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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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so you know what that means? Black Friday and Cyber Monday online deals are upon us, and the Scout Shop just leaked the deep discounts every family will want to take advantage of. What kind of discounts are we talking? Keep...read more
Story contributed by Matthew Tikhonovsky of the Atlanta Area Council Over 60 Atlanta area Boy Scouts completed the Chemistry merit badge at the Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the nation’s leading STEM universities, on October 29th. Organized and led by Tech...read more
Reading about our country’s missions to space? That’s a small step toward understanding the people power involved. Experiencing those missions yourself, seeing the actual rockets towering above you and chatting with people passionate about space exploration? That’s a...read more
Sometimes the desire to support Scouting’s youth-led model clashes with the wishes of parents or your fellow Scouters. That’s happening now in a troop in the northeast. The senior patrol leader wants to shuffle the patrols; some parents and assistant Scoutmasters are...read more
Use these step-by-step instructions to fold your very own Star Wars X-Wing ship. WHAT YOU’LL NEED One square sheet of origami paper (the larger the sheet, the easier it will be to fold) WHAT YOU’LL DO Step 1: Start with the color side up. Fold diagonally both ways....read more
Natalie MacEwan, the 2017-2018 Western Region Area 4 Venturing president, has been named a national finalist for a Wendy’s High School Heisman. The award, presented in conjunction with the Heisman Memorial Trophy for the top player in college football, recognizes...read more
Up one hill and down another: Before you know it, your pack weighs a ton and you’re panting like a dog. But a hike does not have to be this tiring. A steady pace will conserve energy by ironing out all those ups and downs. FIND YOUR STRIDE Everyone has a different...read more
Build this monopod hiking staff to keep your smartphone steady and at the ready to take videos and photos on the trail —- or anywhere else. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Smartphone 1 1⁄4″ x 48″ dowel (a cylindrical wooden pole) Closet pole end caps (The caps come two to a...read more
An icon of the American West, the longtime president of Coca-Cola and a man who died in the sinking of the Lusitania. Names of these and other fascinating Americans grace BSA camps across the country. The names of Scout camps offer an interesting entry point into the...read more