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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 -- Tuesday, August 14th

Save the Date! School Night for Scouting Training August 14th at 7:00PM. 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:

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.

Scout Leadership Training

Oakleaf training for scouts has been scheduled for Saturday November 10th and Sunday November 11th, 2012 at Camp Wisdom.

For more information, contact our training chairman, Bill Wilson at wrw@billwilsonlaw.com..

Design New Circle Ten Shoulder Patch?

More information

Parent and Pal Weekend

Weekend of October 19-21,2012 More information

District Volunteers

Make note of School night for Scouting Training on Tuesday August 14th. We need your participation to make the program a success in Northern Trail.

Council E-newsletter

The August newsletter can be found here.

Website Changes

We are still working on the site, so be aware that some things have moved and may continue to move around. If you have comments or suggestions, we'd like to hear from you. webmaster@ntrail.org

More on the Website:


Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster