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District Crossover, March 6, 2016

Please set aside Sunday, March 6th at 3 pm for the District Crossover.  Brought to you by the Lone Star District Wicahpi Chapter of the Order of the Arrow.  All Webelos 2’s are invited to “Crossover”  in this group setting.  ALL scouts and scouters are invited to come out and watch for FREE.  It is $5 per Webelos to participateand they will each receive a totem made by the Order of the Arrow.  Important things to remember are 1) be sure to sign up so the OA knows how many totems to make and 2)be sure if you have selected a unit, you have notified them as well.  Scouts are welcome to participate even if they have not chosen a unit yet.  There will be some great photo ops… so Bring your Cameras!  Sign up AND PAY ONLINE here by group or individually:

District Crossover Sign Up       See map below.   Be sure and sign up online so we know you are coming and so we'll have enough totems.


There will also be a Brotherhood Ceremony in the same location.  Anyone that completed their ordeal 10 months ago or longer, are eligible to complete their Brotherhood Walk.  Participants should arrive by 12:30pm and the walk will be completed by 2:30.  Cost is $20, paid at the walk, to cover the price of the sash.  Sign up below:



Questions for either event can be directed to our Vice Chief of Native American, Corey Crawford, at ccrawford98@sbcglobal.net or the chapter adviser, Michell Crawford, at crawford-clan@sbcglobal.net.

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Set aside some time to come and have some fun with us at these Upcoming District Events Through 2014-2015:

Updated 1/5/15

Weblos Outdoor Weekend (WOW)

Who –All Webelos I and II in the Lone Star District.
What -WOW is all about Scout Troops teaching Webelos Scouting Skills. They teach first aid,fire starting,throw tomahawks shoot archery,BB guns learn about nature etc… whatever the troops would like to teach. The Webelos get to go from one station to the next. It really is a great event.
When – Fall
Where –Camp James Ray
Cost –$6 for early registration and late registration $10 can be paid at James Ray.

CUBe

Who –All Cub Scouts in the Lone Star District.
What -It is 3-way fun for the Scouts:  The hosting of stations (Each pack is responsible for staffing and running a station) AND participating in the various games,crafts,and activities AND earning electives/achievements in the Tiger,Wolf,Bear and Webelos books!
When – Fall
Where –Possibly the Chambersville Tree Farm
Cost –$10/Scout;$5/elementary school aged sibling


Tiger Fun Day

Who –New Tiger Cub Scouts AND parent or adult guardian!
What –Plenty of fun-filled activities with other Tigers!
When –Fall
Where –
Cost – 

Orienteering Challenge

Who –All Boy Scouts,Crew and Teams in the Lone Star District
What –The 2nd Annual Lone Star Orienteering Challenge
When –January 23-25, 2015
Where –Camp James Ray
Cost –Early registration is $16 person and $22 after 1/20/15.

District Dinner

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –This is the night when we honor all our Volunteers for the service that they have provided to Scouting and also all the Scouts that have earned the rank of Eagle in 2014.
When – February 7, 2015
Where –The location for the dinner has not been set as of yet.
Cost – $15 (2014 eagles are free)

Scout Sunday

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –A way we show that a Scout is Reverant
When -February 8, 2015 (For most Churches)

Scouting for Food

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –Food Collection Drives for the Cities within our District
When –Hang bags February 7, 2015 and Collect bags on February 14, 2015
Where –Anna, Blue Ridge, Farmersville, McKinney, Melissa and Princeton

District Crossover

Who –Webelos II that are crossing over to a Boy Scout Troop. You don’t have to made your decision yet as to which Troop you are crossing over to.
What –Crossover Ceremony put on by the Order of the Arrow to introduce them to their new Troops
When –March 1, 2015
Where –Myers Park at the Bridge
Cost –$5 per Webelos II. Please make sure to register your Webelos II on line as the time to cross over get closer. The Scouts in the Order of the Arrow make totems for the Arrows of Light and we need an accurate count to get the supplies.

