Trail of Tears

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Hi everyone! This is the Trail of Tears District. Thank You for Looking at our page. The Trail of Tears District serves the Rutherford and Cannon County areas.

The Trail of Tears District consists of 30 Cub Scout Packs, 22 Boy Scouts Troops, 5 Venturing Crews, 1 Sea Scout unit and 6 Exploring Post. The Trail of Tears District serves over 1,500 youth and has over 800 Adult Volunteers. To find a unit close to you, please go to

Trail of Tears District is the Heart of the Middle TN Council and is constantly growing the Scouting Program. Come check us out and find a unit that fits your needs. Trail of Tears Adult Leaders and Scouts have a great time with activities year around with lots of Fun and Exciting Outdoor Experience that teaches life skills. Come, Join, and Start your adventures with the Trail of Tears today.

Feel free to contact us so we can help serve you a great program.

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District Chairman:
Jerrod Ervin
Phone: 615-473-1635

District Commissioner:
Kevin Phillips
Phone: 615-478-3489

District Executive:
Jason Flannery
Phone: 615-294-0865

School Nights
School Contact Information
If you don't see your school in the list below, please check back as this is updated daily
Auburn School Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Barfield Elementary David Baker
Black Fox Elementary> Jason Flannery
Blackman Elementary School Jeffrey McFerrin
(615) 585-3530
Bradley Academy David Jones
Buchanan Elementary Jason Flannery
Cason Lane Academy Brian Lewis
Cedar Grove Elementary Tim LaFlamme
(770) 313-5897
Christiana Elementary Linda Taylor
David Youree Elementary Matt Mangraum
Discovery School Jason Harper
Eastside School Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Erma Siegel Elementary Michael Fuller
Hobgood Elementary David Jones
Homer Pittard Campus School Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
John Colemon Elementary Tim LaFlamme
(770) 313-5897
John Pittard School Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
Kittrell Elementary Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Lascassas Elementary Jennifer Schmidt
(615) 481-0857
LaVergne Lake Darin Pendergrast
LaVergne Prim Darin Pendergrast
McFadden School Of Excellence Johnathan Bartsch
Mitchell Neilson Primary Michael Fuller
Northfield Elementary Fred Brewer
Overall Creek Elementary Don Bartch
Reeves-Rogers Elementary Fred Daniel
(615) 225-8092
Rock Springs Elementary Ryan Smith
(615) 287-1130
Rockvale Elementary David Brengartner
Roy L Waldron Elementary Darin Pendergrast
Scales Elementary Brian Lewis
Short Mountain Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Smyrna Elementary Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
Smyrna Primary Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
St Rose Of Lima Catholic School Tony Farone
(615) 653-6537
Stewarts Creek Elementary Jason Bradford
Stewartsboro Elementary Addy Fajardo
Thurman Francis Elementary Chris Peach
(615) 506-6448
Walter Hill Elementary Jennifer Schmidt
(615) 481-0857
West Side School Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Wilson Elementary Damon Sharpe
Woodbury Grammar Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Woodland School Josh Rinehart
(615) 563-7850
Youth Protection Training
Contact Joyce Wheaton at or 352-317-2011
Boy Scout Training
Contact Fred Brewer at or 615-904-9981
Venturing Training
Contact Tony Love at or 615-210-7607
All other Trainings
Contact The Training Chairman Dave Walters at 615-556-0529
April 8-9, 2017

ILST Training
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Round Table is one of the most important place to be for Information. Scouting volunteers from Trail of Tears District meet once a month at their monthly Roundtable Meeting. This is the best opportunity to share information about upcoming Scouting events, trainings and activities that you can share with your Pack, Troop or Crew.

  • Round table meets every 1st Thursday of the month at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (315 E Main St. Murfreesboro) at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited; more the better. You will want to have someone from every unit there. For more information please contact Kevin Phillips at the meeting usually lasts until 8:30pm.
  • District Committee meeting meets every 4th Thursday of the month at the American Red Cross Building (501 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro) at 7:30 p.m. this meeting is for the District Committee Chairs to meet and discuss the actions of the district. Finance, Membership, Advancements, Training, Camping, Activities, OA, Venturing, and PR. If you interested in being on the committee please contact Jerrod Ervin at or Jason Flannery at
  • District Commissioners meeting meets the same time as the District Committee but in a different room in the American Red Cross Building. This meeting is the 4th Thursday of the month at the American Red Cross Building (501 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro) at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the Units. Commissioners of the district are Adult leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. For more information please contact Kevin Phillips at
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