You won't want to miss this opportunity on March 24th! Be sure to check out the flier and then go register! Merit badge subjects offered include: 1. Archaeology 2. Archery 3. Bird Study 4. Energy 5. Environmental Science* 6. Fish and Wildlife Management 7. Fishing 8. Fly Fishing 9. Forestry 10. Geocaching 11. Geology 12. Insect Study 13. Landscape Architecture 14. Mammal Study 15. Nature 16. Orienteering 17. Pioneering 18. Plant Science 19. Reptile and Amphibian Study 20. Soil and Water Conservation 21. Sustainability* 22. Weather * Eagle required Additional offering: Trail to First Class
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 Event Center on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.
We have camps for your Scouts this summer that are just waiting for them to sign up! For Scouts in Packs Day Camps and Twilight Camps Resident CampCubs Webelos For Scouts in Troops Summer CampCamp Constantin/Jack D. Furst Aquatic Base Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp Maverick Camp
Additional Time Slots At midnight tonight, units may go and sign up for additional time slots at Tom Thumb and Albertsons. Only take times you know you will use! Let Stephanie Kirk know if you need to cancel a booth so it can be opened back up for another unit who may need it!
The Camp James Ray pool and bath house is well underway and will be completed by May 15th! View a photo album here. The pool will have: two slides a zero level entry a maximum depth of 8 feet. The bath house: 4700 square feet 8 single occupancy showers/restrooms One of which is ADA compliant Other amenities include: 2 teaching pavilions a DJ/snack bar window on the bath house Changing rooms for adult male and females A youth male and female side LED lighting throughout. The pool and maintenance equipment is housed in a separate building. This is our Centennial Campaign money at work!
There are two more Lowe's locations available for units to sell at! The sign-ups are open, but the first times are on March 19th. Lowe's #1801201 W. Main StreetGun Barrel City, TX 75156 Lowe's #2441902 Highway 80Forney, TX 75126
The National Service Center is holding its National Annual Meeting in Dallas this year. This meeting brings council leadership (volunteer and professional) from across the country together to meet and exchange ideas. In support of this meeting, Circle Ten Council has been asked to provide Scouts to serve in various roles. If you are interested in helping May 21st – 25th let us know (times vary based upon assignment)f. We are looking for: Color Guards Eagle Scouts to assist with award presentations Invocators Musicians Singers Cub Scouts to assist with award presentations Scouts for a meeting...
By popular demand we are making Maverick camp available ALL SUMMER! We are very pleased to announce that all weeks, starting with Week 0 (June 10 – 17) will be available starting March 9, 2018. Remember, this is summer camp for individuals, so no unit sign up is necessary! Parents can sign up an individual youth to come to camp and earn merit badges, participate in fun activities, and make new friends as you take advantage of all the fun that a week of Boy Scout Summer Camp has to offer. Full time summer camp staff members will be overseeing each contingent - so hurry and make your...
Please take a few minutes to help us evaluate the level of communication flowing from the council, district, and unit. Your response will assist us as we strive to improve our communication efforts. You can take this survey here.
Registration is now open, so make your plans and register your unit pronto! NEW for CTX2, there is a substantial benefit to registering earlier rather than later. Camping spots will be allocated on a first registered, first served basis. Meaning, the earlier you register for CTX2, the closer your unit’s camping location will be to the action. So, the early bird gets the shortest walk! Just make a $50 deposit and give us your best estimate of how many Scouts and Scouters from your unit you anticipate coming. We will ask for your unit’s final number in early October. Don’t let your Scouts miss...
Seeking energetic and self-motivated individuals to serve as a District Executive. This is a sales and 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 Circle...
The Boy Scouts of America's new updated Youth Protection Training is mandatory for all registered adult leaders in all BSA programs. By October 1, 2018, all new and currently registered leaders will be required to complete the updated training. Please see the attached Quick Facts for more detailed information. The new updated online Youth Protection Training does not replace the current Face-to-Face Youth Protection Training to be compliant with Title 25, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 265, Subchapter B, Texas Youth Camps Safety and Health. If you have any questions please contact: ...
For everything you need to know about Summer Camp, please visit the Summer Camp page. But if you are just anxious to see the program guides... Camp Constantin Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp If your unit has not signed up, it is not too late! We have even added a Week Zero, so there is plenty of room for your unit!
The deadline to turn in the names of the 2017 Eagle Scouts for engraving on the Eagle Plaza II is March 15, 2018. The council receives these names when applications are processed, so make sure you have turned in all completed paperwork for any remaining 2017 Eagles.The first and last names of all processed Eagle Scouts will AUTOMATICALLY be included on the engraving list. Should you wish to change way the name appears (i.e. nickname, initials, or middle name), you must complete the postcard that was included with the Eagle kit, and return it to the Council office before the deadline of March...
Seeking energetic & self-motivated individuals to serve as a Camp Ranger. This position is responsible for the supervision, operation, and maintenance of physical facilities and property in the area to which he or she is assigned. The ranger serves an ambassador of goodwill as well as an enforcer of rules and regulations. Compensation and Benefits 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...
We are now offering a Week 0 at both Camp Constantin and Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp, June 10 - 16! Be sure to check out all things new at our camps, including Welding merit badge at TRJ Cowboy Action at TRJ Action Archery at Constantin Log Roll at both TRJ and Constantin All new Genesis Archery Bows at TRJ and Constantin
Dallas Safari Club Grant Supports Conservation, Hunting, and Fishing Efforts in the Circle Ten Council
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...
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...
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
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...