Camporee

Who –All Boy Scouts,Crew and Teams in the Lone Star District. Cub Scouts and Webelos can come visit the event but can not participate.
What –All the fun things that makes the Scouting program go!
When –March 27-29, 2015
Where –Chambersville Tree Farm or Princeton POW Camp
Cost –$5 for the each night that a Scout or Scouter spends out at the Camporee.
Look for more information at your monthly Boy Scout Roundtables and on the District Web Pages in the upcoming months! Contact Robert Spencer if you have any questions.


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2016 Lone Star District - Pinewood Derby Championship

Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod 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.  See the flyer and rules below.

Sign Up Here

When:   April 1-2, 2016.  1 (Check-in) and 2 (races by rank at various times)

Where:  First Christian Church, 1800 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost:     $10 per scout, $5 outlaw cars



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Here is a printable 2015 handout with this information in PDF form.

Here is a printable 2015 schedule in PDF form.  

Register your Pack, Troop, or Crew here (then pay at the Fairview Scout office).

 October 2nd thru 4th, 2015 at Myers Park
WEBELOS: 8:00 am (Saturday) Registration/Check-In
TROOPS and CREWS: Check in Friday from 6:30 - 8pm

Check-out by Sunday 10:00 am 
If you plan to leave early please let us know when you check in.

Lonestar District WOW is all about Boy Scouts working with Webelos to teach Boy Scout skills and the ideals of scouting. This is a great opportunity for Webelos to meet the Troops in the Lone Star District as they start to think about which Boy Scout Troop to join. Troops, this is a great opportunity to show off your Scout skills and earn the admiration and respect of the Webelos. Again, this is an opportunity for Webelos to meet many of the Boys from the different Boy Scout Troops in the Lonestar District. On Saturday, the Webelos will rotate from station to station throughout the day to learn exciting Boy Scout skills from each Boy Scout Troop. We will start with an opening Ceremony and end with a Campfire Program.  If your Webelos would like to participate in a flag ceremony or put on a fun skit during our Campfire program the Webelos and Boy Scouts will have the opportunity to do so.

Who:  All 1st and 2nd year Webelos AND adult partner (parent / guardian) OR at least 1 adult leader for every 5 boys with 2 deep leadership).  Those who have Sunday obligations are encouraged to leave after camp fire on Saturday night.

Boy Scout Troops, please lonestarwow@yahoo.com  with the scout skill you would like to do.  Please note the theme is “Knot your typical campout.”  Troops have the prerogative to teach skills they think would be appropriate for Webelos scouts ideas include Rope Bridge, lashing competition… Troops are encouraged to ‘TIE’ their activity to a Webelos Requirement like Outdoorsman, Readyman, etc. Be Creative and responsible with your ideas.  We want the Webelos to have FUN; and of course we don’t want anyone KNOT to have fun! 

Cost:  
Webelos: $10 for early registration ($15 after Sept 24) (must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview no later than September 24th).  Late registration of $15 can be paid at check in. 
REGISTER EARLY TO GET A PATCH!

Webelos Adults: entry is Free (add $3 if you would like a patch).

Troops: $25 Troop campsite fee plus $3 per Boy Scout for early registration. (Adult leaders are free – add $3 ifleader wants a patch); Late Registration: $40 plus $3 per Boy Scout. To be eligible for early registration, payments must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview no later than September 24th.  

Provisions:  Lonestar District will NOT be providing food.  This event should be treated as a weekend campout.  Packs, Troops, Crews you will provide your own meals, tents, camping gear etc…  WEBELOS: You will camp with a Boy Scout Troop. When you register, please let us know who you wishto camp with. IF YOU NEED A TROOP TO CAMP WITH, LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  We will help you find a troop.

Campfire/Cracker Barrel:  Saturday night – skits, songs, fun, and snacks (available for sale by your OA Staff)!  Creativity and humor abound!  (Please let us know on arrival if you would like to do a skit Saturday night.  Skit approval during Leaders meeting Friday night.)

Staffing: The OA (Order of the Arrow) will be staffing the event along with Crew 238.  If you are an OA Member, or Venturing Scout and you would like to help staff this event please let us know.  Remember the needs of your Troop should always come first. 
For staffing questions please e-mail lonestarwow@yahoo.com  Co-ed Venture Scouts are welcome to assist with Staffing  (We will have the appropriate adult leadership to accommodate young lady, Venturing Scouts.) 

