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Hunter Education Course...It’s Free!

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Scouts in Longhorn CouncilJune 7thHere is a great opportunity to complete the Hunter Education course.At each Gun Show, the Dallas Arms Collectors sponsors the Hunter Education Class for youth who want to learn more about gun safety and proper wildlife conservation. That’s Right….It’s Free!Plus, you will get into the gun show for free. The class is one day, Saturday from 9 am – 4 pm, which allows for time to complete paperwork and take the end of course test. You will need to arrange your own (or shared) transportation to Market Hall and bring a sack lunch. Concessions at the gun show are available. If adult leaders are interested in taking classes, there is a nominal fee for Range Safety Officer and Certified Shotgun Instructor. Other classes may be available, if interested, please email kate.ross@sbcglobal.net for into. Gun Show Hours & Location June 7, 2014 9:00am - 5:00pm
June 8th, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm Market Hall2200 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX Basic Hunter Ed CourseThis c…

Powder Horn 2014

PLEASE PROMOTE THIS IN YOUR DISTRICTS!! The Texas Powder Horn course this fall will be hosted by Longhorn Council.  This High Adventure Resource Course will be held September 5-7 and September 19-21, 2014 at Camp Tahuaya.
Because of your commitment to Scouting, you are receiving this email to encourage EVERYONE to attend and help ‘Deliver the Promise of Scouting’!

I’m excited about this course as we’ve assembled a Fantastic staff to provide a Superb array of consultants, who will share their insights into every kind of High Adventure you can do in a BSA program!
Please take time to drop by our Facebook page entitled “Texas Powder Horn,” where you’ll find photos of past courses and more.
Thank you for your service to Scouting, and making a difference in the lives of our Youth!!

Delivering the Promise of Scouting,
Diane Morrison
Powder Horn 2014

Order of the Arrow - Ordeal Weekend

Arrowmen, This past weekend we held the first Ordeal weekend of the year, and we had a great turnout.  There were over 400 members in attendance, with over 250 new OA members inducted and many Ordeal members sealing their membership by completing their Brotherhood.  This included many of our own candidates and members.  Please join me in welcoming our newest Arrowmen to the Talahi Chapter: Ordeal Price Brownlee,Andrew Dunn,Spencer Eubank,Jana Gibson,Nicholas Gibson, David Gladbach,Matthew Hudspeth,Thomas Hudspeth,Meaghan Lee,Josh Moyers, Christian Plaue,Jeffrey Scott,Parker Scott,Cale Sherrod,Alex Singleton,Ian Spalding, Alex Suggs,Josh Zaleski Brotherhood Chase Cochran,David Eubank,Rodney Gibson,Trey Hudspeth The next Ordeal is May 16-18 at Camp Tahuaya.  Please encourage your troop's candidates to attend, urge your Ordeal members to do their Brotherhood, and please come out and join us also. Scoutmasters & Leaders: please check with these members, if they are in your troop, and ask if…

Cross Timbers Roundtable - May 13th

The Cross Timbers Roundtable for May is coming soon!Spread the word! The Scout Roundtable is scheduled for Tuesday May 13, 7:30Pm at the Pantego Christian Academy on Park Row. This month's program isYouth Protection Training(with the Texas 'twist').  YPT training is required – and periodic updates are also necessary. On top of the BSA training, the State of Texas adds just –a-little more! Butallof this will be available [FOR FREE] to those that come May 13Th: initial training, updated training, AND the Texas training. Gee – all of that in one location! AND you will get documentation to prove you have been trained! Wow! BUT there is MORE! In addition to the training we will be sure to squeeze in some time for district announcements!  So – please come to the Roundtable and bring along additional Scouters  from your unit.  
Kenneth Majka, CIA, CRCM Vice President, Compliance Colonial Savings, F.A. 817-877-9006 fax 817-390-2204