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
We Meet
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.

Trail of Tears District Roundtable Mailing List

Have you ever had that feeling that you may be missing out on a key piece of information?  Something that could help your Scoouting unit, son, or you have an exciting weekend, learn new skills, improve your Scout meetings, or gain that critical advice from Scout Leaders that have been there and done that?

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District News

Scout of The year Nomination

Middle Tennessee Council is seeking nominations to be considered for “Scout of the Year”. This is your opportunity as a Scout Leader to nominate a Scout that has demonstrated exceptional Scout spirit, leadership, heroism, community service or citizenship, either in...

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2018 National Membership Fee Change

From: Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America <ttran> Date: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:48 PM Subject: 2018 National Membership Fee Change To: Joyce Wheaton <scouterjoyce63> Share The News: Click here if you would like to send this information to one or...

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Upcoming MTSU Football game

Here is the announcement about the upcoming MTSU football game that honors scouts and veterans. Please register as a pack. The scouts & scouters should come in uniform and will have the chance to go out on the field at half time to create a human tunnel for the...

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Rubiks Cubes!!

Hi, all! Sorry to stalk you through MTC's website, but it was the easiest way I found to contact scouters. My name is Peggy Hawkins and I am the District Activities Chair for Walton Trail. I'm hosting a Rubik's Cube team competition in Lebanon on November 11th. It is...

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“Free rank advancement” new policy

A Change in Free Rank Advancement AN IMPORTANT UPDATE ON THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE COUNCIL FREE RANK ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM Dear Scouters We want to take this opportunity to acknowledge your dedication to the advancement of our Scouts. Currently we have seen an increase in...

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Earn a JEDI MASTER patch

Are you interested in earning the coveted district JEDI MASTER patch? Commissioners are the JEDI of Scouting, come find out how you can earn this rare patch on Sep 28th, 6:00 PM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. It will only take about 15 minutes to review the...

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Bobcat Day

Hey Pack families of Trail of Tears. We have had over 350 new families sign up in the Scouting Program so far. Let’s let them know about this Awesome and FUN Family event on Sept 30th. It’s our third annual Bobcat Day!!!!! Sign up at...

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BALOO and Bobcat Day

Don't forget BALOO Training and Bobcat Day to be held on Saturday, September 30 at Barfield Park. Bobcat day is from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; BALOO training is from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please see the doubleknot links for registration at MTCBSA.org. Bobcat day is $5; BALOO is...

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Upcoming Events

Trail of Tears District Volunteers Middle Tennessee Council

Trail of Tears Volunteer Facebook Group

If any packs are in need of a Pinewood Derby track I do have one that I rent out I will come out and even run the race for you if needed if interested please private message me and I will be glad to give you the details. ... See MoreSee Less

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Pack 380 Scouts who attend Smyrna Primary presented one of the Little Friends Libraries we helped build to their Principals and School. Great job boys! ... See MoreSee Less

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Howard B Olson shared Wa-Hi-Nasa Order of the Arrow Lodge #111's post to the group: Trail of Tears Volunteers - Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America. ... See MoreSee Less

Fellow Arrowmen, Here are just a few of the classes at OAU this year. Don't forget to register online at: wa-hi-nasa.org/register

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SATURDAY 2/24/18
7:00 AM – 10:30 AM
$7.50 each; kids 5 & under FREE
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Scouting News

The Exploration merit badge: To boldly go…

Antarctica. The Amazon rainforest. Remote sites like these are great places to explore and to expand mankind’s knowledge. But so is San Antonio, Texas, according to Exploration merit badge counselor Ted Lee. An attorney and member of The Explorers Club, Lee helped a...

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Flagrant foul: Reacting to special treatment

The Dilemma Unlike some of his teammates on the Van Buren High School basketball team, point guard Nick doesn’t stand a chance at earning a hoops scholarship, even at a Division II school. He’s an inch too short, a step too slow and way too inconsistent with his jump...

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Lions to Become Full Part of Cub Scouts

Starting in the fall of 2018, Lion will join Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos as an official rank in the Cub Scout program.  This latest news for the Lion program follows a recent vote from the volunteer-led National Executive Board to include Lions as a full part of...

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Trail of Tears Roundtable Location