Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings

These are offered by Lone Star District... (no limit on how many may attend)
Thursday, May 4th 8:00 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, May 20th 10:30 am, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Cancelled Thursday, June 1st 8:00 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, June 3rd 10:30 am, Myers Park, 7117 Co Rd 166, McKinney
Sign up for Lone Star District Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings Here.


CPR for Twilight Camp, Saturday, April 29th and May 13th

50 % of the staff for Twilight Camp is required to be CPR trained.  So we are holding 4 CPR trainings at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1020 N Lake Forest Dr, McKinney (not the one we hold Round Table at).
9 to 11 am, Saturday, April 29th
12 pm to 2 pm, Saturday
, April 29th
9 to 11 am, Saturday, May 13th
12 pm to 2 pm, Saturday, May 13th
Sign up & details.


IOLS, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, April 25, 28-29, 2017

Registration deadline, Monday, April 24

Come get your IOLS training done with us in April at Myers Park. 

Tue, April 25th, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & Fri & Sat, April 28th & 29th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at Myers Park, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)

Needed by Troop SM, Team Coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants. Sign up for IOLS here.


Oak Leaf Youth Training - April 28-29

Registration deadline, Monday, April 24

Come have an awesome time and get trained at our local training for youth by youth at the beginning of April at Myers Park. 

Fri & Sat, April 28th & 29th, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at Myers Park. $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)  

A boy led, district run, skills and leadership course for the boy leaders of your units.  Adjacent to the IOLS adult training. Sign up for Oak Leaf here.


Catholic Boy Scout and Venture Retreat, May 5-7

The Diocese of Dallas would like to invite all Catholic Boy Scouts and Venturers to come to their 2017 Scout Retreat at Camp Wisdom on May 5-7.  Please set it aside.  Activities include shooting sports, team building games, and competitions.  It also includes meals and a Mass.  Get more information and sign up at http://www.catholicscouting-dallas.org/

Catholic Cub Scout Retreat, May 6

The Diocese of Dallas would like you to j
oin them for a day of fun activities and spiritual growth centered around Catholic Scouting Values at Camp Wisdom. Activities include shooting sports and team building games.  Get more information and sign up at http://www.catholicscouting-dallas.org/


Program Preview, Thursday, June 1, 7 to 8:30 pm

Get the "SCOOP" on the 2017-2018 scouting year at our annual Program Preivew.

The ice cream sunday bar opens at 7 pm.  The preview at 7:30 pm.

Program preview is for all Scouting volunteers.  Units will receive materials needed to plan their 2017-2018 calendar.  All leaders are encouraged to attend.  

This takes the place of our normal monthly Roundtable and will be held at our normal roundtable place and time (minus the ice cream you get if you come early).  Location:  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2801 Eldorado Parkway, McKinney, TX


Twilight Camp, June 5-9

Twilight Camp is the perfect way to kick off Summer! This a great time to earn Cub Scout achievements, have tons of fun with peers, and meet new Scouting friends.

See lonestardistrict.org/tlc for details.


Wood Badge
For all leaders; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews.  A premier training.  It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!

Wood Badge 122 - Philmont Training Center August 13 - 19, 2017

Wood Badge 123 - Camp Wisdom September 21-23, 2017 and October 12-14, 2017

Wood Badge 124 - Camp Wisdom January 26-28, 2018 and February 9-11, 2018


Cub Scout Advancement Modification

The BSA announces modifications to Cub Scouting that make the program more flexible for busy parents, den leaders, and Cubmasters.

See the announcement and details here: 


Couldn't Attend Training? Check Out BSA's Online Training!

Some courses are available in the e-Learning section of https://my.scouting.org/   A login is required, but you may create a user account and view the courses. Registered BSA members may provide their member numbers as part of the user profile to receive training credit.

Youth Protection Training
- Please keep in mind you need Face-to-Face YPT if you plan to attend Winter Camp, Twilight Camp, Webelos Residence Camp or any summer camp in Texas. 

Leader Position-Specific Training
- Den Leader, Cubmaster,  Pack Trainer, Pack Committee, Venturing Adviser, and Venturing, Varsity, and Troop Committee

Supplemental Training
- Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat, Weather Hazards, Climb On Safely, Trek Safely 

Every Scout deserves a trained leader so take advantage of the online courses to help make your program safe and effective.


Archery for Scouts Troops

If you would like to arrange for your scout troop to shoot archery at Texas Archery Academy - McKinney Range you can contact Terry Witt at TerryWitt2@Att.net or Amy Witt at AmyWitt2@Att.net for more information.