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Council Annual Recognition Banquet, March 28th

Congratulations to all the Lone Star District Scouts who earned their Eagle Scout rank in 2018! What a wonderful accomplishment! Parents, are you aware that Circle Ten Council honors all the previous year's Eagle Scouts at the annual banquet, and that their attendance is complimentary, for them and their Scoutmaster? When they receive their invitation in the mail, please RSVP on CampMaster and make plans to attend. 2018 Eagles will be included with the whole Bobby B. Lyle 2018 Class of Eagles in a group photo that will hang in the Murchison Scouting Center, receive a signed certificate from Senator Royce West, and a special commemorative Council Strip Patch. Eagles must attend to receive the patch.

In addition, 24 deserving Scouters will be recognized with the Silver Beaver Award, including one of our own, as well as many other deserving Scouts and Scouters for their efforts and dedication. Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our Council! Tickets now available on CampMaster.   Council Strip Flyer.

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Order of the Arrow Elections, now until March 31st

It is time to sign up for Order of the Arrow Elections.  Beginning February 1st, 2019 Crews and Ships can do elections.  Your Troop, Crew, or Ship must have its OA election before March 31st.  Sign up now to get the date that works best for your unit.

http://www.lonestardistrict.org/order-of-the-arrow/unit-election-signup

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BALOO Training, Fri-Sat, April 5-6

NEW.  We are doing a BALOO training in conjunction with IOLS and Oak Leaf.

Have you taken BALOO training yet?  Well you should if you camp as a pack or as a Webelos Den.  Every scout deserves a trained leader. This is the first best opportunity to be prepared to do your best.

Cub Scout, Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is needed by at least one person for pack or Webelos den camping trips, but it is recommended for all leaders in Cub Scouting. Sign up for BALOO here.

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IOLS, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, April 5-6
  
Registration deadline, Monday, April 1st

Come get your IOLS training done with us in April. 

 Tuesday, April 2nd, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & Fri & Sat, April 5-6, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at Camp Wisdom, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)

 Needed by Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants.  Sign up for IOLS here.

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Oak Leaf Youth Training, April 5-6

Registration deadline, Monday, April 1st

Come have an awesome time and get trained at our training for youth by youth. 
Fri & Sat, April 5-6 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at Camp Wisdom. $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)

 A boy led, district run, skills and leadership course for the boy leaders of your units.  

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Lone Star District Camporee, April 12-14

Troops and Crews set aside April 12th through 14th for the annual Lone Star District Camporee.  Webelos be prepared to come and visit as well.  

Planning meetings are being held before Roundtable March 7th and April 4th at 6:45 pm.  All Troops and Crews should be represented by an adult and youth.

Register Here  (payment deadline to the Fairview office is April 8th)

  Sign up now!  See our page:

www.lonestardistrict.org/activities/camporee

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

Early Bird Fee is $70. After April 15th $90.


Any questions?  See Toni & Gloria

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Have extra slots on your upcoming High Adventure?  

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


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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 129 - Camp Wisdom March 29-31, 2019 and April 12-14, 2019
Course Director: Rebel Rowlette

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.  


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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 6, Dec. 26-31, 2018
Session 1 March 10-15, 2019
Session 2 March 11-16, 2019
Session 3 July 15-20, 2019
Session 4 July 16-21, 2019
Session 5 July 22-27, 2019
Session 6 December 26-31, 2019

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Troop Program Planning Chart - Custom for District

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


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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. 

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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.