Award Nominations

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, McKinney, TX
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!

When:  January 9th, 2016

Cost:  $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 price.)

Dinner Registration:  TBD

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/

Wood Badge
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
Fri to Sun, April 8-10, 2016 and Fri to Sun, April 22-24, 2016 
at Camp Wisdom, 

Wood Badge 118
Sun to Sat, August 14-20, 2016 at the Philmont Training Center

Wood Badge 119
Thu to Sat, September 22-24, 2016 and Thu to Sat, October 13-15, 2016 
at Camp Wisdom, circleten.org/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