Quick List - more details below

University of Scouting Registration is available now - $25 through Nov 30, $30 through Dec 29, $40 at door  link
District Award Nominations are being accepted now.  Presentations will be at the District Dinner on Feb 7.
Do you have a High Adventure slot open with your unit?  Are you looking for a High Adventure opportunity?  link
Lone Star District Service Opportunities - Are you looking for a way to serve?  We need you. See how here.  link
  (We are especially in need of Medical Professionals at district activities and events.  Take a look here.)

Webelos Meet the Troops Night (Round Table), Thursday, December 4th, 7:30 pm (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 (available now at campmaster details coming soon)
Lone Star Orienteering Challenge, January 23-25, 2015 (details available now here, registration up 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
District Eagle Recognition and Award Dinner, February 7, 2015




-

University of Scouting Registration is ready. Sign up Now!

The University of Scouting, coming up on Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 7 am until 5 pm at SMU, is an adult leader’s learning adventure! It is an action-packed,fun-filled single day of supplemental training where you choose the sessions you wish to take. Sessions are led by experienced volunteers and professionals who will help you enhance your ability to deliver a fun and exciting program to the scouts.
Registration is available now!
See circleten.org/university-scouting
It is $25 through Nov 30, $30 through Dec 29, or $40 at door.





-

Webelos Meet the Troops Night, Thursday, Dec. 4th,

(at Round Table)


Troops come setup a table to highlight your troop.  Webelos and parents, come visit the troops on Thursday, December 4th.  


This will be the Boy Scout and Cub Scout Round Table for December.  We will be at the LDS building; 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX.  See you there.







-


Award Nominations

Our annual award dinner is just around the corner and we need to know who it is that makes your unit and our district SPECIAL!  It is time to nominate the Scouters in our district that do such a great job providing a quality program for the youth in our area.   Nobody knows who does a better job than you.  Please take a moment to nominate them.  The awards will be presented at the district dinner in January.   The awards are:

   1 - The Unit Spark Plug Award
   2 - The Unit or District Scouting Family Award
   3 - The District Silver Star Award
   4 - The District Award of Merit

Get award details and nominate them here:  Award Link

Let them know how much you really do care!  The nomination deadline will be around December 31st or so.  Please get them in quickly.

Who: All Lone Star District Leaders and the Class of 2014 Eagles (Eagles are free)
What: Join us for a Dinner as we give thanks to everyone that made the 2014 Scouting year count!
When:  February 7th, 2015

Dinner Registration:  Coming soon.

Come help us celebrate another great year of Scouting!





-

Youth Protection Training, Face to Face, Tuesday, December 9th


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, December 9th, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, Free but register if you can







-

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





-

Lone Star Orienteering Challenge, January 23-25, 2015

The 3rd Annual Lone Star Orienteering Challenge (LSOC) will be at held beautiful Camp James Ray on 1/23/15 –1/25/15. LSOC is a competitive sport orienteering event for Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Varsity Teams, and Webelos dens. Using a map, compass and their smarts, small teams navigate their way to control flags on a course to score points within a set time. This is a great activity for all skill levels- Scouts and Scouters alike.



-

Pinewood Derby Championship, March 20-21, 2015

Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewood Derby Championship. This is for the top two fastest racers per rank per pack. There is also a design contest of one scout per rank per pack and three at large participants per pack. There will be trophies and the title of District Champion per rank.  




-

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




-

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.


-

District Serve Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to serve?  We need you.  Need some ideas for your Wood Badge tickets.  See our needs and ideas link.

-

High Adventure Opportunities

Do you have a High Adventure slot open with your unit?  Are you looking for a High Adventure opportunity?  See our page to find or post open High Adventure slots here.