Welcome to Blazing Trails
Welcome to the Blazing Trails District. Our district includes most of Stone and Taney counties, southeastern Christian County, western Douglas County, and western Ozark County. We serve more than 400 youth, who participating in Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, Venturing Crews, and Exploring Posts. We have great volunteer leaders who give of their time and resources to run our programs. We invite the youth and their parents who are not involved in scouting to check us out and learn what an awesome adventure Scouting can be.
Monthly District Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 420 W. Main St., as follows:
6:00 pm – District Commissioner Meeting
6:30 pm – District Committee Meeting
7:30 pm – Cub Scout & Boy Scout Roundtables
No District Meetings: I hope everyone is enjoying Camp!
-Aug. 1st 6:00 pm Commissioner Meeting, 6:30 pm District Committee Meeting, and 7:30 pm roundtable
*please attend roundtable to get information for your unit’s recruitment packets and information on how to increase participation within your unit. National is starting to use online registration for signing up new scouts this fall please be sure to update your unit pins on beascout.org. If you are not sure on how to do this please come to roundtable or contact Michael Widman.
-Aug. 4th Scout Night with the Springfield Cardinals
*There are plenty of tickets so come into the Scout Office to get yours
*Click here for more information
-Aug. 10th District Popcorn Kickoff at Faith Lutheran Church 6pm
If you haven’t signed your unit up for this year’s sale, please contact Tara Rayner.
-Aug 19th Trainers Edge at the Springfield Service Center
-Aug. 19th 1st Annual Blazing Trails Charity Golf Classic
*ATTENTION GOLFERS: If you haven’t made your 2017 FOS contribution, your unit will receive the credit for your contribution. It is an all-inclusive event which will include golf, beverages, lunch and awards. Sign your team up and enjoy some fellowship for a good cause.
*Click here for more information.
-Aug. 25th & 26th Aquatics MBU
*Online sign ups have begun, so click here to register
-Sept. 5th 6:00pm Commissioner Meeting, 6:30pm Committee Meeting, 7:30pm Roundtable
-Sept. 7th Fall Recruitment Kickoff
*ROCKET INTO SCOUTING: Any new youth that join will receive a FREE rocket.
-Sept. 8th-10th OA Fall Encampment
-Sept. 15th-17th Council Camporall