OA WOW Staffing Sign Up


OA Brotherhood Ceremony:  If it has been 10 months since your ordeal, you are likely eligible for the Brotherhood.  The cost for the Brotherhood ceremony is $20 (AND YOU WILL GET A BROTHERHOOD SASH)


Brotherhood Ceremony Sign Up

Dutch oven Contest: There will a Dutch oven contest on Saturday night, so plan accordingly. (Contest time will be announced at check in.)

QUESTIONS: Contact lonestarwow@yahoo.com
See www.lonestardistrict.org/wow for more details and deadlines.




“CUB experience” - October 3rd, 9 am - 3 pm


What is CUBe?

An outdoor experience for all elementary aged Cub Scouts and their siblings.  All scouts must have an adult partner present to participate.  Each Cub Scout Unit in the Lone Star District is asked to host a station, where the scouts and siblings will rotate through.  Some of the activities include: Archery, BB’s, Crafts, & Games.  Siblings are not allowed to participate in the Archery and BB’s Station for liability reasons.  This is the first chance of the new scouting year for the Cub Scouts to shoot Archery, BB’s, and earn Belt Loops. 

October 3rd, 2015 from 9:00am – 3:00pm (come & go event)

Myers Park (7117 County Road 166  McKinney, TX  75071)


Early Registration (by September 24th) Cost - $10.00 per scout & $5.00 for siblings (K-5th

Register online here then pay at the office.

Register here and pay online ($1.75 more).

Payments must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview BY September 24th

After September 24th Cost - $15.00 per scout & $10.00 for elementary aged siblings.


Late registration can be paid via check or cash at the event

Please register early so the Units have enough supplies at the stations

REGISTER EARLY TO RECEIVE A PATCH

 

Hot Dogs, Chips, & Drinks will be available for purchase through the Order of the Arrow

 Please bring a water bottle, wear sunscreen, and

wear your Class A (scout field uniform) or Class B (Pack t-shirt)

 

Cub Scout Packs, please email Gloria Albertson with the station you would like to host at lonestartwilightcampprogram@gmail.com as well as with any questions.

 

Visit www.lonestardistrict.org/activities/cube to register or for more details



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Lone Star District Camporee - March 27-29, 2015



It is time to start registering for the Lone Star District Camporee.  It is coming up on March 27-29, 2015 (Sunday is optional).  We would love to have every Troop, Team, and Crew there.  We will again be at the POW Camp in Princeton.  Our theme is "
Treasure Island (Pirate)
".  Webelos are welcome to visit during the day on Saturday not to camp; $5.  Don't forget we have the Order of the Arrow Call Out Ceremony after the district campfire on Saturday night.


This year the Princeton Fire Department is teaching three merit badges on Saturday.  First Aid, Emergency Prep, and Fire Safety.  The classes will overlap and take most of the day on Saturday.  The first 25 in each class will be accepted.  Have the boys sign up here.

Merit Badge Class Registration

We are also holding a Brotherhood Ceremony at the District Camporee at 1 pm if you are interested.  You are eligible as an Order of the Arrow member for Brotherhood if you did your ordeal in May of last year at James Ray (or before).  Sign up below:

Brotherhood Ceremony Sign Up

Order of the Arrow members are needed to help staff.  If you can spare a few hours or the entire weekend please sign up at our staffing page below.





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Twilight Camp 2015

Date: June 8-12, 2015
Time: 4:30-8:30 PM
Location: Myers Park McKinney
Theme: Take Flight

ACTIVITIES: Archery, BB’s,crafts, Woodworking. MORE ACTIVITES WILL BE ADDED.
 
FEES:
$65.00 per Scout through April 1st, then fee increases to $75.00/Scout thereafter.
$12.50 per Walking Den Leader
Staff Free
$25.00 Papoose. $5.00 off for second child-WDL only.
Staff Papoose $12.50

Pack Coordinators will collect fees & forms from participants in their Unit.  Make checks out to "Circle Ten Council".
Gloria/Toni will make up packets with registration form info to provide to Coordinators at February Roundtable.
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO FULFILL CAMP REQUIREMENTS
Walking Den Leader: 1 Adult per 5 boys, then 2:10- if you have 6 boys you will need 2 WDL.
Staff: 1 Staff/10 boys registered
Setup/Takedown person—2 per Pack- one for Setup one for Takedown. Setup will be on the 6th of June.

