CPR/AED Training, April 27th and May 7th

CPR/AED Training will be offered for Twilight Camp Staff as well as others in need.  It will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints 1020 N Lake Forest Dr, McKinney, TX 75071

4/27 9AM-11AM
5/7 6:30-8:30 PM

District Transitional Troop Needs Assessment

The Lone Star District is currently seeking your input to determine if there is a need for a Transitional Troop in our area. Scouts BSA is committed to serving all youth regardless of physical or mental capabilities or impairments. A Transitional Troop would provide additional support to Scouts who may not be ready to move directly into a traditional Scouting unit. Examples of Scouts who may benefit from a Transitional Troop include 1) Scouts crossing over from Cub Scouts who may not be ready to move directly into a traditional unit, and 2) Scouts with disabilities who may not be ready to move directly into a traditional unit.

STEM FEST 2019- Saturday- May 11th

This is an Invitation for all 3rd grade and above Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturers  and Explorers to come to STEM FEST 2019- Saturday, May 11th, 9 till 2 pm, the University of Texas at Dallas!  REGISTER ON CAMPMASTER!   See link on flier-

Siblings and non-Scouts are welcome- but must register.

Two choices-  1)  T-shirt with pizza- $10.00  2)  No T-shirt and pizza- $0
We would appreciate donations from adults for $5.00 at the entrance if you can-
All youth must be accompanied by adults.

If you have any questions please call me at 214-551-2682 or email me at Adrian.rivas@scouting.org

Lone Star Twilight Camp @ Meyers Park June 3rd-7th

Flyer:  link

Theme: Under the Sea

Early Bird Fee is $70. After April 15th $90.  See the flyer here.

Any questions?  See Toni & Gloria

Have extra slots on your upcoming High Adventure?  

Troops 293 and 406 do. Interested?  See theirs or submit yours at 

Wood Badge

Hurry, it is not too late to get into one of the courses this year.

For all leaders; Packs, Troops, and Crews.  A premier training.  It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!

Wood Badge 130 - Philmont Training Center August 11-17, 2019
Course Director: Bobby Higginbotham

Wood Badge 131 - Camp Wisdom Sept., 12-14, 2019 and Sept. 26-28, 2019
Course Director: Brenda Fee

Wood Badge 132 - Camp Wisdom January 24-26, 2020 and February 7-9, 2019
Course Director: Kevin Harrison

We have a number of Scouters from our district who have participated or staffed.  We would love to collect and share why you would recommend the course to others.  

Submit recommendations here.  

National Youth Leadership Training

After your youth leaders have completed Oak Leaf, the next training step is National Youth Leadership Training. NYLT is an intense, 5 1/2 day, outdoor leadership training experience for Troop, Team, Crew and Ship youth leaders. The course goal is to prepare young men and women to become superior leaders in their local units and in the future.

All courses will be at Camp James Ray. For more information and to register, go to circleten.org/nylt.

Session 3 July 15-20, 2019
Session 4 July 16-21, 2019
Session 5 July 22-27, 2019
Session 6 December 26-31, 2019

Troop Program Planning Chart - Custom for District

Care for a custom made Program Planning Chart for your Troop?  Try ours:

Questions about Advancement or Awards?

If anyone has questions about advancement or awards for Cubs, Troops or Crews, our district advancement committee can help. We are here to present Life to Eagle information, merit badge counselor training, help with tracking advancement, present information about the religious emblems and other awards. You can email Michell Crawford, district advancement chair, at advancement@lonestardistrict.org to get you connected with the right person to help. 

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

Some courses are available in the e-Learning section of 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
- If you plan to attend Winter Camp, Twilight Camp, Webelos Residence Camp or any summer camp in Texas and to be a registered leader. 

Leader Position-Specific Training
- Den Leader, Cubmaster,  Pack Trainer, Pack Committee, Scoutmaster, Venturing Adviser, and Venturing, 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.