Recent Updates

The purpose of the Advancement Academy is not just for district advancement chairs, but for all people (adults and youth) with interest in advancement. Morning sessions will cover topics that involve everyone and afternoon breakouts will be by program: Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Venturing. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. Presenters include Chris Hunt, primary author of Guide to Advancement, and Wayne Huddleston, Eagle Issue Specialist for the National Boy Scout Committee. A current copy of the Guide to Advancement may be purchased at the time of registration for an additional $10.
01.18.18
The Annual Recognition Banquet is held each year to recognize Eagle Scouts and the volunteers of Circle Ten Council. Please register here and plan to join us at the Plano Centre on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.
01.09.18
Payment due January 12, 2018 Summer Camp - $50 per Scout Webelos and Cub Resident Camp - $25 per Scout Payments can be made: In person at either Scouting Center Online through CampMaster By mailing a check to 8605 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235  
01.09.18
The Scouting Centers will be closed on Monday, January 15th. Please check with the Scout Shops for their holiday hours.
01.05.18
  Seeking energetic & self-motivated individuals to serve as a District Executive. 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...
01.01.18
  The Circle Ten Council recently received a $25,000 grant from the DSC Foundation, a charitable arm of the Dallas Safari Club, which will provide equipment for educational programs that promote conservation, hunting, and fishing. This grant will assist in the purchasing of ammunition along with rifle, shotgun, and archery equipment. We are excited to now offer Action Archery as a new camp program this year, joining the Cowboy Action program recently introduced. These programs provide a new, exciting way for our youth to interact with the shooting sports program. In 2017 Circle Ten Council...
12.20.17
  As BSA celebrates its 108th birthday this February, Circle Ten Council’s 57,000 youth and nearly 15,000 adults within our 24-county territory will celebrate Good Turn Month. Districts, units, Scouts, and families are encouraged to participate in a service project during the month of February. Scouting for Food is a traditional service project that provides needed resources to our area food banks. You are encouraged to work within your neighborhood/community to collect the items that your local food bank needs. District Level ParticipationEach district will select the date that works best...
12.20.17
  Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp and Camp Constantin/Jack D. Furst Aquatic Base still have some great campsites for 2018 summer camp but they are filling up fast!  You will find your favorite activities like the TRJ rodeo and the Hell’s Gate canoe trip returning, but we also have some new and exciting programs like Action Archery at Constantin and Cowboy Action Shootingat Trevor Rees-Jones.  Week 1 starts June 17 so don’t delay make your reservation today! More information
12.12.17
from Scoutingwire.org Top 6 Things to Know About Inviting Girls to the BSA Recently, BSA’s volunteer-led board of directors unanimously approved a plan to invite girls and young women into all Scouting programs. Beginning in fall 2018, Cub Scouting will be available to both girls and boys in the first through fifth grades (or 6 to 10 years old). A program for girls ages 11 to 17 will be introduced in 2019, enabling young women to work toward earning the rank of Eagle. So what exactly does this mean for you and your council? Here are the top things to know about family Scouting, and how we can...
10.20.17
  Something's Roaring in the Jungle There is an exciting new Scouting program called “Lion” for kindergarten-aged boys. But it’s not a program that changes any of the current ranks and organization of other Scouting programs. It’s unique as it reaches out to a slightly younger group of boys. Research shows that childhood development accelerates around ages 4 and 5, about the time youth begin formal education. That’s where Scouting comes in. Like many of the BSA’s programs which supplement the learning and growth boys experience at home and in an educational environment at that age, the Boy...
10.16.17
For many months the BSA has been listening to families all across the country, and locally we conducted  town hall meetings to provide feedback about involving girls in the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs.  Today (October 11, 2017), the BSA national board of directors unanimously approved welcoming girls into Cub Scouting in the 2018 program year, as well as delivering a Scouting program in 2019 for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. This decision is the result of years of requests from families: The BSA thoughtfully evaluated how to bring...
