Now is the time of the year that units are working on or completing their annual charter renewal. We hope everyone is progressing well with their efforts, because the district has lots of exicting activities planned for the spring session. Webelos Woods, district Pinewood Derby, district Arrow Of Light & Bridging Ceremony just to name a few.
Regards, North Star District
Join your roundtable staff on Tuesday, February 12 at First Christian Church on the corner of Josey Lane and Walnut Street in Carrollton for our Cub roundtable meeting. Our themes this month are Dinosaurs Rock and Compassion!
We will recognize the Cub Scout leaders who are attending their first Cub Scout roundtable with us. Spread the word to fellow leaders and parents and bring them along with you!
Just a reminder that Cub Scout roundtable is an adult training meeting, so please make other arrangements for your children.
Come and join in the fun as we explore our prehistoric dinosaur friends! Our gathering time is at 7:00 and the meeting starts at 7:30. We would love to see you there!
February 21 is the date of the North Star District's next Roundtable. Three of the District's experienced Scoutmasters: Jimmy Hooks, Mark Murray, and David Ragsdale will present a panel discussion on how to conduct a Scoutmaster's conference. Scoutmasters bring your Assistant Scoutmasters and all interested adults who would like to share the insight of three successful Scoutmasters.
The North Star District will be holding a Commissioner Basic Training Class on Thursday night, February 21st, at the LDS Church located at 4000 Nazarene Drive Carrollton. This is the same location that we hold Boy Scout roundtable. The Course Director is David Fornadel, an Assistant Council Commissioner. We will start at 7pm sharp. This training is open to all Scouters who are interested in more information about the Commissioners role in scouting.
The district wide Arrow of Light and Bridging Ceremony . This event is open to all Cub Scouts who will have completed the requirements for the Arrow of Light by February 24. This is the first of two planned ceremonies for the district. Please RSVP by February 15.
Is your unit's Top Leader Trained ?
While we have until 2015 to answer YES for all of our units, we need to be able to say that for over 70% of them by the end of 2013. Currently we are at 39%.
Remember, to be a "Trained Leader", an adult volunteer needs to have successfully completed all the training as proscribed by National. If you are not sure that you are a Trained Top Unit Leader, a list of the required training can be found at here
BALOO (Basic Adult Outdoor Orientation) Training on March 2nd!
Every Pack is required to have at least one BALOO trained adult to take
Join us on March 2nd at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Old Denton
If your Boy Scout (who is First Class rank or above) is interested in
Camp card sales are just around the corner! Camp Card Kickoff is March 4th, 7:00 pm, at the Murchison Scout Center. If your unit is participating, please go here today!
The Camp Card program is a fundraising effort specifically designed to help the youth fund their own way to Summer Camp, reducing out of pocket costs for parents and families while teaching youth the value and benefits of earning their own way.
The 2nd Annual North Star District Pinewood Derby will be held on March 23rd, at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church. Registration fees will be $5 per car prior to race day (on or before March 22nd), & $10 on race day. You may register in person at Cub Scout Roundtable on February 12 & March 12. Online registration is also available
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