Scouting For Food Collection, Saturday, February 10th

Does your Pack, Troop, Team, or Crew have your bags and route for Scouting for Food? Come and pick up your bags at Round Table on Thursday, February 1st. Collection day is Saturday, February 10th. Units can start collecting in the morning but need to have it turned into the food pantry before 2 pm. When food is dropped off at the pantry the food will be counted. Each unit then needs to submit your results by 2 pm. See the routes as they now stand, see where to submit your result information, and more details at:

McKinney Order of the Arrow we need your help at the food pantry.



District Crossover, March 4, 2018

Please set aside Sunday, March 4th at 3 pm for the District Crossover.  Brought to you by the Lone Star District Wicahpi Chapter of the Order of the Arrow.  All Webelos 2’s are invited to “Crossover”  in this group setting.  ALL scouts and scouters are invited to come out and watch for FREE.  It is $5 per Webelos to participate and they will each receive a totem made by the Order of the Arrow.  Important things to remember are 1) be sure to sign up so the OA knows how many totems to make and 2)be sure if you have selected a unit, you have notified them as well.  Scouts are welcome to participate even if they have not chosen a unit yet.  There will be some great photo ops… so Bring your Cameras!  Sign up AND PAY ONLINE here by group or individually:

Be sure and sign up online by February 26th so we know you are coming and so we'll have enough totems.

There will also be a Brotherhood Ceremony in the same location.  Anyone that completed their ordeal 10 months ago or longer, are eligible to complete their Brotherhood Walk.  Participants should arrive by 12:30 pm and the walk will be completed by 2:30.  Cost is $20, paid at the walk, to cover the price of the sash.  Sign up by February  26th below:



Order of the Arrow Elections, Dec 1st until March 31st

Troops and Teams it is time to sign up for Order of the Arrow Elections.  All elections must be held by March 31st.  Sign up now to get the date that works best for your unit.



District Pinewood Derby Championship, April 7th

Calling all racers! The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod Derby Championship. 

Races will be held April 7th and the races will be open to anyone, even if they have not won their Unit race or even if they have not run them yet.

2018 Rules - With Updates!

Sign up online and bring your car for registration on Friday night, April 6th or Saturday morning, April 7th. See web site for more information or send an email to Tony Wheeler at wheeler@trendzone.com.

Get details above for Championship ($10) and Open Class Races ($5).  


Twilight Camp, June 11-15, 2018

Please mark your calendars for Twilight Camp!!

Theme: Passport to Adventure
Date: June 11-15, 2018 4:00p-8:30p
Location: Myers Park, McKinney
Cost: $70 per Scout early or $80 per Scout after 4/5/2018-April Roundtable

Archery, BB Guns, Sling Shots, Arts and crafts, Nature walks, Gaga ball, and miscellaneous games

Please identify your camp paperwork coordinator and let them know they can start the registration process through Campmaster. I will collect paperwork for early bird between now and April Roundtable.

Our next meeting is February 1st 6:45 PM at LDS Church 2801 Eldorado Parkway 75070..please send your Unit coordinator to this event.

Questions: contact Toni Taylor- Camp Director


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, 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.


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.