Current Newsletter

Current Newsletter

Sunday September 15, 2019

Northern Trail District

On the Calendar

School Night for Scouting Line Up

The schedule may be found here.

Our scouting professionals are going to handle the rallies and units are needed to help with the school nights. Help is needed and if you and your unit can help, please contact our District Executive Jorge Salazar at

Watch the newsletter and website for updates. Plan on participating and help grow scouting in our district. Our goal is to recruit 650 new scouts! Make your plans to participate known to our District Executive Jorge Salazar,, (214)902-6743. He will arrange to get materials and information to you. If you have questions, contact your unit commissioner or the District Executive.

Scouting Accident Insurance

Please visit Circle Ten Council | Insurance Policy & Claim Forms for information regarding accident and sickness insurance coverage, this is a secondary policy, so your insurance kicks in first, then the accident and sickness insurance pays as a secondary insurance.

There are forms available for Council Accident and Sickness Brochure, HSR Insurance/How To Submit A Claim, HSR Insurance/Claim Form and HSR Insurance/Proof Of Coverage

Popcorn Sales

Hope everyone is having fun with their Scouts selling popcorn.
Reminder: replenishment orders are due by 5PM this Monday, September 16th in order to pick up this Thursday, September 19th. PICK-UP LOCATION is 2800 Telecom Pkwy., Richardson Map - see the map and click here for a site map with the traffic flow.

More information on the iHub Popcorn Page. Contact Tim McConville if you have questions.

Aviator Camp-out on October 5-6, 2019 at Camp Wisdom

Cub Scout families are cordially invited to attend the Aviator Camp-out on October 5-6, 2019 at Camp Wisdom.
Families should plan to arrive Saturday morning to set up camp and join in on the activities. Camping is not required but is highly encouraged in order to enjoy our campfire program and the camping experience.

Meals, included in your fee, are Saturday lunch and dinner as well as Sunday breakfast.
Events fees are as follows: youth are $25, and all Adults are $15.

For questions concerning the event, please email the Event Chair, Don Birdsong at: or Michael Garcia:

Webelos Archery and BB Gun Activity Pins

Troop 778 is sponsoring this activity. Weekend October 25-27, 2017 at Camp Constantin. If your unit is interested in completing the requirements for Webelos Archery and BB Gun Activities this is the activity for you. If you are interested, please contact Jim McKnight at

Backcountry Advanced Training

BAT is an interactive course designed for those Individuals and Units who are preparing for a high-adventure trek and for those interested in organizing first time backcountry activities for their Unit. The course is titled “Leave the Trailer Behind!” and is directed towards Individuals and Units that want to introduce more backpacking to their annual program. This is a great opportunity as a Unit activity for new or seasoned backpackers or to prepare for future backpacking treks. Two classroom sessions are followed by a weekend backpacking camp-out adventure. The course features information and instruction detailing trek preparation, crew dynamics, and techniques of backpacking - hiking, camping, and preparing meals on the trail. Read more and register.

NASCAR Race November 3, 2019

Tickets Specially Priced for Scout Families!

Are your unit members aware that through our association with TMS for Circle Ten Xperience we can purchase tickets to races for $10 per person? What a great opportunity for family and Scout unit fun!!

The one event left this year with the $10 ticket special is the NASCAR race on November 3rd. Encourage your unit members to enjoy the excitement. Please "click here" for a flier to share. (Corrected link)

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powder hornPowder Horn November 1-3, 2019 and November 22-24, 2019

Powder Horn is a High Adventure Program Resource Course - Its 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

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Yours in Scouting,

John Slaughter
Northern Trail Communications Committee

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