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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2017 Trail of Tears District Bobcat Day10am - 2pm Sept. 30, 2017Barfield Park Pavilion # 6 697 Veterans Pkwy Murfreesboro, TNBring the whole family and learn with your son as he will be earning his first Rank (Bobcat). After that join the FUN as we launch...read more
TRAIL OF TEARS STEM & PARENT'S LEADERSHIP TRAINING DAY Sept. 23, 10AM - 1PM MTSU WALKER LIBRARY, RM 272Come join the Trail of Tears Cub Scouts in a STEM event where the youth will get to participate in an "Hour of Code". While the Scouts are having fun coding,...read more
Just in case you missed it, the newsletter from roundtable is attached, along with the district calendar in 2 different formats (so use whichever works best for you). Please share with those in your unit who are not on the email distribution list. As always, let us...read more
Hi All, Gary Smith, Scoutmaster of Troop 374 is retiring. I've attached a copy of the ceremony invitation. Hope a lot of you can help him celebrate his years of service to this district. If you need any information about this, please contact Robert Norris, rpn2013...read more
Hear ye, hear ye, Scouters of the Trail of Tears realm. The time is drawing nigh for another sitting at the Roundtable. Whether you are a seasoned Roundtable veteran or a newly selected Roundtable squire your presence is requested on the 7th of September, in the year...read more
Good morning Popcorn Units!!!! I wanted to share a few friendly reminders about your Show & Sell popcorn order: 1. Your Show & Sell order is due in the Campmasters popcorn system by this Friday, August 18 by 5:00 p.m. Please contact Sherry Rakes at srakes if...read more
Good Morning Folks! Please send this flyer to your distribution lists, we need to promote Trainers EDGE more heavily. Talk about it at District meetings. This is a training for trainers specifically, or anyone else who gets up in front of a crowd to tell them...read more
Hi everyone, I'm Kristie Peebles I am the popcorn chair for our district if you have any questions or if you are new to popcorn and need advice feel free to contact me I'll be happy to help. Let's raise lots of money and sell lots of product. Remember to go over...read more
Save the Date !!! Trail Of Tears Third District Boy Scout Fall Camporee and Canoe Competition October 27, 28, & 29 Grimes Canoe Base Linden, Tennessee Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews & Leaders are invited to the Trail Of Tears Fall Camporee at Grimes Canoe...read more
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How do you keep pots from your mess kit from turning black when using them over a fire? — Seared Sandi in Hamburg, N.Y. A: Don’t cook over a fire! Just kidding — sort of. Actually, cooking over a camp stove is the best way to avoid blackened pots. Plus it’s more...read more
If you’re looking for a way to change up the ol’ kitchen mess this year for Thanksgiving … take it outside for Campsgiving! The opportunities for creative Dutch Oven cooking are endless, and these five classic and festive dishes will be right at home on your holiday...read more
You couldn’t choreograph it any better: A big-name celebrity using his fame for a pair of great causes. Derek Hough, the Emmy-winning dancer and choreographer known for his work on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars and NBC’s World of Dance, is using his talents to support...read more
Story contributed by Brad Shaw, Eagle Scout and former Home Depot VP of Corporate Communications The lessons I learned in the Scouts set me up for success in my career and in life. Now I want to share our mission to help others make “crazy” good turns in their own...read more
At first I thought it was a misprint. In several places on the Northern Tier website, participants are told not to bring waterproof boots. The Northern Tier National High Adventure Program involves canoeing around the beautiful lakes and rivers of Minnesota and...read more
Scouts help other people at all times, and the Puerto Rico Council needs our help at this time. Concilio de Puerto Rico de los Boy Scouts of America, one of the BSA’s nearly 280 local councils, suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Maria in September. The...read more
The values of Scouting are important for both young men and women, and I am proud of the unanimous decision to invite girls to Cub Scouts and to deliver a program that will enable them to earn the rank of Eagle Scout. I believe that this expanded offering will provide...read more
It’ll be an awesome holiday season for Xbox fans. Here’s the scoop on the brand-new Xbox One X — and all things Xbox! What is the Xbox One X? The $500 Xbox One X is like The Mighty Thor of videogame consoles. It’s super powerful. But, thankfully, it’s not monstrously...read more
In a crowded pool full of raucous boys splashing and swimming, the justification for frequent buddy checks appears self-evident. But do Scouts really need to get a friend for a quick trip to the latrine or when they meet with a merit badge counselor? Simply put, yes....read more