Quick List - more details below
CUBe - CUB experience - November 1st, 9 am - 3 pm come and go, Myers Park (see map of park)
Council Advancement Academy, Saturday, November 1, Harry Hines Office
Annual District Business Meeting, Tuesday, November 4th, 7:15 pm (for all CORs and dist. committee)
IOLS - Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills - November 4th, 7th and 8th, Myers Park
Round Table - Thursday, November 6th, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney (Venture Youth Leaders Invited)
Oak Leaf Youth Training, for youth by youth, November 7th and 8th, Myers Park (SIGN UP NOW!!)
Powder Horn Training, Nov 7-9 & 14-16th, Camp Wisdom
Council Archery Tournament, November 8th
Placing flags on soldiers' graves, Saturday, November 8th, 9 am
Youth Protection Training, Face to Face, Tuesday, November 11th
Webelos Activity Badge College, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2015 from 8 am to noon (NEW!!)
Youth Protection Training, Face to Face, Tuesday, December 9th
NYLT, National Youth Leader Training, December 26-31
University of Scouting, January 3, 2015, at SMU (registration and details coming soon)
Lone Star Orienteering Challenge, January 23-25, 2015 (registration and details coming soon)
Wood Badge Reunion Dinner, January 31, 2015, for all courses, at Camp Wisdom
Wood Badge, Jan 23-25 and Fri to Sun, Feb 6 - 8, 2015


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“CUB experience” - November 1st, 9 am - 3 pm


What is CUBe?

An outdoor experience for all elementary aged Cub Scouts and their siblings.  All scouts must have an adult partner present to participate.  Each Cub Scout Unit in the Lone Star District is asked to host a station, where the scouts and siblings will rotate through.  Some of the activities include: Archery, BB’s, Crafts, & Games.  Siblings are not allowed to participate in the Archery and BB’s Station for liability reasons.  This is the first chance of the new scouting year for the Cub Scouts to shoot Archery, BB’s, and earn Belt Loops. 

November 1, 2014 from 9:00am – 3:00pm (a come & go event)

Myers Park (7117 County Road 166  McKinney, TX  75071)

Sign up and get more details at www.lonestardistrict.org/activities/CUBe

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Council Advancement Academy, Saturday, November 1, 2014

Calling all district advancement committees, unit advancement chairs and any other Scout leader that manages advancement within a pack, troop or crew.  Circle Ten Council is hosting a day-long training experience which will provide the participants with a thorough understanding of advancement in packs, troops and crews. They will cover a number of topics of general interest to all participants in the morning including the new edition of the Guide to Advancement and three breakout sessions in the afternoon will address topics concerning advancement specific to packs, troops or crews including the changes in the Venturing and Cub Scouting advancement programs that are coming out in the next calendar year. One session will also be dedicated to understanding and using the Internet Advancement System.  The day long training is designed to provide the participants with the necessary tools to assist districts and units with their own “Journey to Excellence.” We will also teach a segment on the new STEM awards programs. 

There is a nominal charge for lunch and course materials of $15, if you register by October 13th. After the 13th, the registration fee will be $20.






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Annual District Business Meeting, Tuesday, November 4th, 7:15 pm

It is time once again to have all the Charter Organization Representatives join the District Committee in voting for the new district chairman and leadership.  Please join us at the LDS building on Eldorado where we hold Round Table at; 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX.  Then we would invite you all to remain for the normally held monthly District Committee that will be held immediately following at 7:30 pm at the same place.




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IOLS, Intro. to Outdoor Leader Skills, November 4, 7-8, 2014

 
Tue, November 4th, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & 


Fri & Sat, Nov 7th & 8th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at Myers Park, McKinney, TX, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)



Intro. to Outdoor Leader SkillsNeeded by Troop SM, Team Coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants.

Sign up for IOLS here.







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Round Table - Thursday, November 6th


Inviting all Crew Advisors and crew YOUTH leaders to the November 6th Round Table at 7:30 pm at the LDS buiding on Eldorado; 2801 Eldorado Parkway, McKinney, TX.   We will have guest Crew Advisors and leaders as our program. 

The Cub Scouts will also be having an awesome Round Table of their own.  Getting ready for Pack and Den Meetings.




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Oak Leaf Youth Training, November 7-8, 2014

Fri & Sat, November 7th & 8th, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at Myers Park, McKinney, TX

$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.










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Powder Horn Training, Nov 7-9 & 14-16th


The Powder Horn course is designed to help the unit by introducing older youth  (16 and up) and adult leaders to safely conducted outdoor high-adventure activities of a fun and challenging nature.  The course provides an introduction to the resources needed to successfully lead youth through a program of outdoor adventure and is based upon giving participants an exposure to some outdoor / high-adventure activities.  lt is not a certification event.  lt is for any youth or adult interested in experiencing a unit-level high-adventure program.


Sign up now & reserve your spot at circle10.camp-master.com  see their flyer.






