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.
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?
Click the link below and subscribe to the Trail of Tears District Roundtable’s mailing list! Not only will you stay informed of upcoming events and opportunities, you can browse through past discussions, or search for a specific topic!
Get informed today!
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Please share with your parents, leaders, on your unit pages, in unit emails. Thanks. Just a reminder about the STEM event for Cub Scouts and the Cub Scout leader training (Den Leader, Pack Committee or Cubmaster training) or you can choose Boy Scout Leader training...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Trail of Tears District Volunteers Middle Tennessee Council
Trail of Tears Volunteer Facebook Group
You’re lost. Rather than navigate your way to safety, in many situations, staying in one place is the best thing you can do. After all, there’s no guarantee you’ll find someplace better just around the bend. As a rule, if you don’t have any idea where to go or how to...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Scouting Alumni and Friends has named Joseph Weingarten of Fishers, Ind., its 2018 National Alumnus of the Year. The award is presented each year to one worthy alumnus who has made significant contributions to our country through his or her career, avocation,...read more
With his day job and his evening volunteer gig, T’Challa keeps pretty busy. Sound familiar? But what if the King of Wakanda, also known as the Black Panther, found a free weekend or two to serve as a merit badge counselor? In that case, here are five I might...read more
As its pilot phase comes to a successful close, the Lion program, which is designed for Kindergarten-age youth, will transition into an official part of Cub Scouting in the fall of 2018. Lion will join Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos as an official rank in Cub...read more
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...read more
Today’s Wood Badgers can get by without a handkerchief, canvas wash basin or second spoon. But those were considered essential pieces of gear 70 years ago at the very first Wood Badge course in the U.S. It’s been seven decades since July 31, 1948, when 29 men...read more
A girl in a Lion den in an early adopter Cub Scout pack shows off her Pinewood Derby car.On the heels of a successful pilot that introduced new families to Scouting and raised retention rates, Lions, the BSA’s Cub Scout program for kindergarten-age youth, will become...read more