December 23, 2012
|12/27 - 12/31||Thur-Mon||Boy Scout Winter Camp|
|12/27 - 12/31||Thur-Mon||Venturing Winter Camp|
|1/2||Wednesday||District Committee Meeting Date change|
|1/3||Thursday||Unit Commissioners Staff Meeting Location Change|
|1/5||Saturday||University of Scouting Great Training & Fun|
|1/8||Tuesday||Boy Scout Roundtable|
|1/8||Tuesday||Arapaho Chapter Meeting|
Meeting Changes -- Both the January District Committee meeting and the Commissioners meeting have been changed. The District committee date and room have changed and the Commissioner meeting location is TBD. Watch the website for updates.
Friends of Scouting Presentations -- Unit leaders, please take a moment and schedule a time for your unit's FOS presentation. On-line form. This will help tremendously in the process of scheduling volunteer FOS presenters. A court of honor or a Blue and Gold banquet is a good time.
Fall Unit Inventory -- Unit leaders, it's time to submit an inventory of your unit roster. Please complete ASAP. More information
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 email@example.com 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.
Opportunity to earn Webelos activity pins at Troop 444 campout -- Jan. 11 - 13, 2013, or just for the day: Jan. 12. Troop 444 is organizing a day of activities & fun for Webelos at our Buck Ridge Blast Campout. Join us for the day or for the whole campout. Webelos will have the opportunity to earn 3 activity pins. More Information
Public Awareness -- Northern Trail District's Marketing & Public Awareness Chair is Marjie Price. Her role is to help promote the District within the community. If you have stories about your unit's activities, such as service projects, Eagle projects, and other scout successes, she wants to help you get these items featured in the local media. Marjie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Popcorn Exchange -- Still available! more information. If you have ads which should be pulled or updated, please let the webmaster know.
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
Venturing Rendezvous 2013 -- Friday 12 April 2013 - Sunday 14 April 2013, most activities on Saturday April 13th. All Venturing and Venturing age units. More information.
University of Scouting Saturday, January 5, 2013 SMU. 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
Much more on the website, check it out! www.ntrail.org
If you have items for the newsletter / website, please review this page for information about submissions.
Yours in Scouting,
Northern Trail Webmaster