Dan Beard

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The Dan Beard District serves the South section of Davidson County in the greater Antioch area. The Dan Beard District has grown to serve more than 700 youth in both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.

Scouts and parents alike enjoy the numerous activities offered from day camps to weekend camping trips. Whether it’s building a pinewood derby car or earning a merit badge, we have something for the whole family to enjoy. To learn more about upcoming events please click on the calendar

District Chairman:
Patricia Purdy
patricia.purdy@pillsburylaw.com
Phone: (609) 332-0604 (calls and texts accepted)

District Commissioner:
Linda Stinson
linda.stinson.scouting@comcast.net
Phone: (615) 804-7731

District Executive:
Henri Murphy
hmurphy@mtcbsa.org
Office: (615) 463-6307; cell: (615) 417-1146

March
13 District Committee Meeting
Roundtable
Commissioner Staff Meeting
OA Chapter Meeting
April
4-6 Spring Camporee
10 District Committee Meeting
Roundtable
12 Pinewood Derby
24 OLS Training
May
2-4 Boxwell Outdoor Training
8 District Committee Meeting
Roundtable
TBD VIP Meeting
June
2-6 Cub Scout Day Camp
12 District Committee Meeting
Roundtable

Sleep in the Deep Overnight Adventure
During the winter holiday, Pack 205 took part in the Sleep In The Deep overnight adventure program at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. The trip included a guided tour of all the aquarium attractions, a chance to feed several animals, hands-on reptile encounters, and a behind-the-scenes view of all the work that goes into operating the aquarium. At the end of the evening, we slept in the Undersea Cavern, surrounded by stingrays, sea turtles, sharks, and fish of all kinds.

Eagle Scout Award
Alex Gilley, Matthew Harper, and Ben Meacham of Troop 210 were recognized in a ceremony on January 12, 2014 as earning the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts offers - Eagle Scout. For their Eagle project, they chose to restore trails that are part of the Ellington Agricultural Center Trail System.

The Epic Road Trip
Troop 210 and 1161 combined forces for an “Epic” road trip on MLK holiday weekend. With stops at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, USSAL Battleship in Mobile, Civil Rights Institute and Vulcan Park, and Museum in Birmingham, it made for a very full itinerary. Scouts reported how much fun it was to go on a trip with another unit. Thank you to all who planned and made this trip possible!

Training
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Programs
Triple Play Merit Badge Experience Click here for more information and Dates

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April 4-6, 2014 Spring Camporee
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