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Youth Protection Training, Face to Face Changes

We are happy to announce that the new 2018 BSA Online Training meets Texas State Requirements and has been approved to replace Face to Face (F2F) Youth Protection Training (YPT)!  All future Face to Face YPT classes are now cancelled and those needing Youth Protection Training to stay current or to be able to go to a council camp should take it online at my.scouting.org

Please note: Anyone who has recently taken F2F training and/or has an unexpired F2F YPT card – the card will be accepted at Circle Ten Council Summer Camps and Day/Twilight Camps this year.  Those who have not taken F2F Training or have an expired F2F card will be required to take the online YPT training through my.scouting.org and will need to print their certificate to show for validation upon arrival at camp.

For Twilight Camp

If you an adult going to Twilight Camp you still need the Twilight Camp Orientation and they are still being held as scheduled.  

Adults that have a Face to Face card valid through mid-June can be accepted for camp. Those using the new online YPT for camp need to print the certificate for camp.  Individuals that complete the new online training should email course completion certificate to twilightcamp@lonestardistrict.org

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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.

Questions: contact Toni Taylor- Camp Director
214.592.2286/toni@taylorinet.com


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Webelos Overnighter, Friday, June 15th

Webelos come have a an awesome end to Twilight Camp.  It will pick up after the campfire at the end of Twilight Camp Friday night and will go until noon on Saturday.  

Breakfast is provided.  The archery and BB ranges will be open and you can go as long as you like.

Every scout must have a registered adult with them.  This is a one adult to one youth situation unless we have sibling Webelos.

It is $10 per Webelos Scout and $5 per adult.

Medical Forms are required (if not already turned in for Twilight Camp).



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CTX2 Limited Edition Commemorative Patch

This can belong to you!

How, you ask?

By registering your unit early or by registering yourself to staff the CTX2!

Each unit registered in time (before the patches are gone) will receive 2 patches for adults attending CTX2 to wear as they promote the event to their units and districts. All staff that sign up now will also receive this patch, until they run out.

These patches will go FAST, so get registered today!

Go to CampMaster and register to make sure you get yours!

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Summer Camp

Circle Ten Council is looking for volunteers to help with our council summer camps as Summer Camp Area Mentors who are merit badge experts and can lend a hand improving and preparing for our classes at camp and Summer Camp Commissioners who can lend a hand when their units are at camp.


Take a look at this and let our District Camping Promotions Chairman, Betty Peace betty.peace@lonestardistrict.org, know if you can help.

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RoughRiders Scout Night, Saturday, June 16th, 7:05 pm

Join the RoughRiders at Dr Pepper Ballpark on June 16th for:
  • $20 tickets include the following:
  • All-You-Can-Eat Hot dogs, Brats, Chips, Peanuts
  • Unlimited Dr Pepper Products during the game!
    *Food and Beverages available from 6:00pm-8:30pm
  • An on-field Boy Scouts parade before the game!
  • A custom, 2018 RoughRiders Scout patch!
  • Post-game sleepover and movie on the field! (optional)

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FC Dallas Scout Night, Saturday, August 18th, 7 pm

Join FC Dallas for some good football and some fun on August 18th. 
See the flyer here.


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New Youth Protection Trainings required by Oct. 1, 2018

The Boy Scouts of America's new updated Youth Protection Training is mandatory for all registered adult leaders in all BSA programs.  By October 1, 2018, all new and currently registered leaders will be required to complete the updated training.

Please see the Quick Facts found at
circleten.org/sites/circleten.org/files/media/new_ypt2_update_quick_facts.pdf
for more detailed information.

The new updated online Youth Protection Training as of May 1st does replace the current Face-to-Face Youth Protection Training to be compliant with Title 25, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 265, Sub-chapter B, Texas Youth Camps Safety and Health.

If you have any questions please contact:
Circle Ten Council Program Director, Karen Thunert
Circle Ten Council YPT Champion, Kresha Alvarado

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CTX2, Circle Ten eXperience #2, November 9-11


Circle Ten eXperience #2 is a huge council camping event being held at Texas Motor Speedway on November 9-11, 2018 for all Scouting ages.  You don't want to miss it. 

Registration is open as of March 1st. All it takes is a $50 deposit to reserve the spot for your unit. This deposit will be applied to your total Xperience fee of $25 per person. Campsites will be assigned in proximity to the program area based on the date of registration, so the early bird gets the shortest walk.


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High Adventure Slots Available

Troop 2150 has some extra high adventure slots for Philmont in June. Interested? Have other high adventure slots available with your unit? Check these out or make yours available here.

lonestardistrict.org/high-adventure-opportunities


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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

- 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.