Combined December Roundtable -- Thursday December 13, 2012 at 6:30PM. Pot-luck Supper. Good food, good time, Information about Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing and transitions from one program to another. More information.

Northern Trail District Awards Banquet -- January 27, 2013, 4:30PM. Our first ever Northern Trail District Banquet, Tickets now available. More information.

Friends of Scouting Presentations Unit leaders, please take a moment and schedule a time for your unit's FOS presentation. On-line form.

Cub Scout Roundtable News -- Thanks to all who attended our Pinewood Derby workshop in November. Kudos to Packs 473, 317, and 808 for earning service or attendance awards. Get Roundtable books online if you missed, and gear up for the Combined RT in December! Read more.

Popcorn Exchange -- Now available! more information.

Eagle Candidates -- Need some help with your project? Check out the "Lowe's National Eagle Scout Project Impact grant." Read more.

Attention Scouts -- Recruit your friends, earn a cool patch. Learn more

Need an Eagle Required Merit Badge? -- The Arapaho Chapter is sponsoring a Merit Badge Day. Saturday 1/26/2013 Space is limited, sign up today! More information

Upcoming Training

University of Scouting Saturday, January 5, 2013 SMU. Registration now open. 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

Back Country Advanced Training -- Classroom Training 2/21/13 and 2/28/13, Campout 3/1/13 - 3/3/13, More information.

Woodbadge Courses Advanced training for scout leaders. A life changing experience. More Information

Save the Dates

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

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