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15 March 2012 Mustang District Camporee Update
Added by Pat Whitnel on March 15, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments
The Sam Houston Area Council Training Team is working to make sure our training records are current and correctly recorded. To make this as simple as possible, we are including the following link to allow leaders to notify us of updates to their records if and when necessary. Please let your leaders know this system is now in place. And remember...a Scout is TRUSTWORTHY!
After running a training validation on…
2012 Mustang District Camporee Update:
A new site supporting the activities around the 2012 Mustang District Camporee has been created at https://sites.google.com/site/mudistrictcamporee/.
Please take a little time navigation the top 12 areas on the left frame at the site:
Added by Pat Whitnel on March 2, 2012 at 1:59pm — No Comments
New guidelines from the State of Texas have stated that YPT "Youth Protection Training" should be taken in person. At this time online YPT is not acceptable for leaders that will attend a long term youth camp in Texas. Please keep up to date with the registration and documentation requirements for the camps you will attend, as they will be updated and explained as information becomes available.
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on February 15, 2012 at 2:44pm — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on February 15, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on February 15, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Future newsletters, links and Mustang District Advancement news shall be posted here.
Most of the issues we are dealing with involve:
1) Eagle Scouts.
2) Troops making up their own rules.
Please refer to the new Guide to Advancement. Download your very own copy here:
While it is good to…Continue
Added by Richard Jessup on February 14, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 18, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 11, 2012 at 6:14pm — No Comments
I only see this a couple times a year. Troops could buy Scout Handbooks, numerals, patches, and spare uniforms now, and as a Unit purchase sales tax exempt. Packs, do you have all your flags, poles and stands?
Save 25% on Us! Your Year 'Round Support Helps Pave the Way to Scouting's Brightest Future!
You're the reason we're here! And we appreciate your trust and support. With each Scout-gear purchase you make,…Continue
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 6, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on January 5, 2012 at 11:44pm — No Comments
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 27, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments
Congratulations! Rachel Miller, Dennis Williams, Garth Heitshusen and Peter Sellier all were honored with the Distinguished Commissioner Award at the just completed College of Commissioner Science.
John Childs was on staff. Paul Cowan and Nancy Salinas were in attendance as well as:
Jib Ahmad, Henry Bunting, Marv Kiel, Bill Wescott, Pat Whitnel and Russell Williams.
Their commitment to training brings great rewards to the scouting program in Mustang…Continue
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 6, 2011 at 3:36pm — No Comments
The national council’s awards committee recently conducted a review of the hundreds of awards presented to Scouts and adults in the BSA. Many recommendations were made to simplify and update procedures, and the awards themselves.
Among the recommendations was the update of some awards and/or the knots that represent them on the uniform. These include the training awards and the Cub Scouting awards.
For example, to give the award the same recognition as…Continue
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 2, 2011 at 6:14pm — No Comments
There are only two Troops camping at Camp Brosig the weekend of Dec. 9-11. Let Tami Kinn know you would like to camp there. Tami.Kinn@shac.org
It's a great camp with city water and flush toilets.
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 2, 2011 at 5:52pm — No Comments
Get out your cellphone, and look at the last text message you received.
Read it aloud. Then consider whether that text message is so important that you’d risk getting into a car accident to read it.
Would you put your life on the line to tap out a response?
Surely not. But…
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 2, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments
Congratulations to Nancy Salinas. We will miss her, but she has a new position leading the Soaring Eagle District as District Executive. Best wishes in her path to "leading scouts to lifelong skills".
Vincent Manning is moving from Soaring Eagle to replace Sydney Castillo as Cub Program Director.
Sydney Castillo is heading up Special Needs.
Donnell Cooper is changing from Big Cypress to W.L. Davis district. (Our new West Field Director, Clarence Nicholas came from…Continue
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on December 2, 2011 at 3:59pm — No Comments
As some of you know, Clament Newport has taken a professional scouting position in Philadelphia.
Please welcome Clarence Nicholas as our new West Field Director.
He comes as serving many years in W.L. Davis District as Sr. District Executive.
His contact info: (office may change to Clament's desk number?)
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on November 17, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments
Coming soon! the Welding M.B. for Boy Scouts
The 128th merit badge, just behind the new Chess M.B. introduced this fall.
Added by Russell Williams, D.D.S. on November 16, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments