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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After you’ve washed your dishes, scrubbed your face and hands, and maybe even done some laundry, there’s just one more task ahead of you: What do you do with the leftover soapy water? USE BIODEGRADABLE SOAP Use biodegradable soap for your cleaning in the outdoors. A...read more
Make a detailed model of Earth and all its neighboring planets with this quick STEM-focused project. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Paint (red, orange, yellow, green, bluegreen, dark blue, cobalt blue, light blue, white and black) 8 small Styrofoam balls (these will be the...read more
Scouting Inspires New Generation to Reach for the Stars While Celebrating Iconic Connection to the 1969 Historic Moon Landing
Fifty Years After NASA Astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong Set Foot on the Moon NASA Astronaut and Assistant Scoutmaster Drew Morgan Will Speak to Scouts at the 24th World Scout Jamboree Directly from the International Space Station Glen Jean, WV (July 19, 2019)...read more
Sometimes the simplest things provide the greatest comfort. Recruiting friends, family and strangers to his cause, an Eagle Scout hopeful from Utah launched a nationwide effort to collect blankets for parents whose babies are stillborn. Benjamin Crane of the Great...read more
The language might be different, but the spirit of Scouting is the same across the globe. Powered by WPeMaticoread more
Q: My friends say I can’t wear my normal cotton T-shirts when we go camping. What should I wear instead?— Carly, Fresno, California A: Cotton T-shirts can be the most comfortable thing to wear while hanging around your campsite. The problem? When you start to sweat,...read more
In less than a week, the Summit Bechtel Reserve will welcome more than 40,000 Scouts and leaders from around the world for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. It will be a monumental event, last hosted in North America in 1983 (Canada) — and in the U.S. in 1967. If you...read more
This post was originally published June 25, 2018, and last updated July 17, 2019. Despite being one of the smallest patches in Scouting, square knots tell a big story. Many of these tiny, colorful rectangles represent an award earned as a youth or adult. Others...read more
Dawn Riley grew up on the water. Her family regularly sailed on Michigan’s Lake St. Clair, where she developed her love for sailboat racing. In high school, she joined Sea Explorer Ship 147, which met at a racing club in Harrison Charter Township, Mich., the North...read more