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

2017 Trail of Tears District Bobcat Day

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...

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Trail of Tears STEM Day Event

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,...

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September Roundtable

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...

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Roundtable – September 7th

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...

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Friendly Popcorn Show & Sell Reminder

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...

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Trainers EDGE

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...

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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...

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Upcoming Events

Trail of Tears District Volunteers Middle Tennessee Council

Trail of Tears Volunteer Facebook Group

So who’s doing Christmas Tree sales in Murfreesboro?
I’ve already been asked a few times.
Repost your unit info and tag me please. I’d be happy to share your post responses.
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Kicking off another family freinds of scouting year. ... See MoreSee Less

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Question: What days, times and locations do the venturing crews meet in or near Murfreesboro? Thank you? ... See MoreSee Less

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Jason Flannery shared Middle Tennessee Council - Boy Scouts of America's post to the group: Trail of Tears Volunteers - Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America. ... See MoreSee Less

HANG 10!!!!!!!!!!! Has your Pack signed up for the Lost Hawaiian Treasure at the 2018 Webelos Winter Camp The staff is getting together and planing out this Awesome Program. Sign up on double-knot...

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Order deadline is this Wednesday, November 15, 2017

We sell half or whole breasts only. There will be no sliced pounds or sides or sauce offered.

A boneless (half) breast (averages 3-4 pounds and yields eight to ten 6-ounce servings) sells for $35.00.

A whole breast or 2 half breasts (averages 6-8 pounds and yields sixteen to twenty 6-ounce servings) sells for $65.

Orders will be ready for pick-up at the Eagle’s Nest behind St. Mark’s United Methodist Church at 1267 North Rutherford Blvd from 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday, November 22nd.

To order, email or call Scoutmaster Mike Warren mike11345@aol.com or call (615) 473-7076.

All orders need to be turned in by Wednesday, November 15.

Pay on pick-up. Card, cash or check to “BSA Troop 398”.
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Scouting News

How to Keep Pots From Turning Black

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...

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A Very Dutch Oven Campsgiving

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...

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Why the Boy Scouts Are for Girls Now, Too

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...

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The Xbox One X Is the Superhero Of Game Consoles

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...

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Trail of Tears Roundtable Location