Lone Star District

Roundtable, Thursday, November 5th

Calling all leaders. Our monthly Roundtable is being held on Thursday, November 5th. It is for all leaders of Packs, Troops, and Crews.

Order of the Arrow Chapter Mtg, Thurs, Nov 5th

Chapter members. Our monthly OA Chapter meeting is coming up. Please set the night aside.

Annual District Business Meeting, Tuesday, Nov 17th

The Lone Star District Annual Business Meeting will be held Tuesday, November 17th at 6:45 pm at Spring Creek BBQ, 1993 N Central Expwy, McKinney, TX.

At this meeting, all eligible voting members of the district will vote on the District Nominating Committee's proposed slate of Members-at-Large as wells as the proposed slate of officers for the District Committee.

Those eligible to vote are: 1. Chartered Org. Representatives 2. Registered District Members-at-Large. 3. Registered Council Members-at-Large.

Please encourage all eligible voting members to attend this meeting. All volunteers are welcome to attend to learn more about district operations.

Immediately following the short business meeting about 7 pm the monthly District Committee will start followed by the monthly Commissioner's Meeting.

Oak Leaf Youth Leader Training, November 13th and 14th

Registration deadline, Monday, November 9th

Come have an awesome time and get trained at our local training for youth by youth at the Chambersville Tree Farm.

Fri & Sat, November 13-14, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at the Chambersville Tree Farm. $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)

A youth led, district run, skills and leadership course for the youth leaders of your units. Sign up for Oak Leaf here.

Award Nominations

We need your help. We need to know who it is that makes your unit and our district SPECIAL! It is time to nominate the Scouters in the packs, troops, crews and posts of 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 1-5 and 7 will be presented at the district dinner on Saturday, January 23rd. The awards are:

  1. The Unit Spark Plug Award (Every unit should submit one of these.)

  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

  6. The Silver Beaver Award (due before November 1st)

  7. The Outstanding Organization Award

Get award details and nominate them here: Award Link

Let them know how much you really do care! The nomination deadline will be Tuesday, January 12th. Please get them in quickly.

VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING 2021, Jan 9, 2021

A VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY FOR VIRTUAL SCOUTING

You can join us for a full day of Scout training on Jan. 9, 2021, in the comforts of your own home. This year, for the first time ever, the University of Scouting will be VIRTUAL. Please be patient with us as we support this new platform!

Online Registration is now $18 until Dec. 28th when online registration closes. Late registration will be available for $30 until January 5th, but we cannot guarantee all classes will be available.

The College Deans have been hard at work putting together outstanding classes to benefit every program in Scouting, including courses for adults and youth.

The Course Catalog also has the information you’ll need to help you plan your day, including parking, putting together your schedule, and more.

Please encourage your adult and youth leaders to attend the University of Scouting. It’s a great way to gain valuable insight and information from some of the best instructors in Scouting.

Registration opens soon.

Visit www.scoutingevent.com/571-universityofscouting2021 to register and review the course catalog.

Popcorn

It’s that time of year again! Time for your unit to sign up to sell popcorn. Here are some important dates to get you started…

August 10th – Initial Orders (formerly known as Show N Sell) Due, August 29th – Initial Order Pick Up, October 30th – Final Order Due, November 21st – Final Order Pick Up, December 4th – Final Payment Due.

Get more details here.

Membership Presentations from Roundtable held August 6, 2020

There were a number of membership presentations on membership at Roundtable. You can access them in this shared folder. Click on the link and request access to have the folder shared with you.

Lone Star District Membership Presentation Folder