Cancelled: BALOO and OWL Trainings, Saturday, March 25th 8 am
Due to low enrollment the BALOO and OWL Trainings on Saturday, March 25th have been cancelled.
We apologize to those who may have been impacted by this. Our next BALOO / OWL is scheduled for September 23rd.
Order of the Arrow Elections, now until March 31st
Pinewood Derby Championship, April 1st
The BSA Lone Start District Pinewood Derby 2017 is scheduled for April 1st. Come join the fun. The races include invitational races for Cub Scouts who placed 1, 2 or 3 in their Pack races and an open invitation to compete against all comers in the Open Class race. Sign up online at www.lonestardistrict.org and bring your car for registration on Friday night, March 31 or Saturday morning, April 1st. See web site for more information or send an email to Tony Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get details above for Championship ($10) and Open Class Races ($5).
Lone Star District Camporee, April 7-9
Troops, Teams, and Crews set aside April 7th through 9th for the annual Lone Star District Camporee. Webelos be prepared to come and visit as well.
Planning meetings are being held before Roundtable March 2nd and April 6th at 6:45 pm. All Troops, Teams, and Crews should be represented by an adult and youth.
Register Here (payment deadline to the Fairview office is April 3rd)
For all leaders; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews. A premier training. It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!
Wood Badge 121 - Camp Wisdom April 7 - 9, 2017 and April 21 - 23, 2017
Click Here to Register. Participant Orientation: Sat., April 1stContact Course Director: David Ehrlicher 214-876-2613 Join an outstanding staff this spring for outstanding leadership training - you will have some Lone Star District leaders as part of your staff! See circleten.org/wood-badge-121 for more information.
Wood Badge 124 - Camp Wisdom January 26-28, 2018 and February 9-11, 2018
Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings
These are offered by Lone Star District... (no limit on how many may attend)
Saturday, April 8th, 2016 10 am, Camporee, 500 W College Street, Princeton, TX
Saturday, May 20th, 2015 10:30 am, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Thursday, June 1st, 2015 8:00 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
These are being offered by the council... (for these ones seating is limited)
Wednesday, April 5, 7-8:30 pm, Scout Center, 5600 Hwy 75, Fairview
Wednesday, April 12, 7-8:30 pm, Scout Center, 8605 Harry Hines, Dallas
Wednesday, April 19, 7-8:30 pm, Scout Center, 5600 Hwy 75, Fairview
Wednesday, April 26, 7-8:30 pm, Scout Center, 8605 Harry Hines, Dallas
Sign up at Council YPT Trainings here at Campmaster.
Leader Specific Training Nights, April 18 and 20
you fully trained? You can be. We are offering a plethora of
trainings on two evenings in April. We want you and the leaders from
your unit there. See all the things you can do to become 100% trained.
Scoutmaster Leader Specific, Tues , April 18th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm, $13 early or $15 late (includes Guidebook)
Location: Where we hold round table at; 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Sign up for all of them here. If no registration 1 week out trainings will be cancelled.
Venturing Committee Leader Specific, Tues, April 18th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $13 early or $15 late (includes Manual)
Combined Troop, Team, and Crew Committee Specific, Tues, April 18th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, $3 early or $5 late.
Venturing Leader Specific, Thur, April 20th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm, $13 early or $15 late (includes Manual)
Charter Organization Representative Training, Thur, April 20th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $3 early or $5 late.
Troop Committee Leader Specific, Thur, April 20th, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, $10 early or $12 late (includes Manual)
Level 1 & 2 USA Archery Instructor Training, April 22 & 23
Interested in instructing archery at scouting events? Then come get Archery level 1 training. Interested in teacher archery instructors? Then come get level 2 training. Get information to sign up at www.lonestardistrict.org/archery
Level 1 April 22 and May 6. COST $100 (discount for registered Scouters BSA, GSA, AHG, TL $55) $35 deposit required to save your space.
Level 2 April 23 and May 7. COST $150 $50 deposit required to hold your space.
Cub Scout Advancement Modification 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.
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
- 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.