If you are a Station Leader (Staff) at camp, or a Walking Den Leader (WDL) training info below..

ALL adults attending camp are required to attend training.

All Walking Den Leaders should have signed up on their Adult registration form for Camp Orientation and if needed-YPT f2f (follows each session).
WDL:
May 23 9am LDS Church 2801 Eldorado McKinney (where we have roundtable)
June 4th 6:15 pm LDS Church 2801 Eldorado McKinney (where we have roundtable)
June 6th 9am MYERS Park Amphitheater

Staff training:
May 14 &  19  21 - 6:30-8:30PM at the LDS Church 2801 Eldorado McKinney (where we have roundtable)

PAPERWORK NEEDED FOR CAMP

Current BSA Medical-A/C with Immunizations (can be attached) Scouts & Adults
Registration Forms- provided by Gloria/Toni
YPT Face to Face (Adults)

CPR (Adults)- 1/2 Staff needs CPR



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Every February all the Scouts of Lone Star District go door to door collecting food for their local food pantries.  

Collection for 2016 is on February 13th.  Units can start collecting in the morning but need to have it turned into the food pantry before 2 pm.  When food is dropped off at the pantry the food will be counted.  Each unit then needs to call our District Executive, Tim Mason by 2 pm at 214-491-2285 with the ...
  1. number of Scout volunteers
  2. number of total Scout volunteer hours (by Scout)
  3. number of adult volunteers
  4. number of adult volunteer hours
  5. number of other volunteers (siblings, not Scouts)
  6. number of volunteer hours (siblings/friends

Bags for collection are available at Round Table on February 4th from our District Executive Tim Mason. 

Here are the McKinney routes as they are assigned to the Packs and Troops as they stand.



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2015 Lone Star District - Pinewood Derby Championship 



2015 Photos






Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod 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.  See the flyer and rules below.

Sign Up Here

When:   March 20-21, 2015.  20 (Check-in) and 21 (races by rank at various times)

Where:  First Christian Church, 1800 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost:     $10 per scout, $5 outlaw cars



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Lone Star Orienteering Challenge

Camp James Ray        

January 23-25, 2015


The Lone Star Orienteering Challenge (LSOC) is a competitive sport orienteering event forBoy 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.  The goal is to score as many points as possible in within the time limit.  The team scoring the most points wins. It’s challenging, fast-paced and fun!  Awards will be presented for team competition and unit competition.

Other activities include the Board Game-O. After awards presentation Saturday evening, the dining hall remains open for board games, puzzles, and other activities.  Bring your favorite scouting appropriate board game or puzzle for more fun and competition… it’s Scout’s choice.

Training clinics will be provided on Saturday morning prior to the competition. This is a great activity for all skill levels- Scouts and Scouters alike

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Registration


Registration for LSOC 2015 is closed.

Event Details


Volunteers

Awesome events have awesome volunteers. No prior orienteering experience required. See contact information below to sign-up.

 

Results

2015 Results – Troop/Venture/Varsity Team

2015 Results – Troop/Venture/Varsity Unit

2015 Results – Webelos Team

2015 Results – Webelos Unit

2015 Results – Adult Team (Not included in Unit Results)

Contact

Lone Star Orienteering Chair:

Ralph Smith

resmith60@att.net

469-667-1625



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Here is a printable handout with this information in PDF form.

Here is a printable schedule in PDF form.  Map of James Ray.  James Ray address, info, and directions.

Register your Pack, Troop, or Crew here (then pay at the Fairview Scout office).

 October 3rd thru 5th, 2014 at Camp James Ray
WEBELOS: 8:00 am (Saturday) Registration/Check-In
TROOPS and CREWS: Check in Friday from 6:30 - 8pm

Check-out by Sunday 10:00 am 
If you plan to leave early please let us know when you check in.