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Council Archery Tournament, November 8, 2014

The 2nd B.S.A. Archery Tournament to be held at Texas Archery Academy on November 8, 2014.  You can find additional information on the Circle 10 website http://circleten.org/ under the event registration section. You can also register and pay for the archery tournament in CampMaster at https://circle10.camp-master.com/default.aspx.  The tournament is open to Cub Scouts from the rank of Bear to Webelos II and all Boy Scouts to Venture Crews.
 
The divisions will be as follows for Cub Scouts: Bears, Webelos I and Webelos II with Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for the top 3 archers in each division.
 
The Divisions for Boy Scouts will be as follows: 10-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19-21, but we reserve the right to split divisions with a large number of scouts. 
 
All of the equipment will be provided by Texas Archery Academy, however a scout may use his own equipment as long as the equipment meets the following standards:  The bow has a draw weight of 26 lbs. or less, does not have any sights or sight marks, does not have any stabilizers.  All archery equipment will be inspected by the Director of Shooting or a range master before the scout will be allowed to use his/her equipment.
 
All archers must release the string with their fingers, no triggering devices will be allowed.

Terry Witt
B.S.A. Archery Level II Instructor
U.S.A. Archery Level II Instructor




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Placing flags on soldiers' graves, Saturday, November 8th, 9 am


The American Legion Post 96 invites all LoneStar District Scouts to gather at the Ridgeview Memorial Park and assist in placing flags on soldier's graves to honor those men and women who served in the U.S. military in observance of Veterans Day (which is on 11/11/2014).  This counts toward service hours.

Date:   Saturday, November 8th 2014
Time:   9am (should last approx. 1 or 2 hours, depending on the number of Scouts)
Where: Ridgeview Memorial Park (located on 75 next to Turrentine – Jackson – Morrow Funeral Home – 2525 Central Expressway N - Allen, TX 75013)

Note:   Scout uniform is appropriate






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Youth Protection Training, Face to Face, Tuesday, November 11th


Required for you to be about to go to Winter Camp, Summer Camp, Twilight Camp, etc.

Face To Face Youth Protection Training - Free Sign up here.

7:30 pm, November 11th at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, Free but register if you can
7:30 pm, December 9th,
at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, Free but register if you can


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Webelos Activity Badge College, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2015 from 8 am to noon


Troop 406 is offering its annual Webelos Activity Badge College on Saturday, November 15th from 8 am to noon at the pole barn at Myer's Park.  Come as den, come parent and Webelos.  It is free.
 
See their flyer and registration information here.








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NYLT, National Youth Leader Training, December 26-31


National Youth Leader Training – Council run.  Recommended for the boy leaders of your units.  Wood Badge for youth.  

(see www.circle10.org/nylt to pay and register)

Session 6 - Winter, December 26-31, 2014 at Camp James Ray
Session 1 - Spring Break, March 2015 at Camp James Ray
Session 2-5 - July 2015 at Camp James Ray




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

Wood Badge 112
Fri to Sun, Jan 23-25 and Fri to Sun, Feb 6 - 8, 2015 - Camp Wisdom/Billy Sowell Scout Camp, wb112.org
Wood Badge 113
Fri to Sun, April 10-12 and Fri to Sun, April 24-26, 2015
Beautiful Camp James Ray, circleten.org/wood-badge-113
Wood Badge 114
Mon to Sat, August, 2015
Philmont Training Center, circleten.org/wood-badge-114
Wood Badge 115
Thu to Sat, Sept 24-26 and Thu to Sat, October 15-17, 2015
Beautiful Camp James Ray, circleten.org/wood-badge-115




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100% Trained Leader Initiative

Leaders, the Council and District are working to get to 100% trained leaders.  We need your help with the following.
  1. Learn about what it takes to be fully trained for your position.                                    Document
  2. See if the Council considers you fully trained and update your information.               my.scouting.org
  3. Work with your Unit Training Coordinator and help the district to know of and work with them too.  Coordinators
  4. Seek out the trainings we offer in the Lone Star District or reach out to neighboring Districts ASAP.

Email training@lonestardistrict.org if you have any questions.  We'll be reaching out to each unit.  Your help would be appreciated.


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Recruit a Friend and Win!  Between August 1st and November 15th

RECRUIT A FRIEND between August 1 & November 15 and you will get a RECRUITER 
PATCH plus have a CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES such as electronics, camping gear and 
other items. You are entered each time you recruit a new Scout.
RECRUIT 3 FRIENDS AND GET 3 CHANCES TO WIN.


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Twilight Camp Achievements

“THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!” 
 
Here is a list of achievements the boys completed.  Remember, this list is if the boys attended every day, every class, & participated 100% in every class.
 
Mark your calendars for the first 2015 Twilight Camp Planning Meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 6:45pm – 7:30pm (before Round Table) at the LDS building on Eldorado.