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August 12, 2012

On The Calendar:

8/14 Tuesday School Night For Scouting Training
8/21 Tuesday High Adventure-Venturing Forum
8/25 Saturday Popcorn Kickoff

School Night for Scouting Training

This coming Tuesday evening, 7:00PM. RISD Admistration Building Map

Every unit should be represented. Let us know that you are planning to attend. Sign up today.

Membership growth is the lifeblood of your unit. New members, both scouts and parents make your unit better and more effective. Check the website for more information on fall recruitment.

High Adventure/Venturing Forum -- Tuesday, Aug. 21st

This month's program is Wilderness Survival and discussion topics are Summit Shakedown recap and Winter Camp for Venturers. The Forum is an introduction to resources and opportunity for networking, designed to benefit all Venturing leaders (adult and youth), leaders of older scouts and Varsity Teams, and anyone else interested in High Adventure and Venturing-level programs and activities. It meets on the 3rd Tuesday each month, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in Room 2F at the First United Methodist Church of Richardson.

A Day of Training Saturday September 29, 2012

This will be a day of training, the exact schedule is being finalized. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Richardson Map Offering include:

Online registration for a day of Training will be available soon.

More Training Opportunities

Boy Scout Adult Leader Specific Classroom Training is a 3 evening class held on October 4,11 and 18th from 7:00-9:30PM at FUMC of Richardson. More information.

Boy Scout Adult Outdoor Leader Training has been scheduled for the Friday-Sunday October 26-28,2012. More information.

Cub Scout Adult Leader Specific Training will be held Saturday, 2012, September 29, exact time is TBD. More Information.

Scout Leadership Training

Oakleaf training for scouts has been scheduled for Saturday November 10th and Sunday November 11th, 2012 at Camp Wisdom. On-line registration is now available.

For more information, contact our training chairman, Bill Wilson at

Design New Circle Ten Shoulder Patch?

More information

Parent and Pal Weekend

Weekend of October 19-21,2012 More information

District Volunteers

A District Committee training session and workshop will be held Saturday morning September 8th. Exact time and location details will be communicated soon. Check the website for updates.

Website Changes

Be sure and check the website for more information about events and activities. If you notice an error or want something included on the website and newsletter, send an email to the webmaster.

Clear concise information is much easier to manage. Keep the announcement short and to the point. Who, What, When, Where and How is a good place to start!

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster