Sunday March 18, 2018
Camporee, Friday-Sunday, March 23-25, 2018
Camp James Ray, Sign up Today!
Camporee is this coming weekend. There is still time to sign up and participate. Online registration ends Wednesday evening. Check is a breeze if you register and pay in advance. Register online here and pay online here., $10 a head in advance and $20 at camp. Do the math!
It would not be Camporee without just a little chance of rain, so be prepared!
This coming weekend at Camp Wisdom. Activities: Archery, Canoeing, Shooting Sports, Kayaking, Tomahawks & Knives, Paddle Boards, Low COPE, Rock Climbing, Volleyball, Police & Fire Professional Activities & much more! flyer.
Location: Camp Wisdom. Register on CampMaster. Any youth, male or female, who are 14 years old or older. More information and registration.
Oak Leaf Junior Leader Training April 7-8, 2018, Camp Wisdom
Sign up today!
Oak Leaf is a junior leader experience designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training).
It is for Boy Scout youth, First Class Rank or above who will be serving in a leadership capacity within their Troop. Minimum age is 12 years old at time of course. Registration now available.
This training will begins this week on Wednesday evening. Unit leaders, send your scout parents to this training. They will enjoy it and help you deliver a better program. Register today! Boy Scout Leader Specific is a two evening course which will explain in detail how scouting works from meetings, patrols, boy leadership, safety and camping. This course is for all adults including parents, committee members and front line leaders. This class meets on two Wednesday evenings, March 21 and March 28th.
This is the companion course for Scoutmaster/Assistant Leader Specific Training. This course builds on the material with a hands on actual campout where you experience a campout just as the scouts do. You will learn by doing at the direction of an experienced leadership team. Advance registration and preparation is required. The event will be held Saturday-Sunday April 7,8 at Camp Wisdom. More information and registration. Did I mention that there will be no scouts present and it's a lot of fun?
The Boy Scouts of America's new updated Youth Protection Training is mandatory for all registered adult leaders in all BSA programs. This is in ADDITION to Face-to-Face training which is still required for day camp, summer camp and winter camp.
By October 1, 2018, all new and currently registered leaders will be required to complete the updated training. Please see the Quick Facts for more detailed information.
The new updated online Youth Protection Training does not replace the current Face-to-Face Youth Protection Training to be compliant with Title 25, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 265, Subchapter B, Texas Youth Camps Safety and Health.
If you have any questions please contact:
Circle Ten Council Program Director, Karen Thunert
Circle Ten Council YPT Champion, Kresha Alvarado
This does not replace F2F, but is in addition to F2F if that is the only training you receive for YPT. As you know, F2F is required for any long-term camp (more than 72 hours).
In addition, Adult Volunteers now must have this YPT, along with the other Leader-Specific Training for their role in order to qualify for the Trained designation.
BALOO, Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation Saturday April 21, 8:30am - 2:30pm
BALOO training is an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program. This is required leader training for Cub Scout outdoor activities. This training will equip you with the information you need for safe, enjoyable and successful outdoor activities. Sign up Today! More information and registration..
Due to spring break, the meetings has been moved to the following Tuesday. First United Methodist Church, Richardson Map
503 N. Central Expressway
Trailer For Sale
Pack 751 needs to buy a larger trailer and wants to sell the one they have. Check it out here. They are willing to deal if it goes to another scout unit. Contact John Byrd | Pack 751 214-684-5493 email@example.com if you are interested.
High adventure treks require this training. As the year progresses these classes will fill up. Don't wait until the last minute to try and find training. This is the 16 hour ECSI course designed by Philmont and meets the requirements for the BSA High Adventure Bases. Read more.
Camp Card sales for Tom Thumb/Albertson start soon. Please make sure you are signed up to sell at booth sales, but do not forget the good old fashion of selling via your network of family, friends, neighbors, and scout leaders. Make sure that every time a scout sells 25 cards, they are entered into the weekly drawing. Each 25 gets a new entrance. Good Luck and keep selling! May 11th is last day to turn in money and unsold camp cards to the scout offices.
Deborah DiStasi, firstname.lastname@example.org, 972-644-4225
The banquet is a few weeks away. Has your Eagle Scout RSVP’d? Are you considering attending to support friends and District Committee Members who are receiving the Silver Beaver Award? The deadline to register for the Council Banquet is March 18th! Follow this link to a flyer you can use to share with your units. More information and how to purchase tickets.
(Update 3/20/18) Deadline Extended to March 25th ... Updated Flyer
Have you been considering taking Wood Badge but procrastinating signing up? Perhaps now is the time! Go to www.circleten.org/wood-badge to see what courses are available. Wood Badge 125 begins April 6, 2018, but there are still spots available! And who knows, maybe I will see you on WB 128 January 2019, where I will be serving as Mentor alongside Steve Bartholomew, the Course Director. Leigh Anne LeBlanc
Friends of Scouting
Like keeping your car fueled up, funding of the scouting program in Circle Ten is a constant challenge. We like having the ability to get around and the benefits of scouting make funding it something we have to do. If you've already made a pledge this year, Thank You. If you have not, there is an easy way to do it online. Just go to http://circleten.org/give-now and click the Donate button. When you get to the donation screen, be sure and identify your gift in the "Note" field. For example "Northern Trail Troop 9999." Scouting works because of you!
Twilight Camp 2018, June 4-8, 2018
Registration for Twilight Camp is now open! Go to circleten.org/day-camp-twilight-camp and click on the link for Northern Trail to register. Junior and Adult Staff will also register through the same link.
Twilight Camp never disappoints! Your scouts will have a blast and learn more than they realize. Camp will be held at Breckinridge Park. The theme this year is Passport to Adventure. Look for activities based on Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base and the Summit. Make plans to attend. Watch the website and the Twilight Camp Facebook page for updates.
NEW for CTX2, camping spots will be allocated on a first registered, first served basis. Meaning, the earlier you register for CTX2, the closer your unit’s camping location will be to the action. The price for all who register online before October 21, 2018 (Campers or Day Visitors), will be $25. Included in your $25 cost is your admittance, all activities, and a patch. Children 4 and under are free! Most importantly, your fee will grant you a fun filled weekend of Scouting fellowship and activities with your units and families. The Midway is a great opportunity for your Pack, Troop or Crew to work together and showcase an activity for CTX2. Registration for staff and participants on CampMaster now available. More information. Follow this “link” for a flyer you can share with your units!
On the Calendar
- Araphaho Chapter Meeting, Tuesday March 20, 2018, 7:00pm, FUMC RM230
- Camporee 2018, March 23-25, 2018
- Venturing Rendezvous, March 23-25, 2018
- Circle Ten Council Annual Recognition Banquet, April 5, 2018
- Commissioner Staff and District Committee Meetings, Tuesday April 3rd. 6:30PM and 7:30PM, FUMC
- Oak Leaf, Tuesday April 6-7. Camp Wisdom
- Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills, Tuesday April 6-7. Camp Wisdom
- Boy Scout Roundtable, Tuesday April 10, 2018, 7:00pm, FUMC
- Cub Scout Roundtable, Thursday April 12, 2018, 7:00pm, FUMC
- BALOO Training, Thursday April 21, 2018
- District Calendar, All district events found here.
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Yours in Scouting,
Northern Trail Communications Committee