About District Crossover for this Sunday ...
We don't have plans to postpone if it rains. Plan B is to move inside to the barn.  If for some reason we had to postpone, we would do something at Camporee like last year.  See our map and backup location here.



Quick List - more details below

OA Brotherhood Ceremony, March 1st
District Crossover, March 1st
Spring Leader Specific Leader Trainings, Tuesday and Thursday, March 17th and 19th
Archery Level 1 Training, March 17th (classroom) and 21st (range), 2015
Pinewood Derby Championship, March 20-21, 2015
District Camporee, March 27-29, 2015
IOLS, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, April 21, 24-25, 2015
Oak Leaf Youth Training, April 24-25
Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings, Tue, May 12, Sat, May 23, Thur, June 4, Sat, June 6
Twilight Camp, June 8 - 12, 2015

Thanks to all of those who made our recent District Eagle Recognition and Awards Dinner!  Photos
LSOC 2015 Results are posted under the Activities Tab.
Do you have a High Adventure slot open with your unit?  Are you looking for a High Adventure opportunity?  link
Lone Star District Service Opportunities - Are you looking for a way to serve?  We need you. See how here.  link
  (We are especially in need of Medical Professionals at district activities and events.  Take a look here.)

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District Crossover, March 1st

Please set aside Sunday, March 1st at 3 pm for the District Crossover.  Brought to you by the Lone Star District Wicahpi Chapter of the Order of the Arrow.  All Webelos 2’s are invited to “Crossover”  in this group setting.  ALL scouts and scouters are invited to come out and watch for FREE.  It is $5 per Webelos to participate.  All participating Webelos will receive a totem made by our Order of the Arrow Chapter members, and some great photo ops… so Bring your Cameras!  Sign up AND PAY ONLINE here by group or individually:

District Crossover Sign Up       See map here.   Be sure and sign up online so we know you are coming and so we'll have enough totems.

We are holding a Brotherhood Ceremony before the District Crossover at 1 pm if you are interested.  You are eligible as an Order of the Arrow member for Brotherhood if you did your ordeal in May of last year at James Ray (or before).  Sign up below:

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Spring Leader Specific Leader Trainings, March 17th and 19th

Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches, Venturing Advisors, assistants, Team and Crew Committees, and Charter Organization Representatives please join us for Leader Specific Trainings just for you on Tuesday and / or Thursday, March 17th and 19th.

Leader Specific - At the LDS church in McKinney, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TS

Scoutmaster Leader Specific, Tues & Thur, March 17th and 19th, 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, March 17th and 19th, 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, March 17th and 19th, 6:30 – 10:30 pm, $13 early or $17 late 

(both days required,  includes Venturing Leader Manual)  Sign up & get details here.

Varsity Committee Leader Specific, Thur, March 19th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $3 early or $5 late reg

Venture Committee Leader Specific, Tues, March 17th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $3 early or $5 late 


Charter Organization Representative Training, Thur, March 19th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $3 early or $5 late 


Sign up & get details here. 



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Archery Level 1 Training, March 17th (classroom) and 21st (range), 2015


Lone Star District is pleased to announce a Archery Level 1 Training by our very own Amy Witt.  It will be held on Tuesday, March 17th from 6:30 to 10 pm for the classroom portion at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where we hold Round Table, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX.  The portion at an archery range will be held Saturday, March 21st, at TXAA in McKinney from 9 am to noon.  The cost is $50 for materials and range fees.  Preregistration and payment is required at least two weeks in advance of the training.

Contact Amy if you have any questions at amywitt2@att.net


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Pinewood Derby Championship, March 20-21, 2015

Calling all racers!  The Lone Star District is proud to announce the Pinewood Derby Championship. This is for the top two fastest racers per rank per pack. There is also a design contest of one scout per rank per pack and three at large participants per pack. There will be trophies and the title of District Champion per rank.  




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District Camporee, March 27-29, 2015
Set aside the last weekend of March for the District Camporee.  We would love to see you there.  We will be at the WWII POW Camp in Princeton, TX again.  See you there.  We are holding meetings before Round Table at 6:45 pm and would love to have someone from your unit there to help plan.  In fact the March Round Table is all about Camporee.  Come and hear all about it.
The Princeton Fire Department is offering three Merit Badges; First Aid, Fire Safety, and Emergency Prep.


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IOLS, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, April 21, 24-25, 2015

 
Tue, April 21st, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & 


Fri & Sat, April 24th and 25th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm Location TBD, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)



Intro. to Outdoor Leader SkillsNeeded by Troop SM, Varsity Team Coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants.

Sign up for IOLS here.



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Oak Leaf Youth Training - April 24-25


Come have an awesome time and get trained at our local training for youth by youth at the end of April.  Location TBD.  


Fri & Sat, April 24th & 25th, 6 pm Fri to 10 pm. $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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Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings


These are offered by Lone Star District... (no limits)
Tuesday, March 28th, 2015 10:30 am to noon, Princeton POW Camp, 500 West College Street, Princeton, TX
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 7:30 to 9 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30 am to noon, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Thursday, June 4th, 2015 8:00 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, June 6th, 2015 10:30 am to noon at Myers Park

Sign up for Lone Star District Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings Here.

These are being offered by the council... (for these ones seating is limited)

Wednesday, April 1, 7 pm, Fairview and Dallas Scout Offices

Wednesday, April 8, 7 pm, Fairview and Dallas Scout Offices

Thursday, April 16, 7 pm, Fairview and Dallas Scout Offices

Wednesday, April 22, 7 pm, Fairview and Dallas Scout Offices

Wednesday, April 29, 7 pm, Fairview and Dallas Scout Offices

Sign up at Council Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings here at Campmaster.


Are you interested in being a training fascilitator?  Let us know at training@lonestardistrict.org


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

Wood Badge 113
Fri to Sun, April 10-12 and Fri to Sun, April 24-26, 2015
Beautiful Camp James Ray, circleten.org/wood-badge-113
Wood Badge 114
Mon to Sat, August, 2015
Philmont Training Center, circleten.org/wood-badge-114
Wood Badge 115
Thu to Sat, Sept 24-26 and Thu to Sat, October 15-17, 2015
Beautiful Camp James Ray, circleten.org/wood-badge-115


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Twilight Camp June 8-12

Mark your Calendars for Twilight Camp June 8-12!

Please send your Pack coordinator to help us plan camp and get information to bring back to the Pack. We meet the 1st Thursday of every month at 6:45 at LDS Church..

Contact Gloria Albertson @ her email or Toni Taylor toni@taylorinet.com with any questions regarding camp.











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100% Trained Leader Initiative

Leaders, the Council and District are working to get to 100% trained leaders.  We need your help with the following.
  1. Learn about what it takes to be fully trained for your position.                                    Document
  2. See if the Council considers you fully trained and update your information.               my.scouting.org
  3. Work with your Unit Training Coordinator and help the district to know of and work with them too.  Coordinators
  4. Seek out the trainings we offer in the Lone Star District or reach out to neighboring Districts ASAP.

Email training@lonestardistrict.org if you have any questions.  We'll be reaching out to each unit.  Your help would be appreciated.


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District Service Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to serve?  We need you.  Need some ideas for your Wood Badge tickets.  See our needs and ideas link.

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High Adventure Opportunities

Do you have a High Adventure slot open with your unit?  Are you looking for a High Adventure opportunity?  See our page to find or post open High Adventure slots here.