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Roundtable – Mark Your Calendar for September 11, 2014

What’s new in the Knox Trail Council?

Meet and Greet the New Knox Trail Council. Come along and hear about the changes in the Scouting program and in our very own council. The three new District Executives will also be present to introduce themselves and outline their plans for their districts. Come along and ask your questions about the direction of the KTC. We will also kick off the rechartering process.

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Training

Pre-course meeting: Sept. 10th @ 7 pm
Camping: Fri, Sept. 19 @ 6:00 pm – Sun, Sept. 21 @ 11:00 am
All at Nobscot Scout Reservation, Cost $30

Are you the parent of a Webelos Scout who is considering becoming a Boy Scout leader when your son crosses over this year? Are you a Boy Scout leader who wants to more confidently share the outdoor scouting program with your troop? Are you a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster who needs to be fully trained so you can be listed on your troop’s charter when it is renewed in December? If you can say “Yes” to any of the above, then you should sign up for the Fall IOLS. Read more

Taste of Scouting Registration now Open!

Taste of Scouting – October 18-19, 2014

Attention Cub Scout Families! What are your plans for October 18-19? Join the Knox Trail Council as we celebrate the outdoors and Scouting. Cub Scouts can choose 4 Belt Loops from Archery, Astronomy, BBs, Fishing, Flag Football, Geology, Geography, Hiking, Kickball, Soccer, Ultimate, Volleyball and Wildlife Conservation to work on and EARN! The siblings have their very own program designed specifically for them! Families will also enjoy having fun at the campfire with songs, skits, s’mores and recognition! Click Here to Register!

KTC’s Popcorn Sale Grand Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 2, 7:00pm – Framingham Elks, 450 Union Ave., Framingham

Here are some of the features of this year’s Trail’s End sale:

• Adding new products to our product mix – including Chocolatey Caramel Crunch and White Cheddar flavored popcorn!
• Resealable packaging that’s lighter than tins and has 88% consumer approval!
• Face to face & online sales are easily combined for prizes!
• Popular Scout incentives are back again including the $600 Club with a bonus prize, the $750 Popcorn Celebration, $1,000 Seller Club, $1,500 top seller bonus, $2,000 PowerSeller Club & $2,500 scholarship!
• Weekly Fill-A-Sheet drawings for gift cards to some great places to eat!

Be sure your unit is represented at the kick-off! Register today!

Council Camporee Celebrating Camp Resolute’s 95th Anniversary!

September 26 – 28, 2014 at E. Paul Robsham Scout Reservation.

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Knox Trail Council Camporee! Boy Scout Troops bring your Boys and your Webelos, Venturer Crews bring your members!

We will be celebrating the 95th Anniversary of Camp Resolute and enjoying some of the traditions that make Resolute so special! Some of the programs to include a ‘Woodsman Meet’, Apace Relay, Green Gizmo Scavenger/Staff Hunt, night vision training and much more!

This is sure to be a Camporee you will not want to miss. Click Here to Register your Troop or Crew. Are you a former Camp Staff member? Do you want to help? We are looking to hear about some of the traditions that took place at Camp Resolute back in your day! For more information or to share your memory contact Mike Merolli.

Roland ‘Papa Smurf’ Rugoletti Pavilion at Camp Resolute to be dedicated on Sunday, August 24th at 2pm

We invite all Scouts and Scouters to join the Rugoletti Family, Troop 2 Milford and the Knox Trail Council as we celebrate the life of Roland ‘Papa Smurf’ Rugoletti.

Roland “Papa Smurf” Rugoletti was a longtime Scout leader in the Town of Milford who passed away in 2006. He left a lasting legacy in the Boy Scouts having mentored hundreds of young men, and volunteered countless hours to local and regional Scouting. Read more

Get the Latest Scoop on Cub Scouts

You may have heard, the Cub Scout Program will be different starting May 2015. If you are interested in knowing what to expect; you can visit this website www.scouting.org/programupdates.

What will you find there?

The final requirements for all Cub Scout adventures
Direction on transitioning from the current program to the new one
Overview presentations suitable for unit committees, roundtables, and others
Frequently asked questions
An overview of each of the new Cub Scout adventures

Join Scouting Night Kick-Off Dinner

Attention Cub Scout Leaders Dinner is on us!! Sign up TODAY for the Wednesday, August 13, 2014 dinner!

Join Cub Scout Leaders from throughout the Knox Trail Council for dinner and the Join Scouting Night Kick-off at White Lodge, Nobscot Scout Reservation, 1 Nobscot Road in Sudbury. Dinner will begin at 6pm. The program will include all the tools to help your Cub Scout Pack have a successful Join Scouting Night in September. Who should attend? Cubmaster, Committee Chair, Den Leader, Membership Coordinator – Register Here!

Fore! You’re Invited!

The Knox Trail Council invites you to attend the 18th Annual BSA Golf Classic. Proceeds from the event are used to benefit youth development through Scouting programs that serve 21 communities throughout Metro West, MA. This year’s golf outing will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Juniper Hill Gold Course, located in Northborough, MA.

Our ongoing mission is to encourage the positive development of our young people through Scouting programs that help instill values in… Read more