Northern Trail District

Action Needed

Holiday Roundtable Thursday December 10th, 6:30PM

Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Great way to wrap up the scouting year and catch up with your scouting family.

Annual Records Check

Please, this is separate from the re-charter process. We just need a simple unit roster of adults and scouts emailed or faxed our district executive. Email your list to Jesus Vazquez at Jesus.Vazquez@scouting.org or fax the list to 214.902.6797.   

Re-Charter Time Time is running out!

It's re-charter time. Every unit must recharter by the end of December.

If you are responsible for the re-charter process, help is available! Your unit commissioner is standing by to answer any questions you may have. If you don't know who your unit commissioner is, consult the website ntrail.org/content/unit-contacts. To help you with this process we have prepared a checklist which includes all the steps required. ntrail.org/content/re-charter-checklist

Y.E.S. Awards Nominations, Extended to December 15th

December 15 is the final date to get your Y.E.S. award nominations; All nominates will be recognized at the Northern District Banquet, January 21, 2016. Every unit in the district should make nominations of those who have make a special contribution to their unit in the last years. On-line form may be found here for information and the online nomination form. Committee Chair or unit leader should see that your unit has their nomination in for this year.

Schedule Friends of Scouting Presentation

Please take a moment schedule a time for a presenter to come to your Court of Honor or Blue and Gold Banquet and make a short presentation about Friends of Scouting. If you have questions contact: Jesus Vazquez Jesus.Vazquez@scouting.org

Make your reservation here and someone will contact you to confirm.

Unit Service Hours Reporting

It's easy and helps demonstrate how our program and its members provide many selfless hours of volunteer service supporting and improving our local communities. Keep reading

Mark your Calendar January 16, 2016

Arapaho Chapter will host a program day on Saturday January 16th at FUMC of Richardson. Merit badge classes and some adult training will be offered. A list of offerings will be posted soon.

Training Opportunities

University of Scouting Save the date, January 23, 2016

The University of Scouting is an adult leader's learning adventure! It is an action-packed, fun-filled single day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you wish to take. Sessions are led by experienced volunteers and professionals who will help you enhance your ability to deliver a fun and exciting program to the Scouts. More information and registration coming soon, watch the Circle Ten website for updates. circleten.org/university-scouting

Winter Wood Badge

It will soon be time for Circle 10's Winter Wood Badge ... WB 116 at Camp Wisdom. Better get your position specific training down quickly, and then register for WB 116 while you still can. circleten.org/wood-badge-116

Announcements

Awards Banquet Thursday, January 21,2016.

Save the date. Adults scouters in our district will be recognized for their service to scouting. Richardson Civic Center. More details to come.

NASCAR Tickets Available - $10 tickets to 2016 NASCAR races

Texas Motor Speedway was excited to have the Circle Ten Scouts out for CTX 2015 in November. As an added benefit for being a participant, Texas Motor Speedway is offering all Scouts and their families an opportunity to attend one of their 2016 race events for just $10. That is a huge discount only available to the Scouts of Circle Ten.

Winter Camp – December 27 - 31, 2015

Summer camp in the winter! Three reenactment areas: Mountain Man, Indian Village and Lumber Jack. There are four event areas Woodturning, Climbing Tower, Shooting Sports and Welding. Even more: Climbing tower, Indian Village, Rifle Range, Horseback riding, Merit Badges and STEM. Sign up today!

Commissioners Needed

If you have been involved in scouts for a while and particularly if your Scout has moved on, commissioner service is a great way to keep up with scouting, continue to provide a valuable service, and make a difference. Continue reading

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training is an intense, 5 ½ day, outdoor leadership training experience for youth troop, team and crew leaders. The course goal is to prepare young men and women to become superior leaders in their troop, crew, district, council, and other organizations they belong to now, and in the future. Continue reading

On the Calendar

Arapaho Chapter Meeting Tuesday December 8rd, 7:30PM
Holiday Roundtable Thursday December 10th, 6:30PM
Winter Camp December 27-31, 2015
Arapaho Chapter Program Day January 16th, 2016
University of Scouting Saturday January 23, 2016
Winter Wood Badge January 29-31 & February 19-21, 2016
 
Full event list here


Much more on the website. www.ntrail.org

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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