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September 16, 2012

On The Calendar:

9/18 Tuesday High Adventure-Venturing Forum
9/29 Saturday Day of Training
10/2 Tuesday District Committee Meeting
10/4 Thursday Commissioner Meeting
10/7 Sunday Outdoor Expo
10/9 Tuesday Boy Scout Roundtable
10/11 Thursday Cub Scout Roundtable

High Adventure-Venturing Forum

The September Forum will feature a program on Rock Climbing. Tuesday September 18th. High adventure activities will attract more participation, come find out how to make it happen. Read more

A Day of Training -- Saturday 9/29/2012

This training is for everyone. Parents, want to understand how the program works and how your son can get the most of of scouts? Come to training and get the answers you need. Most if not all parents don't understand exactly how the program works. Leaders send new parents to training even if they are not currently in leadership positions. Register Today

School Night for Scouting -- September

The actual schedule is changing and individual dates for schools will be communicated as they become available. This is a critical event for maintaining and building a healthy unit. There are new parents out there who can help you with your program. There are boys who need to find a unit to join. Resource materials may be found on the School Night Page.

Check with Justice Hill or Tick Hays for more information.

Northern Trail to Adventure -- Saturday 10/13 Camp Wisdom

Mark your calendar, a great fun day for cub scouts and their families. On-line registration now available! More information

Cub Scout Roundtable

District Egg Toss Championship was a fun and EGGs-iting event. More fun coming at the October 11th Roundtable. Pick up great ideas and resource materials for your next den or pack meeting. Read more

Unit Leader Training Audit -- Reports needed ASAP

More Training Opportunities

Boy Scout Adult Leader Specific Classroom Training begins October 4th. 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.

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

Wilderness Advanced First Aid Announced 2/8-10/2013 & 2/15-17/2013. Serious 40 hour course. More Information

Boy Scout Roundtable

The October Roundtable will be held Tuesday October 9th. Pick up new skills, ideas for your program and learn how to solve unit problems.

Parent and Pal Weekend -- October 19-21,2012 More information

Oak Leaf -- Course is filling up fast.

Leadership training for Boy Scouts. November 10 - 11, 2012 More information

Council September Newsletter

Pop Corn Sales, It's not too late!

Contact Justice Hill at for assistance. More information.

Website and Newsletter

The website is updated almost daily. So check often for important information about upcoming events.

If you have items for the newsletter / website, please review this page for information about submissions.

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Webmaster