Lonestar District WOW is all about Boy Scouts working with Webelos to teach Boy Scout skills and the ideals of scouting. This is a great opportunity for Webelos to meet the Troops in the Lone Star District as they start to think about which Boy Scout Troop to join. Troops, this is a great opportunity to show off your Scout skills and earn the admiration and respect of the Webelos. Again, this is an opportunity for Webelos to meet many of the Boys from the different Boy Scout Troops in the Lonestar District. On Saturday, the Webelos will rotate from station to station throughout the day to learn exciting Boy Scout skills from each Boy Scout Troop. We will start with an opening Ceremony and end with a Campfire Program.  If your Webelos would like to participate in a flag ceremony or put on a fun skit during our Campfire program the Webelos and Boy Scouts will have the opportunity to do so.

Who:  All 1st and 2nd year Webelos AND adult partner (parent / guardian) OR at least 1 adult leader for every 5 boys with 2 deep leadership).  Those who have Sunday obligations are encouraged to leave after camp fire on Saturday night.

Boy Scout Troops, please lonestarwow@yahoo.com  with the scout skill you would like to do.  Please note the theme is “Knot your typical campout.”  Troops have the prerogative to teach skills they think would be appropriate for Webelos scouts ideas include Rope Bridge, lashing competition… Troops are encouraged to ‘TIE’ their activity to a Webelos Requirement like Outdoorsman, Readyman, etc. Be Creative and responsible with your ideas.  We want the Webelos to have FUN; and of course we don’t want anyone KNOT to have fun! 

Cost:  
Webelos: $10 for early registration ($15 after Sept 24) (must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview no later than September 24th).  Late registration of $15 can be paid at check in at James Ray. 
REGISTER EARLY TO GET A PATCH!

Webelos Adults: entry is Free (add $3 if you would like a patch).

Troops: $25 Troop campsite fee plus $3 per Boy Scout for early registration. (Adult leaders are free – add $3 ifleader wants a patch); Late Registration: $40 plus $3 per Boy Scout. To be eligible for early registration, payments must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview no later than September 24th.  

Provisions:  Lonestar District will NOT be providing food.  This event should be treated as a weekend campout.  Packs, Troops, Crews you will provide your own meals, tents, camping gear etc…  WEBELOS: You will camp with a Boy Scout Troop. When you register, please let us know who you wishto camp with. IF YOU NEED A TROOP TO CAMP WITH, LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  We will help you find a troop.

Campfire/Cracker Barrel:  Saturday night – skits, songs, fun, and snacks (available for sale by your OA Staff)!  Creativity and humor abound!  (Please let us know on arrival if you would like to do a skit Saturday night.  Skit approval during Leaders meeting Friday night.)

Staffing: The OA (Order of the Arrow) will be staffing the event along with Crew 238.  If you are an OA Member, or Venturing Scout and you would like to help staff this event please let us know.  Remember the needs of your Troop should always come first. 
For staffing questions please e-mail lonestarwow@yahoo.com  Co-ed Venture Scouts are welcome to assist with Staffing  (We will have the appropriate adult leadership to accommodate young lady, Venturing Scouts.) 

OA WOW Staffing Sign Up

OA Brotherhood Ceremony:  If it has been 10 months since your ordeal, you are likely eligible for the Brotherhood.  The cost for the Brotherhood ceremony is $20 (AND YOU WILL GET A BROTHERHOOD SASH)


Brotherhood Ceremony Sign Up

Dutch oven Contest: There will a Dutch oven contest on Saturday night, so plan accordingly. (Contest time will be announced at check in.)

QUESTIONS: Contact lonestarwow@yahoo.com
See www.lonestardistrict.org/wow for more details and deadlines.

 

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“CUB experience” - November 1st, 9 am - 3 pm


What is CUBe?

An outdoor experience for all elementary aged Cub Scouts and their siblings.  All scouts must have an adult partner present to participate.  Each Cub Scout Unit in the Lone Star District is asked to host a station, where the scouts and siblings will rotate through.  Some of the activities include: Archery, BB’s, Crafts, & Games.  Siblings are not allowed to participate in the Archery and BB’s Station for liability reasons.  This is the first chance of the new scouting year for the Cub Scouts to shoot Archery, BB’s, and earn Belt Loops. 