10.11.17
All Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing leaders are invited to Camp Wisdom on Saturday, October 28, as Circle Ten Council reaches out to you to say THANK YOU for all that you do for the youth of our council at the annual Leader Appreciation Luncheon. Not only should you plan on a great meal but there will also be a midway before the luncheon featuring booths and information about all facets of our council program. Midway will open at 11:00 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Be sure to RSVP today.
09.29.17
  Circle Ten Council and the Mikanakawa Lodge have sent two different charter bus contingents to Houston to help in the recovery and clean up efforts of those hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey. Over 100 youth and adults signed up and gave of their time to help their fellow Texans.  Now you can help support their efforts by purchasing this commemorative patch set. All proceeds will go towards covering the cost of the trips and all surplus funds will be donated to the disaster relief effort. You can purchase as many sets as you wish. The patches will be available for pick up at either council...
09.20.17
  UPDATE: Due to enough expressed interest and a conflict with the OA Fall Fellowship last weekend, Circle Ten Council is sponsoring another trip down to Houston to help with the recovery effort. All registered members of Circle Ten Council are invited to attend, but youth must be in sixth grade or higher. There will be no cost to attend, but space is limited to the first 50 that sign up. Meals and tools will be provided. Busses will leave from the John D. Murchison Scout Center (8605 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75235) at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16, and will return around 11:00 p.m....
09.11.17
  Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports Go shooting and support Scouting! The 21st Annual Circle Ten Council Sporting Clays Invitational is November 2, 2017. Take aim on one of the two (100 target) Sporting Clay Courses at the 467-acre Elm Fork Shooting Sports complex. Where does the money go? Funds raised from the annual Circle Ten Council Sporting Clays Invitational go to support the Scouting program for the more than 57,000 Scouts across 12-counties in the Dallas area. A large portion of the funds support the Trevor Rees-Jones ScoutReach Program. Serving 12,811...
09.11.17
Scouting families and prospective Scouting families have asked for it, and now it is here! Beginning this fall, the traditional paper registration method will not be the only way to join Scouting. This is a giant leap forward in allowing prospective members and leaders to register in a way that's convenient for them, and it creates a more efficient and user-friendly registration experience for units, districts, and councils. In an effort to assist our units with this new registration tool, we have sent an email each Thursday focusing on an individual aspect of the tool. These bite-sized...
08.21.17
  Scouting families and prospective Scouting families have asked for it, and now it is here! Beginning this fall, the traditional paper registration method will not be the only way to join Scouting. This is a giant leap forward in allowing prospective members and leaders to register in a way that's convenient for them, and it creates a more efficient and user-friendly registration experience for units, districts, and councils. In an effort to assist our units with this new registration tool, we will be sending an email each Thursday which will focus on an individual aspect of the tool. These...
08.10.17
  Scouting families and prospective Scouting families have asked for it, and now it is here! Beginning this fall, the traditional paper registration method will not be the only way to join Scouting. This is a giant leap forward in allowing prospective members and leaders to register in a way that's convenient for them, and it creates a more efficient and user-friendly registration experience for units, districts, and councils. In an effort to assist our units with this new registration tool, we will be sending an email each Thursday which will focus on an individual aspect of the tool. These...
08.03.17
Congratulations to Pack 367 from Tonkawa District for winning the grand prize unit drawing for a $250 gift card! Congratulations to Viet P. from Pack 2007 in Golden Arrow District for winning the grand prize Scout drawing. He chose the iPad mini!
08.01.17
  Scouting families and prospective Scouting families have asked for it, and now it is here! Beginning this fall, the traditional paper registration method will not be the only way to join Scouting. This is a giant leap forward in allowing prospective members and leaders to register in a way that's convenient for them, and it creates a more efficient and user-friendly registration experience for units, districts, and councils. In an effort to assist our units with this new registration tool, we will be sending an email each Thursday which will focus on an individual aspect of the tool. These...
07.31.17

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