Our annual awards 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 on January 9th. The awards are:
1 - The Unit Spark Plug Award
2 - The Unit or District Scouting Family Award
3 - The Unit or District Rising Star Award
4 - The District Silver Star Award
5 - 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.
Round Table, December 3rd, 7:30 pm
Come find out the latest
information in the District and Council and get the latest ideas for
your Pack, Troop, Team, or Crew. Every unit should be represented.
The Cub Scout Round Table
will be working with Special Needs Scouts speaker Michael Hetzel. Units
please send leaders that are interested in learning more about how to
accommodate scouts with special needs.
Our chapter of the Order of
the Arrow also meets at the same time and location. 7:30 pm at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2801 Eldorado Parkway,
We will also hold a Twilight Camp Planning Meeting beforehand at 6:45 pm. All packs should be represented.
Youth Protection Training, Saturday, December 5th
Your next opportunity for a Face to Face Youth Protection Training, required for an adult to be at a Winter, Summer, or Twilight Camp will be at the Bobby Lyle / Billy Gamble Scouting Service Center at Fairview on Saturday, December 5, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. As space is limited, registration for this free class is required via CampMaster at https://circle10.camp-master.com/default.aspx.
District Eagle Recognition and Award Dinner, Jan 9th
Who: All Lone Star District Leaders and the Class of 2015 Eagles (2015 Eagles are free)
What: Join us for a Dinner as we give thanks to everyone that made the 2015 Scouting year count!
$TBD per person if registered by TBD. Eagles are free. After TBD the
price is $TBD. (We are waiting on a quote on the meat to set the
Come help us celebrate another great year of Scouting!
University of Scouting, January 23rd
Registration is now online for the University of Scouting on January 23rd. What a great value for a day of awesome training. It is for adults leaders from Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, as well as Venturing youth and adults. Sign up now at https://circle10.camp-master.com/
For all leaders; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews. A premier training. It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!
Wood Badge 116
Fri to Sun, January 29-31, 2016 and Fri to Sun, February 19-21, 2016
at Camp Wisdom
Wood Badge 117
Wood Badge 118
Wood Badge 119
Archery Classes every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30pm
Beginning Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Terry and Amy Witt USA Archery Level III NTS Coaches will be holding archery classes every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Texas Archery Academy's McKinney Range. Each session will cost $10 with all equipment being provided by Texas Archery Academy. These archery classes are for scouters, scouts and their siblings 10 years of age and older. The main goals of these class is to teach beginning archers how to successful participate in the sport of archery as a life time sport and to compete in various local Texas Field Archery Association (TFAA), Texas State Archery Association (TSAA), and Texas Archery Academy Indoor League (TAIL) archery tournaments. Our other goals will be how to choose your archery equipment (bow, arrows, quiver, etc..), how to maintain your archery equipment and to form a Boy Scout Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Team to participate in these tournaments. For additional information please contact TerryWitt2@att.net