[16 Jun 2014 | Published by Michael Thompson | Comments Off | ]


Lord Baden Powell once said every youth deserves a trained leader. He also said training is the most important responsibility of the unit leader. As a consequence, Circle 10 Council, including Northern Trail District, has a rich history in leadership training. It directly impacts the quality of the program delivered in the units and districts, and it has been shown to be reflected in youth retention. What does that mean? It means the youth are enjoying scouting and are staying involved. It means adults understand their roles and how to achieve their goals through team work and leadership. In other words, no one expects you to do it all, and this is how you learn to get others involved. That is why you have seen so many people talk about Wood Badge training. This is also why you have heard so many people talk about how Wood Badge training helps … Read More

[19 Feb 2014 | Published by Michael Thompson | Comments Off | ]
Wood Badge is the final segment in the BSA Training Continuum for all adult leadership training event for adult Scouters. Wood Badge is a multi-faceted presentation of leadership skills, organizational tools and participatory activities based on the best of Scouting traditions and the latest in team development theory. Along the way, participants have a great deal of fun. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
[11 Feb 2014 | Published by Michael Thompson | Comments Off | ]

 Parent and Pal
April 25-27, 2014
Trevor Rees-Jones
Register Here
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The 2014 Parent & Pal Western Days is now open for registration. Come on out for a great Cub Scout event April 25-27 at Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp in Athens, Texas. Registration is through Camp Master.  Check-in begins Friday night and campground assignments will be given to you at check-in. Please have Parts A & B of your Medical Forms at time of check-in.

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner will be served on Saturday and a breakfast on Sunday. Should you have any type of food allergy, please email corey@circle10-parentandpal.org. Following Sunday’s breakfast, there will be a Scouts Own Service.

Events are as followed: BB Gun, Archery, Paintball, Horseback riding, COPE Games and a special session, Letters to the Troops. The letters that the scouts create will be passed out to our armed forces who are currently deployed. … Read More

[11 Feb 2014 | Published by Michael Thompson | Comments Off | ]

PINEWOOD DERBY (March 1, 2014 @ 8:30 A.M.)

Parkview Church of Christ Gym
815 S. Dewey St., Sherman TX 75090

(For ALL 1st-5th grade Cub Scouts. You don’t have to be a Pack Winner to participate)

Register on-line at:   https://circle10.camp-master.com/
If it is your first time to use Camp-Master, click on
“I Need a CampMaster Account” button

Or, as an alternate method:
Email the registration form to tvdpinewoodderby@gmail.com no later than 5:30 pm, on February 22, 2014.

Registration fee is $6 per car.

If you have any questions, please contact Chairman: Kim Moritz at 903-819-5749 or tvdpinewoodderby@gmail.com.


Download Registration Form and Rules HERE.

We will also be taking registration on February 28 … Read More

[26 Nov 2013 | Published by Michael Thompson | Comments Off | ]







Hey Scouts and Scouters, it’s that time again – time to register for Texoma Valley’s annual Merit Badge College. Merit Badge College will be held on January 11, 2014 at Grayson County College in the Center for Workplace Learning. The event will run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with check-in at 7:30 AM.

Registration for Merit Badge College makes its debut on CampMaster this year and is set up for INDIVIDUAL registration, not group registration as in the past. Each Scout (and their parent) will be responsible for logging into CampMaster, registering and paying for the event, and then scheduling their merit badge classes. REGISTRATION WILL BE ONLINE IN CAMPMASTER ONLY.

PLEASE NOTE: you MUST be registered in CampMaster AND be a part of Texoma Valley District, otherwise you will not see the event listed. Registration is $10 per Scout which includes up to … Read More