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Camporee....... CAMPAREE!!! February 16th, 17th, 18th 2018


Recharter Turn-In Date

District Scouters!

Recharter Turn-in Night is 7:00 PM Tuesday December 12, 2017 at

Pantego Christian Academy
2201 W Park Row Dr.
Arlington, TX 76013

contact Tara

or DE Phillip Mitchell817-231-8529 ext, 529

with any questions.

Troop 520 Spaghetti Dinner


Fishing Derby

Pack 82 Cub Scout Samuel Cedars and his mom, Rachel had a great morning at the Cross Timbers Fishing Derby for new Scouts, Oct 28th.  They spent the entire morning working their fishing tackle at the Randol Mill Park Pond. They also enjoyed meeting the geese and ducks. They were fueled by the snacks provided by the District Committee.
Thanks to Activities Chair Chris Gaston and Membership DE Chris Bankus for making this event a success.
YIS, Greg Schadt, District Chair

The Longhorn Times - November 2017

Family Scouting
The National Executive Board recently passed a resolution allowing for the full family to enjoy the character and leadership program of the BSA.

This begins in the fall of 2018. More information on Scouting Newsroom What to do with your Popcorn Money?
Our Popcorn campaign is coming to a close. There are many program ideas to do that will excite and engage your members. Look at Boy's Life for ideas. Let your imaginations run free. You might try the Chisholm Trail Adventure at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch…. there is no similar program in the Nation. See thewww.longhorncouncil.orgfor more information. Besides program ideas, some have questions regarding 'scout accounts'. Scout accounts per se are not allowed by regulation from the IRS. However, BSA recognizes that product sale campaigns are 'part' of the program. It teaches values related to thrifty, paying your own way, and the skills of goal and financial management. It is a great communications and confi…

Lamar High School Archery Program

The Competitive Archery Coach is looking for Scouts that are interested Archery to join the team.

If you are not aware AISD has a top notch Archery facility and program... AISD has won State the last 2 years..

The Archery program is also offers great scholarships for top archers.

The Coach is actively looking for Lamar High Scouts to join the team.

to learn more Arlington Archery

or you can contact:

The Coach at Email Archery

WEBELOS - Get Ready to have fun and excitement like you never imagined!


6 things to know about inviting girls to the BSA

VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTEROctober 19, 2017TOP 6 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT INVITING GIRLS TO THE BSAHere are the top things to know about family Scouting, and how we can work together to bring the benefits of Scouting to more youth while remaining true to our mission.READ MORE5 TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH A CARGO BOX ON YOUR VEHICLESponsored post courtesy of Yakima:The weather is cooling down which means now is the perfect time to hit the road for your next wilderness adventure.READ MORE

Crew 425 Equipment Sale

We have loads of camping/outdoor/Scuba equipment, marine items, clothing, Scouting memorabilia, helmets, and more. Most items have been used once in a National photo shoot. Saturday, November 4 8:00 am – 1:30 pm In the former BSA Museum building 1329 W. Walnut Hill Ln, Irving, TX Need to sell some of your unit's equipment?   Reserve your spot today - $20 gets you a 10X10 outdoor space. Bring your own tables and set up at 7:00 a.m.  Space reservations required: contactPat.Wellen@scouting.orgto reserve your space!

Our crew is raising funds to go on a Trek to Philmont..  Please pass this information on to anyone in your unit who would be interested in the items we have for sale.  A partial inventory is attached to this email.  The crew is still going through all of the stuff that is being donated – so we will have even more the day of the sale.

20% discount at Dicks Sporting Goods..


recharter training

Subject:Re: recharter training

Recharter training will be held this Thursday, October 12th, at the LDS Church located at the corner of California Lane & Fielder Rd beginning at 7pm.

Tara Brecht
District Commissioner

What you need to know about the BSA membership fee change

Scouting Wire Volunteer Newsletter for 10/4/2017View this email in your browser Scouting Wire Volunteer NewsletterCheck out these can't-miss stories for October 4, 2017, and share your favorites with your Scouting network!BSA Membership Fee to Change Beginning Dec. 1, 2017From Bryan on Scouting:Effective Dec. 1, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America membership fee will be $33 a year for all registered youth and adult members... Read more