Recent Updates

... to the Circle Ten Council Scouting Family In the wake of the horrific shootings that took the lives of five local police officers, we have been asked if Circle Ten Council will be conducting a council-wide service project in support of our men and women in blue. In response, we wanted to share with you the many partnerships that Circle Ten Council has with local law enforcement.   “Today must be about unity. Our police are some of the best in the country. I’m in awe of our Dallas police officers.” Mayor Mike Rawlings at the Interfaith Memorial Service   As a council, we continue to...
(scroll down for pictures of Explorers in action!) THANKS… I want to thank those advisors that helped to make our second Quarterly Advisors Meeting successful! We had a successful meeting where we discussed what kind of resources they want to see on our Circle Ten Exploring page at All other advisors, please stay tuned for updates to the page over the summer! UPCOMING DATES… June 8 – Please attend an informational session on starting an Exploring Officers Association at Circle Ten. EXPLORING PRESIDENTS and ADVISORS INVITED! Time: 7-8 pm Location: Circle Ten Office...
Be a part of Camp Constantin’s future with your sponsorship of a brick or bricks. Your donation will be a lasting memorial to a person or group you choose to honor. It’s also a great way to honor family members, friends, Scout leaders, and organizations with a tribute that will be seen and enjoyed by generations to come! And of course, you will be supporting the Circle Ten Council’s Scouting programs to help ensure young people build character needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. To access brochure, click here.
To the Circle Ten Community, Recently BSA announced that the kindergarten “Lion Cubs” program, which has been piloted in another council for five years, is now available to additional councils on a pilot basis. News of this program opportunity has interested some, excited others, and gone unnoticed by many. BSA has opened the opportunity for councils to submit application to participate in the pilot. Circle Ten Council assembled some experienced and engaged Scouting leaders to evaluate the program opportunity and the council’s ability to successfully implement the pilot program. The resulting...
  Camp Constantin and the Jack D. Furst Aquatic Base, located on Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County, has been offering world-class summer camp and weekend camping programs to the Scouts of Circle Ten Council, and its neighboring councils, for decades - seven of them!   Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of this special camp with a limited edition belt buckle! Own a piece of Circle Ten Council history. Order Yours Today!
DALLAS, TX (February 24, 2016)—Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America announces its 2016 Executive Committee, including incoming Council President Joe Crafton.  Crafton, former CEO of CROSSMARK, Inc. and current principal at Wingshooter Investments, LLC, has been involved with Boy Scouts for more than 40 years and will head up the organization’s volunteer leadership committee this year. “As an Eagle Scout himself, combined with his experience as a corporate executive and service on the Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Board, Joe is an ideal leader for our Executive Committee...
The Southern Region of the Boy Scouts of America generously matched all funds raised for tornado relief by our council. With a matching contribution of $3,000.00, and $3,000.00 raised by Circle Ten staff and volunteers, the council’s tornado relief fund raised a total of $6,000.00 to assist Scouting families that were affected by the December 26 tornado outbreak in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “We would like to thank the Southern Region and the Circle Ten family for getting behind this effort. Your generosity will mean so much to the Scouts and Scouters impacted by the storms of December 26th...
The city of Allen Animal Shelter received a special gift this month from Boy Scout Troop 594. Scout Seth LaForge organized a donation drive benefiting the shelter for his Eagle Scout project. He and fellow scouts collected over 800 pounds of food, along with treats, toys, bowls, clippers and leashes. The supplies are valued at $4,876. Read more here:
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Circle Ten Tornado Relief Fund and/or shared it with your social networks. It is in times like these that "A Scout is Helpful" really takes form. A number of units have either volunteered their assistance or asked for ways to help beyond giving financially. The cities of Rowlett and Garland have come together to coordinate their efforts. We encourage our units to visit to find out where your aid can be most useful.  
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015 Top Sellers(listed in order of sales totals)! Collectively these Scouts sold $285,759. The sales totals ranged from $1,450 to $15,860. Nahum D., Pack 701Rickie W., Troop 1776Owen B., Pack 234Ethan H., Troop 531Austin K., Troop 310Jacob S., Troop 303Dashiel S., Pack 59Wyatt M., Pack 304Jack T., Pack 730Christopher G., Pack 59Harris W., Pack 197Wesley (Gunther) B., Ship 1000Alfred Ace E., Pack 421Anthony T., Pack 496Caiden B., Pack 1011Vincent M., Pack 404Benjamin R., Pack 59Ben M., Pack 712Dalton F., Pack 59Ford F., Pack 838Tanner K., Pack 895Noah  F., Troop...
11-year-old Charlie Borowczak doesn’t want presents for his Birthday. Instead, he asks for donations to The Salvation Army Angel Tree program. This year he has already raised enough money for eight Angels and by Christmas, he expects to make Christmas possible for 23 kids in need. The Angel Tree program allows people to “adopt” a child in need for the holidays and buy their Christmas presents. At age six, Charlie adopted his first two Angels and was so inspired by the experience that he asked his cousin to do the same the following year – together they adopted six angels. Now, every holiday...
Plano police are searching for the man who shot and injured a driver outside a Cinemark movie theater. Police said a man and woman were sitting in a car in the Cinemark parking lot along the Dallas North Tollway about 7:40 p.m. Monday when a man approached the vehicle. One of the shots hit the driver and paramedics were called to a nearby area where the driver stopped. He was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is in its early phases as police are working on a suspect description. Somehow, the injured man was able to drive about a...
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Clearly, it’s wise to dine in a restaurant with a member of the Dallas City Council, at least one who knows the Heimlich Maneuver. On Saturday afternoon, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings was grabbing a bite with son Gunnar at the downtown El Fenix when they espied a woman turning red and gasping for air. The woman told WFAA-Channel 8 she was a few bites into her fajitas, but recalls little about the event: “When I turned around I started gasping for air. I remember standing up, and that’s about all I remember.” Next thing Helen Mayer knew, Mike Rawlings was standing behind her, performing the...





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