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Round Table, Thursday, August 3rd

Come and join us tonight for our monthly Round Table where we meet to share ideas and the latest information on council and district activities and events; 7:30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney. The Cub Scout side will be preparing for your next months activities. The Boy Scout side will be hearing from Michell Crawford, our District Advancement Chairman, on advancement details with some specifics on the Internet Advancement website.  As always our Order of the Arrow Chapter meeting is at the same time, so send your chapter members along to that as well.  They are making Indian fry bread.  Or attempting it anyway! 


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BALOO and OWL Trainings, Saturday, Sept. 23rd 8 am

Have you taken BALOO or OWL training yet?  Well you should if you camp as a pack (BALOO) or as a Webelos Den (OWL).  Have we got some courses for you.  

BALOO    

8 am – 1 pm September 23rd at the LDS Pavilion, 1020 N Lake Forest Dr (by Boyd HS),  $10 early or $15 late 

Basic Cub Scout Adult Leader Outdoor OrientationNeeded by at least one or two persons from a pack for pack camping. Sign up for BALOO here.

OWL

8 am – 6 pm September 23rd at the LDS Pavilion, 1020 N Lake Forest Dr (by Boyd HS),  $20 early or $25 late

Outdoor Webelos Leader Needed by the den leaders for a Webelos den to camp and for the training knot. Sign up for OWL here





Leader Specific Training Night, October 17th

Are you fully trained?  You can be.  We are offering a plethora of trainings on two evenings in October.  We want you and the leaders from your unit there.  See all the things you can do to become 100% trained.

Leader Specific - At the LDS church we hold Round Table at; 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney


Cub Leader Specific, Tues, Oct 17th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm,

$5 early or $8 late reg. Sign up and get details here.

Scoutmaster Leader Specific, Tues , Oct 17th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm,

$12 early or $15 late (includes Troop Leader Guidebook)  Sign up & get details here.

Troop Committee Leader Specific, Tue, Oct 17th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm,

$3 early or $5 late. Sign up & get details here.

Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings, Tue, Oct 17th, 7:30 - 9 pm


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IOLS, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, Nov 3-4, 2017
 

Registration deadline, Monday, Oct. 30th

Come get your IOLS training done with us in November at Myers Park. 

Monday, October 30th, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & Fri & Sat, November 3rd & 4th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at Myers Park, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)


Needed by Troop SM, Team Coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants. Sign up for IOLS here.


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Oak Leaf Youth Training - November 3-4


Registration deadline, Monday, Oct. 30th

Come have an awesome time and get trained at our local training for youth by youth at the beginning of November at Myers Park. 

Fri & Sat, November 3rd & 4th, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at Myers Park. $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)  

A boy led, district run, skills and leadership course for the boy leaders of your units.  Adjacent to the IOLS adult training. Sign up for Oak Leaf here.



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Wood Badge
Hurry, it is not too late to get into one of the remaining courses of 2017.

For all leade
rs; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews.  A premier training.  It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!

Wood Badge 122 - Philmont Training Center August 13 - 19, 2017
circleten.org/wood-badge-122

Wood Badge 123 - Camp Wisdom September 21-23, 2017 and October 12-14, 2017
circleten.org/wood-badge-123

Wood Badge 124 - Camp Wisdom January 26-28, 2018 and February 9-11, 2018





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Cub Scout Advancement Modification

The BSA announces modifications to Cub Scouting that make the program more flexible for busy parents, den leaders, and Cubmasters.

See the announcement and details here: 
www.lonestarditrict.org/cub-scouts/advancement-modification




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Couldn't Attend Training? Check Out BSA's Online Training!

Some courses are available in the e-Learning section of https://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, Venturing Adviser, and Venturing, Varsity, 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.




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Archery for Scouts Troops

If you would like to arrange for your scout troop to shoot archery at Texas Archery Academy - McKinney Range you can contact Terry Witt at TerryWitt2@Att.net or Amy Witt at AmyWitt2@Att.net for more information.