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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Enter for a chance to win a weeklong trip to Space Camp, located in Huntsville, Ala., or win an official Space Camp flight suit with customized name patch.Powered by...read more
The flames burned so hot that they melted aluminum canoes into silver puddles of metal, rendered camping gear unrecognizable and warped Dutch ovens. The Tubbs Fire, which burned for more than three weeks in October 2017 in Northern California, destroyed 5,643...read more
After the major Zelda and Mario releases in 2017, what’s next for the Switch console? Expect new entries for Kirby, Yoshi and, perhaps best of all, Pokémon. Nintendo might also add a web browser to the console. There will likely be a Nintendo 64 mini console later...read more
William Walters stands in a shaded archway with sweat trickling down his forehead. His shirt sticks to his back as he swats away a mosquito. He’s taking a break, but make no mistake about it: He’s been working. The Scout from Troop 39 in Maltby, Washington, is a...read more
While no Scouter questions the value of Youth Protection training and policies — we all agree on the need to keep young people safe — some Scouters have asked for clarification about implementation. Many of those questions are about policies requiring two-deep...read more
A Boy Scout from Washington, D.C., and a Venturer from Cincinnati were selected to join a leg of National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek’s 21,000-mile walk around the world. Christopher Sherman and Miciah Thacker penned thoughtful essays reflecting on their...read more
Sales of Band-Aids were flagging until Johnson & Johnson made an ingenious marketing move. In the 1920s, the company began distributing, for free, an unlimited supply of Band-Aids to Boy Scout troops across the country, according to this lesson from TED-Ed. Band-Aids...read more
Q. I have a bad back. I need something to keep me more comfortable while camping. I don’t care if it’s a mat or a cot, but I want it to last a long time. Any ideas?— Tanner, Monroe, Louisiana A. You’re in luck! Click here for our sleeping pad buying guide, including a...read more
Boy Scouts of America and The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA Offer International Leadership Opportunities that Prepare Scouts for the Global Marketplace
The Award program aligns with several Scouting programs including Boy Scouts, Venturing, Exploring and STEM Scouts, providing worldwide recognition for program activities Irving, TX. – Jan. 17, 2018 – Youth participating in the variety of programs offered by the Boy...read more