November 1, 2014 from 9:00am – 3:00pm (come & go event)

Myers Park (7117 County Road 166  McKinney, TX  75071)


Early Registration (by October 18th) Cost - $10.00 per scout & $5.00 for siblings (K-5th

Register online here.

Payments must be received at the Scout Shop in Fairview BY October 18th

After October 18th Cost - $15.00 per scout & $10.00 for elementary aged siblings.


Late registration can be paid via check or cash at the event

Please register early so the Units have enough supplies at the stations

REGISTER EARLY TO RECEIVE A PATCH

 

Hot Dogs, Chips, & Drinks will be available for purchase through the Order of the Arrow

 Please bring a water bottle, wear sunscreen, and

wear your Class A (scout field uniform) or Class B (Pack t-shirt)

 

Cub Scout Packs, please email Gloria Albertson with the station you would like to host atlonestartwilightcampprogram@gmail.com as well as with any questions.

 

Visit www.lonestardistrict.org/activities/cube to register or for more details


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Map to Camporee


Lone Star District Camporee - April 11-13

Documents:

    Lone Star Camporee Leader Packet (4/7/14 version)

It is time to start registering for the Lone Star District Camporee.  It is coming up on April 11-13 (Sunday is optional).  We would love to have every Troop, Team, and Crew there.  We will again be at the POW Camp in Princeton.  Our theme is "Keep the Fire Burning".  Webelos are invited to come this year as well.  There will be a crossover before the Saturday Campfire as well for those who missed our recent District Crossover.

Register Here

We are also holding a Brotherhood Ceremony at the District Camporee at 1 pm if you are interested.  You are eligible as an Order of the Arrow member for Brotherhood if you did your ordeal in May of last year at James Ray (or before).  Sign up below:

Brotherhood Ceremony Sign Up


Order of the Arrow members are needed to help staff.  If you can spare a few hours or the entire weekend please sign up at our 
staffing page below.

 

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Lone Star Orienteering Challenge

Camp James Ray        

January 23-25, 2015


The Lone Star Orienteering Challenge (LSOC) is a competitive sport orienteering event forBoy 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.  The goal is to score as many points as possible in within the time limit.  The team scoring the most points wins. It’s challenging, fast-paced and fun!  Awards will be presented for team competition and unit competition.

Other activities include the Board Game-O. After awards presentation Saturday evening, the dining hall remains open for board games, puzzles, and other activities.  Bring your favorite scouting appropriate board game or puzzle for more fun and competition… it’s Scout’s choice.

Training clinics will be provided on Saturday morning prior to the competition. This is a great activity for all skill levels- Scouts and Scouters alike

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Registration


Registration includes all fees for the event, event patch, camping, and insurance. Early registration fee is $16.00 per participant. Early registration deadline is 6:00 PM Tuesday, January 20th, 2015. Registrations received after the deadline will be $22.00 per participant. All scouts and adults attending must register for the Lone Star Orienteering Challenge. Registration is open to all Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Varsity Teams, and Webelos dens. Registration is by unit only. 

Camping is optional and available Friday – Sunday. Webelos dens camping must camp with a Boy Scout Troop.

Register early – registration for this event is limited! Registration details, rules and helpful guides are available on the Lone Star District website:

Register using Circle 10 CampMaster using the following link:

Registration for LSOC 2015 is closed.

Volunteers

Awesome events have awesome volunteers. No prior orienteering experience required. See contact information below to sign-up.

 

Results

2014Results – Team

2014Results – Unit

2014Results – Webelos Team

2014Results – Adult Team (not counted toward Unit Results)


Contact

Lone Star Orienteering Chair:

Ralph Smith

resmith60@att.net

469-667-1625


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2015 Lone Star District - Pinewood Derby Championship 

Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod 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.  See the flyer and rules below.

Sign Up Here

When:   March 20-21, 2015.  20 (Check-in and Outlaw Race) and 21 (races by rank at various times)

Where:  First Christian Church, 1800 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost:     $5 per scout (to cover the cost of the trophies)


Flyer


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Lone Star Orienteering Challenge

Camp James Ray        

January 23-25, 2015


The 3rd Annual Lone Star Orienteering Challenge is a competitive orienteering event for Boy Scouts, Venture Crews, Varsity Teams, Webelos and Scouters.  Using a map, compass and their smarts, small teams navigate their way to controls

on a course to score points within a set time.  The goal is to score as many points as possible within the time limit. It’s challenging, fast-paced and fun!  Awards will be presented for team competition and unit competition.
Other activities include the popular Board-Game-O. After the awards ceremony Saturday evening, the dining hall will re-open for board games and other entertainment.  Bring your favorite scouting appropriate board game or puzzle for more fun and competition. Chess, Checkers, Backgammon … it’s your choice.

