Welcome to the Trail of Tears District
Middle Tennessee Council – Boy Scouts of America
We are located in the heart of Tennessee and proud members of the Middle Tennessee Council. Our District includes many strong Troops, Posts, Crews and Packs located in both Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
Trail of Tears District Roundtable
Open to All Scout Volunteers & Parents
The First Thursday of the Month @ 7 PM August Through May
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
315 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Network with experienced leaders and learn “new tricks” to help you “deliver the promise” of a quality experience for your Scouts.
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Don't forget about the combined STEM Day Event along with Cub Scout Leader training - Den Leader, Pack Committee and Cubmaster/Assistant Cubmaster. Bring the scouts & siblings to learn simple coding while having fun using StarWars, Legos, Minecraft & more to...read more
Good afternoon Popcorn Selling Units in Trail of Tears! With the 2017 Middle Tennessee Council Popcorn Sale ending this Friday, October 20, I want to thank all the Scouts, their families, and unit leaders who made the sale a complete success! We hope you and your unit...read more
WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM WHERE: Lane Agri-Park Community Center, 315 John R. Rice Boulevard WHO: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Parents and Family WHAT: Fishing Rodeo. Bass, Bream, and Catfish. Catch and release or Keep what you catch REGISTRATION:...read more
Just a reminder: There will be a CPR class during the night of the October 12th roundtable. It will be from 6 p.m. until about 9 p.m. Cost is $12, payable to Bob Martin the night of the class. Roundtable meets at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 315 East Main Street,...read more
Dear Trail of Tears Leaders, Volunteers and Parents What a great time to be in Rutherford and Cannon Counties as Scouting is truly booming in this area. At this time of year it is such an inspiration to see the new families join the Scouting programs; to what is...read more
We love all our adut Boy Scouts and we appreciate you, so want to remind you NOT to be sitting at St. Paul's on Thursday night waiting on Roundtable on Thursday October 5th. If you do you will be sitting in the dark all alone! Roundtable was moved to October 12th due...read more
Hear ye! Hear ye! The TOT Fall camporee is coming 'round the bend (of the Buffalo River). It will be held October 27-29, 2017 at Grimes Canoe Base. The cost is $12. Registration will be up on doubleknot soon (Look up the mtcbsa.org website, go to Trail of Tears...read more
There will be a CPR class during the night of the October 12th roundtable. It will be from 6 p.m. until about 9 p.m. Cost is $12, payable to Bob Martin the night of the class. Roundtable meets at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 315 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN...read more
Dear Rutherford and Cannon County Alumni and Friends of Scouting We are happy to be able to connect with you and your fellow Scouters to again celebrate the comradery of Scouting that each of us enjoyed as youth. With the Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of...read more
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Virtual reality has finally hit the mainstream. Here are six new products you should know about in the expanding world of VR: Oculus Go Hate wires? Oculus Go ($199) is the first-ever standalone VR headset. That means it’s wireless and has its own small computer built...read more
Last year in Virginia, blind triplets made history by becoming Eagle Scouts. But Leo, Nick and Steven Cantos aren’t the first Scouts with special needs to achieve success in the movement. Ever since its founding, the BSA has attracted members with physical and mental...read more
Car camping isn’t about braving the wilderness with just a knife, a wool blanket and your wits. It’s about temporarily living in nature with some of civilization’s comforts — which should absolutely include a top-notch camp kitchen. Here’s what you need to build your...read more
Across 1. Main part of the World Crest, 3 words 6. It might be part of dress clothing 9. Main color of the Wolf badge 10. Color of the Sea Scout New Century Uniform 11. See 15 down 13. Lay asphalt 14. Rank a Scout progresses through to reach...read more
Eagle Scout Kris Zahrobsky was working part-time in his local Scout shop when the Scout executive approached him with a surprising proposition. “They’re coming out with this thing called Venturing, and I want you to lead the effort for our council,” she said. He was...read more
If you’re a movie buff, you know the sequel is rarely as good as the original. For the longest time, that was how Cub Scout leaders felt about training, too. Longtime trainers Matt Markham and Jessi King-Markham found that volunteers who willingly attended Basic Adult...read more
“Scouters in Action” subjects come from the National BSA Court of Honor. If you know of an act of heroism that should be recognized, contact your local BSA council office for a lifesaving or meritorious award application. Note: Consult approved safety guidelines, as...read more
As her infant daughter moved into toddlerhood, NPR education blogger Anya Kamenetz began searching for a book to help her family navigate the world of screens. When she couldn’t find such a book, she decided to write one herself. The result, The Art of Screen Time:...read more
You’re lost. Rather than navigate your way to safety, in many situations, staying in one place is the best thing you can do. After all, there’s no guarantee you’ll find someplace better just around the bend. As a rule, if you don’t have any idea where to go or how to...read more