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September 23, 2012

On The Calendar:

9/29 Saturday Day of Training All Adult Leaders and Parents
9/29 Saturday Den Chief Training Boy Scouts
10/2 Tuesday District Committee Meeting
10/4 Thursday Commissioner Meeting
10/7 Sunday Outdoor Expo Council Event
10/9 Tuesday Boy Scout Roundtable All Adult Leaders and Parents
10/11 Thursday Cub Scout Roundtable All Adult Leaders and Parents
10/13 Saturday Northern Trail to Adventure Cub Scout Fun Day!

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

This is truly a "Day of Training." Opportunities include:

Den Chief Training, -- Saturday 9/29/2012 -- More information

Den Chief's are mature boy scouts who assist Den Leaders as boy leaders. The Den Chief is a critical member of the Scouting Leadership Team. Den Chief Training is intended to build enthusiasm for the job and teach the skills the Den Chief will need to be successful. This training combines fun and enjoyment with an excellent character building experience.

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 Hayes for more information.

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

Come one, come all scouts, siblings, family and enjoy a day of Knighthood, the King, his Knights, and their squires will open the day @10:00am sharp with an exhibition of chivalry, and an awesome show of bravery. The King will Knight 20 scouts and will then open the rest of the day's activities. 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

University of Scouting 1/5/2012. The University of Scouting is a Scout leader's learning adventure! It is an action-packed, fun-filled single day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you wish to take. 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