 

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Registration


Registration begins this fall. Check back later for event details and registration!
Camping is available Fri – Sun.


Volunteers

Awesome events have awesome volunteers. Use the contact information below if you can help out.

 

Results

2014Results – Team

2014Results – Unit

2014Results – Webelos Team

2014Results – Adult Team (not counted toward Unit Results)


Contact

Lone Star Orienteering Chair:

Ralph Smith

resmith60@att.net

469-667-1625


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Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod 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.  See the flyer and rules below.

Sign Up Will Be Here - In the future

When:   March 20-21, 2015.  20 (Check-in and Outlaw Race) and 21 (races by rank at various times)
Where:  First Christian Church, 1800 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX 75069
Cost:     $5 per scout (to cover the cost of the trophies)


Schedule - TBD

Flyer  (May 2014)


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2014 Lone Star District - Pinewood Derby Championship 

Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewod 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.  See the flyer and rules below.

Sign Up Here

When:   May 9 (Check-in and Outlaw Race) and 10 (races by rank at various times), 2014 
Where:  First Christian Church, 1800 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX 75069
Cost:     $5 per scout (to cover the cost of the trophies)


Updated schedule:

Check-in on Friday night is now optional.
Schedule
Friday, May 9:
            6:00   Official scales and inspection gauges available
                      Optional check-in, inspection, and impound
            7:00   Track is available for tuning, no timing
            8:00   Close

Saturday, May 10:
              8:00  Registration, check-in, inspection of all cars begins
              9:00  Registration, check-in, inspection ends
              9:05 Opening Ceremonies
      9:10   Tiger Races
      9:25   Wolf Races
      9:40  Bear Races
      9:55  Webelos I Races
     10:10  Webelos II Races
     10:25  Outlaw Race
            10:30 Championship Awards

Flyer  (updated 5/2/14)



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Set aside some time to come and have some fun with us at these Upcoming District Events Through 2014-2015:

Updated 8/27/14

Tiger Fun Day

Who –New Tiger Cub Scouts AND parent or adult guardian!
What –Plenty of fun-filled activities with other Tigers!
When –The date of Fall 2013 has not been set as of yet.
Where –The location of Fall 2013 has not set as of yet
Cost – To be determined

CUBe

Who –All Cub Scouts in the Lone Star District.
What -It is 3-way fun for the Scouts:  The hosting of stations (Each pack is responsible for staffing and running a station) AND participating in the various games,crafts,and activities AND earning electives/achievements in the Tiger,Wolf,Bear and Webelos books!
When –October 19,2013
Where –Chambersville Tree Farm
Cost –$10/Scout;$5/elementary school aged sibling

Weblos Outdoor Weekend (WOW)

Who –All Webelos I and II in the Lone Star District.
What -WOW is all about Scout Troops teaching Webelos Scouting Skills. They teach first aid,fire starting,throw tomahawks shoot archery,BB guns learn about nature etc… whatever the troops would like to teach. The Webelos get to go from one station to the next. It really is a great event.
When –October 25-27,2013
Where –Camp James Ray
Cost –$6 for early registration and late registration $10 can be paid at James Ray.

Orienteering Challenge

Who –All Boy Scouts,Crew and Teams in the Lone Star District
What –The 2nd Annual Lone Star Orienteering Challenge
When –January 17-19,2014
Where –Camp James Ray
Cost –We are working on the costs for this event.

