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Scouting Appreciation Days at Dick's Sporting Goods

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Scouting Appreciation Days at Dick's Sporting Goods
A great opportunity for all scouters, families, and supporters of Boy Scouting provided by Dick's Sporting Goods. 20% off on this Saturday and Sunday as Scouting Appreciation. View the flyer here.

Mailing Address:
Longhorn Council BSA
850 Cannon Dr
Hurst, TX 76054
US

Contact Name: Michael Wright
Telephone Number: 8172318500


Troop 380 Open House Monday Nov 2nd 7:00 to 9:00 PM

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Troop 380 Open House Monday Nov 2nd 7:00 to 9:00 PM
All Webelos and their families are invited to"visit a Boy Scout Troop" next Monday Night Nov 2at the 380 Open House 7:00 to 9:00 PM, it will be a lot of fun. Please see attached flyer with information and a Map to 380 Scout Hut, 1001 N. Davis - look for 380 trailers. Here are some of the Open House activities: ·Monkey Bridge ·Pumpkin Trebuchet Toss ·Tomahawk Throwing (New Event) ·Bad Campsite ·Fire Starting ·Funnel Cakes ·Holiday Lock-In Preview ·Prizes We look forward to visiting with you and sharing about all of the opportunities that Boy Scouting and Troop 380 has to offer your Webelos as they bridge into Boy Scouts. Ask aboutTrail to First ClassandTrail to Eagleprograms that helps Scouts reach their potential and their Goals. Troop 380 has had seven Eagle Scouts to date in 2015, 27 Eagle Scouts in last five years and51 Eagle Scouts in last ten years. Please emailleader@troop380.comif you have any questions.
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COME ONE, COME ALL TO THE TROOP 118 OPEN HOUSE

COME ONE, COME ALL TO THE TROOP 118 OPEN HOUSE
When: Monday, October 26, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Where:Westminster Presbyterian Church 1330 South Fielder Road Arlington, Texas76013
Who: Cub Scouts, Webelos, non-Scouters and Parents interested in finding out more about what Boy Scouts do
•See a Boy-led Troop in action •Enjoy outdoor cooking and ice cream making •Participate in "scat" identification, knot tying and much more •Walk through a model campsite •Receive your Passport to Eagle
This is an evening of fun for Boys and Parents to learn about Scouting, its values, its expectations and what Boys and Parents should expect from Scouting. Contact Chris Webster (817-480-2918) or Laura Holm (817-229-5978) with any questions

Thank you,
Laura Holm



Camporee... "CAMPOREE!!!!"

This year's camporee promises to be an action packet event, But in order for us to properly plan we need to get a reasonable estimate of who's (how many) are coming. Oh yes, a few more details.  The theme for this years camporee is American Frontier.  Cost will be $15.00 per person.  We plan to have the activities and program available for you at the December Roundtable.  If you would not mind would you please answer the following questions and send back to me at hankland1@gmail.com.  If you can do this by month end (October 31st) we would really appreciate it.
Thanks,
Hank Kirkland Camporee Committee member hankland1@gmail.com
1. Will your unit attend the 2016 Camporee on Feb 19th 2016 at Worth Ranch
2. If so how many scouts will attend (this is an estimate)?
3. If so how many scouters(adults) will attend?
4. Would you be willing to make a deposit to show your commitment to attending of $100.
5. If you are not planning on attending can you tell us why?
6. Your name and Unit#

Facebook Changes

All, So we can streamline the process of communication within the district we have removed this Facebook "Group Page". If you have not liked and followed the new Cross Timbers Facebook "Page" please do so. The direct link is https://www.facebook.com/xtimbersdistrict
The new page is linked to the website as well as the blog and email distribution list.
Thank You
...Chase Albert
Cross Timbers District Communications
chasealbert@gmail.com

Troop 5's open house. October 26th 2015

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Invitation to open house

Troop 380 Open House Oct 5th 7:00 to 9:00 PM

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All Webelos and their families are invited to"visit a Boy Scout Troop" next Monday Night Oct 5that the 380 Open House 7:00 to 9:00 PM, it will be a lot of fun. Please see attached flyer with information and a Map to 380 Scout Hut, 1001 N. Davis - look for 380 trailers. Here are some of the Open House activities: ·Monkey Bridge ·Pumpkin Trebuchet Toss ·Tomahawk Throwing (New Event) ·Bad Campsite ·Fire Starting ·Funnel Cakes ·Holiday Lock-In Preview ·Prizes We look forward to visiting with you and sharing about all of the opportunities that Boy Scouting and Troop 380 has to offer your Webelos as they bridge into Boy Scouts. Ask aboutTrail to First ClassandTrail to Eagleprograms that helps Scouts reach their potential and their Goals. Troop 380 has had six Eagle Scouts to date in 2015, 26 Eagle Scouts in last five years and50 Eagle Scouts in last ten years. Please emailleader@troop380.comif you have any questions.

Here's What a Mom Found at a Scouting Open House

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Scouting Wire Volunteer Newsletter for 9/30/2015View this email in your browserScouting Wire Volunteer NewsletterCheck out these 5 can't-miss stories for September 30, 2015, and then share your favorites with your Scouting team!Mom Brings Son to BSA Open House, Here's What She Found The Indian Nations Council's recent open-invitation Scouting event welcomed tons of prospective Scouts outdoors to experience the fun that can only be found in Boy Scouts. And the hands-on, hardy fun of the day reined in the attention of mom blogger Kristy, creator of Mommy Hates Cooking.  Read more

REI Classes and Events - See What's Happening!

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