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We maintain our newsletter, calendar and related files on this site. An automatic summary of changes will be emailed out every 1 or 2 weeks (based on new items) to keep you posted about new or changing activities.  For youth protection reasons, you must be issued a password to access any detailed information about our activities. Click "Getting Started" on the left Menu bar to see a short description of many features on this site.

Friends of Scouting Dinner and Annual Fundraiser

Posted on Feb 8 2016 - 4:38pm

Friends of Scouting Fundraiser & Dinner on February 18 featuring Roger Staubach – seats still available!

Thank you to the many families who have already donated to Circle Ten Council’s Friends of Scouting Campaign, which raises funds to provide underserved, low income families the opportunity to participate in Scouting.  The cost for one young person to participate in Scouting for one year is $290.

Our Friends of Scouting co-chairs, Kelly Heatly and Andy McRoberts, need your help meeting our Troop's goal of $20,000 this year.  Please consider making a generous donation when Kelly or Andy contacts you, or simply email them at the addresses below.

If you give $500 or more, you'll be invited to the annual Friends of Scouting Dinner on Thursday, February 18, at the Omni Dallas Hotel, with Roger Staubach as the featured speaker.  Troop 730 plans to fill two tables at the dinner.  It is always a wonderful evening celebrating the core values of scouting. 

Please consider donating at the $500+ level and join us at the Troop 730 table on February 18.  Please RSVP as soon as possible: Kelly Heatly (Kelly@HeatlyCustomResearch.com) or Andy McRoberts (ajm@mcrobertsinc.com)

Thanks in advance for your generosity.  

Looking for BSA Adult Training?

Posted on Feb 8 2016 - 3:33pm

Adults, Northern Trail has announced on their website some excellent adult training opportunities, inclulding Boy Scout Leader Specific Training starts March 23rd, and Intro to Outdoor Leadership Skills on April 8 - April 10th, and Wilderness First Aid (multiple classes).   To view them and register, please go to http://ntrail.org.

Merit Badge Offerings at The Perot Museum!

Posted on Feb 8 2016 - 3:25pm

We have a sneak peak at The Perot Musuem's new merit badge offerings.  To enroll, please go to their website and enroll.  All of these offerings should on the website this week.

Boy Scouting Adventures (Merit Badge Adventures)

 

3/6/2016

Sunday

Eagle Merit

12 PM - 3 PM

Environmental Science (2.5 hours)

3/20/2016

Sunday

Merit

12: 00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Space Exploration

4/16/2016

Saturday

Merit

1 PM - 4 PM

Chemistry

5/14/2016

Saturday

Eagle Merit

2 PM - 5 PM

Environmental Science (2.5 hours)

5/21/2016

Saturday

Merit

12 PM - 2 PM

Digital Technology* (3 hours)

5/28/2016

Saturday

Merit

2 PM - 5 PM

Robotics

6/5/2016

Sunday

Eagle Merit

1 PM - 5 PM

Citizenship in the Community (3 hours)

6/12/2016

Sunday

Merit

2 PM - 5 PM

Engineering

6/25/2016

Saturday

Merit

12 PM – 2 PM

Aviation

Service Hours Opportunity

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 2:44pm

Service hours opportunity (limited to a total of 8 scouts and 2 adults)
Feed My starving Children Mobile Pack event
  Site: Stonebriar Community Church
    Date: Fri, February 19, 2016
    Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Visit www.fmsc.orgfor more information 

The national office of FMSC has opened up space for 8 scouts and 2 adults  (REQUIRED) to attend this event for 2 hours, from 5pm to 7pm on Friday, February 19, 2016. The previous event in August 2015 was well-attended by our troop. To register, you must signup on the troop calendar. You WILL NOT BE able to register on the FMSC site, because this is a special arrangement.

Dress code and other information will be forwarded to the registered attendees closer to the date and includes close-toed shoes. You are not required to wear your scout uniform.

NOTE* There is carpool to the event available on that day so that any scout wishing to serve may attend. We will leave from school at 410pmsharp. Mrs. Mamtani's car can fit 6 scouts (besides Samir). Please indicate your need for carpool in your registration notes. You will need to make arrangements to return home after the event.

The leader for this event from our troop is Neha Mamtani. She will be signing service hour forms for those that request it.  If you have questions about this event, you may contact Mrs. Mamtani at nehamamtani@gmail.com or 214-435-3309.

Thanks
Neha

Physical Fitness Merit Badge (Eagle Required!) Starts on Monday, February 1 at 6:30 pm

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 4:55pm

Scouts, if you'd like to work on your Physical Fitness merit badge, Mr. Antes will begin on Monday, February 1 at 6:30 pm - please arrive on time.<

Merit Badge Workbooks Needed

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 4:49pm

Please donate your gently used Merit Badge pamphlets & books to the library. If you have any, please give them to Miki Ghosh at any Troop Meeting.  Thank you"

I;m also willing to accept donations of scout old uniforms that are still good that we can give to a younger scout?

Thank you, Miki Ghosh

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