Northern Trail District

On the Calendar

University of Scouting, This Coming Saturday January 5, 2019

On-line registration is closed, but walk in registration will be available on site. There will be a State of the Council and BSA segment with guest speakers Mike Surbaugh and Ellie Morrison (National Commissioner) along with Circle Ten Council Scout Executive, Sam Thompson. The opening will start at 8:00 a.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Auditorium.

Northern Trail District Awards Dinner

Time to buy your tickets. The event will be held Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Royal Oaks Country Club, 7915 Greenville Ave, Dallas. Check in 6:30 Dinner at 7PM. Our speaker will be Dr. Jeannie Stone, Ed.D., Superintendent of RISD. Scott Thompson is preparing a year in review slide show and requests that units send about a dozen of their best photos from district events to him to include in program. Send these photos to scott.noble.thompson@gmail.com. Tickets available for purchase. Read more

Scouting For Food 2019

Plan to participate in this vital annual activity. Scouting for food is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate scouting values. Saturday February 16th, 2019 put out flyers, pickup food Saturday February 23, 2019. Please attend and let’s make this the biggest SFF haul ever!

Hunter Miller SFF Chair Northern Trail District

Friends of Scouting (FOS)

Unit Leaders, please schedule a FOS presentation at your next court of honor or Blue and Gold. A volunteer will come and make a short presentation. Contact Marie. Baert marie.baert@verizon.net.

Circle Ten Council Annual Recognition Banquet – March 28, 2019

Congratulations to all the Northern Trail Scouts who earned their Eagle Scout rank in 2018! What a wonderful accomplishment! Parents, are you aware that Circle Ten Council honors all the previous year's Eagle Scouts at the annual banquet, and that their attendance is complimentary, for them and their Scout Master? When they receive their invitation in the mail, please RSVP and make plans to attend. They will be recognized with the whole Bobby Lyle 2018 Class of Eagles, as well as be included in the group photo that will hang in the Murchison Scouting Center and receive a special commemorative Council Strip Patch. Eagles must attend to receive the patch.

In addition, 24 deserving Scouters will be recognized with the Silver Beaver Award, as well as many other deserving Scouts and Scouters for their efforts and dedication. Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our Council! Registration will open shortly. More information.

Wilderness First Aid classes for 2019

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This is the 16 hour ECSI course designed by Philmont and meets the requirements for the BSA High Adventure Bases.

Contact: Mike Reisinger, mj1234r@sbcglobal.net 972-907-8949.

Range Safety Officer Certification

If you are interested in becoming an NRA Certified Instructor or Range Safety Officer to run shooting sports, the council holds instructor courses on a regular basis. More information: c10shootingsports.org.

powder hornPowder Horn April 5-7, 2019 and April 12-14, 2019

Powder Horn is a High Adventure Program Resource Course - It's purpose is to expose participants to many outdoor/high adventure activities. Participants are also exposed to the resources necessary to operate a successful High Adventure Program. Continue Reading

Camporee, March 22-24, 2019

Time to start planning for Camporee at Camp Constantin Map

Twilight Camp, June 3-7, 2019

Help Wanted: Planning for next summer's Twilight Camp is well under way. There are several significant positions that need to be filled. For more information, please contact Hank Voegtle at 214-769-5040 or hjv3@outlook.com.

Wood Badge

Have you been considering taking Wood Badge but procrastinating signing up? Perhaps now is the time! The next available course is: Wood Badge 128 - Camp Wisdom January 25-27, 2019 and February 8-10, 2019 Should this course not work for you, please visit www.circleten.org/wood-badge to see all available courses.

Have Something for the Newsletter or Website?

Our newsletter and website reaches a very large audience in Northern Trail. If there is something scouting related which needs to be on the website or the newsletter, please don't keep it to yourself, let us know. webmaster@ntrail.org

If we need to fix a broken link or have incorrect information, please take a moment and let us know. webmaster@ntrail.org

Don't keep the newsletter to yourself! Everyone in your unit should be receiving the newsletter and be aware of the website. Signup is easy, just send them to: Newsletter Signup

More on the website. northerntrail.circleten.org

Looking for something in a recent newsletter? Several years of past newsletters may be found here.

Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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