As we begin a new year, I wanted to take a moment to let you know about some exciting plans for Circle Ten Council in 2019. Our membership continues to grow. We achieved a tenth straight year of membership growth, with almost a 4% increase in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing and Exploring. We recruited 12, 288 new Cub Scouts, including 2,900 girls – which leads the nation! Membership growth leads to more Scouts utilizing our camp facilities. The quality of our camp facilities continues to be a key focus. While we are able to secure funding (through grants and capital donations) for new...
Seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to serve as an Reservation Assistant. The Reservation Assistant provides exceptional customer service to our most important asset: our Scouters, volunteers, and staff members. The Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America offers a competitive package of benefits to team members. The benefits offered are considered to be among the best in the nonprofit sector. The package includes major medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage in addition to long-term disability, accident, and life insurance, and retirement plans. The starting...
Seeking energetic & self-motivated individuals to serve as District Executives. This is a sales & management career opportunity that demands growth in all areas – recruiting youth, raising sustainable finances and working with top community leaders. Today's professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference... work that calls one to continual learning and challenge... work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement. Compensation and Benefits The...
Yesterday afternoon, the Wall Street Journal published an article stating that National BSA has hired a bankruptcy attorney in light of the costs of defending sexual abuse lawsuits. I wanted to share with you some information to help you with any questions you have so you can continue to do what you do for Circle Ten Council and the nearly 59,000 youth we serve. In a communication released yesterday, National BSA reaffirmed its focus on keeping children safe and delivering our nation’s foremost program of character development and values-based leadership training. BSA stated its commitment...
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On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scout program). One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. And for some, the pinnacle of their Scouting experience is achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The policies of the BSA indicate that, except in extraordinary circumstances, a youth desiring to achieve the rank of Eagle must do so before the youth’s 18th birthday. This will...
The Boy Scouts of America on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of Cub Scout neckerchief slides sold between February 2018 and August 2018. The affected products include the orange Lion, red Wolf, green Bear and blue Webelos slides. The $6 slides were sold at local Scout Shops, authorized BSA distributors and online at scoutshop.org. About 110,000 slides are affected. The Tiger slide is not involved in the recall. Neither are Boy Scout neckerchief slides or any neckerchief slide sold before February 2018. No injuries have been reported as a result of the affected slides, and the BSA has...
All October long! All month long area Scouts can simply wear their Scout uniform and/or show their Scout identification at admission to receive a special ticket price of $12 (walk-up tickets only) – no minimum group size needed! Pick up a one-of-a-kind SEA LIFE Grapevine Scout patch, but make sure you complete an attraction activity sheet!
Please note the extended hours through October 6th for the Scout Shops!
Registration is now open for Winter Camp 2018! Read more about Winter Camp, including the leader guide, by going here.
Presented by the Harbin Scout Museum at Camp Wisdom Saturday November 17, 20189:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Camp Wisdom Leadership Center Please join us for a fun-filled morning hearing about the various aspects of our Scouting history, both locally and nationally - including an update on the newly opened National Scouting Museum at Philmont. Morning refreshments will be served, and a complimentary lunch will be provided by the museum. Scout uniform is optional. Make your plans to join us for our seventh annual symposium celebrating our Scouting traditions and history. Please RSVP to Bob Reitz,...
All month long, Scouts can simply wear their Scout uniform and/or show their Scout identification at admission to receive a special ticket price of $12 (walk-up tickets only) – no minimum group size needed! Pick up a one-of-a-kind LEGOLAND Discovery Center Scout patch, but make sure you complete an attraction activity sheet!
Please check-out the GUIDE YOUR XPERIENCE channel on the Circle Ten Hub. It is the GUIDE for unit leaders AND participants alike! THINGS TO DO will give you a comprehensive look at the fabulous program planned. PLAN YOUR VISIT will answer your questions about facilities, and don't forget SHOPPING! The online trading post is still open for business. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com. CTX2 is going to be fantastic. Don't be last. REGISTER NOW!
Registration is now open for both Cub Scout Resident Camp with 2 sessions available, and Webelos Resident Camp with 6 sessions still available. Due to the early sign-ups at camp this summer, session 3 for Webelos Resident Camp is booked. Please check your calendars and register your pack today on CampMaster.
In an effort to drive program consistency and deeper engagement with our youth and leaders, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2019, Scoutbook subscriptions will be free to all BSA units. Scoutbook (https://www.scoutbook.com ) is an online unit management tool that ensures that you never miss a Scouting moment—from tracking advancements to milestone achievements along the Scouting adventure. When units with a current Scoutbook account need to renew their subscription this fall, they will not pay any renewal fees effective September 1, 2018. Essentially...
ALREADY 250 units, representing more than 10,000 participants, have registered for the BIGGEST EVENT IN CIRCLE TEN COUNCIL history... That's right, CTX2! The Circle Ten XPERIENCE will be held November 9 - 11, 2018 at Texas Motor Speedway. You don't want to miss it!!!! There will be over 125 different activities, demonstrations, exhibits, and live entertainment for you, your Scouts, and their families to enjoy. All for the low price of $25 per person (ages 4 and under are free). DON'T WAIT to sign-up! Campsites are assigned closest "in" based on date of reservation, and your feet will...
The online reservation system opened TODAY for the 2019 Summer Camp Season. Don't miss out! You can also find a form here.
As an incentive to sign up early (by August 1st), it was announced there would be a drawing from the units that had signed up to attend CTX2 by that date! We have a winner! Pack 296 from Iron Horse District What did they win? Their unit won a people-mover trolley ride to the Big Show on Saturday night. They will have a set time and location for pick-up (but they will have to make the walk back to their campsite at the end of the show). Be sure to wave to them as they ride by! Looking for something YOUR unit could win? There are more incentives out there! The unit with the highest percentage...
Fall recruitment season is beginning and the historic transition begins of accepting girls in to all Scouting programs, we wanted to break down the top 10 questions and misunderstandings. Take a look at this video to get the full scoop so you can answer questions from potential families.
Updating My.Scouting Profile Updating your My.Scouting profile is an essential step to ensuring that you receive the notifications from Invitation Manager or Application Manager showing what actions you have to take. Step 1.Go to my.scouting.org and log in. If you do not have an account you can create one by selecting “Create Account” and inputing the required information. Step 2.Select Menu to get a drop down menu. Step 3:Select My Dashboard in the dropdown menu. Step 4.The system defaults to My Training. Click the pancake symbol next to My Training. Step 5:Select My Profile from the...