New District Executive
We have had a change in District Executives and Andrew Rooney will be our new District Executive starting Monday, March 17th. If you need to get a hold of him he can be reached at 703-955-6881. Please welcome Andrew to the Lone Star District.
Twilight Camp Registration Now Available
Now is the time to register youth and adults for Twilight Camp coming up on June 9 - 13 at Myers Park in McKinney. Our theme is "Time Travel". We are having a March Madness with a reduced fee of $60 so sign up your youth and adults now. The price goes up to $65 on April 1st and then jumps to $80 after April 25th. Sign up online at http://lonestar.mescout.org
Makeup District Crossover - Aprill 11-13
We are having a makeup District Crossover at Camporee for those of you who were unable to make the recent District Crossover. It will be at the District Camporee on Saturday, April 12th just before the Camp Fire Program and Order of the Arrow Call Out. More details to come. If you did not previously sign up for the Crossover Ceremony and would like to participate please sign up here.
Camporee - Aprill 11-13
Our District Camporee 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". Registration by unit will be up shortly. For now please think about what your unit can do at the camp. We need each unit to contribute to the success of the event in some way.
Last Month - Order of the Arrow Unit Election Sign Up
This is the last month to hold Order of the Arrow Elections at your Troop or Team. Please sign up now.
Troops and Teams of Lone Star District hold unit elections to nominate their members for the Camping Honor Society of Scouting, the Order of the Arrow. Elections can be held between December 1st and March 31st at one of your troop or team meetings. Sign up when it is best for you now and we'll send an election team from the Wicahpi Chapter of the Order of the Arrow to your meeting.
We have a number of Spring Trainings coming up we would love to see you at the ones just right for you.
Mon, Mar 10 to Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at Clements Scout Ranch, Athens, TX
National Youth Leader Training – Council run. Recommended for the boy leaders of your units. Wood Badge for youth.
(see www.circle10.org/nylt to pay and register)
Leader Specific --- At the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney (where Round Table is held)
Cub Leader, Not offered in the Spring. Take it online. We'll offer it again in the Fall.
Scoutmaster Leader Specific, Tues & Thur, Mar 18th & 20th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm, $10 early or $15 late reg
(both days required, includes SM handbook) Sign up & get details here.
Varsity Leader Specific, Tues & Thur, Mar 18th & 20th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm, $10 early or $15 late reg
(both days required, includes guide book) Sign up & get details here.
Venture Leader Specific, Tues & Thur, Mar 18th & 20th, 6:30 – 10 pm, $13 early or $17 late
(both days required, includes Venturing Leader Manual) Sign up & get details here.
8 am – 1 pm April 5th at the LDS Pavilion, 1020 N Lake Forest Dr (by Boyd HS), $10 early or $15 late
Basic Cub Scout Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation – Needed by at least one or two persons from a pack for pack camping.
Sign up for BALOO here.
8 am – 6 pm April 5th 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.
Wood Badge 109
Fri to Sun, April 11-13 and Fri to Sun April 25-26 – Beautiful Camp James Ray, Pottsboro, TX. Council run.
For all leaders; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews. A premier training. It makes good leaders better. www.wb109.org
Face To Face Youth Protection Training
Wednesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2014 7 to 8:30 pm at the Fairview Scout Office; you must register ahead here.
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 7:30 to 9 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 7:30 to 9 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:30 am to noon, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, June 7th, 2014 10:30 am to noon at Myers Park
Sign up for Face to Face Youth Protection Training Here.
Tue, April 22nd, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney &
Fri & Sat, April 25th & 26th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at TBD location, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)
Intro. to Outdoor Leader Skills – Needed by Troop SM, Team Coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants.
Sign up for IOLS here.
Oak Leaf (youth)
Fri & Sat, April 25th & 26th, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm Sat at TBD location. $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.