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Scout Night at the Worcester Sharks!

March 21, 2015

A great hockey game and a post game Skate on the Ice!   The Worcester Sharks are pleased to host the Knox Trail Council Scouts at the DCU Center. Bring your family,crew, troop, pack, or den to a great fun-filled evening.

The game is sure to be a great event for Scouts of all ages. It includes ticket to the game, food voucher for a hot dog and drink, a commemorative patch and the highlight of the evening will be the opportunity to skate on the ice.

Order your tickets today and we’ll see you at the hockey game!

Council Recognition Dinner

Come celebrate the successes of the Knox Trail Council at the Annual Recognition Dinner

The 2015 Annual Business Meeting and Recognition Dinner will be held at the Warren Conference Center in Ashland.

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Join us as we recognize the accomplishments of our Silver Beaver recipients….

Paul Gadd
Joshua Paulin

 

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The presentation of National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Outstanding Eagle Scout Awards to

Bill Downey
George Ecker

 

In addition we will recognize the NESA Eagle Scout Service Project of the year, James E. West Fellows, and much more. The event promises to be an evening of fun and fellowship, showcasing some of Knox Trail Council’s achievements throughout the year, and an opportunity to salute you and the many others who have helped your council to be one of New England’s finest!
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Northern Tier

Explore the Boundary Water Wilderness Area in Northern Minnesota!

Are you a Boy Scout or Venturer who is going to be 13 and completed the 8th grade next Summer? Do you enjoy canoeing? How would you and like to go to Northern Minnesota for an expedition of a lifetime?

Join our council contingent and enjoy the wilderness trip of a lifetime. Participants must be registered in a Boy Scout Troop or Venture Crew and be willing to attend training sessions as well as have a ton of fun!

Northern Tier High Adventure Base is the BSA’s gateway to adventure in the Great Northwoods. Scouts explore millions of acres of pristine lakes, meandering rivers, dense forests and wetlands in Northern Minnesota, Northwest Ontario, and Northeast Manitoba.

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Why consider a year-end gift to the Knox Trail Council?


Read more about how your gift is a win for the organization and a win for you as the donor………

Cash Gifts

Gifts of cash are the most basic and important source of support for Scouting. They are easy and popular, and you are entitled to a charitable income tax deduction equal to the full value of the gift. Also, the higher your tax bracket, the more your charitable tax deductions are worth to you.

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Webelos Activity Meets

Webelos and Webelos Leaders – Mark your calendar for January 10 & 11, 2015! The Webelos Activity Meets have both fun and advancement planned! The badges being offered are Engineering, Readyman, Scholar and Scientist.  During the program, Webelos pick 2 badges and work hands-on with professionals from the fields to do many of the requirements for the badges.

Click here to register for January 10th at the LDS Church, 240 Hemenway St, Marlborough MA from 1:00pm – 3:30pm.

Click here to register for January 11th at Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St, Newton, MA from 1:00pm – 3:30pm.

Registration closes Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Rechartering Information

Congratulations to Troop 16 Sherborn for being the first unit to submit their complete 2015 Charter! 

Internet Rechartering is active.

All Charter renewal paperwork is due in the Knox Trail Council Office by Monday, December 1st.

Any new youth and adult applications should be turned in now so they can be registered until the expiration of your current charter on December 31st.  This is important to comply with Commonwealth of Mass laws and National BSA policy in regard to CORIs, background checks and insurance.

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Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification

What do you do if someone’s heart stops beating? What do you do if someone is choking and cannot breathe? What are the signs and symptoms of a heart attack?

If you want the members of your troop or venture crew to know what to do, in the event of these emergencies, and to be able to do it you can sign up your unit to take the American Red Cross (ARC) First Aid/CPR/AED course now offered by Knox Trail Council.

What you and the members of your troop or crew learn in this course could mean the difference between life and death for a family member, a friend, or anyone in your community.

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Roundtable – Mark Your Calendar for September 11, 2014

What’s new in the Knox Trail Council?

Meet & 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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