District Dinner

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –This is the night when we honor all our Volunteers for the service that they have provided to Scouting and also all the Scouts that have earned the rank of Eagle in 2012.
When –January 25,2014
Where –The location for the dinner has not been set as of yet.
Cost –Should be the same as last year (We will let you know ASAP)

Scout Sunday

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –A way we show that a Scout is Reverant
When -February 2,2014 (For most Churches) orFebruary 9,2014 (For the Methodist Churches)
Where –Anna,Blue Ridge,Farmersville,McKinney,Melissa and Princeton

Scouting for Food

Who –All Scouts and Scouters within the Lone Star District
What –Food Collection Drives for the Cities within our District
When –Hang bags February 8,2014 and Collect bags on February 15,2014
Where –Anna,Blue Ridge,Farmersville,McKinney,Melissa and Princeton

District Crossover

Who –Webelos II that are crossing over to a Boy Scout Troop. You don’t have to made your decision yet as to which Troop you are crossing over to.
What –Crossover Ceremony put on by the Order of the Arrow to introduce them to their new Troops
When –March 2,2014
Where –Myers Park at the Bridge
Cost –$5 per Webelos II. Please make sure to register your Webelos II on line as the time to cross over get closer. The Scouts in the Order of the Arrow make totems for the Arrows of Light and we need an accurate count to get the supplies.

Camporee

Who –All Boy Scouts,Crew and Teams in the Lone Star District. Cub Scouts and Webelos can come visit the event but can not participate.
What –All the fun things that makes the Scouting program go!
When –April 11-13,2014
Where –Chambersville Tree Farm or Princeton POW Camp
Cost –$5 for the each night that a Scout or Scouter spends out at the Camporee.
Look for more information at your monthly Boy Scout Roundtables and on the District Web Pages in the upcoming months! Contact Robert Spencer if you have any questions.


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Lone Star Orienteering Challenge

Camp James Ray        

January 17-19, 2014

The Lone Star Orienteering Challenge is a competitive orienteering event for Boy Scouts, Venture Crews, Varsity Teams, Webelos and Scouters.  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.  The goal is to score as many points as possible within the time limit.  It’s challenging, fast-paced and fun!  Awards will be presented for team competition and unit competition.

Other activities include the popular Board-Game-O. After the awards ceremony, the dining hall will re-open for board games and other entertainment.  Bring your favorite scouting appropriate board game or puzzle for more fun and competition. Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Battleship … it’s your choice.

 

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Registration

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2nd Annual Lone Star Orienteering Challenge to make it such a great success. If you didn’t make it to the event, be sure to include it in your unit’s annual planning this year.
 
Check back periodically for dates and information for 2015.

Volunteers

Awesome events have awesome volunteers. Use the contact information below if you can help out.

 

Results

2014Results – Team

2014Results – Unit

2014Results – Webelos Team

2014Results – Adult Team (not counted toward Unit Results)


Contact

Lone Star Orienteering Chair:

Ralph Smith

resmith60@att.net

469-667-1625



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Lone Star Orienteering Challenge

Camp James Ray        

January 17-19, 2014

The Lone Star Orienteering Challenge is a competitive orienteering event for Boy Scouts, Venture Crews, Varsity Teams, Webelos and Scouters.  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.  The goal is to score as many points as possible within the time limit.  It’s challenging, fast-paced and fun!  Awards will be presented for team competition and unit competition.

Other activities include the popular Board-Game-O. After the awards ceremony, the dining hall will re-open for board games and other entertainment.  Bring your favorite scouting appropriate board game or puzzle for more fun and competition. Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Battleship … it’s your choice.

 

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Registration

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for the Lone Star Orienteering Challenge.  Registration includes all fees for the event, event patch, and camping. Early registration fee is $15.00 per participant. Early registration deadline is 6:00 PM Tuesday, January 14th. Registrations received after the deadline will be $20.00 per participant. All scouts and adults attending must register for the Lone Star Orienteering Challenge.

 

Use the link below to register:

Registration for this event has closed.

 

Event Details

Use the following documents to prepare for the event.

UnitLeader’s Guide

Participant’sGuide

Schedule

FAQ

Flyer

Directions to Camp James Ray


Volunteers

Awesome events have awesome volunteers. Use the contact information below if you can help out.

 

Results

2014 Results – Team

2014 Results – Unit

2014 Results – Webelos Team

2014 Results – Adult Team (not counted toward Unit Results)


Contact

Lone Star Orienteering Chair:

Ralph Smith

resmith60@att.net

469-667-1625



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