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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This wash station is sturdy, portable and very useful when camping away from washroom facilities. Here’s how to build it. MATERIALS NEEDED: Six good, straight sticks as follows: Two 2′ x 3/4″ to 1″ sticks for the leg braces Two 4′ x 3/4″ to 1″ sticks for the back leg...read more
At the top of a ridge way up on the mountain, a handful of skiers are looking for a double black diamond trail to really test their advanced skills. Meanwhile, a different group of skiers lingers on the bunny slopes near the bottom, trying to master basic ski...read more
This interactive flip book can help you learn the ins and outs of animation. Making this project could also help you complete requirement 3 of the Animation merit badge. WHAT YOU’LL NEED A stack of index cards Packing tape One paintbrush Mod Podge or craft paste...read more
Think of a youth or adult in Sea Scouting who has gone above and beyond to support the program. Someone who is the first to volunteer to run special events or take on new responsibilities. Someone who exemplifies the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Have someone in mind? Now...read more
Even before you open the box, your Pinewood Derby car has traveled thousands of miles. The journey begins in a forest in Idaho. The wood blocks travel to Indiana, where they are packaged and shipped. Finally, they arrive at your local Scout shop. The rest is up to you...read more
Happy Holidays! Count down the days until Christmas with these very funny kid’s Christmas jokes sent in by Boys’ Life readers. We guarantee this clean Christmas humor will help you “ho ho ho” like a certain jolly old elf. Do you know a funny Christmas joke? Click here...read more
Photo: Bryan on Scouting Blake D. of the East Carolina Council had a brilliant—and seemingly impossible—idea for his Eagle Scout service project. But as you know, if anyone can achieve the impossible, it’s a Scout! Inspired by his twin brother, who has autism and is...read more
In one way, Troop 2690 is unique. Incorporating young men from three different Cleveland-area mosques, it’s the first all-Muslim Boy Scout troop in northeast Ohio. In another way, Troop 2690 is like every other Boy Scout troop in the country. They set up tents and...read more
Photo: Jimmy Kimmel Live/ ABC Earlier this week, actor Jack Black revealed a surprising goal from his childhood on Jimmy Kimmel Live —he always wanted to be an Eagle Scout! In his younger days, this multi-talented comedian participated in both the Cub Scout and Boy...read more