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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Trail of Tears Roundtable Mailing List

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

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Wayne Moore shared his event to the group: Trail of Tears Volunteers - Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America. ... See MoreSee Less

BSA Troop 197 Pancake Breakfast

October 21, 2017, 7:00am - October 21, 2017, 11:00am

Support your local Scouts and enjoy a morning free from cooking while the Scouts serve Pancakes to your family.

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The meteor shower will be going on during Cub and Family it is best viewed just before the dawn. Watch for Orion to find the shower. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come on out to the MTSU Scout Day Football game Nov 4th 6:00pm Tickets are only $9. Where your uniform. ... See MoreSee Less

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Scouting News

25 of the Best Toys, Games and Gadgets of 2017

After hours and hours of testing, here are some of the best ways to have fun this holiday season. EYE IN THE SKY We’ve tried out lots of drones over the years, and Infinity NX is one of the easiest to control once you get the hang of it. You can use your smartphone or...

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These Are Fall’s 4 Best Mobile Games

Here’s a look at some of the best mobile games this season. Whether you love strategy games or story games or something else, there’s a great mobile game waiting for you to play. Minecraft Story Mode: Season Two This year, Jesse and the gang have found fame, and that...

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How to Draw a Cat

Grab a pencil (NOT a pen!) and let’s learn how to draw a realistic cat! Here’s how. STEP 1: Draw a small circle for the cat’s head. Then add a larger circle below it and a larger one still below that for the cat’s body. STEP 2: Join the circles together with a smooth,...

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